“Rarely can we promise in advance that a concert will be among the most talked-about events of a given year, but this seven-hour introduction to a border-crashing three-month series at Merkin is pretty much a lock. Nearly all the cool kids of the postclassical generation are here."
– Time Out New York
Judd Greenstein '04MM has been curating the Ecstatic Music Festival Marathon, which will take place this Monday, January 17, at Merkin Concert Hall in New York City. Read about his efforts here.
The Ecstatic Music Festival begins January 16 and will feature a number of Yale School of Music alumni, including:
» So Percussion
» Timo Andres '09MM, as both composer and pianist
» Missy Mazzoli '06MM, composer
» Ashley Bathgate '08AD, cello
Among the ensembles whose members are YSM alumni:
» NOW Ensemble (formed at YSM in 2002, now featuring Mark Dancigers '05MM, electric guitar; Michael Mizrahi '09DMA, piano; Patrick Burke '09DMA and Judd Greenstein '04MM, composers)
» Alarm Will Sound (John Orfe '09DMA, piano)
» Victoire (Eleonore Oppenheim '07CERT, double bass; Missy Mazzoli '06MM, keyboards, composer)
» Roomful of Teeth (Brad Wells '05DMA, Dashon Burton '11MM, Caroline Shaw '07MM, Eric Dudley '04MMA, and Estelí Gomez '08BA)