June 6, 2015, 8pm – Join Angelique Poteat with the Seattle Modern Orchestra for “Sound Me Out”, a program featuring works by Kate Soper, Fausto Romitelli, and Georg Fredrich Haas in the Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle, WA.

Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door: $10 for students and seniors, $20 for general admission.

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:


*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.

Join conductor Anna Edwards and the Saratoga Orchestra for a performance of Poteat’s Spring Grove for chamber orchestra.  The concert will take place at South Whidbey High School on March 9, 2014 at 2:30pm.

A little about the piece from the composer:
Spring Grove is inspired by Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery, a historical landmark of the area.  With an elaborate and extensive set of mausoleums, obelisks, sculptured headstones, walking/jogging paths, arboretums, koi ponds, and much more, the cemetery doubles as a recreational park in addition to a place to honor the dead.  As someone who had not spent much time in cemeteries prior to Spring Grove, I found this to be somewhat disconcerting at the same time that I fell in love with the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful nature.


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