November 10, 2019 6PM at The Black House, Montreal, Canada. I’ll play a solo 90 minute set of Michael Pisaro’s Within 6 with film from Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, and Soloist and Audience by Jennie Gottschalk, I’ll also premiere a new work by Kim Farris-Manning, and Kim will play new works for piano and voice, all alongside the art of Rachel Gray.
December 6, 2019 7PM UMOCA, SLC, Utah. I’m curating an evening of music at Kelsey Harrison’s Never An Hour For Thought sculpture intermedia at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Red Desert (me and Devin Maxwell) will play Alvin Lucier’s Music for snare drum and pure wave oscillators, Carolyn Chen’s In 1839 it was considered elegant to take a tortoise out walking, Tim Parkinson’s Snare Drum Solo and AEIOU by Susanna Gartmayer.
Jan 1, 2020 4PM Brooklyn, NY. A new year’s day show on Teodora Stepancic’s 597 Concert Series. Katie Porter plays Michael Pisaro’s Within 6 with film/audio from Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels, RED DESERT plays music by Johanna Beyer, Devin Maxwell, Pauline Oliveros, Tim Parkinson and Lucie Vitkova. And then we’ll play Antoine Beuger’s Lieux de passage for clarinet and ensemble, plus other works TBA with Teodora Stepancic, Assaf Gidron and LCollective.
Feb 15, 2020 7PM Los Angeles, CA. CLARINET QUINTETS – Katie Porter with the Koan Quartet play Jurg Frey and Morton Feldman Clarinet Quintets. Venue, TBA
Feb 25-28, 2020 Red Desert residency at Casper College in Casper, WY. We workshop and perform new bass clarinet and percussion works with Ron Coulter and percussion students for a concert Feb 27 at Casper College, Wheeler Concert Hall.
March 2, 2020 Red Desert at Westminster College. As part of our year-long artist residency at the Florence J Gillmor School of Music at Westminster College, we have commissioned several new works for clarinet and percussion duo. This concert includes world premieres by Andre Cormier, Carolyn Chen, Teodora Stepancic, Edgars Rubenis, Will Lang, Devin Maxwell, Katie Porter, Judith Berkson, and James Falzone.