PRLog - Jan. 5, 2013 - PHOENIX -- Tucked behind the string section of an orchestra, audiences often don’t get to observe wind players (oboes, clarinets, horns, etc.) at work. So, with their upcoming concerts, “The Winds”, Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble showcases the players from their wind section performing some of the best known pieces in the repertoire.
Darren Robinson, Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble French Horn
Additionally, this treat for your ears will be coupled with stunning real-time computer generated visuals that adapt live with the music. These concerts will be accompanied by SoundSpectrum technology, a rich music visualization software which will offer audiences a chance to SEE what this live musical performance LOOKS LIKE with unique video images!
Timothy Verville, Artistic Director and Conductor of Arizona Pro Arte explains, “The visualizations by the computer are generated by how the musicians perform, creating a collaborative experience between human performers and a computer. Since there are inherently minor differences between each performance, the computer picks up on these and interprets it differently each time, making every performance a unique experience. ”
The concert program features the winner of Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble’s “Chamber Wind Ensemble Call for Scores” project. Seeking to provide audiences with the best experience possible, to the widest exposure of great music, Arizona Pro Arte held two “Call for Scores” projects for the 2012-2013 season. A winner was selected for each project with their compositions performed on one of this season’s concerts.
The winner of the “Chamber Wind Ensemble Call for Scores” project was Adria L. Stolk with her work Pear Tree, for flute and cello. Ms. Stolk’s compositions are about interactions. They explore her emotional, spiritual and cognitive responses to natural environments and human relationships. Currently her compositional interests lie in finding new ways to explore and interpret sensory and emotional stimuli through musical textures, shapes and sounds.
Don’t miss hearing this mesmerizing composition along with other works for wind instruments, set to computer generated visuals, on one of two upcoming performances:
January 25th, 2013, 7:30pm
Paradise Valley United Methodist Church
4455 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley AZ
January 26th, 2013, 7:00PM* Please note the earlier start time
Love of Christ Lutheran Church
1525 N. Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85205
Gounod: Petite Symphonie
Stolk: Pear Tree (Winner of Call for Scores competition)
Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Visuals courtesy of SoundSpectrum:
Conductor: Timothy Verville
On sale now online at http://www.azproarte.com/
$10 College Student/Senior
Under 18 Free
(623) 282-AZPA (2972)
About Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble:
Arizona Pro Arte (APA) is a flexible ensemble model for innovation in the performance of classical music in Arizona through the presentation of expert-level collaborative performances.
Arizona Pro Arte offers audiences an opportunity to explore music through an unusual mix of the arts. By creating collaborations between performing arts and visual arts, the APA shatters common expectations. It leads audiences through explorations of synergies between music, dance, theater, film and visual arts that kindle the kind of meaningful experiences that only the arts can inspire. By combining the arts in less traditional performances, we aim to provide new resources in Arizona to expand its cultural richness. Their repertoire consists of music from Haydn and Handel through world premieres.