San Jacinto College Central has invited us for a March residency that’s going to cover a LOT of ground! The emails have been flying about the concert programming and it’s going to be a lot of fun, with fanfares and ragtime and Bob Becker’s “Palta” arranged for steel band – it’s going to be great.
The NEXUS members never sit still. Even a winter “respite” has taken Russell to the Sacher music archive and its Steve Reich Collection in Basel, Switzerland; Bob’s heading out on U.S. tour dates; Garry is heading to warmer climes to the south. Bill and Ray are hardier types enjoying brisk temperatures and a multitude of… Read more »
I think we should just call November 30 to December 4 “NEXUS Week” and be done with it! Here in Toronto NEXUS will be deeply involved in a symposium under the auspices of the Jackman Humanities Institute called “Reich, Rhythm, and Repetition: Patterns in Music, Speech, and Science”, being held at the University of Toronto… Read more »
Russell has been busy! He has just completed a concert’s worth of new works to be premiered by NEXUS on June 13 at the Open Ears Festival in Kitchener, Ontario.
We are excited to share the news with you that NEXUS will be a part of the Open Ears Festival in June. This innovative art-and-sound festival in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, only happens every two years.
Click HERE to download a PDF file of the Flyer for the Drum Boogie Festival, to be held in Woodstock, New York on September 7, 2013.
Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ appearance at MusicFest Canada on May 16 and 17, 2013.
Here are some images from the NEXUS days at Music Festival Canada, May 16 and 17, 2013, held at the University of Toronto. Master classes and two sold out performances with the famed Eastman Wind Ensemble took place during the Festival.
Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ upcoming performance of Toru Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
The stage is set for the concert tonight. See you there!
“Nexus performed Reich’s hypnotic Clapping Music and Mallet Quartet with such ease and grace, each of the performers were like extensions of each other.” Read the entire concert review HERE.
Bloggers have been boosting NEXUS since their June 18th appearance at (le) poisson Rouge in New York City. This surreal photo of NEXUS at work accompanies Tom Brett’s article at his blog Brettworks.
Read a review of the concert HERE. Another review can be found HERE.
NEXUS will be performing at (le) Poisson Rouge in NYC on June 18th, 158 Bleecker Street between Thompson and Sullivan. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7 pm, the music begins at 8 pm.
NEXUS is preparing for Percussion Rochester, a new festival debuting on May 4 & 5. Bill Cahn says, “The idea behind Percussion Rochester is to showcase an eclectic mix of music that features percussion