Line Upon Line launches new concert season

Twice named Outstanding Ensemble by the Austin Critics Table, the continually inventiveLine Upon Line Percussion starts their Austin concert season Nov. 7, again commandeering Big Medium Gallery as their venue.

Enthusiastic purveyors of new and adventuresome music, the trio — Matthew Teodori, Cullen Faulk and Adam Bedell — will premiere Andrew Greenwald’s “99 Words” for three heavily-altered snare drums, a piece the group commissioned.

Also on the program is Toru Takemitsu’s “Rain Tree” (for a trio of marimbas and vibraphone) and Rolf Wallin’s “Stonewave” by Norwegian composer Rolf Wallin who use often uses fractal algorithms as the creative basis of his music.

Line Upon Line recently joined the TCA Texas Touring Roster which hopefully will mean other cities around the state will

8 p.m. Friday. Big Medium Gallery, Canopy, 916 Springdale Road. $10-$30.

Line Upon Line Percussion. Photo by Rino Pizzi
Line Upon Line Percussion. Photo by Rino Pizzi

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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