Doctor of Musical Arts Recital
Oct
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital

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Come out to the Elysian Valley on Friday October 28, 2016 for Thomas Kotcheff's Doctor of Musical Arts recital featuring performances by Sandbox Percussion from New York City, HOCKET, and cellist Christopher Ahn. The program features compositions written by Thomas as a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California including the world premiere of Thomas's newest percussion quartet not only that one but that one & that too. Stay after the concert for a reception with Thomas and the artists!

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents Olivier Messiaen's "Catalogue d'oiseaux"
Oct
1
1:00pm 1:00pm

The Los Angeles Philharmonic presents Olivier Messiaen's "Catalogue d'oiseaux"

As part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Noon to Midnight event at Disney Hall, Thomas Kotcheff and his piano duo HOCKET joins the pianists of Piano Spheres in presenting a complete performance of Olivier Messiaen's "Catalogue d'oiseaux."

This event is part of: From Noon to Midnight — Immerse yourself in a full day of wonder, with a profusion of new music performed by multiple ensembles all around Walt Disney Concert Hall.

MORE INFO & TICKETS: http://www.laphil.com/tickets/noon-to-midnight

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Performance Fellow at the 2016 Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival @ MASS MoCA
Jul
13
to Jul 30

Performance Fellow at the 2016 Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival @ MASS MoCA

From July 13-30, 2016, Thomas Kotcheff returns for a second year to the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival @ MASS MoCA. Music happens all day every day, with dozens of special concerts for museum-goers and the general public, including recitals in the galleries at 1:30 and 4:30pm, larger events in the Hunter Center, and free concerts in the North Adams community.

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NY PHIL BIENNIAL presents The Aspen Contemporary Ensemble performing "bang Z"
Jun
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

NY PHIL BIENNIAL presents The Aspen Contemporary Ensemble performing "bang Z"

From May 23 to June 11, 2016, the New York Philharmonic and Music Director Alan Gilbert will present the second NY PHIL BIENNIAL, a wide-ranging exploration of today’s music by an array of contemporary and modern composers. A flagship project of the New York Philharmonic, the NY PHIL BIENNIAL brings together an international roster of composers, performers, and curatorial voices for concerts presented both on the Lincoln Center campus and in venues throughout the city.

ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL’S ASPEN CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE To Perform New York Premieres by Aspen Alumni Thomas KOTCHEFF, Nina C. YOUNG, and Christopher STARK Aspen Faculty Members Steven STUCKY and Stephen HARTKE And Esa-Pekka SALONEN Conducted by STEVEN STUCKY June 8, 2016, at WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART.

Current members and alumni of Aspen Music Festival and School’s Aspen Contemporary Ensemble (ACE), led by Aspen composition faculty member Steven Stucky, will perform New York Premieres by composers tied to Aspen’s new-music programs. Taking place at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the program features works by young Aspen alumni Thomas Kotcheff (United States, b. 1988), Nina C. Young (United States, b. 1984), and Christopher Stark (United States, b. 1980); Aspen faculty members Steven Stucky (United States, b. 1949) and Stephen Hartke (United States, b. 1952); and a work by Esa-Pekka Salonen (Finland, b. 1958) that ACE performed to acclaim in its final concert in summer 2015.

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Forecast Music performs "bang Z"
Apr
24
4:00pm 4:00pm

Forecast Music performs "bang Z"

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As the selected winner of Forecast Music's 2015 International Call for Scores, Thomas Kotcheff's bang Z will be performed on Forecast Music's Spring Concert.

FORECAST MUSIC PRESENTS: CAROLINA & BEYOND- AMERICAN MODERN
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 4:00 P.M.
SECCA- OVERLOOK GALLERY
750 MARGUERITE DR.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC

