rarescale and Scott L Miller
Saturday 3 December 2022 | Doors: 2:30pm | Start 3pm
Our Kiosk is open from 1pm.
Tickets: £8.50 Advance / £10 OTD https://link.dice.fm/Ne9c461b8fc7
An afternoon of improvised music for low woodwind and live electronics.
Carla Rees – flutes
Sarah Watts – clarinets
Scott L Miller – electronics
rarescale (Carla Rees, flutes & Sarah Watts, clarinets)
rarescale have been developing new music for low woodwind together since 2003, performing regularly in the UK and abroad. Carla has also enjoyed a 10+ year collaboration with electronic music performer and composer Scott L Miller, and during the pandemic, the three of them joined forces to develop a telematic practice centred around the performance of Scott’s graphic scores. Carla is Professor of Low Flutes at the Royal Academy of Music, Sarah is Director of Performance at Sheffield University and Scott is a Professor of Music at St Cloud University, Minnesota.
Carla Rees is a performer (low flutes, Kingma system and baroque flutes), arranger and composer. Her career focusses on collaboration and developing the dialogue between composer, performer and flute maker in order to extend and enhance the repertoire. She has premiered several hundred works in the UK and internationally. She is Professor of Low Flutes and Contemporary Flute at the Royal Academy of Music, runs an innovative distance-learning music degree programme at the Open College of Arts, and teaches the flute at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her works are published by Tetractys Publishing.
Sarah Watts studied clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music and bass clarinet at Rotterdam Conservatorium. She has gained an international reputation as a bass clarinet specialist, teacher and researcher. She has performed solo repertoire across the UK, Ireland, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Sarah is Director of Performance at the University of Sheffield and taught bass clarinet at the RNCM from 2012-2022. She performs with Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble, rarescale and SCAW. She has a PhD from Keele University and was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 2016. She is an artist for Henri Selmer Paris, Vandoren UK and Silverstein Ligatures.
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