Expedition into music of today

Jacqueline Kerrod

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - The Clark Art Institute will host five performances as part of the Williams College Music Department’s I/O Fest, an annual expedition into the music of today. Students in the music program will take audiences on a tour of new sounds and adventurous music.
On Friday, January 14, from 4 to 5 pm, featured artist Jacqueline Kerrod will present improvisations for acoustic and electric harp, in conjunction with the Williams College Percussion Ensemble. Another featured artist, The BlackBox Ensemble, will perform Saturday, January 15, from 3 to 4 pm. The New York City-based contemporary music collective will present “Intersections,” a program of new voices exploring experimentation, innovation, and human connection.
On Sunday, January 16, from 1 to 2 pm, the “I/O Out Loud: Family Concert,” a special one-hour interactive event for families, will provide an exciting opportunity for children to experiment with the joys of experimenting with sound and music. Last, from 4 to 5 pm, I/O Ensemble’s concluding concert will showcase an immersive program of new music and fresh voices, inviting listeners to experience music in new ways with a focus on cutting edge composition and unconventional modes of performance.
These programs are free but space is limited and advance registration is required. Visit clarkart.edu/events for more information and tickets. For more information on I/O Ensemble visit music.williams.edu/ensembles/io.

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