Saturday, August 29, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/7/09) [Dicke/Reilly]

Ranaat Eek
Music: Ian Dicke
Dance: Evangeline Reilly

American born composer and performer Ian Dicke creates works textured by overlapping musical cultures. His compositions have received many honors and distinctions including the Jim Highsmith Orchestral Award and a MetLife Creative Connections grant from Meet the Composer. His music has been presented by The Cabrillo Festival Orchestra under the direction of Marin Alsop, Capital M, the 16mm Orchestra, Gamma-UT, and the Midwest Composers Symposium. He is fascinated with the juxtaposition of simple pop tunes with strange timbres and intonations found in Southeast Asian music. A brief homage, Ranaat Eek is named for the high pitched metallophones of Thailand and Cambodia.

Alexis Hosea is originally from the Pacific Northwest, was a dance major at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and got her B.A. in Theater Arts from University of California Santa Cruz. She most recently has been performing and studying at the Upright Citizen's Brigade here in NYC.
Dancers: Alexis Hosea and Evangeline Riely

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