~Nois and the Zafa Collective
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

~Nois and the Zafa Collective

~Nois will join the Chicago-based Zafa Collective for an evening featuring both groups as well as collaborations between members of each ensemble. Both founded in 2016 at Northwestern University, ~Nois and Zafa have been friends for years and are thrilled to put on a joint concert. The concert will take place at the beautiful Fulton Street Collective and tickets will be $15 for general admission and $10 with a valid student ID. 

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Spaces Inside Spaces: University of Chicago Residency Concert
Apr
12
8:30 PM20:30

Spaces Inside Spaces: University of Chicago Residency Concert

The culmination of ~Nois' residency with the University of Chicago's composition students, Spaces Inside Spaces will feature world premieres by Ted Moore, Tonia Ko, Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Jack Hughes, Rodrigo BussadGabriel Novak, and Austin Simonds. The concert will connect music and performance to the design and architecture traditions of Chicago. By creatively staging the multiple works throughout the Hairpin Arts Center gallery in the historic Morris B. Sachs building at Logan Square, the composers and musicians engage with physical space and architecture as a compositional parameter. Commissioned lighting design accentuates the space and sonic qualities of the music, both of which lead the audience through a continuously flowing, immersive aesthetic experience.

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~Nois Plays Peacocke's Dwalm at Princeton Sound Kitchen
Nov
6
8:00 PM20:00

~Nois Plays Peacocke's Dwalm at Princeton Sound Kitchen

~Nois will perform Gemma Peacocke's stunning Dwalm at the Princeton Sound Kitchen. Princeton Sound Kitchen is a vital forum for the creation of new music. Serving the graduate student and faculty composers of the renowned composition program at Princeton University, PSK presents a wide variety of concerts and events. 

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William Bolcom's Concerto Grosso With The Northshore Concert Band
Nov
4
3:00 PM15:00

William Bolcom's Concerto Grosso With The Northshore Concert Band

~Nois will be a featured soloist on the Northshore Concert Band's 2018/2019 Series Opening Concert. The quartet will perform Concerto Grosso for saxophone quartet and wind band by Pulitzer Prize winner, William Bolcom. Conducted by Dr. Mallory Thompson, the Northshore Concert Band is a 100-member symphonic band that performs throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Now in its 63rd season, NCB has become internationally known and respected for its musical excellence, leadership in community music, and service to music education.  For more information and tickets, please visit the NCB website.

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~Nois and Nick Zoulek
Oct
28
3:00 PM15:00

~Nois and Nick Zoulek

~Nois and Nick Zoulek will perform at Howard’s Club H in Bowling Green, OH. Zoulek and ~Nois met at the 2018 Blackbird Creative Lab and immediately struck up a fantastic friendship and musical connection. Zoulek is a modern saxophonist of “pure mindfulness and talent” (PopMatters), Nick Zoulek's focus on performance, collaboration, multimedia, and improvisation,  has led to a diverse portfolio of distinctive artistic ventures, performing across France, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Come check out new collaborative works, improvisation, and sounds from Pauline Oliveros, Gemma Peacocke, and Joe Krycia. There is a $5 cover and the show is all ages. For more info, click here!

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Frequency Series Presents: ~Nois and F-PLUS
Sep
23
8:30 PM20:30

Frequency Series Presents: ~Nois and F-PLUS

~Nois returns to the Frequency Series at Constellation to present a program of new works written for the quartet. This concert will feature the Chicago premiere of Gemma Peacocke's Dwalm, as well as a world premiere by Chicago-based composer Darcy Copeland. ~Nois will also perform Hans Thomalla’s Albumblatt II along with Pauline Oliveros' Thirteen Changes, a completely improvised work that has become a staple of ~Nois live shows. The concert will also feature our friends in F-PLUS, an exciting violin, clarinet, and percussion trio based in Chicago and New York. Get your tickets here!

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Continuum Music Festival Presents: ~Nois
Aug
18
5:45 PM17:45

Continuum Music Festival Presents: ~Nois

~Nois will be a featured artist at this year's Continuum Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee. Organized by Crosstown Arts, Continuum Music Festival is a festival of collaborations among musicians and artists of diverse genres from Memphis and beyond, bringing to life unique performances and workshops in the award-winning Crosstown Concourse. Performing the music of Marcos Balter, Pauline Oliveros, Gemma Peacocke, Dave Reminick, and Hans Thomalla, ~Nois will play at 5:45 pm in the Listening Room of the Concourse. Get your tickets here!

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Continuum Music Festival: The Music of John Cage
Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Continuum Music Festival: The Music of John Cage

Performed by members of Blueshift Ensemble, ~Nois, and ICEBERG New Music. The program will feature a variety of works by John Cage including Imaginary Landscape No. 4 (for 12 radios) and several of Cage’s “plant-based” compositions, in which performers play on amplified cacti and other plants. Get your tickets here!

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Omaha Under the Radar
Jul
25
to Jul 28

Omaha Under the Radar

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~Nois will be a featured artist at the 5th annual Omaha Under the Radar festival! The quartet will perform the music of Phil Taylor and David Reminick on July 28th at 3:30 pm at the Bancroft Street Market, and Jordan Lulloff will join with other musicians of the festival to perform Kate Soper's Voices from the Killing Jar on July 27th at 8:00 pm at KANEKO. Click here for the festival's schedule and tickets!

