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Flutist Paul Taub is organizing the commissioning of five composers with Seattle ties to create new works for flute in mixed ensembles.  As well as a new work by Angelique Poteat for flute, clarinet, cello, double bass, and piano, other works will be by composers Tom Baker, Jessika Kenney, Andy Clausen, and David Dossett.  The final pieces will be performed by the outstanding talents of performers Paul Taub, flute; Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Walter Gray, cello; Joe Kaufman, double bass; Cristina Valdes, piano; and Matthew Kocmieroski, percussion.

Read more about the project HERE and help support the creation of these neat new works!

If you’re in Seattle and able to attend, the concert will be presented on November 20, 2015, 8pm, at the Chapel Performance Space.

Read Brangien Davis’ article for Seattle Magazine about Angelique Poteat and her new orchestral composition for the Seattle Symphony inspired by Pearl Jam, Beyond Much Difference.

You can find the link HERE.

Tune in to Second Inversion for a recording of the performance of chamber music by Angelique Poteat from January 16, 2015, hosted by Angelique.  The recording from the show will be available as an archived concert after the broadcast date from this website:

http://secondinversion.org/programs/the-takeover/

*You can also click here at any time to listen to the concert without commentary.

Sonic EvolutionThis sold-out performance by the Seattle Symphony will feature Poteat’s new orchestral work, Beyond Much Difference, inspired by the music of Seattle music-icon Pearl Jam.  The concert takes place January 30, 2015, 8pm at Benaroya Hall, Seattle.  Read the program notes and click here for general concert information.

OAC_logo[blue-rgb]Angelique Poteat was selected as a 2015 CityArtist by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.  The grant will support the creation of a new composition for orchestra with girls’ choir that addresses self-esteem and the influence of popular culture and peer-pressure on teen and pre-teen girls, as expressed by girls in the Seattle community.

This will culminate in a performance of the new work in November 2015 by the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra and the Northwest Girlchoir.  Updates on the project will be posted periodically, so stay tuned!

Poteat’s newest work, Much Difference, commissioned by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra for their Sonic Evolution series, will be premiered by members of the orchestra (Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, flute; Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Mikhail Shmidt, violin; David Sabee, cello; Michael Werner, percussion; and Kimberly Russ, piano) during their Spring4Music After Hours program at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on May 5, 2014 at 10pm.  The piece is inspired by the music of the Seattle-based group, Pearl Jam, as well as their strong history of activism.

Performed by flutist Catherine Branch, violinist Katelyn Westergard, and pianist Albert Kim, A Perspective was  released on CD for the project Music of Difference on November 8, 2011.  To read more about the project, including how to purchase the album, visit Artist Series.  The album has also been released to iTunes.

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