Musical Repertoire from the Natalie Brettschneider Archive
Presented in collaboration with NOW Society and in conjunction with the exhibition “Carol Sawyer: The Natalie Brettschneider Archive”
Tuesday, January 23, 7pm
Free; seating is first come, first served
Singer Carol Sawyer, pianist Lisa Cay Miller, harpist Elisa Thorn and percussionist Katie Rife will present music informed by the repertoire of Natalie Brettschneider, a genre-blurring performance artist, and her contemporaries.
According to the Georgia Straight, pianist/composer Lisa Cay Miller is “making some of the most intricate and beautiful music that can be heard in Vancouver today.” Miller has performed and had her compositions premiered in Europe, North and South America and Japan and is the Artistic Director of the NOW Society.
Percussionist Katie Rife works in a variety of styles, from new music to symphonic, and has a deep fascination with the many different sounds percussion instruments make. Recent CD releases include Surface Tension with the Ethos Collective and Immersion with Negative Zed, both on Redshift Records.
Elisa Thorn is an active member of the creative music scene known for her use of extended techniques, electronic effects, and unconventional uses of harp. She plays with many bands in Vancouver including Gentle Party, Elisa Thorn’s Hue and The Giving Shapes.
Learn more about the exhibition, “Carol Sawyer: The Natalie Brettschneider Archive,” on view at the Gallery from October 28, 2017 to February 4, 2018, at http://