2019 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium

With composition faculty Sabrina Schroeder, Mauricio Pauly and Wolf Edwards. 

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(Symposium, Reading sessions, Consultations)


August 22, 2019 , 7pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, School of Music

Festival opening and CD-release event the timber of those times

In collaboration with the Canadian Music Center


Thursday, August 22, 8PM

PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

Admission $10/$5 (reduced)

Concert of Ensemble Tsilumos

Gregory Vajda – FromTheLeftToTheRight (2019)

Ajtony Csaba – Gossamer 2 (Tsilumos – part, 2019)

Vykintas Baltakas – Saxopho(e)nix (2014)

Annesley Black – Earl Brown’s Forgotten Piece in Moholy Nagy’s Light-Space-Modulator

Friday, August 23, 4:30PM

starting from PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

Free admission 


The mixing of the timber of those times. 
Guided studio visit, demonstration and listening session in the CreaTe studio of UVic with Sound Engineer Kirk McNally. 

Friday, August 23, 8PM

PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

Admission $10/$5 (reduced)

Concert of Quasar Saxophone Quartet Montreal

Territoires sonores 1.

Rebecca Bruton – Mammalian Mother Tongues

Émilie Girard-Charest – Bestiaire

Jim O’Leary – Music for Saxophone Quartet

Ofer Pelz – I need to hear it first

Ajtony Csaba: Gossamer2 (Quasar-part, 2019)

Saturday, August 24, 10:30AM

Body, eyes and ears – new connections 
Open Symposium and colloquium on current issues in New Music
PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria 
Free admission 
Discussants: Wolf Edwards, Sabrina Schroeder, Mauricio Pauly, Ajtony Csaba
Chair: Dr. Adam Con

Saturday, August 24, 2:30PM

PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

Admission $10/$5 (reduced)

Concert of Modular music

(Octet concert with participation of Quasar Saxophone Quartet, Tsilumos Ensemble, Liam Hockley and Kimia Koochakzadeh Yazdi)


Ajtony Csaba: Gossamer2 (Octet-version with Quasar Saxophone Quartet and Ensemble Tsilumos 2019)

Jean-Marc Bouchard – Clair / Obscur (octet-version 2019)

Sabrina Schroeder – Stircrazer II (for Bass Clarinet)

August 24, 2019 , 8pm 

Open Space Gallery,

510 Fort Street, 2nd floor, Victoria, BC  V8W 1E6

New Works for Wind Instruments

Duo 1010 (Stephanie Bell, Flutes, Liam Hockley, Clarinets) and Kristen Cooke (Oboe, English Horn)

Max Murray (*1988) – Sötétség ad Meridiem(2019) for E-flat clarinet, oboe, and fixed media  | First Canadian performance                                                                                        

Nina Šenk(*1982)– Srebrno(2014, rev. 2019) for flute and clarinet  | First North American performance                                                                         

Kimia Koochakzadeh Yazdi(*1997) – Change of Relativity(2019) for amplified solo bass clarinet            


Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007) – BALANCE(2007) for bass clarinet, English horn, flute     

Sunday, August 25, 10:00AM

PhillipT. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

Admission free 

Closing event

The festival ensemble presents results of the composition and interpretation workshops.



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For the Symposium, Reading sessions and Composition Masterclasses





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