Master class and performance with the UTEE at Appalachian State

The EE is again on the road on 2-17! The ensemble will present a show of chamber improvised music with electronic media at Appalachian State University.

UT Electroacoustic Ensemble

Mark Drake – voice, electronics
Alex Gray – EWI, saxophone, computer
Brandan Harden – synthesizer
Tyler Hyers – keyboard
Clayton Hopkins – percussion
Elise Stephens – video
Jorge Variego – computer
Harry Ward – keyboard

Dr. Jorge Variego – founder director



    Jorge Variego – clarinet


    Elise Stephens – live visuals
    Alex Gray – EWI, saxophone, computer


    Mark Drake – voice, electronics
    Clayton Hopkins – percussion
    Harry Ward – keyboard

February 2017

    UT Electroacoustic Ensemble


At the SCI National conference in April

I will be presenting a new piece at the SCI National Conference at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo in April.

SCI 2017 National Conference
at Western Michigan University
March 30 – April 1, 2017

Western Michigan University’s School of Music is thrilled to announce that we will host the SCI National Conference in 2017. This year’s featured guest ensembles include Ensemble Dal Niente, Spektral Quartet, SPLICE Ensemble, Coalescence Percussion Duo, and Duo Furioso. 

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Vantablack by the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble is out!

VantablackThe first student produced CD Vantablack by the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble is here! I couldn’t be more proud of this group!!
Live recording: Chris Jerger, Brandan Alexander Harden
Mastering engineer: Coy Parton
Graphic design: Alex Ring Gray, Landin Fleres Lynd
Gurudev Ball-Khalsa (electronics)
Christian Barnett (guitar, electronics)
Miriam Budayr (computer)
Bryce Duncan (saxophone)
David Floyd (clarinet)
Taylor Forward (electronics, percussion)
Alex Ring Gray (saxophone, electronics)
Brandan Alexander Harden (computer, synthesizer)
Emory Hensley (percussion, computer, visuals)
Tyler Hyers (piano)
Gage Lippi (keyboard)
Coy Parton (computer)
Luke Schwarzentraub (electronics)
Elise Stephens (visuals)
Ryan Stennes (waterphone)
Skye van Duuren (trumpet)
Jorge Variego (computer)

UT Contemporary Music Festival


Festival Schedule:

Masterclass with Yarn/Wire

All students and faculty welcome!

Thursday, 10/20/2016 at 12:40pm

Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

UT Contemporary Music Festival Opening Concert

UT Contemporary Music Ensemble presents works by Berio, Zorn, Simalchik, and Applebaum

Thursday, 10/20/2016 at 8:00 PM

Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

UT Contemporary Music Festival Gala Concert

Guest artist recital; featuring artist-in-residence Yarn/Wire and UT Contemporary Music Festival Call for Scores winner Travis Weller

Friday, 10/21/2016 at 8:00 PM

Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

UT Contemporary Music Festival Concert

Ensemble concert; featuring the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble and the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble

Saturday, 10/22/2016 at 2:00 PM

Emporium Arts Center

100 South Gay Street

Knoxville, TN

Inextinguishable Oliveira

ship discount bridesmaid dresses 2016 at groupdress.comOn Sunday August 7th, percussionist Roberto Oliveira will perform two of my most recent multimedia works with live vibraphone. The event will take place on 8/7 10PM in the “O son da praza” events in Tomiño, Galicia.

The same repertoire will also be performed by Oliveira on 8/19 in Turonia.

This event is possible with the support of the Council of Tomiño and the administration of Pontevedra.

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Inner Blues ** (2015) Jorge Variego – vibráfono preparado, electrónica e arte visual

Rhythmic Structure of the Wind (2009) Raúl Tudón – multipercusión, electrónica e arte visual

Nunca tan Lejos ** (2015) Jorge Variego – vibráfono, cuencos tibetanos preparados, electrónica e arte visual

Akompaña ** (2016) Andrés Álvarez – vibráfono preparado, chinese cymbals, electrónica e arte visual

Coena Rudimentalis ** (2016) Carlos Passeggi – bombo preparado e electrónica

** Obras dedicadas e estreadas por Robertoliveira