Jan 21, 2021
Greater Than >10 Highlights: Salt and Syllis
Highlighting Less Than <10’s collaborators and friends in the Austin music community, join us for movements of central-Texas renowned harpist and composer Vincent Pierce’s “Syllis” for wind octet, harp, and marimba. Composer and audio engineer of Blank House Media Ian Whillock will also be joining us for a viewing of his piece for electronics and video “Salt Creek Recomposed.”
Jan 14, 2021
Presented by the Texas Aging and Longevity Center, an hour of music and conversation about how composers’ music evolved with the passage of time, and how their brains - and the brains of listeners - change with aging.
Dec 14, 2020
Butler School composers collaborate to put on a virtual concert of video performances. Composers have been tasked to put together ensembles with social distancing in mind, edit audio, video, and keep new music flowing.
Dec 13, 2020
Free virtual concert featuring:
Austin Guitar Quartet
Clifton Joey Guidry III
Bergamot String Quartet
Dec 3, 2020
Time Capsule: Machaut, Michelle Schumann, and Akshaya Tucker
A night of powerfully spiritual music, featuring Machaut’s Messe de Nostre Dame arranged by Less Than <10 technologist and composer Nathan Nokes, as well as the Chaconne from Bach’s D Minor Partita performed by the Austin Chamber Music Center’s artistic director Michelle Schumann. Los Angeles-based composer Akshaya Tucker also joins in conversation before a performance of her original music.
Nov 9, 2020
How We Got Here, Where To Next: Examining Assimilationism in American Music Studies
Nov 1, 2020
Brazilian Jazz Beyond Jobim
This concert will feature a selection of standards by Brazilian composers that tend to be overshadowed by the popularity of Antonio Carlos Jobim in the United States. Pieces by composers such as Ivan Lins, Milton Nascimento, Toninho Horta, Sivuca, Filó Machado, Hermeto Pascoal, Gilberto Gil, Moacir Santos, Johnny Alf, Egberto Gismonti, and others will be presented in this quartet setting.
Fabio Augustinis, drums
Matt Maldonado, soprano and tenor sax
Marco Antonio Santos, acoustic and electric guitar
Ben Bradshaw, bass
Oct 29, 2020
Ages of Jazz: Ocelet and Music of Terrance Blanchard
A celebration of contemporary jazz, featuring a premiere performance by New York-based jazz trio Ocelot, a collaboration between Austin-based musicians Camille Schiess and Tony Mariano, and Alan Retamozo’s rendition of Terrance Blanchard’s “Breathless” performed by Less Than <10. Join us for a live conversation with Ocelet, Camille Schiess, and Tony Mariano throughout the show.
Oct 19, 2020
Butler School composers collaborate to put on a virtual concert of video performances. Composers have been tasked to put together ensembles with social distancing in mind, edit audio, video, and keep new music flowing at BSOM.
Sep 24, 2020
Season Preview: Nina Shekhar and Austin Ali
The first concert of the 2020-2021 season, featuring a colorfully percussive performance of Nina Shekhar’s “Cajón,” performed by cellist Titilayo Ayangade of Thalea String Quartet. The Less Than <10 ensemble will also be premiering Austin Ali’s new work entitled “Homesong.”