January 5 - performances by line upon line and festival faculty

January 6 - each of the seven festival composers plays a short set of their choosing

January 12 - line upon line gives seven world premieres of new works by the festival composers

Festival Faculty: Steve Snowden and Laura Steenberge

Festival Composers: Margaret Kogos, Huijuan Ling, Daniel Meyer-O’Keeffe, Ted Moore, Cullyn Murphy, Olly Sellwood, Cassie Wieland

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: $18 at the door $15 in advance; $10 students
  • Phone: 5124765632

Presenter Details

  • Name: line upon line percussion
  • Formed in 2009, line upon line is considered “a riveting, always-surprising and delightful trio” by the Austin American-Statesman. The Austin-based trio has premiered over 40 new works for percussion trio by composers such as Aaron Cassidy, Laurent Durupt, Andrew Greenwald, Jessie Marino and Claudia Molitor and has worked with composers at Stanford University, the University of Huddersfield, City University of London and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).

    In Texas, the group has taught at UT Austin (Spring 2018), performed at the 2013 and 2017 Fusebox Festivals, Menil Collection (Houston), Victoria Bach Festival, International Festival-Institute at Round Top and is currently a member of the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.

    Nationally, line upon line has performed and taught in twenty-one different states, at two Percussive Arts Society International Conventions and at the 2017 Festival of New American Music (Sacramento).

    Internationally, the group has performed at the 2018 Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (Australia), the Conservatoriums in Melbourne and Sydney, in London (Guildhall School of Music & Drama), Manchester (Royal Northern College of Music), Basel (Hochschule für Musik), Cologne (Loft Köln) and Berlin (Unerhörte Musik).

    line upon line consists of its three original members, Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk and Matthew Teodori.

Venue Details

  • Address: 2400 East Cesar Chavez Street
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78702