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Composer makes rooftop music at Kaleido Vivian Fung premieres Humanoid on Alberta Avenue

California-based composer Vivian Fung is known for weaving disparate influences into her music. But her latest project, Humanoid, represents her first major piece for electronics, bringing a cellist in dialogue with pre-recorded machine sounds for a 13-minute performance.

“I’m trying to stretch the boundary of what is possible with a single cello,” Fung said. “How many ways can you have an interaction between machine and cellist? That was my idea behind the piece.” Continue reading Composer makes rooftop music at Kaleido Vivian Fung premieres Humanoid on Alberta Avenue

The Aviary will be well worth the wait Fundraiser could cover remaining renovations

A year ago, I interviewed Philip Muz about The Aviary. We talked building permits and funding needs; revised plans and hopes deferred.

Today this community arts hub remains unopened, but that is about to change. City permits have been issued and renovations are in full swing. Continue reading The Aviary will be well worth the wait Fundraiser could cover remaining renovations