NOW Improvisation Series

Oct 3 — Dec 5, 2011



Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front


A series of weekly workshops presented by New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society that explored improvised music with a rotating roster of facilitators. The workshops culminated in a public performance in the Grand Luxe Hall. 


Oct 3, 2011
Facilitator: Nikki Carter (saxophone)

Oct 10, 2011
Facilitators: Lan Tung (erhu) and Yu-Chen (zheng)

Oct 17, 2011
Facilitator: Giorgio Magnanensi (electronics)

Oct 24, 2011
Facilitator: Carol Sawyer (voice)

Oct 31, 2011
Facilitator: Torsten Müller (bass)

Nov 7, 2011
Facilitator: Rainer Wiens (guitar)

Nov 14, 2011
Facilitator: Alvin Curran (composition)

Nov 28, 2011
Facilitator: Lee Hutzulak (electronics)

Dec 5, 2011
Final performance in the Grand Luxe Hall. 

Presented with support from SOCAN Foundation and the Government of Canada.

Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.