In exploration of sound, space, and group dynamics, New Music Circle brings together a wide assortment of St Louis’s most active experimental musicians, with focuses ranging from electronic to acoustic instruments, modern composition to sound art, and tonal to extended techniques. On June 22nd (from 7pm to 9pm), local musicians will perform a continuous and quietly improvised group sound throughout various spaces of the William A. Kerr Foundation building. Visitors will have a chance to hear and see the variety of new approaches, techniques, and technology utilized by local musicians, as well as an opportunity to explore the building.
Located only a few minutes north of the Arch, the William A. Kerr Foundation building is a LEED-compliant, 1894 bathhouse transformed to a community space and situated on the trail head of the North Riverfront Trail.
Confirmed participating musicians: Tracy Andreotti (cello), Joseph Raglani (modular synthesizer), John Tamm-Buckle (computer), Michael Williams (electronics), Connie Su (electronics), Ajay Khanna (guitar/computer), Nathan Cook (electronics), Laura Dempsey (electronics), Fred Tompkins (flute), Dave Stone (saxophone), Henry Claude (percussion), Gwenyth Merner (theremin/electronics), and Patrick Boland.(percussion).