IOU Theatre – Vortex

20-21 Visual Arts Centre and IOU Theatre are delighted to welcome Netherlands-based composer and musician Yannis Kyriakides, and acclaimed saxophonist John Butcher to present a rare live performance of ‘Vortex’, a piece composed especially to accompany IOU Theatre’s Speaking Tubes installation.

Performances will take place on at 20-21 Saturday 11 May. Please check back for times and booking information.

Call for adventurous musicians! – Deadline extended

IOU is seeking up to 10 wind instrumentalists (wood and brass instruments), to volunteer to work with Netherlands-based composer and musician Yannis Kyriakides, and acclaimed saxophonist John Butcher, to present a rare live performance of ‘Vortex’, a piece composed especially to accompany IOU Theatre’s Speaking Tubes installation, soon to be exhibited at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe.

Proficient musicians need to be available to take part in performances at 20-21, on Saturday 11 May 2019 and for the rehearsal periods (listed below). The selected musicians will be performing in front of a ticketed audience and it is anticipated that the project will receive significant press interest.

The performance will take place within IOU’s extraordinary, gleaming steel installation and musicians will be required to move around the installation whilst playing. The piece will be 40-60 minutes long and blend the instrumentation with electronic manipulation of sound within in a contemporary musical approach.

If you are selected, this is an unparalleled opportunity for you to gain experience working with a prominent and highly respected international musicians together with one of the UK’s most adventurous theatre and arts companies. You will gain experience performing experimental, innovative music, within an extraordinary sound installation.

To apply:

Please download the info sheet and application form below and return to dominic.mason@northlincs.gov.uk 

Deadline extended Monday 15 April 2019

For an information pack click here to download.

For an application form click here to download.

For further information please email dominic.mason@northlincs.gov.uk 

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