EWA TRĘBACZ  |  composer, media artist
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November 15, 2017, 7:30 pm
DXARTS, University of Washington
and the Pacific Northwest Section
of the Audio Engineering Society

Ambisonics & the Ambisonic Toolkit (ATK) @ DXARTS
Presentation by Joseph Anderson, DXARTS

Project demonstations by
Ewa Trębacz & Josiah Boothby,
Daniel Peterson & Martin Jarmick,
James Wenlock

    Ewa Trębacz with Josiah Boothby (French horn) demonstrated their soundfield recordings from the Dan Harpole Cistern in Fort Worden, Washington, along with the "full 3D" reverb recreating the acoustics of that unique space in real time.    


August 3rd, 2017, 8:00 pm
Presented by Nonsequitur / Wayward Music Series

Performances by
Josiah Boothby, French horn
Thea Farhadian, violin / electronics
Ewa Trębacz, violin / electronics

Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

June 19-25, 2017 - NYCEMF 2017
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival
Concert 9, Abrons Art Center, Playhouse
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 8-10:30 PM
Ewa Trębacz
Minotaur for horn and computer-realized surround sound
Josiah Boothby, French horn

May 25-26, 2017, 7:30pm

Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle

Concert 1   |   Concert 2

Two consecutive evenings of electroacoustic music, video and performance by University of Washington Alumni composers and friends. Works by Linda Antas and her colleague from Montana State University Jason Bolte, Tom Baker, Sarah Bassingthwaighte, Donald Craig, Ryan M. Hare, Ben McAllister, Douglas Niemela, Joshua Parmenter, and Ewa Trębacz with Josiah Boothby (French horn).

May 12, 2017, 7:30pm - MUSIC OF TODAY:
UW Alumni Composers

Meany Hall for the Performing Arts
University of Washington Campus in Seattle

An evening of computer music and video from the UW School of Music and DXARTS Alumni composers. Works by Linda Antas, Bret Battey , Donald Craig, Ewa Trębacz, Ben McAllister, and Nicolás Varchausky.

Full program...

Women in (New) Music: 50+ Pieces of Advice from Women Composers

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Classical King FM's Second Inversion asked 54 women composers the following question:

In what ways (if any) do you feel that being a woman has shaped your experiences as an artist? What advice do you have for other female-identifying artists who are aspiring to creative leadership roles?

54 pieces of musical advice from women composers on Second Inversion's blog: http://secondinversion.org/2017/03/08/women-in-new-music-50-pieces-of-advice-from-women-composers/

LabSen CSW, Toruń, Poland - November 25, 2016

Polish-Dutch harpsichordist Gośka Isphording performs Chordochromies for harpsichord and computer-realized sound at the new contemporary music festival "Słuchalnia" in Toruń, Poland.

Studio recording of Chordochromies...

”Digital Immersion“ - October 2nd, 2016, 7:30pm
Montana State University, Reynolds Recital Hall

Works for instruments and electronics by composers Linda Antas (MSU)
and Ewa Trębacz (DXARTS, University of Washington).

Performances by MSU School of Music faculty Mike Nelson, Stephen Versaevel,
Jeffrey Vick, Linda Antas and guest Andrew Miller.

April 2017, 2016 - Northwest Horn Symposium
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington

A special performance in the CWU Music Building Rotunda:
violin/horn duo with computer-realized sound.

Josiah Boothby, French horn and Ewa Trębacz, violin

"Musica Electronica" - April 9th, 2016, 8pm
Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

Seattle Modern Orchestra in partnership with DXARTS
presented an evening of electronic music, including three works
from three different generations and three stages of technological development.
Differences - Luciano Berio
Ligeia for invisible soprano, ensemble,and surround sound - Ewa Trębacz
Lichtbogen - Kaija Saariaho

February 20, 2016, 7:30pm
Seattle Modern Orchestra Benefit Concert

Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA
Minotaur for horn and surround sound was performed by Josiah Boothby
at the Seattle Modern Orchestra annual fundraiser event.

September 30, 2015 - Minotaur at ICMC 2015

Minotaur for horn and surround sound was performed by Heather Suchodolski at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas, as part of the 41 International Computer Music Conference.

The conference was organized by the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI), Division of Composition Studies, University of North Texas.


May 7th, 2015, at 8pm
Machinations Musical, Divers & Sundry

Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Fourth Floor, Seattle, WA

Current and past students from the University of Washington School of Music and DXARTS join forces to present an evening of experimental music and performance.

Works and performances by
Daria Binkowski, flute and Anna Stachurska, live electronics
Josiah Boothby and Ewa Trębacz, violin/horn duo with computer-realized sound
Donald Craig, 19-tone equal temperament electric guitar
Inmi Lee, vocal performance with live electronics and kinetic sculpture
Joshua Parmenter, cello with live electronics
Douglas Niemela and Donald Craig, duo improvisation of sound and video

Full program...   |   Facebook Event Page...

