Join the Pique Collective on Friday, November 3rd as they perform interpretations of contemporary graphic scores at UNION Craft Brewing! The show will feature images and videos that the audience can view while the Pique Collective provides the music. In addition, local artists Thomas Henly Dahlberg and Bobby Coleman will be creating a visual response influenced by the dynamic of the entire evening. The result: a visual representation of audio interpretations of visual stimuli – you don’t want to miss this experience!
The event is free and open to the public. The performance will begin at 8pm but the tap room at Union will open at 5pm. Well Crafted Pizza will be on site to satisfy your Friday night food cravings, so come check out Union’s Fall lineup while enjoying a truly unique experience with the Pique Collective!
View the Facebook event here!
Come hear the Pique Collective perform contrasting contemporary works at the Baltimore Book Festival on Friday, September 22nd at 5pm. The performance will happen on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage located next to the Baltimore Visitor’s Center in the Inner Harbor.
This presentation will be a collaboration with the Writers in Baltimore Schools Program. Pique Collective will perform a piece of music and then Writers in Baltimore Schools will give a literary response based on the music they hear.
To learn more about the Writers in Baltimore Schools, click here
For more info about the performance at the book festival, click here
For general info about the Pique Collective, click here
The Pique Collective will be performing Terry Riley’s “In C” at the annual Artscape festival in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, July 22nd.
This performance will be held on the steps of the MICA main building, 1300 West Mount Royal Avenue, and is free for anyone who wishes to watch or participate in the music making! Simple instruments as well as instruments made by Ann Walsh will be made available to the public to join the jam session that is Riley’s famous musical process.
For more details about the event, click here
Jeremy will be performing with the Snow Pond Symphony Orchestra as they put on an all Gershwin concert on Sunday, June 25th 2017. The concert will be held at New England Music Camp in Sidney, Maine. Jeremy is also on faculty at New England Music Camp teaching guitar to students ages 13-18. For more information about the performance, click here; and for information about the camp, click here.
The Pique Collective will perform a concert on Saturday, June 10th at Corcycle indoor cycling studio (115 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21201). This show will be a unique experience featuring a dark setting that will allow the audience to relax and listen without any visual stimulus. Tickets are limited and can be purchased through eventbrite in advance. Music by Cage, Gardner, Domeniconi, and Pärt.
Come support the Pique Collective this Sunday, May 21st at Charles Street Barre studio (339 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21201). Doors will open at 12:30pm and the cost of admission is $5-$15 depending on how generous you are feeling. Music, mimosas, and bagels (provided by Bottoms Up Bagels) are all included in the cost, and all proceeds help fund the Pique Collective Community Concert at Artscape 2017!
For more updates about the Pique Collective, you can like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/piquecollective/
On Friday, May 5th, The new Baltimore contemporary music ensemble, Mind on Fire, will hold its first large concert and variety show. The show will feature works by Amy Beth Kirsten, Christopher Cerrone, the Nudie suits, Purcell, Fred Rzewski, and more. The night will open with poet, Janea Kelly, reading selections from her work, and the puppet play, FRUITS, by Feral Woman. The variety show begins at 8pm and will be at E.M.P. Collective on 307 W. Baltimore Street, 21201.
Tickets for the event can be bought in advance through Eventbrite or at the door.
For more information about the concert, check out the Mind on Fire Facebook page.
Jeremy Lyons is the guitarist for Mind on Fire, performing on both classical and electric guitar. All five members of the Pique Collective are also part of Mind on Fire.
Thanks to all who packed the Motor house and made the Pique Collective “Wood n’ Cows” concert a huge success! A special thanks again to Diamondback Brewing Co. and Union Craft Brewing for providing the beers, and Ann Walsh for making the beautiful wood blocks. You can see more of Ann’s works here.
Don’t miss the Pique Collective performing live at the Motor House arts venue on the corner of North Avenue and Howard Street on Friday, March 24th. Doors at 7:30, music at 8pm. $10 tickets includes food and drinks provided by Union Craft brewing and Diamondback brewing. The program features works by Reich, Rzewski, Glass, and Johnson. Special instruments made by Ann Walsh will be used for Steve Reich’s “Music for Pieces of Wood.”
On February 18th, 2017, the Pique Collective in collaboration with Ann Walsh premiered the composition, “Music for Exploding Heads,” by Jeremy Lyons. Check out two recording angles of the show by following this link to the Listening Samples.