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Cohen Family Studio Theater

Sonic Exploration Concert Series

Upcoming Concerts

8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20
SONIC EXPLORATIONS
Mara Helmuth, music director
Featuring an evening of electroacoustic and computer music by CCM students, faculty and guests.
Location
: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission: FREE

Past Concerts

8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018
SONIC EXPLORATIONS
Mara Helmuth, music director

Featuring an evening of electroacoustic and computer music by CCM students, faculty and guests.
Location:
Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission:
FREE
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8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
SONIC EXPLORATIONS
Mara Helmuth, music director
Featuring an evening of electroacoustic and computer music by CCM students, faculty and guests.
Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater
Admission: FREE
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8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
DMA Recital
Michael Lukaszuk
Location: 
Cohen Studio Theater
Admission: FREE
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Sonic Explorations with Visiting Composer John Gibson
8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Featuring an evening of electroacoustic and computer music by John Gibson from the University of Indiana (Red Plumes, for cello and electronics), Mara Helmuth (from Australia), and new pieces by Michael Lukaszuk, Marissa DiPronio, Zhixin Xu, Nicolas Bizub, Hyejung Yoon, and Jacob Duber.  Performances by CiCLOP, the Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project, Daniel Toner, cello and Noel Garcia, bassoon.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. Nov. 15, 2016; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Music by CCM guests, faculty and students including Prof. Mara Helmuth, Marissa DiPronio, Jacob Duber, Michael Lukaszuk, Jeffrey Sabol, Zhixin Xu and guest composer Dariusz Mazurowski. 
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Faculty Recital
8 p.m. Sept. 21, 2016; Robert J. Werner Recital Hall
Music for instruments and computer by Mara Helmuth, with CiCLOP (Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project); Gregory Rowland Evans, cello; Kristofer Rucinski, piano, and visiting guest pianist Shiau-uen Ding.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. Mar. 29, 2016; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Electroacoustic and computer music by CCM Faculty, students and guests, including Prof. Mara Helmuth, Prof. Douglas Knehans, guest Scott Smallwood, Marissa DiPronio, Gregory Rowland Evans, Ivan Moscotta, Rachel Walker, and Zhixin Xu, with a performance by CiCLOP, the Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2015; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Electroacoustic and computer music by CCM Faculty, students and guests, including Marissa Dipronio, Jacob Duber, Michael Lukaszuk, Kristofer Rucinski, Jeffrey Sabol, Haerim Seok, Evan Williams, and Zhixin Xu.
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The Electroacoustic Flute - Guest artist Lindsay Goodman, flute
8 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015; Patricia Corbett Theater.
Contemporary electroacoustic works for flute by Roger Dannenberg, Mara Helmuth, and others.
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Guest Artists Larchmere Quartet with Visiting Composer Zack Browning
8 p.m. Oct. 3, 2015; Watson Hall.
Preceding lecture at 7:00 by Zack Browning, and two of his works performed by the Larchmere Quartet, along with classics of the string quartet genre.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. March 25, 2014; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Electronic works by CCM faculty and students.
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Faculty Recital
8 p.m. Feb. 24, 2014; Robert J. Werner Recital Hall
Music for instruments and computer by Mara Helmuth, with Bradley Garner, flute; Tim Northcut, tuba; and visiting artist Esther Lamneck.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. Nov. 12, 2013; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Electronic works by CCM faculty and students, including 8-channel works.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. April 2, 2013; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Electronic works by CCM faculty and students.
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Sonic Explorations
8 p.m. Dec 4, 2012; Cohen Family Studio Theater
Music by Jason Freeman, John Cage and CCM faculty and students.
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Guest Artists, Visiting Composers: Sound Proof Ensemble with Brian Belet, Stephen Ruppenthal and Patricia Strange
Oct 4, 2012, Watson Hall, 8:00 p.m.
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Sonic Explorations with visiting composer Scott Wyatt Apr. 17, 2012 - works by Scott Wyatt and CCM faculty and students. April 17, 2012, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater (free)
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Sonic Explorations with guest artist Akira Takaoka Jan. 18, 2012 - Electronic works including Mary Stucky singing Akira Takaoka's Responsorium, and works by CCM student composers.
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, 8 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater (free)
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Sonic Explorations Nov. 15, 2010 - Electronic works with CCM faculty and student composers, including Expanding Space, by Mara Helmuth, performed by Timothy Northcut, tuba.
Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, 8 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater (free)

