"Sweep," Doug Geers' concerto for violin with percussion and laptop orchestra, will be premiered this Saturday night, April 5, on the opening concert of the Sonic Divergence Festival at Northwestern University's Pick Satiger Concert Hall. The concerto will be played by violinist Maja Cerar, percussionist Cameron Britt, and the Princeton University Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk). The fifteen laptop performers will play their instruments using Nintendo Wii wireless video game controllers.
A live webcast of this concert will be broadcast from the Pick Staiger Hall website. Visit www.pickstaiger.org or the Northwestern University School of Music website between 7:20 and 7:30 p.m. CST for a link to the broadcast. You will need the latest version of Real Player. For further information about using Real Player, visit their website
The concert will also feature works by Dan Trueman, Curtis Bahn/Tomie Hahn, Perry Cook, Seth Cluett, and John Fontein. "Sweep" will be the first work after intermission.