RESIDENCIES 

Through its residency programs, Iktus has coached ensembles, provided masterclasses and workshops to percussionists and composers, and performed works by student composers.

Iktus has held residenies at: 

  • CUNY Brooklyn College (Fall 2011-Spring 2012)
  • SUNY Purchase College (Fall 2008-Spring 2010)

MIDWEST NEW MUSIC RESIDENCIES (2012)

Performing works by Hurel, Donatoni, Kagel, DeMaison, and Glass featuring members of Iktus+: Julia Den Boer, piano and Nicholas DeMaison, conductor

Oberlin College

  • Masterclass: The Musical Elements of Hurel, Kagel, and DeMaison

Michigan State University

  • Masterclass: The Musical Elements of Hurel, Kagel, and DeMaison

Grand Valley State

  • Masterclass: Coaching student performances of solo percussion repertoire

William Paterson University

  • performance

JOHN CAGE MIDWEST RESIDENCIES (2012)

featuring: Living Room Music, Second Construction, Third Construction, Child of Tree, Amores, and Six Melodies

University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Masterclass: Performance practice in the music of John Cage

Western Michigan University

  • Pre-Concert Lecture: The Music of John Cage
  • Masterclass: Coaching student performances of solo percussion repertoire

University of Michigan

  • Masterclass: Performance practice in the music of John Cage

PERFORMANCE/WORKSHOPS       (2012-2013):

CUNY Queens College: 2012

  • Works by Steve Reich, Franco Donatoni, Charles Wuorinen, Luciano Berio
  • Iktus+ members, Andrea Lodge, piano, Jay Sorce, guitar, Scott Litroff, saxophone

Bronx Community College: 2012

  • Works by Anthony Gatto, Julia Wolfe, Ron Ford, and James Tenny

Suffolk Community College: 2013

  • Works by Hurel, Wolfe, Reich, and Stewart Saunders Smith
  • Iktus+ members, Julia Den Boer and Nicholas DeMaison

Stony Brook University music pre-college program: 2013

  • Works by Cage and Wolfe
  • Post concert discussion

Goucher College Drumset and Percussion Camp 2013

  • Works by Reich and Donato
  • Post concert discussion

PIANO & PERCUSSION DUO: 

(Denise Fillion, piano, Chris Graham, percussion)

Music for Piano, Percussion, and Electronics. Featuring works by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Adam Haws, Bruce Hamilton, and John Luther Adams

Suffolk Community College: 2013

  • Lecture performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte

Central New York "Day of Percussion" Onondaga Community College: 2013

  • Lecture performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte

University of Washington: 2013

  • Lecture performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte

Western Washington University: 2013

  • Lecture performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte

Charlotte New Music Festival: 2013

  • Performance: Kontakte and four works for piano and percussion by student composers
  • Masterclass: Writing for Piano and Percussion

OUTREACH:

Through their outreach programs, Iktus works with younger students to present hands on, interactive and collaborative opportunities for performance, improvisation, listening, and movement.  

  • Mount Sinai High School, Mount Sinai, NY
  • Bellport High School, Brookhaven, NY
  • Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital: Benefit Concert for Brain Cancer Research
  • New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, NY
  • St. Theresa School, Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • Deutsche Schule, White Plains, NY