2018-2019 SEASON


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ARIA at Rochester Fringe Festival

Sun. 9/16/18 and Mon. 9/17/18 @ 8PM, Lyric Theatre

with BIODANCE, W. Michelle Harris, and Kearstin Piper Brown

Lyric Theater
440 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14607


Tickets - http://rochesterfringe.com/tickets-and-shows/aria

Aria” opened on Sunday to a nearly full audience. This year’s iteration of what’s come to be an annual collaboration between BIODANCE choreographer Missy Pfohl Smith and digital media artist W. Michelle Harris, every bit of the performance was an absolute masterpiece. This year the collaborators were joined by soprano Kearstin Piper Brown and chamber ensemble fivebyfive, as well as several guest dancers.
— Rebecca Rafferty, City Newspaper (Rochester NY)
Aria lives on! Saturday October 27 - join us for dance & discussion about Aria with BIODANCE, W. Michelle Harris and fivebyfive

Aria lives on! Saturday October 27 - join us for dance & discussion about Aria with BIODANCE, W. Michelle Harris and fivebyfive


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Backstage Pass on WXXI Radio

Tues. 11/13/18 @ 1PM

Backstage Pass
is a monthly live performance program hosted by Julia Figueras which highlights performances by local and visiting musicians, giving Classical 91.5/90.3 listeners the backstage experience of meeting the artists “up close and personal.”

Music by Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Jascha Narveson, Jonathan Russell, Julia Seeholzer

LISTEN AT
http://www.classical915.org/programs/backstage-pass

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"Source of Light" @ Visual Studies Workshop

Fri. 12/7/18 @ 7PM and 8PM
$5 Admission


A 4-week Residency w/ BIODANCE & visual artist Josh Thorson using Meredith Monk’s music as inspiration, with music of Missy Mazzoli, Meredith Monk and Pauline Oliveros.

RESIDENCY:
MONDAY NOVEMBER 5 - SATURDAY DECEMBER 8, 2018

Visual Studies Workshop
31 Prince St
Rochester, NY 14607


More information at:
http://www.vsw.org/exhibition/source-of-light-by-fivebyfive-missy-pfohl-smith-and-josh-thorson/


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Memorial Art Gallery
Musically MAG DeTOUR℠

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

with special guest
BEN PROCTOR, banjo
Thurs. 2/21/19 @ 6PM


Art and music have always gone hand-in-hand and on this MAGsocial DeTOUR℠, you will get to experience the two simultaneously. The modern chamber music quintet fivebyfive with special guest Ben Proctor on banjo will take part in an immersive arts experience as we couple fine arts with the majesty of music, enjoying performances in our Museum space, learning together, laughing, exploring, and more.

Music by Burke/Pinkerton, Glass, Greenstein, Mazzoli, Seeholzer, Viana

Art by Calder, Kusama, McElhery, Pollack, Rockwell & Schaechter

Memorial Art Gallery
500 Univ. Ave
Rochester, NY

More information at:
https://mag.rochester.edu/events/detours/
$12


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STRINGS FOR SUCCESS & fivebyfive Educational Concert

w/ music by Marc Webster

Thurs. 3/14/19 @ 7PM

Church of Love Faith Center
700 Exchange Street
Rochester, NY 14608


Strings for Success is a free school-based violin instruction program of The Center for Youth in partnership with Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19 in the Rochester City School District.


SWEET AIR
SUNDAY APRIL 7, 2019 - 4PM

w/ special guests
EMILY PINKERTON, banjo/voice performing ROCHESTER PREMIERE OF ROUNDER SONGS*
W. MICHELLE HARRIS, media projections
SINFUL SWEETS, delightful treats
Music of Emily Pinkerton/Patrick Burke, David Lang, David Crowell, Simon Hutchinson &
an announcement of the winner (s) of fivebyfive’s 2019 Call for Scores

*ROUNDER SONGS by Emily Pinkerton and Patrick Burke is a song cycle for voice, banjo and chamber ensemble that brings together the sounds of 21st century post-minimalist classical music and North American old-time. They are based on public domain songs and legends from Kentucky and West Virginia that tell the stories of several “rounders”: rural drifters who include a gambler, a murderer, and a mill laborer who strikes a deal with the devil.

Rochester Academy of Medicine
1441 East Ave
Rochester NY
TICKETS ON SALE 3/7/19 - $15 general
The entrance to Rochester Academy of Medicine is accessible.


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LIVE FROM HOCHSTEIN on WXXI Radio

Wed. 5/15/19 @ 12:10PM

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York.

LISTEN AT
http://www.classical915.org/programs/backstage-pass


Looking ahead to 2019-2020:

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Glassworks: New Music Inspired by the Stained Glass Artistry of Judith Schaechter

Meet the Composer Open Rehearsals - Fall 2019 at Memorial Art Gallery

Premiere Performance of Newly Commissioned Works - February 16, 2020, MAG Auditorium

Thanks to a grant by New Music USA and additional support from the Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Program and the Decentralization Grant of New York State, fivebyfive is excited to commission four new works by composers EDIE HILL, JUNG SUN KANG, ANDREA MAZZARIELLO, and JONATHAN RUSSELL.

For more about this ongoing project: visit here

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with thesupport of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.