Happy to announce I have received special citation award for powerful and sincere musical expression of perennial and current, individual and collective humanistic and existential topics: “HbeaRt” for piano and live electronics.
Niloufar Nourbakhsh: “HbeaRt” from F I X E D HbeaRt for Piano and Live Electronics/Fixed Audio Media**
Many thanks to Penny Brandt (Connecticut University) and her translator Miguel Campinho for including excerpts from An Aria For The Executive Order as part of her conference paper Harmonic Transgressions: Transnational Activism by Women Composersgiven at the Woman XXI International Conference in Porto, Portugal on 29 September 2017. The lecture also included discussion of work by Tawnie Olson, and Sadie Harrison.
Group Motion, Philadelphia’s longest running contemporary dance company, continues with its Spiel Uhr Series presenting new performance works on June 4th, 7pm at the CEC’s Meetinghouse Theater, 3500 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia. Works include Solo Not Alone by San Francisco based choreographer, Aura Fischbeck, and Syria – A Fractal of We with music and video by New York based composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh, dance by the Group Motion Company, live music by Tom Motzer, and direction by Manfred Fischbeck. Partial proceeds will be donated to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.