2010.11.03> For Immediate Release
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Ensemble A.M.I. to Perform ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Omaha - Ensemble A.M.I., (Artificial Music Initiative), the computer and electronic music ensemble of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will perform all the music from Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” album on Thursday, Nov. 18.
Conducted by bassist Luke Sawtelle and with technical direction by keyboardist Paul Morrison, the show will feature full rock band instrumentation including background vocalists, multiple guitar and keyboard parts, saxophone, drums and multiple laptop players who will recreate, in a live setting, Pink Floyd’s innovative music synthesis techniques.
The one-hour concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Strauss Performing Arts Center. A pre-concert lecture on the music of Pink Floyd will be delivered by Tomm Roland at 6:15. Tickets are $12 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the concert or at http://www.unomaha.edu/music/ensembles/ami.php. UNO students, faculty and staff can attend the concert for free by showing their university ID.
Ensemble A.M.I. is a UNO performing ensemble specializing in live, interactive computer music as well as any musical art that is mediated by technology. The artistic rirector for Ensemble A.M.I. is Jeremy Baguyos. For more information please contact Baguyos, assistant professor of Music Technology and Double Bass, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 554-3947.
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