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E.A.R. Unit
Sonic Revolution
October 22, 2011

The California E.A.R. Unit is a chamber ensemble that performs music where the ink is still wet! Music at the Court is thrilled to help them celebrate their thirtieth year of presenting contemporary concerts of electro acoustic and live interactive computer music, as well as Music Theater, Dance, and the premieres of over 500 new works and commissions. The core of highly acclaimed players include Vicky Ray, Eric Clark and Amy Knoles who strive to reflect Southern California’s unique cultural diversity by acting as LA”s new music ambassadors to the world. The evening will feature works penned especially for the group by Macedonian composer Darija Andovska, Portuguese composer Miguel Azguime, Berlin's Michael Maierhof, New York's Lisa Coons, Rhode Island's Todd Winkler, as well as an offering from Alan Schockley currently residing in Los Angeles.

$25 in advance / $30 at door / $20 students

What People Are Saying:

“Any contemporary music fan, casual or diehard, who has been intrigued, seduced and occasionally perplexed by the ensemble known as the California E.A.R. Unit over the years knows that they're busy doing the right thing. Now celebrating its 25 year anniversary, the chamber group has become one of the nation's premier purveyors of new music, freely blending seriousness of intent and technical bravura with a sense of fun and adventure on the gig.”

 - Josef Woodard, LA Times

“Here are some of the best things I heard this year: California EAR Unit playing Julius Eastman's Music at REDCAT”.

 - Alex Ross’s Blog 2007

“The EAR Unit, rounding out 18 years’ residence at LACMA, was and remains a unique organization, above all for a certain built-in ecstasy in its playing that sends everything skyward.”

- Alan Rich, LA Weekly

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