Mills College Signalflow Festival
Coming up March 12 – 15th is the Mills College Signalflow Festival. This is invariably one of the best new composition, performance, and installation art events of the year. If you have any interest in hearing what the new directions in music are, be sure not to miss it. Plus, its free.
At Mills College
Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. Signal Flow is the place to take a peek at what the future has in store in the fields of electronic, experimental, and visionary music.
Many of the greatest composers of our age have passed through Mills, whether as teachers, as students or both. Some of these names include: Luciano Berio, Darius Milhaud, Dave Brubeck, Morton Subotnick, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Robert Ashley, Laurie Anderson, David Tudor, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Curran, Aaron Rosand, Angela Hewitt, AMM, Leo Smith, Warner Bartschi, Anne Queffélec, Susie Ibarra, Kazue Sawai, Marilyn Crispell, Peggy Seeger, Hazel Dickens, Louis Lortie, Charles Rosen, Amy Denio, Laetitia Sonami, Miya Masaoka, Janice Giteck, “Blue” Gene Tyranny, Tetsu Saitoh, Annea Lockwood, Kitundu, Christina Kubisch, Carla Kihlstedt, Amelia Cuni, Neil Rolnick, Nicolas Collins, Louis Goldstein, Fred Frith, Pauline Oliveros, Maggi Payne, John Bischoff, Les Stuck, and Chris Brown, to name a few.
Featuring everything from acoustic to electro-acoustic, electronic, mixed media, installations and sound design, signal flow is guaranteed to surprise, inspire and impress.
The Mills College Music Department proudly presents its annual offering to the world. Presented throughout Mills’ lush campus, Signal Flow is always a memorable experience.