Aaron Jay Myers

Composer

Aaron Jay Myers, Composer, Official website for Boston-based composer, guitarist, and Executive Director for Equilibrium Concert Series

Jun
1
8:00 PM20:00

Semiosis Quartet

Semiosis Quartet performs at The New School of Music, including the 2nd performance of my new string quartet, I'll Swallow Your Soul

Aaron Jay Myers - I'll Swallow Your Soul

Sofia Gubaidulina - String Quartet No. 2

Steve Snowden - Bird Catching From Above

Eric Nathan - Omaggio a Gesualdo

William Bolcolm - Rags for String Quartet

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Jul
8
4:00 PM16:00

NorthStar Duo - Second Sunday Concert Series

The Second Sunday Concert Series at Boston Sculptors Gallery presents NorthStar Duo (Adrienne Baker - flutes, Seychelle Corbin - saxophones). NorthStar Duo will premiere my piece Save One Life, You Save The World Entire for flute & baritone saxophone alongside Anthony R. Green's Spirituals for Wind Duo & new duos by Ulysses Kay, Alberto Ginastera, & Robert Muczynski.

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May
19
8:00 PM20:00

New Music Gathering - Semiosis Quartet

Semiosis Quartet is premiering my new string quartet I’ll Swallow Your Soul at this year’s New Music Gathering in Boston, MA. They are also performing Steven Snowden’s Appalachian Polaroids. They are sharing this concert with Eve Boltax, Castle of Our Skins, New Gallery Concert Series, and Dinosaur Annex. 

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Feb
3
7:00 PM19:00

NakedEye Ensemble

NakedEye Ensemble performs my piece Strabismus at Community Mennonite Church in Lancaster, PA. Event details HERE

NakedEye returns to Delaware County Community with a brand new program. 

Arvo Pärt: Für Alina (1976, 2017 NakedEye arr.)
Aaron Jay Myers: Strabismus (2016)
Randall Woolf: God, Mind, Soul (2017, world premiere)
Stephen Dembski: Naked I Return (2014)
Louis Andriessen: Workers' Union (1975)

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Jan
14
4:00 PM16:00

Second Sunday Concert Series - Semiosis Quartet

The Second Sunday Concert Series at Boston Sculptors Gallery presents a monthly collaboration with Boston area musicians, programmed by Music Director Aaron Jay Myers.

Check out the full 2018 season HERE - http://www.bostonsculptors.com/second-sunday-sound-1/

Boston Sculptors Gallery
486 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA, 02118
4:00pm
$10-$15, Suggested Donation (all donations go directly to paying the musicians)

Event page HERE

Nicole Parks - violin
Kyra Davies - violin
Lauren Nelson - viola
Allison Drenkow - cello

Program:
Camila Agosto - Blemish
Stefanie Lubkowski - "This is the light of autumn..."
Caroline Shaw - Valencia
Steven Snowden - Bird Catching from Above
Bright Sheng - The Stream Flows (Kyra Davies, violin)
Aaron Jay Myers - Lichens II (Nicole Parks, violin)

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Nov
12
3:00 PM15:00

NakedEye Ensemble - DCCC

NakedEye Ensemble performs my piece Strabismus at Delaware County Community College. Event details HERE

NakedEye returns to Delaware County Community with a brand new program. 

Arvo Pärt: Für Alina (1976, 2017 NakedEye arr.)
Aaron Jay Myers: Strabismus (2016)
Randall Woolf: God, Mind, Soul (2017, world premiere)
Stephen Dembski: Naked I Return (2014)
Louis Andriessen: Workers' Union (1975)

$10 General Admission

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Oct
29
4:00 PM16:00

L+M Duo

L+M Duo (Laurel Black - marimba & Marianne Parker - piano) perform my piece Yes, They Are A Duplicitous Bunch at Virginia Tech.

Nagoya Marimbas (1994) - Steve Reich (ad. L+M Duo)
Reef (2017) - Jason Haney
Ritual Protocol (1998) - Kevin Puts
Yes, They Are A Duplicitous Bunch (2017) - Aaron Jay Myers
Tight Sweater Remix (2014) - Marc Mellits

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Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

Boston New Music Festival - Transient Canvas

Transient Canvas + Dirty Paloma at Boston Sculptors Gallery

As part of the inaugural Boston New Music Festival, Transient Canvas presents a program highlighting the breadth and variety of the Boston new music scene. The composers featured on this concert are all close friends and collaborators who represent the vibrant and inclusive community that makes Boston such a wonderful artistic home. Music by Keith Kirchoff, Stefanie Lubkowski, Aaron Jay Myers, and Osnat Netzer.