Tornado Hits Sonic Explorations Oct 6, 2010 - The Tornado Project, with guest artists Elizabeth McNutt and Esther Lamneck, will perform works by Ricardo Climent, Mara Helmuth, Andrew May, Russell Pinkston, Rovert Rowe and Paul Wilson. Oct. 6, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater (free)
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Sonic Explorations with Alumni Visiting Composers Michael Barnhart, Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz, Margaret Schedel and CCM faculty Mara Helmuth and CCM students Sangbong Nam, Jennifer Jolley and David McDonnell, April 20, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater. Special Preconcert Event with Alumni Ivica Ico Bukvic and the L20rk Linux Laptop Orchestra from Virginia Tech at 7:30 p.m. (free)
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Sonic Explorations with Alumni Ivica Ico Bukvic, composer and guest artist Jay Crone, trombone, and CCM students Angelique Poteat, Nebojsa Macura, Jerod Sommerfeldt, Michael Cortes, Joshua Goldman and Hojin Lee Jan. 20, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater (free)
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Sonic Explorations with Visiting Composer Tae Hong Park. 
April 21, 2009, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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Faculty Artists Series - Mara Helmuth, composer presents Hidden Mountain 2 an interactive multimedia and wireless-sensor-based installation for anyone near Cincinnati. It is based on her experiences in remote Qinghai province of China in 2007, and contains materials and instruments from Tibetan monastery services, and folk singers and dancers.
Feb 10, 2009, 3-9 p.m. in the Cohen Family Studio Theater at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003. 
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Sonic Explorations with Visiting Composer Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz
May 6, 2008, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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Sonic Explorations Internet2 Concert - performance between Cincinnati, Indiana, Montana and New York City
April 15, 2008, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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Sonic Explorations with Visiting Artists PGC - Brad Garton, Terrence Pender, Greg Taylor, and John Gibson
February 1, 2008, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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Sonic Explorations with Visiting Composer Judith Shatin. Featuring works by Kevin Heis, Mara Helmuth, Brian McKinney, Judith Shatin, Kazuaki Shiota, and Christopher Stark
April 16, 2007, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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Faculty Recital: Mara Helmuth, Bradley Garner and James Bunte
Feb. 27, 2007, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Family Studio Theater
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The Architecture of Sound - Collaborations from CCM2 and DAAP
January 31, 2007

Program:

  • Dead Buildings - Inez McComas 
  • Dropped Call - McKinney/Shiota 
  • Architextures - Christopher Stark 
  • Reverie - Wenhui Xie, Music - Jennifer Rocklin, Video 
  • PIX: Portable, Interactive, eXperimental - Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz, Music - Brooke Dagnan, Film

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Sonic Explorations
January 19, 2007 - Cohen Family Studio Theater 8:00 p.m.

Program:

  • Caution to the Winds - James Mobberley 
  • I Saw the Sine - Ryan Child 
  • Untitled - Shawn Okpebholo 
  • Sine and Dine - Inez McComas 
  • Sound Study # 1 : Oboe - Brian McKinney 
  • For the Faithful, an Offering... - Matthew Conley 
  • baby - Kazuaki Shiota 
  • Tone Generator - Matt Tibbs 
  • Dropped Call - Brian McKinney/Kazuaki Shiota 
  • Momentum - Minsuk Yang 
  • Inharmony - Jeff Silva 
  • Super(Tux+Collider) for live SuperCollider - Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz 
  • Dead Buildings - Inez McComas 
Sonic explorations concert.
Sonic explorations concert.
Sonic explorations concert.
Sonic explorations concert.
Sonic explorations concert
Sonic explorations concert.