The New Music Ensemble at Grand Valley State University is dedicated to bringing audiences the most significant music of our time. Founded in 2006 by its director Bill Ryan, the ensemble performs an incredible variety of music. From landmark compositions of the Twentieth Century, to the most recent works of this new century, their concerts are stimulating, entertaining and unpredictable. Complete Bio
• September 15, 2012
• June 15, 2012
• February 1, 2012
• December 15, 2011
• December 5, 2011
• November 15, 2011
We performed at Strange Beautiful Music V, New Music Detroit's annual new music marathon.
We opened our 2012/13 season with a large group performance in Chicago--John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit takes over Millennium Park. Reviews here and here. Pics here.
Music from our Music for 18 Musicians CD used in Choros, a short film by Michael Langan and Terah Maher. Screenings at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France), Mecal International Short Film Festival (Spain), and festivals throughout the world.
Feature profile by Molly Sheridan at New Music Box online magazine.
The Inuksuit performance we were involved with in June makes NY Magazine’s list of the top ten classical events of 2011.
Back from the tour: 7 days, 1800 miles. Winchester, VA--Baltimore, MD--Washington, DC--Philadelphia, PA--Grand Rapids, MI. Loads of photos here. Videos of performances here and here. Washington Post review here.