New Music Series, Karen Stackpole, Tom Nunn…Claire Barratt, +++

locationthe luggage storedateNov 17 2005 8-10PM

NEW MUSIC SERIES – every Thursday
Nov 17 2005 8-10PM

$6-10 sliding scale, no one refused for lack of funds


The music of GHOST IN THE HOUSE is a soundtrack for the subconscious. It could suggest a murder mystery, a visitation in a dream or a cataclysmic storm. The scores are sketches that depict musical events to be interpreted by the band.

Karen Stackpole – Gongs
David Michalak – lap steel
Tom Nunn – Bugs and other inventions
Kyle Bruckmann – Oboe, English Hor

Claire Elizabeth Barratt has a Dance and Musical Theater background, with training received in her native country of Britain at the London Studio Center of Performing Arts and the Laban Center for Movement and Dance. She spent ten years in the southern states of Tennessee and North Carolina, where she held the position of Co Director for Circle Modern Dance as well as choreographing for Opera, Musical Theater, Music Video, Commercials and collaborating with Multi-Media, Film, Visual, Music and Literary Artists.

Now based in The Bronx, NY, she runs Cilla_Vee Movement Projects, a multi-disciplinary performing arts company, performing in the US, Canada, Europe and Japan and is performance curator for Haven Gallery.

Claire Elizabeth Barratt, continued:
Barratt served a one year apprenticeship with Lori Belilove & Company of
the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation and has recently been featured in
Art Basel Miami, the Washington DC International Improv Festival and
the Transmodern Age Festival in Baltimore, MD.

work as a movement artist blurs boundaries and crosses categories.
Re-defining the traditional concepts of a piece, challenging the
conventions of choreography, performance, time, space and audience

Previous collaborations include:

Tatsuya Nakatani  percussion, Mary Halvorson  guitar, Frederic Blondy
piano, Agnes Palier  voice, Matana Roberts  sax, Jack Wright  sax,
Assif Tsahar  sax, Daniel Carter  sax, David Beardsley  microtonal
guitar, Michael Evans  theramin, Toshio Kajiwara  turntable, Jon
Morris electronic/wind/guitar, Tom Bickley  electronic/wind, Loren
Dempster  cello and many others.