Percussion and Electronics CD Release Concert
Percussionist Patti Cudd celebrates the CD release of a collection of percussion and electronic pieces she commissioned and recorded over the past five years. Supported by an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the project became a triple CD set, including a number of works Patti recorded as a doctoral student in San Diego in the late 1990’s. The CD release concert program will include six of Patti’s commissioned pieces, including works by Cort Lippe, Brett Wartchow, Margaret Schedel, Scott Miller, Per Bloland and Jeff Herriott.
Patti Cudd is active as a percussion soloist, chamber musician and educator. She teaches percussion and new music studies at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the College of St. Benedict/ St. Johns University and is a member of the new music ensemble Zeitgeist. Other diverse performing opportunities have included Sirius, red fish blue fish, CRASH, the Minnesota Contemporary Ensemble, SONOR and such dance companies as the Minnesota Dance Theatre and the Borrowed Bones Dance Theater. She received a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Contemporary Musical Studies at the University of California studying with Steven Schick, Master of Music Degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo where she worked with Jan Williams, undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and studied in the soloist class with a Fulbright Scholarship at the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Patti has premiered hundreds of new works as a percussion soloist and chamber musician and has worked closely with some of the most innovative composers of our time, such as Brian Ferneyhough, Morton Feldman, Roger Reynolds, Martin Bresnick, Pauline Oliveros, Jay Aaron Kernis, John Luther Adams, John Zorn, Michael Colgrass, Cort Lippe, Harvey Sollberger, Julia Wolfe, Christian Wolff, Vinko Globokar and Frederic Rzewski.
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