Pauline Oliveros and the International Contemporary Ensemble
About the Artists
Pauline OliverosPauline Oliveros is a senior figure in contemporary American music. Her career spans 50 years of boundary-dissolving music making. In the 1950s she was part of a circle of iconoclastic composers, artists, poets gathered in San Francisco. Recipient of the John Cage award for 2012 from the Foundation of Contemporary Arts, Oliveros is Distinguished Research Professor of Music at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, and Darius Milhaud Artist-in-Residence at Mills College.
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International Contemporary Ensemble
"America’s foremost new-music group" —Alex Ross
"Bracing, illuminating, reassuring" —Financial Times
"The new gold standard for new music" —New Yorker
"Extraordinary" —New York Times
The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is an artist collective committed to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. As a performer, curator and educator, ICE explores how new music intersects with communities across the world. From youth in schools to audiences in established and alternative venues, ICE engages its listening public in the spark of musical invention.