Bubble Wrap (1997) Elliott Sharp
Having Never Written a Note for Percussion (1971) James Tenney
Threnody 2 (2013) Geordie Haley
Improvisations by Haley/Streb/Miller
Geordie Haley, guitar
Andrew Reed Miller, contrabass
Robin Streb, viola
Robin Streb is a member of Symphony NB and is a Teaching Artist with Sistema NB. She is an active new music performer across Canada. Originally from British Columbia, she frequently performed with Vancouver Island Symphony, Victoria Symphony and Vancouver Opera Orchestra, the Melange Chamber Ensemble and the Vancouver Miniaturist Ensemble. Robin has performed in the Los Angeles area with the Okiro Series, Tonoi Ensemble, CTRL+ALT+REPEAT, New West Symphony, and various events at the California Institute of the Arts.
Geordie Haley is a composer, improviser, educator and guitarist. Contributing to the creative music scenes of Fredericton NB, Toronto ONT, and now Halifax NS, Geordie has been presenting songs, rhythm based compositions and improvised music for over 25 years.
Since returning to the Maritimes Geordie has been a featured artist in concert and festival programs by creative music presenters Upstream Music, Suddenly Listen, Canadian Music Center, The Motion Ensemble, Jazz East, Vocalypseand the Harvest Jazz Festival.
Andrew Reed Miller has worked as a professional musician for over 25 years, playing in orchestras, opera and ballet companies and performing chamber music. Originally from New York, Andrew now lives in the small city of Saint John, Canada. In 1994 he began focussing on contemporary and experimental music, developing original compositions, audio installations and media art. Much of his recent work explores the culture of music in the early 21st Century and uses interactive electronics, extended instrumental techniques and psychedelic dissonance. He was founder of Motion Ensemble (1998-2014), which premiered many new works and performed at all sorts of venues, including Sound Symposium (Newfoundland), Tonic (NYC), Western Front (Vancouver) and New Music Concerts (Toronto) Miller is principal bass of Symphony NB, Atlantic Sinfonia, has been heard on numerous CBC broadcasts and was invited as guest artist by the NB Summer Music Festival, the Scotia Festival of Music, The Confederation Centre for the Arts (Charlottetown), Ensemble Kore (Montreal) Open Waters (Halifax) and Earshot concerts (Toronto). Andrew had many student inspirations studying bass in Toronto with the great Joel Quarrington , at the University of Ottawa, the Kent Blossom Chamber Music Festival in Ohio, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and many other places. More recently he studied Max/MSP/Jitter programming at Harvestworks in New York