PROJECTS, BANDS & ENSEMBLES
Trilogy volume released on label 577 Records (2021). Featuring: Daniel Carter (horns and reeds), Luisa Muhr (voice and non-audible movement art), Ayumi Ishito (sax), Eric Plaks (nord piano), Aron Namenwirth (guitar), Yutaka Takahashi (guitar), Zach Swanson (bass), Jon Panikkar (drums).
An audio-visual ensemble, exploring virtual spaces, Dilate Ensemble was formed around a live under-the-kitchen-table installation by Carole Kim (visuals, S. California) with Gloria Damijan (multi-instrumentalist, Vienna), Jon Raskin (reeds and percussion, N. California), Luisa Muhr (voice, NY/Vienna) and Scott L. Miller (electronics, Minnesota).
NowNet Arts Ensemble features renowned contemporary musicians and media artists in New York and locations internationally performing together live via the internet. Directed by composer and conductor Sarah Weaver, the NowNet Arts Ensemble performs works by leading composers and artists in network arts.
A vocal-movement ensemble founded by Marisa Michelson, Constellation Chor's performances include Ashley Fure's "Filament" with the New York Philharmonic, Sarah Hennies' "Reservoir 2: Intrusion" as part of Claire Chase's Density 2036 Project at The Kitchen, and performances at Judson Memorial Church.
New York's leading Performing Arts Series dedicated to interdisciplinary womxn and non-binary artists, created, produced, and curated by Luisa Muhr at The New School, College of Performing Arts, Glassbox Theater. With the encouragement and support of composer John Zorn and Dean of Mannes School of Music, Richard Kessler.
FENGARI Works creates interdisciplinary theater, installation, and performance work and was founded by Luisa Muhr and James Leaf in June 2015. After the sudden death of James Leaf FENGARI Works has been mostly dedicated to producing New York's experimental/avant-garde interdisciplinary performance series Women Between Arts.
IN THE WORKS / UPCOMING
co-creation of a new opera with six-times Grammy winning composer Arturo O'Farrill
New pieces by Dilate Ensemble
New creations for small ensembles (graphic scores and performances)
Three Sisters, an experimental vocal-movement reiteration of Chekhov's Three Sisters, directed by Peter Sciscioli
multiple duo, trio, and quartet improv sets with a wide variety of local experimental musicians (for more please go to NEWS section)
multiple other projects on a running basis (for more please go to GOING-ONS section)