Upcoming Forecast Music projects include:
Carolina and Beyond #2, May 24th, 2013, 8:00 P.M. , at the Community Arts Cafe, 411 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. Forecast Music proudly presents the work of the winner of our 2013 national call for scores, George Heathco of Texas, a fantastic submission from last year’s call by Nicholas Omiccioli of Missouri, and a slate of amazing music home grown in North Carolina, including works by Lance Hulme, Trevor Bumgarner, and Eric Schwartz. Performers include Carla Copeland-Burns, Michael Burns, Jacqui Carrasco, James Douglass, Kelly Burke, and Baron Tymas.
Moonstruck: Jan. 31st, 2013, 8:00 P.M., at the Community Arts Cafe, 411 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. Forecast music celebrates the 100th (ok…101st, technically…) anniversary of the seminal Pierrot Lunaire with selections from the Schoenberg masterpiece juxtaposed with new work for that essential legacy ensemble, Pierrot + percussion and additional 21st century multi-media work music for various fragments of the Pierrot Ensemble. It’ll be an extravaganza of epic proportions! Aside from Herr Schoenberg, we will be featuring work from honorable mention call winner Aaron Gervais, and wonderful local artists Ken Frazelle, Mark Engebretson, and Eric Schwartz. Performers include Carla Copeland-Burns, Anthony Taylor, Jacqui Carrasco, Evan Richey, James Douglass, John Beck, and Clara O’Brien.
The Triad Composers Project #2!, Oct. 18, 2012, 8:00 P.M. at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem. Forecast Music, the Piedmont Triad’s premier contemporary music group, proudly presents The Triad Composers Project #2: Our second annual program of extraordinary pieces from the brilliant composers of the Piedmont Triad. The program will include pieces by Lawrence Dillon, Alejandro Rutty, John Beck, Eric Schwartz, Mark Engebretson, and Michael Rothkopf, all of whom will be in attendance and will introduce their works, and will feature performances by Jacqui Carrasco, James Douglass, John Beck, Clara O’Brien, Taimur Sullivan, and Michael Burns. http://secca.org/
These projects were made possible, in part, with funding by the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem and the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Please visit and support the wonderful Arts Council of Winston-Salem at: http://www.intothearts.org and our beautiful City of Arts and Innovation at: http://www.cityofthearts.com