TIX: $10 ($5 STUDENTS AND SENIORS), AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Forecast Music, the Piedmont Triad’s premier contemporary music group, proudly presents works by a variety of local and national contemporary composers, as well as a recently unearthed John Cage classic.  The program will feature works by Marc Satterwhite (KY), Amelia Kaplan (IN), Mark Engebretson (NC), Eric Schwartz (NC), 2015 Forecast Music International Call for Scores winner Thomas Kotcheff (CA), who will be in attendance to introduce his work, as well as "Dance Music for Elfrid Ide", a long lost John Cage score only rediscovered in 2005. Performers, drawn from the faculties of UNCSA, Wake Forest University, and UNCG, include Carla Copeland-Burns-flute, Michael Burns-bassoon, Jacqui Carrasco-violin, Evan Richey-cello, John Beck-percussion, James Douglass-piano, and new Forecast Music saxophonist Susan Fancher. The Cage work, written for the dance faculty at Mills College, where he worked in the early 40s, will serve as a segue into a free after-event: a performance of choreographer Trisha Brown's Sololos. 

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HOCKET performs "death hocket, and roll" at Cal State University Northridge
Apr
6
12:00pm12:00pm

HOCKET performs "death hocket, and roll" at Cal State University Northridge

HOCKET performs death, hocket, and roll for two toy pianos alongside works by Mayke Nas, Tristan Perich, Alan Shockley, Sarah Gibson, and Jordan Nelson at California State University Northridge. 

Complete Program:
Mayke Nas - - DiGiT #2
Tristan Perich - - Duet
Sarah Gibson - - Aria
Alan Shockley - - wndhm (1785)
Jordan Nelson - - Slow The Light
Thomas Kotcheff - - death, hocket, and roll

 
 
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performing with USC Kaufman School of Dance and choreographer Bill T. Jones
Mar
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

performing with USC Kaufman School of Dance and choreographer Bill T. Jones

Legendary choreographer, director, dancer, activist, and MacArthur “Genius” Bill T. Jones will grace Bovard Auditorium for a one-of-a-kind evening of dance and discussion. In 2011, Jones was named executive artistic director of New York Live Arts, an organization that supports dance and other movement-based artists through new approaches to producing, presenting, and educating. In a unique two-part presentation, Jones will talk with Kenneth Foster, director of the USC Arts Leadership Program, about the challenges and rewards of being an artist-leader. In the second half of the evening, Jones will collaborate with students from the USC Thornton School of Music and USC Kaufman School of Dance on an adaptation of his fascinating multidisciplinary work Story/Time, which fuses the age-old art of storytelling with a vibrant landscape of contemporary movement and music.

TICKETS and INFO: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/the-artist-as-leader-meet-bill-t-jones/

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Latitude 49 performs "bang Z" as part of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2016
Mar
5
2:00pm 2:00pm

Latitude 49 performs "bang Z" as part of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2016

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Join the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2016 on Saturday, March 5 at 2 PM for an exciting concert featuring LATITUDE 49 as they perform recent works by Viet Cuong, YuanYuan HE, Thomas Kotcheff, Sky Macklay, Tim Page, and Phil Taylor.


PROGRAM:
bang Z - Thomas Kotcheff
Sparks - Phil Taylor
Shadow of Dew Drops - YuanYuan HE
FastLowHighSlow - Sky Macklay
Humayun - Tim Page


Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time: 2PM
Location: Logan Center Performance Penthouse (9th Floor)

This event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception. 

Sponsored by UChicago Arts and the University of Chicago Department of Music.

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performing with USC Thornton Edge & Wild Up
Mar
2
7:30pm 7:30pm

performing with USC Thornton Edge & Wild Up

The celebrated Los Angeles–based new-music ensemble wild Up will join forces with Thornton Edge in a concert dedicated to the premise that great ideas amplified by the megaphone of art and music are capable of creating great change. The directors of these ensembles, Christopher Rountree and Donald Crockett, joined by USC Thornton School of Music faculty composer Ted Hearne, will narrate from the stage and conduct the combined ensembles in music engaged with social change: John Lennon’s “John Sinclair,” arranged by Christopher Rountree and Isaac Schankler; Frederic Rzewski’s “Attica”; Julius Eastman’s “Stay on It”; Ted Hearne’s “Brownie You’re a Heck of a Guy” from Katrina Ballads; Nina Simone’s “Strange Fruit,” arranged by Andrew McIntosh; and Louis Andriessen’s “Workers Union.” The concert will be followed by a discussion with the audience, moderated by Christopher Rountree and including Donald Crockett, Ted Hearne, and members of the two ensembles.

