EE @ Arnold Arboretum!

We're excited to announce a concert at the Arnold Arboretum, Boston on November 9! We'll be presenting our "Sounds from the Treetops" program along with some other works with to-be-announced special guests! Look out for more updates soon!

Check it out on the Arboretum website! 

 

Ensemble Evolution: Sounds from the Treetops

1 Session: Saturday, November 9, 8:00pm Location: Hunnewell Building

Ensemble Evolution presents a multi-media performance of original works inspired by the iconic Treehotel in Harads, Northern Sweden. The unique compositional style and diverse interests of each performer can be heard from piece to piece, while the set is unified by the group’s shared passion for percussion, sound and musical exploration. Each of the six pieces in Sounds from the Treetops relates to one of the tree house guest rooms and will be accompanied by video footage of these unusual abodes and the surrounding landscape, to transport the audience from the performance space to the Swedish outdoors. In addition, Ensemble Evolution will perform a new piece influenced by their experience in the Arboretum landscape. Note: This percussion performance will vary from soft and subtle to very loud. We will provide earplugs for those who wish to use them.

Fee $20 member, $25 nonmember, $10 student

Ensemble Evolution will be Artists-in-Residence at the Arnold Arboretum in November, performing and teaching composition and improvisation in response to nature.

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Charles Martin

Charles Martin is a specialist in percussion, computer music, and interactive media from Canberra, Australia. He links percussion with electroacoustic music and other media through new technologies. His works, described as “a thing of rare beauty” in The West Australian have been performed throughout Australia, Europe and the USA and presented at international conferences on computer music and percussion. He also has ten years experience teaching percussion from primary to tertiary levels.