Judith Shatin

Upcoming C'ville Performances

Upcoming C'ville Performances

First up, on Monday, March 24, at 8:00 p.m. in Old Cabell Auditorium, pianist Seung-Hye Kim will perform a program of new piano music, featuring pieces composed at UVA. I’m delighted that she will perform the Charlottesville premiere of To Keep the Dark Away, inspired…

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Tape Music∞ at the Bakehouse

Tape Music∞ at the Bakehouse

There is something wonderful about the combination of low-tech & hi-tech, about participation that is open to all coupled with music made from the everyday world around us. Every time I conduct Tape Music∞, as I did last weekend during my portrait concert at the…

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Tape Music (Stereo)

Tape Music (Stereo)

Instrumentation:  Stereo Electronics Duration:  7:14 Premiere 5/20/13 Atlantic Center for the Arts New Smyrna Beach, FL Program Note Tape Music is a meditation on tape, both as a collection of materials that are emblematic of our throwaway culture and, to the contrary, can be used…

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Being in Time: Arts in Action

Being in Time: Arts in Action

Being in Time is an Arts-in-Action project sponsored by the University of Virginia. Scored for conductor-controlled electronics, wind ensemble, and interactive video, it reflects a collaborative effort by team members from the McIntire Department of Music and Engineering School. The premiere, conducted by Bill Pease, will be on Sunday 4/27/14 at 3:30 p.m. on the UVA Wind Ensemble concert at the Paramount Theatre.

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Video Blog: Being in Time  – Testing 1,2, Kinect!

Video Blog: Being in Time – Testing 1,2, Kinect!

The BIT (Being in Time) team convened in Old Cabell Auditorium at UVA to test the conductor gestural controls of the electronic sound using the Kinect Controller. It worked like a charm. Next up is testing the interactive video control using amplitude, activity level and frequency bands. And, of course working on our video content, inspired by night sky images from right here in Charlottesville. Stay tuned for more!

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Grito del Corazón, Version for Tenor Sax, Electronics & Optional Video

Grito del Corazón, Version for Tenor Sax, Electronics & Optional Video

Instrumentation:  Tenor Sax,  electronic playback and optional video Duration:  5:11′ Program Note Grito del Corazón was inspired by Goya’s “Black Paintings. ” Their haunting, stark quality was deeply compelling to both myself and artist Kathy Aoki. When the Ensemble Barcelona Nuova Musica wanted to commission a work for their Painting…

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Ockeghem Variations

Ockeghem Variations

“After the intermission, Ockeghem Variations received yet another excellent performance….The ensemble playing was both rock solid and quite beautiful. The variations – Lustrous, Ringing, Electric, Floating, and Resounding – were full of charm, jazzy exuberance, and moodiness….” –Susan Miron, www.artsfuse.org

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Being in Time

Being in Time

Instrumentation:  Wind Ensemble, Conductor-controlled Electronics (kinect controller, computer running Max-MSP), Interactive Video (laptop running Max-MSP, projector) & stereo playback system.   Duration:  10:00 Premiere 4/27/14 UVA Wind Ensemble Paramount Theatre Charlottesville, VA Program Note Being in Time, scored for Wind Ensemble, conductor-controlled electronics and interactive…

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Songwriting Examples

Songwriting Examples

Examples from Judith Shatin’s Songwriting Class at UVA, Fall 2013 Ex 1: Christina Choi, Lie to Me, ©2013, All Rights Reserved Ex 2: Elizabeth Janus, Pay No Mind , ©2013, All Rights Reserved Ex 3: Alex Bryant, There’s No Sin in Cousin, ©2013, All Rights…

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Judith in Miami!

Judith in Miami!

Judith gave a talk on her work at the New World School of the Arts on Wed, Jan 15, 12-1, followed by work with composition students. Thursday afternoon, at 3:30, she gave another talk at the Florida International University Lincoln Rd. Studios, followed by a…

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