MapFund

About the Grant

$15,000 to support the commissioning of a new musical performance work by composer Marc Mellits for LEMUR's ensemble of robotic musical instrument and new-music pianist Kathleen Supove.

About the Project

The ensemble for this new work will consist of approximately 25 percussion and stringed robotic instruments, such as the GuitarBot (robotic slide guitar-like instrument), ModBots (modular percussion robots) and XyloBot (xylophone-like robot), plus Ms. Supove on Yamaha Disklavier (MIDI-enabled grand piano). The piece will be approximately 15 minutes in length and be part of a larger program relating to music for humans and machines. The work will premiere at the Flea Theater as part of the Exploding Piano series.

Related Websites

LEMUR



Enlarge



Grantee Search

Pick any or all criteria.







Enter names, keywords or phrases, e.g. "2004" or "dance":