 

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Jun
17
8:00 PM20:00

Chamber Cartel - Aaron Jay Myers Feature Concert - Wabi Sabi

As part of my run as Composer-in-Association for the Atlanta based group, Chamber Cartel, they are presenting a feature concert of my music! Get tickets HERE.

*Ghūl - Aaron Jay Myers
*Tibicen - Stefanie Lubkowski
Left-Handed - Aaron Jay Myers
For the World is Hollow and I have Touched the Sky - Aaron Jay Myers
Constantly on the Verge of Tears - Aaron Jay Myers
Wabi Sabi - Aaron Jay Myers
*Lichens II - Aaron Jay Myers

* denotes premiere

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Jun
1
9:00 PM21:00

Cantos y Cuentos

Cantos y Cuentas performs my violin duo For The World Is Hollow and I Have Touched The Sky alongside pieces by Marissa Dipronio, Olivia Kieffer, Brian Kozaczek, Alan Theisen, & Cassie Wieland at Atlanta's Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery. Checkout details here: Vibratehttp://www.cantos-y-cuentos.com/home/music

MARISSA DIPRONIO - Variations on a Carolina Theme
OLIVIA KIEFFER - Jaguar Power II
BRIAN KOZACZEK - Duet for Two Violins
AARON JAY MYERS - For The World iIs Hollow and I Have Touched The Sky
ALAN THEISEN - Commendo Spiritum Meum
CASSIE WIELAND - Vibrate

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Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

SoundNOW Festival

Chamber Cartel plays two of my pieces: Constantly on The Verge Of Tears for violin & percussion & Leg and Skull for solo percussion at Atlanta's SoundNOW Festival in Atlanta, GA. Check out the event HERE.

Chamber Cartel's concert is on Friday, April 7, 8 pm at the Midtown Players Club (1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta 30361). There's plenty of deck parking available and plenty of seating too! So bring a friend and come listen to so awesome music performed by your friendly neighborhood Cartel.

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Mar
29
8:00 PM20:00

Sharan Leventhal & Guests

  • The Boston Conservatory at Berklee (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Virtuoso violinists Sharan Leventhal and Nicole Parks (my wife) premiere my new violin duo For The World Is Hollow And I Have Touched The Sky, along with premieres of new works by Steven Snowden and others. Plus other collaborators on the concert include marimbist, Nancy Zeltsman (Marimolin) and hip hop dancer Duane Lee Holland, Jr. This project is supported by a Faculty Collaboration Grant from Berklee College of Music. Concert is in The 31 Hemenway Street Building, studio 401, Boston, MA. More details HERE

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Feb
11
8:00 PM20:00

Chamber Cartel - Don't Look Back Series: Beyond the Zero

My bass drum & cello piece Everything Is Sexual will be paired with the fine pieces below and beer! Full event details here: www.facebook.com/events/162929387523475/

Orpheus Brewing: 1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE, Ste 2001, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

February 11th at 8pm:
Dmaathen by Iannis Xenakis
Lexicon by Marcos Balter
Okanagon by Giacinto Scelsi
Ciel Etoile by Kaija Saariaho
The Avoidance of a Word by Scott Steele
Everything Is Sexual by Aaron Jay Myers
TBD by Anthony Donofrio

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Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Equilibrium Fundraiser Concert

  • 29 Yale Terrace, Apt. 2 Boston, MA, 02130 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us for an evening filled with live music by our commissioned composers for the 2016-2017 season. Accompaniments will include hors d’ouvres, signature cocktails, and a raffle of New England-made items, including CDs by Ludovico Ensemble and toy-pianist Amy O'Dell and a hand-knitted hat by BrigitKnits (https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrigiKnits). All of us at Equilibrium look forward to sharing our enthusiasm for new music with you.

You may also RSVP to equilibriumconcertseries@gmail.com or (410) 404-5628

A minimum donation of $50 is graciously requested.
1) By check:
Please make out a check to Fractured Atlas, our fiscal sponsor, with “Equilibrium Concert Series” listed in the memo. You may deliver this check in person at the event, or mail to: Mischa Salkind-Pearl, 131 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
2) By credit card online:
Please visit https://www.fracturedatlas.org/donate/5637

All donations are tax-deductible

The concert program for the evening is as follows:

94 Notes for PN-K by Stefanie Lubkowski | trumpet
Blue Sky Catastrophe by Paul Hembree | trumpet
More Notes for PN-K by Stefanie Lubkowski | trumpet
already by Dan Lewis | flute & percussion
fzzl by Dan VanHassel | snare drum & electronics
Mythic Birds of Saugerties by Lee Hyla | bass clarinet
Louisiana Blues Strut: A Cakewalk for Solo Violin by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson | violin    A Bergman Afternoon by Aaron Jay Myers | violin & toy piano
In Dark Sunshine (excerpt) by Yoon-Ji Lee | clarinet & violin

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