Performing on a variety of instruments, including the prepared/extended Rhodes electric piano, as well as piano, melodica, celeste, organ, Waterphone, and toy piano, SF Bay Area composer/improviser Eric Glick Rieman performs improvised and previously structured music in several settings, both solo and in groups, He has performed with the Mills College Contemporary Performance Ensemble in Oakland, CA, USA since 1999, and received an MFA from Mills in Electronic Music and the Recording Media in 2001. Rieman writes for piano, Rhodes electric piano, and ensembles.
His recent compositions include explorations of Biosonicism (music created at the intersection of composition and biology). The "Helix Aspersa Series"(2008) is a series of graphic scores made in collaboration with snails. "Felis Catus Series I" is a series of graphic scores made in collaboration with a cat (2009). "Circle House and Chutes"(2009) is a piece for indeterminate ensemble employing techniques used to handle cattle in a slaughterhouse to herd an ensemble through a score.
Eric Glick Rieman http://www.ericglickrieman.com/
Amy Reed https://amyreedartist.wordpress.com/
Amy Reed is a visual artist and composer living in Sacramento, California. She is the founder of Ma, a series that supports creative work by women at Gold Lion Arts, a performance/education space she co-creates with Ross Hammond. She studied extensively with Sarah Flohr. She allows her painting practice and her composing practice to inform her extensive research into performance, video, sound, improvisation, and listening. Recent work includes: Solo – electric guitar, Ione’s 20th Annual Dream Festival; virtual Artists-in-Residence dream duo with ecologist Dr. Leo Polansky, large ensemble work with Phillip Greenlief, and an active duo with Ross Hammond performing original and traditional material.
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