Music Program

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

$5 suggested donation

Jenece Gerber


Jenece GerberJenece Gerber, mezzo-soprano, mbira, musical glasses
Martha Hazen, mezzo-soprano
A. Michael Vermy, storyteller
Kathleen Ashwill, cello
Christopher Culp, clarinet
Steve Baczkowski, suling, baritone saxophone, jaw harp
John Bacon Jr, percussion, vibraphone
KG Price, percussion, toy piano, musical glasses
Brendan Fitzgerald, conductor
Nancy Hughes, dancer

NAI-U KESHTO is a contemporary chamber wordless melodrama featuring vocal acrobatics, crystal glasses, all manner of sound machines, and the language of angels.

Jenece Gerber earned a BA at Bowling Green State University (1995) in a self-designed program of study in Ethnomusicology with an emphasis in Music Composition and a minor in Women's Studies. MMus University of Akron (2005) in Music Composition and MMus from the University of Akron in Vocal Performance (2008). She completed special studies in Balinese music on Bali, Indonesia and has attended summer programs at Brevard and in Serbia and additionally has presented and performed in Toronto and New York. Jenece is intrigued by the creation of meaning and her work both as a composer and singer explores and questions traditional semiological constructs. She has served on the Board of Directors of the International Alliance for Women in Music. This special performance celebrates the completion of Jenece's PhD in Music Composition from SUNY UB.

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October and November, 2010 - 2010