January 2018

the Ned and Frances Black Fund Commission

The Swiss composer-performer Marcel Zaes has been commissioned by the Ned and Frances Black Fund to write an extended work for double bass and electronics. The work is being written for double bassist, Robert Black.

the Ned and Frances Black Fund
Robert Black

18 Mar 2018

Ordinary Affects plays Dykstra at RISD

Ordinary Affects plays Dykstra at RISD
Sunday March 18, 12PM - 4PM
RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Jordan Dykstra's 4-hour long "Pitch Gradient with Noise" will be the inaugural concert of Ordinary Affects' durational concert series at the RISD Museum. Performance will start promptly at 12:00 PM in the Grand Gallery. The ensemble will be comprised of members of Ordinary Affects (Laura Cetilia, cello; Morgan Evans-Weiler, violin; J.P.A. Falzone, keyboard/vibraphone; Luke Martin guitar/electronics) and special guests (Jordan Dykstra, viola+noise; Ashley Frith, viola; Sakiko Mori, ebow piano; Marcel Zaes, sine tones; Zan Berry, cello)

5 Apr 2018

Yarn | Wire premiere
Stillness in Disrepair #2

Brown University

Website Brown
Ensemble Yarn | Wire

Summer 2018

Marcel Zaes is Awardee of the
Pro Helvetia Studio Residency 2018
in New Delhi & Mumbai

Residency entails new collaborative works with Meghna Bhardwaj, Poorna Swami, and Samar Grewal

Press Announcement Pro Helvetia

5+7 Sep 2018

Two new works to be premiered
at Musikfestival Bern/CH

Works performed by Virginia Arancio, Jordan Dykstra, Elise Jacoberger, Simone Keller, Ernesto Molinari, and Marcel Zaes
Details TBA

Website Musikfestival Bern