Mikel Kuehn - Activities

Activities 2014

 

  • November 21, 2014, 2:30pm - Tag (2005, for two flutes) performed by Octavian Moldovean and Eun Hae Oh on the Woodwind Seminar. Choral Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. 
  • November 8, 2014, 7:30pm - Rite of Passage (Hyperresonance V) (2014, bass clarinet and live electroacoustics) received its North-American premiere by clarinetist Marianne Gythfeldt on the Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival. Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia.
  • November 8, 2014 - Resonances (2007, soprano saxophone and piano) performed by Sumner Truax at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York.
  • November 4-8, 2014 - "...lilac shrieks and scarlet bellowings..." (2010, Jean Detheux, image; Mikel Kuehn music) will be screened at the Fresh Minds Festival. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
  • Oct 26, 2014 - Resonances (2007, soprano saxophone and piano) performed by Sumner Truax at the  LaSalle Street Church, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Oct 26, 2014 - Resonances (2007, soprano saxophone and piano) performed by Sumner Truax at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • October 17, 2014, 10:30am - Tag (2005, for two flutes) performed by Octavian Moldovean and Eun Hae Oh on the 2014 BGSU New Music Festival. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. 
  • October 8, 2014, 11:30am - Live interview (along with Marianne Gythfeldt and Takuto Fukuda) on Seoul FM 103.3 "1013 Main Street." Seoul, Korea.
  • October 7, 2014, 7:30pm - Rite of Passage (Hyperresonance V) (2014, bass clarinet and live electroacoustics) will be premiered by clarinetist Marianne Gythfeldt on the Seoul International Computer Music Festival. Jayu Theater Opera House, Seoul, Korea.
  • September 26-October 2, 2014. Residency in Chengdu, China. Activities include:
    • October 1, 1:30-7:30pm - Honorary Judge of the Sichuan Province Voice Competition, Final Round.
    • September 30, 9:30-11:30am - Composition Masterclass at the Sichuan Conservatory. 
    • September 29, 2:30-4:30pm - Lecture on my music at Music at the Sichuan Conservatory.
    • September 29, 9:30-11:30am - Lecture on American Music at Sichuan Normal University. 
  • September 27, 2014, 7:30pm - Duo d'Entre-Deux (Tommy Davis and Nick Zoulek) performs a transcription of Tag (2006, for two flutes) for two alto saxophones.  Kent State University Music and Speech Center, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
  • September 26, 2014, 7:00pm - Duo d'Entre-Deux (Tommy Davis and Nick Zoulek) performs a transcription of Tag (2006, for two flutes) for two alto saxophones. Cla-Zel Theater, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  • Awarded a Barlow Endowment Commission for a new work for the Spektral Quartet.
  • Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
  • Awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.
  • March 25, 2014, 8:00pm - Returning the Complement (solo piano, world premiere) performed by pianist Winston Choi at the University of Southern Mississippi New Music Festival. Bennett Auditorium, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
  • March 18, 2014, 8:00pm - Crack (2001, for flute, alto saxophone and electroacoustics) performed by Elise Roy (flute) and Matthew Younglove (saxophone) on Elise Roy's DMA Recital. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  • February 23, 2014, 4:00pm - Crack (2001, for flute, alto saxophone and electroacoustics) performed by Elise Roy (flute) and Matthew Younglove (saxophone) on Matthew Younglove's DMA Recital. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  • January 24, 2014, 7:00pm - Crack (2001, for flute, alto saxophone and electroacoustics) performed by Elise Roy (flute) and Matthew Younglove (saxophone) on ADJective new Music's program "Two Hot." Gathered Gallery & Studios, Toledo, Ohio.
  • January 17, 2014, 9:30pm - Objet/Ombre (2008, for 12 saxophones and electroacoustics) performed by students of Fernando Ramos during SaxWeek 2014 at the ESMAE Politecnino do Porto. Teatro Helena Sá e Costa, Porto, Portugal.
  • January 10, 2014, 8:00pm - Crack (2001, for flute, alto saxophone and electroacoustics) performed by Chenoa Anderson (flute) and Allison Balcetis (saxophone). Convocation Hall, UTC-07, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • January 9, 2014, 5:00pm - Tag (2005, transcription for two alto saxophones) performed by Duo d'Entre Deux (Tommy Davis and Nick Zoulek, saxophones).  Café l'Artère, 7000 Ave du Parc, 17h-19h, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Activities 2013

