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November 23, 2013 6:00 pm


Drink, listen, play and expect the unexpected… >>Party and Play: NYC’s most daring contemporary musicians reading modern music at first sight! Party and Play is a modern music chamber party curated by String Noise and John Glover. Bring your piece or intrument to read down new work on sight, listen to the curated concert hour, or just come as an audience member to take it all in.

Free-for-All Readings throughout the evening

6pm party doors open

8pm and 11pm Curated Readings

[ featuring Elliott Sharp’s new work Proof of Erdös ]

Closing out the night will be a group reading of Glass’s Music in Fifths For tickets, visit http://partyandplayfirehouse.brownpapertickets.com/

Admission is $20 if you purchase online and $25 (cash) at the door. $10 if you are a composer and bring a score to be read OR a musician/singer/dancer who brings their instrument to participate.



String Noise and members of the Sirius, Flux and Jack quartets & Talea Ensemble:

Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris, Chern Hwei Fung, Rachel Golub, Pauline Kim, Christopher Otto, Ari Streisfeld (Violins), Kim Foster, Ronald Lawrence, John Pickford Richards, Liuh Wen Ting (Violas), Jeremy Harman, Kevin McFarland (Celli), Greg Chudzik (Bass), Carl Bettendorf (Conductor), Sara Schoenbeck (Bassoon), Adam Tendler (Piano)


Tom Chiu: laboerets [violin, cello, bassoon], Brendan Fox: Two Viruses [string trio], John Glover: new piece for String Noise, Paul Marquardt: Beer Can Polka [violin/piano], Ben Richter: The Thing from Naught [string quartet], Elliott Sharp: “Proof of Erdös” [12 strings], Michael Vincent Waller: “Atmosfera di Tempo” [string quartet]


Carly Czach, Maggie Bennett, Molly Schaffner: structured improv [trio]


Kings (Queercore alt-Country): October - I Got Stuck - Western Sky - That’s Fine

[all-new string quartet arrangements!]



Bring your instrument and/or a piece to be performed and get in for $10

COMPLETE catalog of violin duos written for String Noise will be available for reading


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