Feb 25, 2021
Arcade: Music from Video Games
Colorful, contemporary arrangements of popular video game music from Square Enix and Nintendo will be performed by the Less Than <10 team, as well as the premiere of a new work by percussionist and composer Jordan Walsh. The core group will be performing its own rendition of Jason Trueting’s “September.”
Feb 23 – 27, 2021
Small Batch is an intimate new music concert series held in the Recording Studio's Live Room, curated by Russell Podgorsek and Andrew Stoltz. Each season includes one student-driven "batch" of performances chosen from submitted proposals. The series was created in the 2019-20 school year. The Butler School will be streaming previously recorded performances during the pandemic for all to enjoy.
Jan 24, 2021
Vital Sounds is a free streamed concert series showcasing Butler School of Music student performances during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.