Vision Into Art: A Residency with Paola Prestini and Jeffrey Ziegler
Friday, April 18, 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The Alberta Rose Theater
3000 Northeast Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211
About the concert
FearNoMusic and 45th Parallel collaborate to sponsor a week-long residency with Composer and Founder of the Original Music Workshop, Paola Prestini and internationally acclaimed cellist, Jeffrey Ziegler.
Composer, Multimedia Artist, and Entrepreneur Paola Prestini is the creative director of the Original Music Workshop and VisionIntoArt, a non-profit new music & interdisciplinary arts production company in New York City.
Cellist Jeff Ziegler has performed thousands of concerts worldwide as a member of the Kronos String Quartet, one of the most celebrated and influential ensembles of our time. He has collaborated and premiered the works of the world’s most versatile and innovative living composers and performers. In the process, Zeigler has played an integral role in redrawing the boundaries of chamber music.
Tuesday, April 15
45th Parallel presents cellist Jeff Ziegler as a guest artist/speaker as part of its musical residency at Alice Ott Middle School.
Wednesday April 16
A panel discussion led by Prestini with local community arts leaders to discuss important current topics impacting our local, national and international arts community, such as collaboration and unification amongst small arts organizations, arts entrepreneurship, and what it means to be a working, professional artist in the 21st century. Sponsored by 45th Parallel.
Saturday, April 19
“Visual Music: Technology and Visual Techniques in Composition,” a master class led by Paola Prestini for FearNoMusic's Young Composers Project. This course will be a unique opportunity for the composition students of the YCP, who will learn to use the computer application, Garage Band, to create their own musical works. The workshop will also encourage students to use visual art for musical inspiration. Sponsored by FearNoMusic.
Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19
The residency culminates with two concerts at the Alberta Rose Theater. Ziegler and the musicians of FearNoMusic and 45th Parallel perform Music of Paola Prestini, Anna Clyne, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and Richard Reed Parry. Sponsored by FearNoMusic.
- Jeffrey Zeigler
- Paola Prestini