Music: Robert Voisey
Dance: Dai Jian
Robert Voisey is a composer and impresario of electroacoustic and chamber music. His aesthetic oscillates from the Ambient to the Romantic. Voisey embraces a variety of media for his compositions, and pioneers new venues to disseminate his music and reach audiences. Voisey's compositions have been performed at the A*Devantgarde festival, Electronic Music Midwest festival, the International Electroacoustic Festival at Brooklyn College, and the Spark Festival. Voisey is the Founder of Vox Novus, Vice President of programs at the Living Music Foundation, Artistic Director of the 60x60 project, Artistic Director of the Composerâs Voice Concert Series, and originator of the American Composer Timeline. His mission is the promotion and dissemination of contemporary new music. Sagittarius is one constellation from something larger representing the evening sky.
Dai Jian was born in Hunan Province, China and graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy & Guangdong ATV Professional Academy for Performing Arts, founded by Madam Yang Meiqi. In 1998 he was awarded the Second Prize at the Fourth National Dance Competition. 2004 He received a full scholarship to attend the ADF. He also danced and choreographed for Jin Xing Dance Theater and Guangzhou Song & Dance Ensemble in China before becoming a member of the Shen Wei Dance Arts in 2005. Dai Jian joined Trisha Brown Dance Company in 2008.