Music Marathon

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Marathon Details (Program)
Date: Saturday, April 7 | 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: Gruss Hall, Austin Arts Center, Trinity College
The music marathon, held in Gruss Hall at Trinity College, is held up in opposition to the frequent practice by mainstream venues and performers to present entire seasons devoid of music composed by women because of the purported difficulty of finding quality music by women. A symbolic day of programming suggests that any musical organization could, if they chose, program entire seasons of high-quality works by women. Performances were selected from a competitive call garnering applicants from across the globe.

*Please Note: Because of the continuous nature of the event, times are approximate and may be subject to change

9:00 – 11:00 am
Holly Roadfeldt, piano, performs a program of music by Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Kala Pierson (b. 1977), Chen Yi (b. 1953), Lili Boulanger (1893-1918), Michelle McQuade Dewhirst (b. 1973), Julia Seeholzer (b. 1990), Rasa Daukus (b. 1977), and Joan Tower (b. 1938).

Beth Wiemann, multimedia, An Anxious Awareness of Danger

Sarah Masterson, piano, works by Margaret Bonds (1913-1972), Florence Price (1887-1953), and Philippa Duke Schuyler (1931-1967)

Sarah Carleton, The Heart of Shahrazad by Eliane Aberdam (composer) and Sarah Carleton (librettist)

Emily O’Brien, recorder, works by Melika Fitzhugh (b. 1972) and Janet Peachey (b. 1953)

11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Martha Mooke, electric viola, No Ordinary Window, Virtual Corridors, ICE 4,” and A Dream in Sound

Patricia Reuben Abreu, piano, Three Piano Pieces (Drei Clavierstucke) by Melika Fitzhugh

1:30 – 3:45 pm
Nathaniel Gworek, percussion, Amazonia Dreaming (Annea Lockwood), These Hands (Marissa Dipronio), Single Stroke Roll Meditation (Pauline Oliveros), Times Table (Olivia Kieffer), The Ex-Files: Maybe He’s John (Kimberly Osberg) featuring Kimberly Osberg

Jenn Kirby, multimedia, Phonetics, Knowing, and I Am Performing

Michelle Murray Fiertek, soprano, and Miguel Campinho, works by Rami Levin

Helena Kopchick and Sophia Tegart, music for flute and bassoon by Jessica Rudman

Nannette Solomon, piano, works by Betty Beath (b. 1932) and Elena Kats-Chrnin (b. 1957)

Jiwon Kim, Eun Hae Oh, Micaela Fruend, White Helmets, as white as death by Nilou Nour

4:00 – 5:30 pm
Stephanie Susberich, soprano, works by Else Respighi and Stephane Susberich

Misha Penton, soprano, with clarinetist, Boja Kragulj,and multimedia, The Medusa Project and Threshold: a new music video