Flute quartet Forty Fingers gives Swedish premiere of Emergence in Mariestad, October 15

My multimedia piece, Emergence, for Flute Quartet, Electronics and Video Projection will receive its Swedish premiere on October 15 at 6PM, at Mariestads stadsbibliotek,
Drottninggatan 12, in Mariestad, Western Sweden. The concert will be preceded by a workshop using two of the movements from the piece to teach improvisation.

The performers for the concert are Forty fingers: Anna Svensdotter, Ann Elkjär, Jill Widén and Tora Stenar.

Kaija Saariaho (1952): Laconisme de l’aile
Yoshihisa Taïra (1937-2005): Fu-Mon
Mirjam Tally (1976): Last year’s sun still glitters in the drop of water
Charles Griffin (1968): Emergence

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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