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NowNet Arts Festival 2019

FEBRUARY 17, 2019
New York, CHicago, London, toronto, zurich

NowNet Arts Festival is an annual event featuring premieres of contemporary network arts works by multiple artists for the NowNet Arts Ensemble and collaborating groups. The works are performed live via the internet by artists in different geographic locations.

Attend In-Person at New York Site: DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Benzaquen Hall, 450 W. 37th St, New York NY. Admission $20/$15 Students and Seniors
Live Webcast: $10 Suggested Donation

2:00pmEST
Mobile Phone Orchestra
by Ng Chor Guan (London)  
Trio by Mark Dresser, bass (New York), Denman Maroney, piano (New York), Matthias Ziegler, flutes (Zurich)
Composers Interviewing Composers: Live interview of NowNet Arts Festival Composers Mark Dresser, Ng Chor Guan, Denman Maroney, Sarah Weaver, Matthias Ziegler. Sarah Weaver, interviewer. Sponsored by Composers Now and Fund for the City of New York.

7:00pmEST
Universal Synchrony Music
by Sarah Weaver (New York)  Improvisation for Peace
Performers: Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone (New York), Robert Dick, flutes (New York), Min Xiao-Fen, pipa (New York), Ned Rothenberg, woodwinds (New York), Denman Maroney, piano (New York), Mark Dresser, bass (New York), Stephan Moore, electronics (Chicago), Kieran Maraj, electronics (Toronto), Doug Van Nort, electronics/sonifications (Toronto), Sarah Weaver, conductor (New York)

The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.

NowNet Arts Festival is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC. LMCC empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Manhattan and beyond.

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