Join UC School of Music's premiere ensemble cLoud Collective for another spectacular concert. This is the final in the Arts Centre Chamber Series for 2021.
From Sacramento, California, Justin DeHart is a GRAMMY-nominated performer of contemporary musical styles from classical to pop, and from world to electronic. Justin is a current member of Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ) and his musical resume includes performances with the San Diego symphony, pipa master Wu Man, and various pop legends, including Cheap Trick. His debut solo album entitled Strange Paths on Innova Recordings (works by Brian Ferneyhough, Iannis Xenakis, Michael Gordon and Stuart Saunders Smith) was lauded as “mesmerizing” by Percussive Notes for his “palette of sounds and intricate weaving of lines.” Justin was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for percussion studies in India and his talents have been featured at concerts around the globe.
Reuben de Lautour is a composer, pianist, and sound artist. He composes music for solo or ensemble instruments and electronics, and writes about music, technology and listening practices. He joined the UC Music Department in June 2018 as the Head of New Music. Before returning to New Zealand he taught instrumental and electroacoustic composition at Istanbul Technical University’s Center for Advanced Studies in Music, where he founded the Program in Sonic Arts in 2012. Reuben’s music has been performed and recorded by artists including Evelyn Glennie, the Nash Ensemble, UMS ‘n JIP, and Mark Menzies, and has been premiered at international festivals in including the Festival D’Avignon, Forum Wallis, Festival de Audio Tangente, and the EMU Electronic Music Festival. Recordings of his works are published by Lila Müzik.
Mark Menzies has established an important, world-wide reputation as a violist and violinist, pianist and conductor. He has been described in the Los Angeles Times as an ‘extraordinary musician’ and a ‘riveting violinist.’ His career as a viola and violin virtuoso, chamber musician and pianist, conductor and advocate of contemporary music, has seen performances in Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and across the United States, including a series of appearances at New York’s Carnegie Hall.