Sept. 9, 2017
Studio Z: 275 East Fourth Street, Suite 200, St. Paul
Convergence is a series of compositions by Jay Afrisando for Javanese gamelan instruments, electronics, quinto, tenor sax, and bassoon.
Featuring Lars Christensen, Daniel Furuta, Bill Heinze, Stephen May, and Casey Palbicki, this performance is supported in part by the American Composers Forum through the 2016 Minnesota Emerging Composer Award funded by the Jerome Foundation.
Jay Afrisando is an Indonesian composer, project director, and improviser. Currently he is living in Twin Cities, Minnesota pursuing a master's degree in music composition at the University of Minnesota.
As a composer, he creates music; from notational to improvisational music, from solo to participatory music, from acoustic to electroacoustic music, and from experimental-pop to noise music. He has collaborated with artists ranging from improvisers, jazz musicians, electronic musicians, instrument builders, classical musicians, writers, dancers, visual artists, as well as IT programmers, stage managers, and audiences.
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