Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ appearance at MusicFest Canada on May 16 and 17, 2013.
NEXUS at MusicFest Canada – May 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.
NEXUS and Eastman Wind Ensemble percussionists and conductor
“Delightful, intense and deftly planned”: The Rochester reviews
What a fabulous response to Toru Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time…” performed by NEXUS with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Peter Bay. The reviews are in, and…my oh my! Jeff Spevak, music critic for The Democrat & Chronicle, says “the night belonged to the sparkling collaboration between the RPO… Read more »
Read two great Reviews of NEXUS with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Here HERE to read a review from the City Newspaper of NEXUS’ performance of Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” on May 8th, 2013 with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. You can also check out the review in the Democrat and Chronicle HERE.
Read the Review of the Soundstreams 30th Anniversary Concert – October 2012
“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.
October 11th will be an amazing evening
NEXUS is deep into rehearsals for their performance of Steve Reich’s Mallet Quartet at CELEBRATE WITH SOUNDSTREAMS! 30th Anniversary Season Spectacular concert on Thursday Oct 11 at Koerner Hall here in Toronto.
Facebook, a Free workshop, and a party concert!
Whew! What a busy week! NEXUS is on Facebook! And while you are there, click “Like” to stay connected to NEXUS for updates. We are going to have fun with photos, news, soundbytes, links to videos – check it out!
Drum Boogie this weekend, Woodstock NY
If you are in upstate New York around Woodstock and area this weekend, check out Garry Kvistad’s Drum Boogie Festival, a part of the Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts. Drum Boogie is scheduled for Saturday at 4 PM (a concert of world class percussionists playing world class music) and Sunday at Noon (a very cool… Read more »
New York: “the audience was on its feet, cheering for encores”
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.
NEXUS is a hit at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC – May 2012
Read a review of the concert HERE. Another review can be found HERE.
NEXUS at Percussion Rochester Festival – 2012
NEXUS in NEW YORK CITY June 18th !!
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: “the men in back were the rock stars”
NEXUS is home from a great performance of Zwilich’s Rituals at Percussion Rochester! Here is an excerpt from Rochester City Newspaper’s review by Ron Netsky: “One look at the Kodak Hall stage at Saturday’s Percussion Rochester finale told you all you needed to know about the balance of power. “With conductor Neil Varon at the… Read more »
NEXUS preparing for Percussion Rochester May 4 & 5
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