Thursday 13 March 2014

| 10.00am – 12.00pm – School of Music Hall
Masterclass with Madeleine Mitchell (Violin), Matthew Forbes (Cello) and Christine Swain (Oboe)

| 12.15pm – School of Music Hall, Bangor University
Jazz Workshop with Asaf Sirkis

| 4.00pm – Powis Hall, Bangor University
Festival Lecture by Natasha Barrett

| 6.15pm – Powis Hall, Bangor University
Rehearsal of School Project with pupils (Ysgol y Graig) and Ed Wright

| 7.30pm – Powis Hall, Bangor University
Portrait of Natasha Barrett with Electroacoustic WALES

Programme to include:
Natasha Barrett
Pupils from Ysgol y Graig: new work – premiere

Natasha Barrett is at the forefront of the creative use of technology in many genres: live electronics, sound installations, multi-media and computer music improvisation. This concert focuses on her acousmatic music, including the world premiere of a BNMF commission.

| 10.00pm – Greeks Taverna, Upper Bangor
Asaf Sirkis Quartet (jazz)

Asaf Sirkis (drums/compositions)
Sylwia Bialas (voice/compositions)
Patrick Bettison (bass/harmonica)
Frank Harrison (piano/keyboards)

“Sirkis is not only an inventive drummer but also a composer of rigour, wit and surprising delicacy.” (MOJO, 2008). Enjoy and relax to the compositions and arrangements of this talented instrumentalist, who will be joined by some of the finest jazz musicians across Europe.