Utterance (2021)

Bass Flute, Drum Kit, and Double Bass

8'

Created through Choreographers and Composers, The Juilliard School. 

(Performance begins at 40:54)

Program Notes

to utter- vocalize, so as to intend, to express.

 

What does it mean to ‘utter’ as a dancer, as a musician, in a performance space?

 

In Utterance, Connor Freeman (choreographer) and I explore the various ‘utterances’ of the dance and musical personas on stage: their intentions, their emotions, and their relation to one another, all melded into a whirlpool of shifting states: of individualism, collectivism, and anonymity; of curiosity, frustration, and obsession; of integration and disintegration.