PRODUCTIONS

Drawing Down the Moon, The Luminary, 2015

Evening-length chamber opera/performance installation. St. Louis, Mo.

2015 Black House New Music Workshop

The 2015 new music workshop will feature visiting artists Amanda DeBoer and Chris Wild of Ensemble Dal Niente and premiere seven new compositions by resident composers from around the world.

Kansas City-Montreal Music Exchange, 2015

Black House Collective will partner with the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab for an exchange of musicians and composers, with residencies and performances in both Montreal and Kansas City.

Black House New Operas Project: Entanglement, August 2014

Taking place at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Artm the 2014 Black House New Operas project will  premiere five new chamber operas by international composers.

Maroon Trio Composition Competition, April 2014

Composition competition for the Maroon Trio, resulting in five new compositions written for marimba, bassoon and French horn. Premiered in Kansas City in April 2014.

Black House Collective, 2009-present

The Black House Collective provides musicians and composers the opportunity to collaborate, develop and support each other and new music in Kansas City. Through its workshops, composition competitions, festivals and productions, Black House has established itself as the voice of young new music in Kansas City and the midwest. Black House Collective and artistic director Hunter Long have been recognized through grants from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Charlotte Street Foundation, and the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City. Learn more at the Black House website.

Black Lab New Music Festival, September-October 2013

Produced 16 performances of new music by Midwestern composers, musicians, dancers and artists over eight weeks.

Black House Saxophone Quartet Competition, September 2013

Produced an international call for new saxophone quartet works to be performed by the H2 Quartet as part of the Black Lab New Music Festival.

Black House New Operas Project: Rites of Being, May 2013

Produced and premiered six new chamber operas in downtown Kansas City.