Kari Besharse


Upcoming Performances & Activities:

  • Embers for saxophone and piano will be performed several times by Richard Schwartz and Philip Schuessler on the Southern leg of the “Embers CD Release Tour”
    • September 2nd – Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA @ 7:30 pm
    • September 3rd – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA @ 7:30 pm
    • September 4th – University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS @ 7:30 pm
    • September 5th – University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL @ 2pm
    • September 6th – Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL @ 7:30 pm
  • “Reconsidering Texture in French Spectral Music” will be presented at “Gérard Grisey, the spectral moment, and its legacy,” October 19 to 21 at McGill and the Université de Montréal.
  • New Songs for baritone and piano written for the New Orleans Art Song Project, to be premiered Spring 2015
  • New Work for pianist Mabel Kwan to be premiered April 2015

Recent Performances & Activities:

  • Omphalos will be performed a the LSU Cinema for the Ears concert series on their new 27-speaker ICAST diffusion system in the new LDMC theater!!! April 7 @ 7:30.
  • Astralis Duo performed Four Songs on their Louisiana Tour as part of their “Life and Afterlife” show.
  • Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 6:00 PM, Tulane University Newcomb Department of Music, Dixon Recital Hall (Rm. 152), Dixon Annex
  • Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 6:00PM, Southeastern Louisiana University, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Pottle Auditorium
  • January 5 – 20, 2014 Banff Centre Residency
  • Gryllidae, a miniature for orchestra will be included in 60×60 Orchestra, sponsored by Vox Novus
  • Summer 2013, Embers was recorded by saxophonist Richard Schwartz and will be included on his CD of new saxophone works
  • May 1, 2013, On a Wire, 60×60 Video EMM (Electronic Music Midwest) Mix Brown, 100 Theater, Brown Hall Washington University, St. Louis
  • May 29, 2013, The Anemone Fragments for cello and live electronics performed by Craig Hultgren, 7:30 PM, Moonlight on the Mountain, Birmingham, AL
  • October 31, 2012, world premiere of The Anemone Fragments for cello and live electronics for cellist Craig Hultgren, Southeastern Louisiana University Recital Hall, Hammond, Louisiana
  • August 23, 2012, Embers, Tuscaloosa New Music Collective presents Young American Composers, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL,  Philip Schuessler, piano; Richard Schwartz, saxophone (Embers was selected as an honorable mention in the 2012 TNMC Call for Scores)
  • May 1, 2012 – Seeping Peace, Oklahoma Composer’s Association Salon Concerts, 60×60 Video (Athena Mix) at Cameron University, School of Music, Lawton, Oklahoma
  • April 30, 2012 – Dissolution, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dylan Chmura-Moore trombone and electronics
  • April 23, 2012 – Dissolution, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, Dylan Chmura-Moore trombone and electronics
  • April 22, 2012 – Dissolution, Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, Berea, Ohio, Dylan Chmura-Moore trombone and electronics
  • February 7, Dissolution for trombone and electronics, “A Prelude to SEAMUS,” Allen Priebe Gallery in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Dylan Chmura-Moore, trombone
  • July 10-17 – Mizzou New Music Summer Festival, premiere of new work for Alarm Will Sound
  • March 18-19, 2011Embers,  premiere by Richard Schwartz, saxophone and Philip Schuessler, piano at North American Saxophone Association Conference, Florida
  • March 25-26, 2011 – Ear to the Ground, College Music Society, Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Denver, Colorado
  • November 17, 2010Dissolution for trombone and electronics, University of Wisconsin OshKosh, Dylan Chmura-Moore trombone and electronics
  • November 19, 2010Ear to the Ground,  Southeastern Louisiana University Electronic Music Concert
  • October 2, 2010 – Omphalos, SCI Region V Conference, Augustana College, Moline, IL
  • August 2 – 16 – I-Park Residency
    • Composition of Rivers Project #1 for classical guitar, live electronics, and video
  • July 4-12 – Etchings Festival, Auvillar, France
    • Premiere of Luminous Flux for alto saxophone, bassoon, violin, viola, and cello by members of the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble
  • June 1-5 – International Computer Music Conference, New York & Stony Brook, New York
    • Small Things and On a Wire
  • May 27 - On a Wire – 60×60 Burgundy Mix, São Paulo Ibrasotope (www.myspace.com/ibrasotope).
  • May 20- On a Wire – 60×60 Burgundy Mix, University of Wisconsin-Richland, Richland Center, Wisconsin
  • May 14- On a Wire – 60×60 Burgundy Mix, Composers Concordance Presents 60×60 (2010 / ICMC Burgundy Mix)  Parkside Lounge, New York City
  • May 12- On a Wire – 60×60 Burgundy Mix, City University in London, London, England
  • May 7 - On a Wire – 60×60 Burgundy Mix, Outpost 186 Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • May 4, 2010Electric Monster and the Invasion of the Incredible B.S.O.s, University of Illinois New Music Ensemble, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Tryon Festival Theater, Urbana, IL ***world premiere***
  • March 9, 2010 – Firmament, New Music Café, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

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