This Informance presents a pedagogical modality in which modern music history, music theory, and chamber music performance are integrated by means of a creative pathway. The two string quartets offer a selection of exercises completed by music students as part of their assessment plan in Music Theory 4 (2015).
- String Quartet Clare: Clare Cooney, Samantha Chiu (violins), Jacob Seabrook (viola), Michelle Gomez (cello)
- String Quartet Kate: Darcy Dauth, Kate Worley (violins), Graeme Jennings (viola), Julian Sharp (cello).
ABOUT DR GERARDO DIRIE
Gerardo Dirié’s works for electroacoustic media, chamber ensembles, choir, and the theatre have been presented in broadcasts and stages internationally, such as Carnegie Hall and Town Hall in New York, the National Theatre in Taipei, Taiwan, the Indiana Reportory Theatre, USA, the International Music Festival of Istanbul, Turkey, the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Nezahualcoyotl Hall in Mexico, and the Quito Cathedral in Ecuador, among many others. His music appears in recordings from Crystal Records, Melos, Indiana University, Doblemoon, Eroica Classical Recordings, Aqua, and his own Retamas Music Editions label. Besides his career as a composer, Dr Dirié has been an active clarinet player, bass player, conductor, percussionist, and Early Music performer.