TICKETS and INFO: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/art-as-activism-wild-up-and-edge-in-concert/

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Argus Quartet performs "scratch cradle" at Yale School of Music
Feb
2
7:30pm 7:30pm

Argus Quartet performs "scratch cradle" at Yale School of Music

The Argus Quartet, the fellowship quartet-in-residence at the Yale School of Music, performs music by Yale composers and more 

Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 4 (1928) 
Andrew Norman: Selections of Peculiar Strokes
Christopher Theofanidis: Visions and Miracles (1997)
Thomas Kotcheff: scratch cradle (2014) 

Free Admission

MORE INFO: http://music-tickets.yale.edu/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=15088

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HOCKET performs "death, hocket, and roll" in San Diego
Jan
24
2:30pm 2:30pm

HOCKET performs "death, hocket, and roll" in San Diego

As part of the 60th Anniversary Season, join HOCKET at San Diego's Central Library Concert Series for a concert of eclectic and exciting contemporary music for piano four-hands and two toy pianos. The program will feature newly commissioned works by some of America’s leading young composers alongside contemporary masterworks from the repertoire. 

INFO: www.HOCKET.org/events

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The Contemporary Performance Collective (CPC) performs "gone into night are all the eyes"
Jan
15
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Contemporary Performance Collective (CPC) performs "gone into night are all the eyes"

The Contemporary Performance Collective (CPC) gave its debut concert last April, featuring world premieres by eight Los Angeles composers. The CPC now announces its second concert. Mark your calendars for CPC II: Friday, January 15, 2016 @ 8 p.m.  The concert will be held at the St. Francis of Assisi Church in Silverlake and like all CPC concerts, this event will be free of charge.

CPC II will present the works of seven Los Angeles composers: Adam Schoenberg, Jeff Kryka, Shie Rozow, Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, Thomas Kotcheff, Dan Martinez and Wolfgang Gernot.  The concert features four world premieres, a west coast premiere and ensembles ranging from string quartet to 12-piece chamber orchestra.  The Lyris Quartet joins the CPC again as featured ensemble.

MORE INFO: http://www.cpcmusicgroup.com/concerts

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performing a Solo Piano Recital @ The University of Southern California
Nov
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

performing a Solo Piano Recital @ The University of Southern California

Join Thomas Kotcheff in Ramo Recital Hall at the University of Southern California for a solo piano recital of 20th century masterworks and new commissions!

Program:
Debussy - - Préludes Book 1 - - No. 3 & No. 8
Messiaen - - Preludes - - No. 1 & No. 4
Takemitsu - - Rain Tree Sketch II (In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen)

Ives - - III. “The Alcotts” from Piano Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840–60
Jordan Nelson - - Four Interludes

Frederic Rzewski - - Cadenza con o senza Beethoven

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HOCKET performs "death, hocket, and roll"
Oct
13
8:00pm 8:00pm

HOCKET performs "death, hocket, and roll"

HOCKET performs death, hocket, and roll at Tuesdays@MONK space in Los Angeles, CA!

Tuesdays@MONK Space presents an eclectic program of cellos & toy pianos. The award-winning HOCKET duo joins the SAKURA cello ensemble for an evening of music by Kotcheff, Gubaidulina, Cage, Harper, Akiho, Mustonen, Penderecki, and Lachenmann.

More info: tuesdaysatmonkspace.org/shows/hocket-sakura
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com/event/2252491

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Riot Ensemble performs the EU premiere of "that in shadow or moonlight rises"
Oct
1
7:30pm 7:30pm

Riot Ensemble performs the EU premiere of "that in shadow or moonlight rises"

Presented in memory of the late Lee Hyla, this concert revolves around his spacious, Wyoming-inspired piece, My Life on the Plains.  The concert also sees the UK premiere of music by Nina C Young (Void), Thomas Kotcheff’s that in shadow or moonlight rises, Riot Ensemble's second 2015 performance of Marco Momi (Due Nudi) and Velado, by Riot Ensemble's 2015 composer-in-residence Jose Manuel Serrano.

details: www.RiotEnsemble.com

Tickets are available in advance for £7, or will be £10 on the door.

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