May 30: World premiere of Liminal Space by members of the Albany Symphony
Liminal Space is written for bassoon, string quintet, and percussion. This performance will be conducted by David Alan Miller, and is part of the “Sing Out, New York” festival. 7:30pm, Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) in Troy, NY.
June 16: Performance of Liminal Space at NMOP
Performance in conjunction with the New Music on the Point (NMOP) festival in Leicester, Vermont.
July 26: Young Women Composers Camp world premieres performance
The second season the YWCC will include visits from guest composers Jennifer Higdon and Andrea Clearfield, guest instructor Elainie Lillios, guest performers Yumi Kendall, Erica Peel, Hanchien Lee, and SPLICE Ensemble, a visit to the Sō Percussion Summer Institute, and a world premieres concert of student works, which will take place at Rock Hall on the afternoon of July 26th (exact time TBA). Learn more by visiting the YWCC website.
May 8: World premiere of words, contained: set ii (2019) by the Philadelphia Orchestra String Quartet
World premiere of words, contained, set ii, a second set of miniatures for string quartet based on selected words from John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. Part of the Philadelphia Orchestra HEAR Initiative. 6:30pm in the Rendell Room, Verizon Hall; free admission.
May 5: Peformance of words, contained (2015) by the Tenebrae New Music Ensemble
The Tenebrae New Music Ensemble will perform words, contained, a set of miniatures for string quartet based on selected words from John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. 7:30pm in Packard Hall on the Colorado College campus, free admission. More info here.
April 17: Performance of dreamwaking at Rutgers, Camden
Pianist David Hughes will perform dreamwaking as part of the Mallery Concert Series at the Camden campus of Rutgers University. Concert is at 11:20am in the Mallery room of the Fine Arts Building; free admission. More info here.
April 14: Songs to the Earth - new music by Maurice Wright and Erin Busch
Thirteen Ways will be premiered by Sean Bailey (clarinet), Daniel Espie (piano), and the composer (cello) as part of an Earth Day celebration concert at Temple University. The remaining works on the program are Maurice Wright’s trio Cantus Firmus Terrus (world premiere), Flute Sonata, and Duo for Flute and Clarinet. 7:30pm in Rock Hall, free admission.
March 27: Performance of dreamwaking at BOKU
Pianist David Hughes (of Bowerbird/Arcana New Music) will perform dreamwaking in the first concert of the new series “Undone” at the BOKU Art Gallery. Show runs from 8:30–10:30, and your $20 ticket includes an ice cream sandwich (!) from 1-900-ICE-CREAM. Limit of 20 seats for the show; get your ticket here.
March 16: World Premiere of I know a god
World premiere of I know a god for flute, clarinet, violin, percussion, and soprano. Part of the Penn Sound Collective concert at 8pm in The ARCH (3601 Locust Walk), featuring works by Penn graduate composers performed by the TAK Ensemble. More info here. Free admission.
February 16: chasing the moon - ENAensemble
Performance of new music works with the ENAensemble. Works include the complete Pierrot Lunaire, new arrangements of Ravel and Stravinsky, and a premiere by composer Evan Kassof, complemented by acting, dancing, and visual effects. 7pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill. Learn more and buy tickets here.
February 10: World premiere of Volando sobre Neltume
Volando sobre Neltume receives its world premiere at the San Domenico school concert in San Anselmo, CA, performed by students of the Virtuoso Program.
February 9: The Music of Claude Vivier with the Arcana New Music Ensemble
Performance of works by avant-garde composer Claude Vivier with the Arcana New Music Ensemble. $12–20 admission, 8pm at University Lutheran. More info here.
February 3: Meditation Concert
Erin performs in a meditative concert experience as part of her 2018–2019 UUCWC concert series. Suggested donation is $15, all proceeds go to UUCWC. Concert begins at 2:30pm.
December 14: Performance with Arcana New Music Ensemble
Performance of the music of Ben Patterson. 8pm at the Rotunda in University City, free admission. More information can be found here.
December 12: World premiere of dreamwaking
Erin’s new work dreamwaking for solo piano will be premiered at the Penn Sound Collective concert. Performer: Yoni Levyatov. Rose Recital Hall at 8pm, free admission.
November 9: Performance with the Philly Pops
Performance with the Philly Pops - music of Roy Orbison, featuring a hologram of Roy himself! PARX Casino in Bensalem, 8:30pm. Read a review of the concert here.
October 16: “Temple Talks”
Erin is a featured speaker at the Temple University League of Entrepreneurial Women Conference to talk about her work with the Young Women Composers Camp. More information about the event can be found here.
July 9–20: Young Women Composers Camp
The first season of the YWCC includes guest composer Missy Mazzoli, guest performers ATLYS, and a visit to the Sō Percussion Summer Institute. Learn more by visiting our website.
June 10: Children’s Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo
The final concert in the 2017–2018 UUCWC Concert series is a Children’s Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo concert. Location: the Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing. 2:30pm, $15 suggested donation.
April 8: Solo cello recital
Solo cello recital at the Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing, featuring the music of Debussy, Schumann, Boulanger, and more. 2:30pm, $15 suggested donation.
February 24: BLQ Performance
Blue Line Quartet performance with the Jack St. Clair Jazz Ensemble at the Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA. 8pm
February 8: Live-composing new work at the YOBC fundraiser
Live-composition of a solo clarinet piece at the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County (YOBC) annual fundraiser.