Stan Link featured at Indeterminacies; Blair faculty and students perform

Blair composition professor Stan Link is the featured composer/performer at the final installment of Zeitgeist Gallery‘s Indeterminacies performance and conversations series for Fall 2012. Adjunct professor Robert Bond will moderate the conversation.

The event takes place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, November 1, at the gallery, 1819 21st Ave. S. It is free and open to the public.

Link has composed three original pieces for this event, which will be performed by Blair faculty, students and friends. The works will be performed just this once, from Link’s original score, which will then be destroyed.

Performers include:

  • Stan Link, composing and computer processing
  • Michael Slayton, composer
  • Zach Bowers, marimba
  • Shelby Flowers, marimba
  • Kevin Rilling, marimba
  • Ali Cole, soprano
  • Emma Dansak, viola
  • Jonathan Rattner, video artist

See below for the full press release from Zeitgeist Gallery about this event.

Zeitgeist gallery
1819 21st Avenue So, Nashville, TN/

Zeitgeist and AIA Middle Tennessee present: Indeterminacies 




Stan Link

Stan Link (composer/performer)

Robert Bond (moderator)

Thursday, November 1
public invited

in the gallery:
new work from: Richard Feaster

Zeitgeist is pleased to announce the last installment of the Fall 2012 Indeterminacies program featuring Nashville-based composer and musician Stan Link.
Robert Bond, musician, educator, and critical thinker will moderate a conversation.
Stan will present three pieces he has composed especially for this performance:

“Flametree”– soprano, guitar and live computer processing

“Passing Through” marimba and computer

“Event” for viola and guitar.

These pieces will be performed once from an original score and then the score will be destroyed.

The program will feature:
Stan Link, composer and computer processing
Michael Slayton, composer
Zach Bowers, marimba
Shelby Flowers, marimba
Kevin Rilling, marimba
Ali Cole, soprano
Emma Dansak, viola
Josh McGuire, guitar
Jonathan Rattner, video artist

Stan Link is Associate Professor of Composition at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music and an internationally recognized composer and performer. He attended the Oberlin Conservatory and studied composition with Ed Miller and Richard Hoffmann. He later became a student of Roman Haubenstock-Ramati at the Vienna Hochschule fur Musik and went on to study composition at Princeton with Paul Lansky, Steven Mackey, Peter Westergaard and Claudio Spies. He taught composition at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia and at the University of Illinois. As a creator of a wide range of acoustic and computer music ranging from solo chamber pieces to a ballet for orchestra, electric guitar and African drums, his pieces have been heard on concerts, broadcasts, webcasts and new music festivals across the United States, in Europe, and Australia.

Robert Bond is a drummer, performer, producer, remixer, educator and consultant. He is currently adjunct teaching at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute also at Vanderbilt. He has recorded for the Rough Trade and d-Pulse labels, and served as creative for the London Symphony Orchestra. He is also currently a facilitator for the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy.

This event is free and open to the public.

Visit Indeterminacies on Facebook for a complete calendar of events, photos, and video. The title Indeterminacies is taken from a John Cage idea of processes whose outcome is not predetermined.

R Feaster Castle Please also join us Friday evening November 9th from 6-8PM for a reception for Nashville-based artist Richard Feaster.For more information on all events, please visit, see us on Facebook, or call Janice Zeitlin or Lain York at 615-256-4805.

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