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Head to Toe - Molly Joyce

July 7, 2017

New Work.

Percussion

Molly Joyce

           

 

"

Head to Toe was inspired by my experience performing in high school marching band,

and thus the idea that one player can perhaps become a whole marching band.

 

 

When I was working on the piece, I was specifically reflecting back on the Friday night football games, and found it particularly interesting how during the majority of these events the marching band stands still in the bleachers, barely marching at all.

 

 

Therefore, with the video for this piece, I wanted to highlight this contradiction by having the solo performer “march” in the bleachers, becoming a single-person marching band aurally and visually.

"

 

 —Molly Joyce

 Head to Toe - Molly Joyce

 Instruments: Glockenspiel, Desk Bells, Ankle Bells

video by Evan Chapman

performance by Mike Truesdell

Know an artist who we should interview? Send them our way! We're always looking for up-and-coming composers and performers of new percussion music.

 

 —newworkspercussion@gmail.com—

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 UPCOMING: 

9.1.17 Molk commission delivered to participants.

12.1.17 Molk performance period begins.

1.15.18 Gunn commission delivered to participants.

4.15.18 Gunn performance period begins.

12.1.18 Molk performance period ends.

12.15.18 Molk payments due.

4.15.19 Gunn performance period ends.

5.1.19 Gunn payments due.

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