Previous Seasons

2016-2017 Concert Season

Kalamazoo, MI: March 29-30, 2017

The Best Thing Ever with West Michigan composer Adam Schumaker features What Is Noise and soprano Jessica Louise Coe in a setting of poetry by Laura Theobald and the predictive text software on her iPhone.

For more information about the composer visit: https://adamschumaker.wordpress.com

Boston, MA:

Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8pm
Longy School of Music of Bard College
27 Garden St. 
Cambridge, MA

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 2pm
The Space
128 Brookside Ave.
Jamaica Plain, MA

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7pm
Educational and Community Center
32 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA

Boston Tour Poster Download

 

2015-2016 Concert Season

Michigan Tour 2016:

Residency Programs:

  • March 7, 2016: Hope College - Music Theory Lecture
  • March 8, 2016: Grandville Public Schools - Educational Residency Programs
  • March 9, 2016: Jenison Public Schools - Educational Residency Programs
  • March 10, 2016: West Ottawa Public Schools - Educational Residency Programs

Concerts:

  • March 9, 2016: 7:30 pm in John and Dede Howard Recital Hall at Hope College; Holland, MI

St. Louis 2016:

March 5, 2016: Featured guest artist for Young Composers Competition through the Community Music School at Webster University with featured guest composer Lansing McLoskey; St. Louis, MO

  • 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 5 at Community Music School Auditorium at Webster University

 

2014-2015 Concert Season

June 14-28, 2015: Ensemble-in-residence at Taneycomo Festival Orchestra; Branson, MO

  • 7:30 PM on Monday, June 15 at Vintage Paris Cafe through the White River Art Alliance
  • 7:30 PM on Monday, June 22 at Branson Art Walk

June 11, 2015: Concert

  • 7:30 PM at the University of Missouri; Columbia, MO

January 29-31, 2015: Festival of New Music Performance

  • Festival of New Music at Florida State University; Tallahassee, FL

June 14-28, 2015: Ensemble-in-residence at Taneycomo Festival Orchestra; Branson, MO

  • 7:30 PM on Monday, June 15 at Vintage Paris Cafe through the White River Art Alliance
  • 7:30 PM on Monday, June 22 at Branson Art Walk

 

2013-2014 Concert Season

Performed by What Is Noise founding members:

Sarah Jane Young (flute); Lisa Kachouee (clarinet); Tommy Dobbs (percussion); Cholong Park (piano); Joshua Burel (violin); Justin Page (cello); Jamie Wind Whitmarsh (percussion/conductor)

May 5, 2014

8:00pm - Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall); New York, NY

            Performed: “American Stories” Program

Andy Akiho                                   to wALk Or ruN in wEst harlem

Tania León                                    Tumbao

Edward Knight                              Raven

David T. Little                               descanso (waiting

Katherine Hoover                        Kokopeli, op. 43

Joshua Burel                                Roanoke

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich                      Divertimento

Jennifer Higdon                           Zaka

 

May 2, 2014

5:30pm - George Mason University Fairfax, VA

Performed: “American Stories” Program

 

May 1, 2014

7:30pm - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Person Recital Hall)

Performed: “American Stories” Program

 

April 29, 2014

6:30pm - University of North Carolina at Asheville

Performed: “American Stories” Program

 

April 28, 2014

7:00pm - Furman University; Greenville, SC

Performed: “American Stories” Program

 

February 23, 2014

8:00pm - The Florida State University (Opperman Hall); Tallahassee, FL

Performed: “American Stories” Program

 

February 18, 2014

6:30pm - The Florida State University (Cawthon Hall); Tallahassee, FL

Colloquium Presentation & Performance: press kits, rehearsal techniques, and composer collaborations

Performed: Andy Akiho to wALk Or ruN in wEst harlem

 

February 10, 2014

2:30pm - The Florida State University (Westcott 060); Tallahassee, FL

Masterclass performance with eighth blackbird

Performed: Joshua Burel Roanoke

 

February 4, 2014

2:30pm - The Florida State University (Westcott 060); Tallahassee, FL

Masterclass performance with the Penderecki String Quartet

Performed: Joshua Burel Roanoke

 

December 2, 2013

8:00pm - The Florida State University (Opperman Hall); Tallahassee, FL

New Music Ensemble Concert

Performed: Joshua Burel Roanoke 

Andy Akiho to wALk Or ruN in wEst harlem

 

November 20, 2013

8:00pm - The Florida State University (Lindsay Recital Hall); Tallahassee, FL

Performed: Katherine Hoover Kokopeli, op. 43

 

November 17, 2013

8:00pm - The Florida State University (Longmire Recital Hall); Tallahassee, FL

Flute Gala Recital

Performed: Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Divertimento