Program – Concerts, Talks, Workshops

Welcome to the 8th edition of the Prisms Contemporary Music Festival at ASU.  November 7 – 12, 2017

From November 7 – 12, 2017, we will present an exciting program of concerts, workshop, round table discussions with composers, musicologists and performers.  Keep and eye on the news page as we get closer and release details of the talks.


Prior to the concerts, there will be a 2 day Kyma workshop for composers and those interested in interactive performance using Kyma.  The workshop will be run by the inventors of Kyma, Carla Scaletti and Kurt Hebel


The concert program spans east to west, world premiers to established experimental works


Concert 1 – Musical Time: East vs West

Wednesday, November 8th 2017
7:30pm  – Katzin Concert Hall – Arizona State University


Concert 2 – Mµ-psi: Making the Invisible Audible with Carla Scaletti

Talk: “Wonder: The Integration of Art and Science in the Music of Carla Scaletti,” Madison Heying
Time:  6:00 –7:00 pm  Location: W130 School of Music

Thursday, November 9th 2017
Time: 7:30pm  – Katzin Concert Hall – Arizona State University


Concert 3 – The ACME Ensemble with conductor Simone Mancuso

Saturday, November 11th 2017

Round Table “Out of Time”: Sabine Feisst (ASU), Kristina Knowles (ASU), Chris Stover (ASU)
7:00 – 7:30 pm – Katzin School of Music

Concert: Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)
7:30pm  – Katzin Concert Hall – Arizona State University


Concert 4 – Opus Claviblasticum by Jacob Adler with Crossing 32nd Street

Sunday, November 12th 2017
7:30pm – Organ Hall – Arizona State University


We look forward to sharing these amazing works with you at ASU