Colleen performs the capstone recital for her Master’s in Chamber Music Performance degree. Program includes mixed ensemble works by Angélica Negrón, Tawnie Olson, Alice Ping Yee Ho, Cecilia Livingston, and Allison Loggins-Hull. FB event/RSVP here - livestream link available!
“O Canada! Part One”
The Percussion Ensemble looks at music from Canadian composers and performers. Celebrating "...the true north strong and free, from far and wide..." the Percussion Ensemble will perform works by Ann Southam, Dinuk Wijeratne, Steve Reich, Bob Becker, and more.
Free - no tickets required
The American Wild Ensemble performs on the SONICBernheim lecture/concert series, hosted at the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. AWE plays their newest commission: Audubon Sketches, a feature-length, open-form improvisatory composition by Chris Chandler, designed specifically to be performed outdoors.
Details + RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/388923051642359/
The American Wild Ensemble presents Music Week, a celebration of creativity, sound, and inspiration from the natural world, at North Cascades National Park. The Ensemble's residency will involve multiple concerts, educational events, pre-concert hikes, and discussions with park visitors and residents of local communities on the legacy of the National Parks and the arts, as North Cascades commemorates its 50th anniversary.
Colleen teams up with pianist Juliann Ma and SEAS Productions (Sustainable Environment through the Arts and Sciences) for a residency exploring and creating a brand-new, interdisciplinary work on the subjects of deforestation and global environmental challenges. For more, visit: https://juliannma.com/seas/
Strength & Sensitivity is an evening-length, multimedia concert experience exploring emotion, passion, and the common ground shared by those seeking a gender-equal world. Conceived, developed, and produced by Colleen Bernstein, this concert is in support of HeForShe Arts Week 2018, a global festival celebrating the United Nations solidarity movement for gender equality.
Featuring seven world premieres of works for music and text, plus audience interaction, free improvisation, and performances of dynamic works by male and female artists.
Performed by the University of Michigan Percussion Studio and presented in collaboration with U-M HeForShe and Girl Up Michigan.