@ MACHINES WITH MAGNETS
400 MAIN ST PAWTUCKET RI
7:30pm - 8:30pm : artist talks / demos
LAURA CETILIA (PVD)
n0izmkr [NICOLE CARROLL] (PVD)
CECILIA LOPEZ (ARG)
Currently residing in Providence, RI but born and raised on the east side of Los Angeles, Laura Cetilia leads the life of a chamber and orchestral musician, concert presenter, electronic musician, and music educator. Classically trained, Laura graduated with distinction from the School of Music at Indiana University and received her Master's degree in cello performance from Wichita State University where she was awarded a position with the Graduate String Quartet. In Spring 2011, she worked with composer David Behrman during a residency at Atlantic Center for the Arts where she also collaborated with video artist Naho Taruishi on the audiovisual piece Corner Projection No. 6. As a soloist, she is comfortable working with and without electronics, most recently at the PHI Centre in Montreal as part of a series of performances organized in conjunction with the Ryoji Ikeda exhibition. In addition to her solo work, she is a member of the electroacoustic ensemble Mem1 with partner Mark Cetilia, and performs avant-garde chamber music with violist Robin Streb in their duo Suna No Onna. Suna No Onna has premiered works by composers André Cormier, Jürg Frey and Antoine Beuger in performances throughout Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Laura is a member of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and New Bedford Symphony, and a Resident Musician at Community MusicWorks, a non-profit organization that provides free after-school music education programs for children in urban neighborhoods of Providence, RI. Laura is co-curator of the experimental music series Ctrl+Alt+Repeat (established in Los Angeles in 2004) and co-owner of the Estuary Ltd. record label, which features handmade limited edition releases. For more information, visit laura.cetilia.org.
n0izmkr (NICOLE CARROLL)
Nicole Carroll (aka n0izmkr) is a composer, performer, sound designer, and builder. She works as a sound designer and composer for theater, performs electronic music under the alias n0izmkr, and builds custom synthesizers and performance interfaces. Nicole holds an M.M. and B.M. in Composition from Bowling Green State University and Arkansas State University, respectively. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Music and Multimedia at the MEME program at Brown University.www.nicolecarrollmusic.com
Cecilia Lopez (1983) is a composer, musician and instrument builder from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work explores the boundaries between composition and improvisation, as well as the resonance properties of diverse materials through the creation of non-conventional sound devices. She studied composition with Carmen Baliero and Gustavo Ribisc. She is an MFA at candidate (2016) at Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College NY, in music/sound and an MA candidate at Wesleyan University in composition (2016). Her work has been performed at Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Festival Internacional Tsonami de Buenos Aires, Floating Points Festival at Issue Project Room (NYC), Ostrava Days Festival 2011 (Ostrava, Czech Republic), MATA Festival 2012 (NYC) among others.
More info at: www.cecilia-lopez.com