w/ presented by LPR and Wordless Music
About This Event
Minimum Age:All Ages
Doors Open:7:00 PM
Show Time:8:00 PM
LPR and Wordless Music present:
Roomful of Teeth
Performing the world premiere of Caroline Shaw’s “Partita,” and works by Caleb Burhans, Brad Wells, and William Brittelle
with special guest
Roomful of Teeth
Holly Herndon on Tumblr
Seated: $25 advance, $30 day of show
Standing: $20 advance, $25 day of show
TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
This event will be streamed live online through LPR’s streaming channel, beginning at 8:15pm.
Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, Roomful of Teeth consists of eight classically trained vocalists. At their annual residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), the ensemble has studied Tuvan throat singing, belting and pop techniques, yodeling, Inuit throat singing and, in their summer 2012 residency, the group will coach with master singers from Sardinia and Korea. Commissioned composers include Rinde Eckert, Judd Greenstein, Caleb Burhans, Merrill Garbus (of tUnE-yArDs), William Brittelle and Sarah Kirkland Snider. Their first recording will be released on New Amsterdam Records in 2012.
A Roomful of Teeth concert feels less like a classical new music performance and more like an world music rock concert high wire act. Or perhaps just something completely different. A student at a recent college performance raved: It was no doubt one of the best concerts I’ve ever been too; I was blown away by the singers and felt like I learned something new with every piece.
Roomful of Teeth is available for performances, master classes with singers or choral conductors, reading sessions with student composers, and demonstrations with voice classes. They are experienced performing for audiences of all ages.
Holly Herndon is an artist currently based in San Francisco.
She was recently announced a candidate for doctoral study in Electronic Music at Stanford University, and received her MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media at Mills College under the guidance of John Bischoff, James Fei, Maggi Payne, and Fred Frith. While at Mills she won the Elizabeth Mills Crothers award for Best Composer in 2010 for her vocal generated piece ’195′.
Her musical work explores embodied experience in electronic media through experiments with the electronically processed voice, using extended vocal techniques, vocal processing and FM synthesis.
Her critically acclaimed debut album ‘Movement’ was released in November 2012 through RVNG Intl.
Other notable projects involve collaborations with Jlin, Hieroglyphic Being, Rene Hell and the Iranian philosopher Reza Negarestani, as well as performances with the media group.
Before pursuing her Ph.D Holly curated and managed exhibits and residencies at The Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco and taught music technology at the University of the Pacific. She co-founded the +dialog speaker series at Gray Area Foundation of the Arts in San Francisco, which to date has hosted Kode9, Erik Davis, Max Matthews, Douglas Kahn and more.