LiveVibe TV Season 4: Episode 2
“THE POWER OF SONG: MUSIC BY LIVING COMPOSERS”
Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. EST
at the UF Digital Worlds Institute’s REVE in historic Norman Gym
Alex Avelino will host Season 4 Episode 2 of LiveVibe TV, a lively talk-show performance event that features people from the UF community engaged in innovative and interesting interdisciplinary work. Combined with live music and immersive theatrical projections, the LVTV format encourages the audience to participate in asking questions of the guests. The guests on “The Power of Song: Music by Living Composers” are involved in writing, performing, and producing a variety of modern songs, instrumental, vocal and spoken word.
Dave Becker is a woodwind player, educator and recording engineer based at the University of Florida. He is an accomplished composer and arranger for an eclectic variety of ensembles; namely, big band, and horn sections.
Ulisses Rocha, considered one of Brazil’s finest guitarist/composers in the past 20 years, has achieved international acclaim with his performances in international festivals. Rocha is a visiting professor at the University of Florida, where he performs and records as a soloist.
A five-time Emmy Award winning composer, James Oliverio creates diverse music, ranging from symphonies to soundtracks to songs. He’ll share insight into his process and motivations in creating lyrical songs.
Burgess and Harper are respected performers with a wide range of repertoire ranging across jazz and American standards. They have collaborated with James Oliverio on a number of projects including recordings and premieres at the Arts Festival of Atlanta.
Blair Nembhard is a talented young spoken word artist whose output reflects the challenges and opportunities of coming of age in contemporary American culture. He recently contributed several of his original worlds to the LifeSkills Online project, supported by the Santoro Foundation.
Limited complimentary seating is available. To reserve a seat in the live studio audience for Episode 2 of LVTV Season 4 , please send an email request ASAP with name and number in your party to: RSVP@digitalworlds.ufl.edu
If you are not able to attend in the studio audience, viewers worldwide can tune in live via the Internet: www.LiveVibeTV.com
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