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Eighth Blackbird Gala
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Eighth Blackbird Gala

~Nois will perform at the 2018 Eighth Blackbird Gala at the Ivy Room in Chicago. As fellows for the upcoming Blackbird Creative Lab, ~Nois will represent the wonderful work Eighth Blackbird is doing through the Lab. For more information about Eighth Blackbird, click here!

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~Nois at James Madison University
Apr
5
5:30 PM17:30

~Nois at James Madison University

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~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers at James Madison University. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by David Reminick and Marcos Balter. The concert is free and open to the public. Click here for the performance's Facebook event!

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Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

~Nois at First United Presbyterian Church of Dale City

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Come and join ~Nois for an exciting concert of music for saxophone quartet at First United Presbyterian Church of Dale City in Woodbridge, VA. The program features the quartet playing recently composed works in a variety of styles displaying the flexibility of the saxophone. For those who have never heard a saxophone quartet, this is the concert for you! This event is free and open to the public. Music by Martin Bresnick, David Ludwig, Robert Schumann (arranged by William Bolcom), and Phil Taylor. Click here for the link to the Facebook Event!

 

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~Nois at Albert Einstein High School
Apr
4
10:25 AM10:25

~Nois at Albert Einstein High School

~Nois will perform for the students of Albert Einstein High School in Kensington, Maryland. The quartet will present the music of living composers to show that composition is not just a thing of the past. The members of ~Nois will also present on the career of being a chamber musician in the 21st century. 

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~Nois at the University of Georgia
Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

~Nois at the University of Georgia

~Nois will perform a recital of new works for saxophone quartet at 7 pm in the Dancz Center for New Music at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. The concert will feature works recently written for the quartet by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Joe Krycia, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor, as well as the music of David Reminick. This performance is free and open to the public. Click here for the performance's Facebook event!

In addition to performing, ~Nois will also give presentations to the UGA saxophone and composition studios where the ensemble will dive into detail about the works composed for the quartet and how they use the saxophone.

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~Nois at Cedar Shoals High School
Mar
28
1:00 PM13:00

~Nois at Cedar Shoals High School

~Nois will perform for the students of Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, GA. The quartet will present the music of living composers to show that composition is not just a thing of the past. The members of ~Nois will also present on the career of being a chamber musician in the 21st century. 

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~Nois at the University of South Carolina
Mar
27
7:30 PM19:30

~Nois at the University of South Carolina

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~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers as well as the late Pauline Oliveros at the University of South Carolina. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by Pauline Oliveros and David Reminick. The concert is free and open to the public. Click here for more information and here for the performance's Facebook event!

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~Nois at East Tennessee State University
Mar
23
5:00 PM17:00

~Nois at East Tennessee State University

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~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers and the late Pauline Oliveros at East Tennessee State University. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by Pauline Oliveros and David Reminick. The concert is free and open to the public. Click here for the performance's Facebook event!

~Nois will also give a master class to the ETSU saxophone studio that afternoon. All are welcome to attend.

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~Nois at Tennessee Technological University
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

~Nois at Tennessee Technological University

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~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers, as well as the late Pauline Oliveros, at Tennessee Technological University. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by Pauline Oliveros and David Reminick. ~Nois will also give a master class to students of the Tennessee Tech saxophone studio prior to the concert. The concert and master class are free and open to the public. Click here for the performance's Facebook event!

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~Nois at the University of Tennessee
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

~Nois at the University of Tennessee

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~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers, as well as the late Pauline Oliveros, at the University of Tennessee. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by Pauline Oliveros and David Reminick. The performance will take place in Performance Hall #32 in the Alumni Memorial Building on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. The concert is free and open to the public. Click here for more information and here for the performance's Facebook event!

~Nois will also give a master class to the University of Tennessee saxophone studio that afternoon.

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~Nois at Rock Bridge Community Church
Mar
17
7:30 PM19:30

~Nois at Rock Bridge Community Church

~Nois will present an exciting concert at Rock Bridge Community Church in Ringgold, GA on Saturday, March 17th at 7:30pm. During the concert, ~Nois will traverse the many different musical styles of 21st century music. Music by Martin Bresncik, David Ludwig, David Reminick, Robert Schumann (arr. William Bolcom) and Phil Taylor. This event is free and open to the public. Say you're attending via our Facebook event!

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~Nois at Baldwin Wallace University
Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

~Nois at Baldwin Wallace University

~Nois will present the music of Chicago-based composers as well as the late Pauline Oliveros at Baldwin Wallace University. The quartet will play recently commissioned works by Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, Craig Davis Pinson, and Phil Taylor as well as music by David Reminick. The concert will also feature Pauline Olivers' text-score Thirteen Changes where ~Nois will realize thirteen lines of text through improvisation. The concert is free and open to the public. Say you're attending on our Facebook Event!

~Nois will also give a master class to the Baldwin Wallace University saxophone studio the following day, March 14, at 2pm.

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Impromptu Festival: ~Nois
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Impromptu Festival: ~Nois

~Nois opens the Impromptu Fest, a festival organized by New Music Chicago and curated by Amy Wurtz, at 7:30pm on February 15th at the Chopin Theatre. ~Nois will present an exciting and diverse program of works for saxophone quartet including the second performance of Phil Taylor's Foursquare: Three Antique Games. Also featured on the program will be a performance of the late Pauline Oliveros' evocative Thirteen Changes, a text score realized by the quartet through improvisation. The quartet will also perform the music of Martin Bresnick, David Ludwig, Fuminori Tanada, and Chicago's own David Reminick. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students with a valid student ID. Tickets can be purchased here!

 

 

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