February 28th Pendulum Poster Art

Feb. 22, 2018

This month's poster art is done by one of our own. Sean Winters, DMA composer, describes how the artwork is linked to the piece he composed for the concert: Production Method:::: Ableton Live --> Noise oscillator MaxForLive (Jitter - VIZZable by Zeal) --> Footage playback (of dancer with video feedback)... Read more »

News - February 13th, 2018

Feb. 13, 2018

7:30 PM, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Black Box Theater, ATLAS Institute Livestream at youtube.com/user/PendulumNewMusic Works by Selena Wellington, Zachary Patten, Trevor Villwock, Sean Winters, and guest composer Pamela Z. Our fifth annual 64 Bit E-Composition Competition is soliciting original electronic music that lasts 64 seconds. Finalists will be selected and... Read more »

News - February 6th, 2018

Feb. 6, 2018

2/28/18 The Pendulum New Music Ensemble presents some of CU’s best performers from all departments, premiering original music of student composers and featuring a faculty or guest performance at every monthly concert. Meet the composers at cu-pendulum.com . Works by Zack Patten, Trevor Villwock, Selena Wellington, Sean Winters. Featuring guest... Read more »

News - January 18th, 2018

Jan. 18, 2018

Hi Friends, we invite you to hear new works by John Clay Allen, Chase Church, Margaret Friesen, Carter Pann, Zack Patten, Nicole Schneckenburger; featuring Christina Jennings, flute, and Carter Pann, piano, and students! 7:30 PM, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Grusin Music Hall. 16Time Grammy Award Winner Bela Fleck is presenting... Read more »

News - January 12th, 2018

Jan. 12, 2018

16-Time Grammy-winning Fusion Artist Bela Fleck is presenting an Improv Workshop for our composer-performers! SAT 1/20 1:30-3pm in the Chamber Hall, to the right side of Grusin, Imig Building. Free and open to the public. Be sure to get tickets for his show that evening at Macky with Brooklyn Rider... Read more »

News - November 27th, 2017

Nov. 27, 2017

Hi Friends! You are invited to hear premieres by CU composers John Clay Allen, Aidan Patrick Cook, Brian Lambert, Drake Rutherford, Sean Winters, Max Wolpert featuring Harumi Rhodes violin studio, and student performers/composers 7:30 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Grusin Music Hall Imig College of Music Other News: Selena Wellington... Read more »

News - October 23rd, 2017

Oct. 23, 2017

Pendulum New Music 7:30 PM, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Grusin Music Hall, Imig College of Music You are invited to hear premieres by CU composers John Boggs, Jordan Holloway, Danielle Griner, Drake Rutherford, Elena Specht, Selena Wellington featuring the debut of The Boulder Altitude Directive (B.A.D.) Ensemble directed by Carter... Read more »

News - October 10th, 2017

Oct. 10, 2017

Upcoming guest residencies- If you would like to attend one of these WED 2pm composition seminars, please email me to get you advance permission. October 11 - Kristy Kuster (U. Michigan) October 18 - Lowell Liebermann (New York City) October 25 - Juhani Nuorvala (Helsinki) The Detroit Symphony , conducted... Read more »

Detroit Symphony to premiere new work by Conor Brown

Oct. 10, 2017

Watch Conor Brown's premiere with one of America's most celebrated orchestras! Next week, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Leonard Slatkin, will be premiering How to Relax with Origami,my latest composition for orchestra. The piece consists of eight short, internally-conflicted movements (perhaps most comparable to a collection of comic... Read more »

Conor Brown's new piece celebrates 100 years of Finnish independence

Sept. 29, 2017

Conor Brown - recipient of Finnish Jubilee Scholarship - has composed a new piece celebrating the the centennial of the Finnish declaration of indepence. Read about his inspirations and processes: College of Music joins worlwide celebration of Finnish birthday . Also check out the Q&A with Finland Scholarship supporters Don... Read more »