Driftwood Percussion (Redshift Music’s Percussion ensemble-in-residence)
Dedicated to the pursuit and craft of percussion performance, this dynamic and intrepid ensemble is comprised of Vancouver’s top classical percussionists. As percussion ensemble-in-residence with Redshift Music, they share Redshift’s signature interests in spatial performance experiences, staging concerts in atypical spaces, and expanding the contemporary performance repertoire. They are also committed to forging their unique identity and artistic voice as a west coast percussion ensemble. Their appearance at ISCM 2017 marks the group’s premiere performance, but collectively these performers share years of history collaborating and performing together in Vancouver’s finest ensembles.
Performers: Martin Fisk, Katie Rife, Brian Nesselroad, Robin Reid, Aaron Graham, Nick Apivor. With special guest: Nicole Lizée
Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Aura
Jennifer Butler – Stay Struggling
Jennifer Higdon – Splendid Wood
Nicole Lizée – White Label Experiment (featuring Nicole Lizée, turntables)
Doors open at 1:30PM | Concert starts at 2:00PM
General Admission seating. All ages welcome.
Come for a joyous celebration of sound and experience the Roundhouse’s Exhibition Hall. You’re invited to stand, walk, and move as this team of Vancouver’s top percussionists coax new sound out of unlikely places and push the limits of contemporary performance.
Presented by Music on Main in collaboration with Driftwood Percussion, and with the support of the BC Arts Council.
Niels Lyhne Løkkegaard (Denmark) SOUND X SOUND – MUSIC FOR 10 HI-HATS
Guo Yuan (China) Mists
Per Egland (Sweden) Wooden Glass
Juan Felipe Waller (Netherlands/Mexico) Moribundo
Mariah Mennie (Canada) Music of the Spheres
Martin Fisk, Katie Rife, Robin Reid, Brian Nesselroad, Julia Chien, Jonathan Bernard, Aaron Graham, Christopher Blaber, Colin Van de Reep, Nicholas Jacques