Nathan Corder, Daniel Meyer & Sam Clark McHale 930pm $10
Nathan Corder (b.1991) is an Oakland-based composer of works for electronics, objects, and arrays of people. Nathan’s music has been honored and recognized at events such as the International Symposium of New Music (Curitiba, Brazil), Le festival International des Arts Sonores EXHIBITRONIC (Strasbourg), MUSLAB (Mexico City), mise-en music festival, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, N_SEME, Root Signals, and SEAMUS conferences. In 2014, Nathan was awarded the Allen Strange Memorial award from SEAMUS. Currently Nathan is pursuing an MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media at Mills College, where he studies with Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, Maggi Payne, Chris Bown, and James Fei. Nathan holds degrees in composition (BM) and philosophy (BA) from the University of South Florida, where he studied composition and theory with Paul Reller, Baljinder Sekhon, and Ciro Scotto, and has studied composition at UC Berkeley with Ken Ueno, and privately with Ellen Fullman.
Samuel Clark-McHale (b. 1992) is an American composer currently residing in Davis, CA. His works have been performed by, among others, Ensemble Signal, Quartetto Indaco, and the Illinois Modern Ensemble at venues and festivals including June in Buffalo and the highSCORE New Music Festival. His piece metallic cocaine bebop for Pierrot ensemble was a 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Award Finalist. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in music composition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is currently pursuing a PhD in composition and theory at UC Davis studying with Laurie San Martin.