Solo Multi-media Viola Performance (App. 45 minutes), and time for Q and A after.
Nils Bultmann, violist, composer, and multi-media artist, is originally from Madison WI. and now is based in the San Francisco Bay area. He is involved in collaborative projects including dance, video, and avant-garde improvised music. He has generated an expansive body of work in the recording studio, including solo and multi-track viola music as well as collaborative and improvised musical textures. He also writes traditional through-composed works for solo instruments, string quartets, and orchestra.
Nils recently completed his PHD in music composition at UC Berkeley creating interactive works and video installation pieces. His multi-media work focuses on combining diverse live performances often recorded in unconventional settings with musicians of a wide variety of backgrounds.
He will be in town performing at the Overture Center Promenade Hall on Nov 8th a Pre-release CD concert of his acoustic work.
On Friday Nov 15th at 8pm, he will also present a free solo performance at the New Central Library presenting some of his video work.
You can see a sample of his multi-media compositions at the following link: