Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
November 14-16, 2017
Co-sponsored by the Music Department
Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble is an all-female vocal quartet specializing in experimental repertoire for voices. Quince is an artist-run ensemble committed to commissioning, creating, performing, and educating about new and experimental vocal repertoire. With the precision and flexibility of modern chamber musicians, Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble specializes in experimental repertoire that is changing the paradigm of contemporary vocal music.
Formed in 2010 while the founding members attended Bowling Green State University, Quince maintains a mission of fostering new works by living composers, which has included commissioning over 60 new works for vocal ensemble to date. Quince is comprised of musicians Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Kayleigh Butcher, Liz Pearse and Carrie Henneman Shaw.
Connecticut College news story on Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble's Residency, November 14 - 16, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
"Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Music"
Reception at 4 p.m.
Lecture at 4:30 p.m.
Quince will be discussing their own experiences in the American contemporary music scene from working with composers to designing a website to navigating the world of nonprofits to creating new, musical opportunities in order to ensure a sustainable and thriving career in this ever-changing music world.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center
Performance, with an appearance by Camel Heard
Open to the public.
Reception to follow.