  • December 12, 2013, 8:00pm - Unfoldings (2004, for solo guitar) performed by guitarist Dan Lippel. Lippel's solo recital is hosted by the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society at The Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio. http://mocacleveland.org/
  • December 2, 2013 - Undercurrents (2013) for 14 instruments, featured on the New Music Daily web site: http://nmd.composingthefuture.com/mikel-kuehn/
  • November 22, 2013, 2:30pm: Crack (2001, for flute, alto saxophone, and electroacoustics) performed by Laura Pillman, flute and Emily Schultz, alto saxophone. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • November 3, 2013, 2:00pm - Colored Shadows (2012, for viola and electroacoustics) performed at Zane Bennnett Contemporary Art by violist John Graham. Zane Bennnett Gallery, 435 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • October 18, 2013, 8:00pm - Undercurrents (2013). World premiere of my 14 minute work for 14 instruments commissioned by Ensemble Dal Niente. The instrumentation is flute (alto flute), oboe (English horn), clarinet (bass clarinet), alto saxophone (soprano), vibraphone, marimba, piano, harp, guitar, 2 violins, viola, cello, and bass.  Ensemble Dal Niente (Michael Lewanski, conductor), Bowling Green New Music Festival, Kobacker Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.  You can watch a video of the performance here.
  • August 4, 2013, 5:00pm Colored Shadows (2012, for viola and electroacoustics) performed on the Chatter Music Series by violist John Graham. The Kosmos, 1715 5th St NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • March 18, 2013, 7:30pm - Colored Shadows (2012, for viola and electroacoustics) performed on EarPlay's 28th Season by violist Ellen Ruth Rose. The ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco, California.  Pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.
  • March 7-15, 2013 - Guest composer at Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, Vienna, Austria. In March, six of my works will be performed during a special saxophone week featuring faculty and students at the Konservatorium; these include:
    • Intersections (2013) for alto saxophone and piano (world premiere)
    • Etchings (2009) for saxophone quartet (SSTT).
    • Objet/Ombre (2008) for 12 saxophones and electroacoustics.
    • Resonances (2007) for soprano saxophone and piano.
    • Crack (2001) for flute, alto saxophone, and electroacoustics. 
    • Intersections & Resonances (2000) for violin, alto saxophone, and piano (European premiere).

I will be involved in the following activities:

    • March 13, 5:30-9pm: Concert: LRS: Leonie-Rysanek Saal, EG Johannesgasse 4a, 1010 Wien.
    • March 12, 5-9pm: Concert: Anton-Dermota Saal, EG Johannesgasse 4a, 1010 Wien.
    • March 12, 2-3pm: Lecture on the saxophone music of Mikel Kuehn. Erkersaal: Anton-Dermota Saal, 2. OG Johannesgasse 4a, 1010 Wien.
    • March 11, 3-4pm: Roundtable discussion on the topic of "Live Electronics" with guest panelists Mikel KUEHN (Bowling Green State University USA), Germán TORO-PEREZ (ZhdK Zürich), Karlheinz ESSL (MDW Wien), and Christophe HAVEL (Conservatoire de Bordeaux). Erkersaal: Anton-Dermota Saal, 2. OG Johannesgasse 4a, 1010 Wien.

The event is organized by saxophone professor Lars MLEKUSCH and will feature guest performers from the Konservatorium as well as Marie-Bernadette CHARRIER (Conservatoire de Bordeaux), saxophone; the SOLARIS DUO (Joel DIEGERT, saxophone; Mariam VARDZELASHVILI, piano); Mario MARZI, (Conservatorio G. Verdi, Milano), saxophone; the MODULE Saxophon-Quartett (Joel DIEGERT, KONSUni; Carl-Emmanuel FISBACH, Joshua HYDE CNSMD, Paris; Patrick STADLER, Hochschule für Musik Basel); Florian BOGNER (Angwandte Uni Wien), electronics.

  • February 27, 2013, 8:00pm - Colored Shadows (2012, for viola and electroacoustics) performed by John Graham at the University of Arizona, Tuscon, Arizona.
  • February 26, 2013, 8:00pm: Selections from Cyclic Variations (2011) for solo piano performed by Stephanie Titus. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  • February 23: The the MODULE Saxophon-Quartett (Joel DIEGERT, KONSUni; Carl-Emmanuel FISBACH, Joshua HYDE CNSMD, Paris; Patrick STADLER, Hochschule für Musik Basel) will perform Etchings in Paris, France.
  • February 9, 2013, 8:00pm - ...lilac shrieks and scarlet bellowings... (Jean Detheux, image and Mikel Kuehn, music) performed on the Utah Crosstalk Concert. Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • February 6, 2013, 8:00pm - Two of my works will be performed on the BGSU Faculty Composers Forum. This free concert includes the world premiere of a 22 minute work, Cyclic Variations (2011) for solo piano performed by Stephanie Titus, and Tag (2006), for two flutes, performed by Gabriella Roderer and Rachel Woolf. Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.