Open Borders Generation Concert Tour 2014

Polish and American musicians present music by a selection of Polish composers born in the 1970s. Three concerts include works by Paweł Hendrich, Agata Zubel, Ewa Trębacz, Cezary Duchnowski and Krzysztof Wołek.

November 12, 7:30pm
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
Krannert Center
for the Performing Arts
Tryon Festival Theatre
Urbana, IL

November 14, 8:00pm
University of Louisville
School of Music
Margaret Comstock
Concert Hall
Louisville, KY

November 16, 8:30pm
Frequency Series
3111 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL

Pawel Hendrich – Emergon αβ
for large ensemble and electronics

Agata Zubel - Not I
for soprano, ensemble and electronics

Ewa Trębacz - Minotaur
for horn and surround sound

Cezary Duchnowski - 1 5 1, 2 4 2, 3 3 3
for violin, cello and electronics

Krzysztof Wołek - Motions, Stases
for piano and large ensemble

Agata Zubel, soprano | Małgorzata Walentynowicz, piano | Jancie Philippus, horn | Illinois Modern Ensemble | Stephen Andrew Taylor, conductor

July 7th, 2014 - Ewa Trębacz's solo CD is ALBUM OF THE WEEK on Classical King FM's Second Inversion channel

  • Ewa Trębacz's solo CD has been presented as the "Album of the Week" by Classical King FM's Second Inversion, their online channel devoted to contemporary music.

  • The album is available to stream at the Second Inversion SoundCloud channel, or on their website, where you can also find a interviews with Ewa and Josiah Boothby (French horn, collaborator on much of the disc release).

    Portraits of Contemporary Polish Composers:
    ©2013 Polish Radio S.A. | Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC | Polish Composers' Union

    From CD Booklet:
    A Conversation with Ewa Trębacz.


    Polish Radio, Polish Music Information Center and Polish Composers' Union (ZKP) have released Ewa Trębacz’s monographic audio CD as part of the new series Muzyka Polska Dzisiaj (Polish Music Today), promoting new works created in Poland and around the world. This CD includes 5 works by Ewa Trębacz, created between 2000 and 2013, ranging from solo works with electronics to large orchestral works with ambisonic sound. The project is non-commercial with approximately 300 CDs to be donated to various institutions, and a small number to be distributed by the Polish Radio.

    January 23 and 24, 2014, 7:30pm - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle
    New works for electronics, video and interactive media.

    • A two-night festival of interactive art featuring new and recent works by Donald Craig, Eunsu Kang, Ewa Trębacz, Marcin Pączkowski, Joshua Parmenter, Robert Blatt, Alexis Eggertsen, Joel Ong, Hector Bravo Benard, Ha Na Lee, Sergio Luque, Shih-Wei Lo and Steve Escoffery. With performances by Josiah Boothby (French horn).

    June 17, 2013, 8pm - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle
    Cloud Drawings: an evening of computer music with guest artist Charles Céleste Hutchins.

    • Music and performances by: Hector Bravo Benard, Donald Craig, Charles Céleste Hutchins, Joshua Parmenter and Ewa Trębacz. More...

    April 20, 2013 - Northwest Horn Symposium
    Josiah Boothby performed Minotaur at Northwest Horn Symposium 2013
    Montana State University, Bozeman

    • The 2013 Northwest Horn Symposium was held at the Montana State University School of Music, April 19 through April 21 in Bozeman, Montana. Horn players of all ages attended from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, New York, Colorado and Wyoming.
    • Concert recording (mp3)...

    February 24, 2013 - Warsaw, Poland
    ANC'L'SUNR (2012) for orchestra and surround sound
    premiered at the W.Lutosławski Concert Studio in Warsaw, Poland.

    • The Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marek Moś, premiered ANC'L'SUNR for orchestra and surround sound by Ewa Trębacz at the W. Lutosławski Concert Studio S1 in Warsaw.
    • The concert was a part of the Generations XVI annual event, organized by the Polish Radio, the Polish Composers Union and the Polish Society of Authors and Composers ZAIKS. This year it featured works by 4 composers: Paweł Buczyński, Krzysztof Meyer, Anna Zawadzka-Gołosz and Ewa Trębacz. The concert was broadcast live on the Polish Radio Programme II.

    Organised Sound 17.2 (2012)
    A new article by Ewa Trębacz has been published in Organised Sound - an international peer-reviewed journal of music and technology. The article focuses on applications of immersive audiovisual media to experimental art, in particular in the context of so-called Visual Music.

    • Trębacz, Ewa. "Depth Modulation: Composing Motion in Immersive Audiovisual Spaces". Organised Sound 17.2 (2012): 156-162. Print.

    January 10, 2012 - Tacoma, Washington
    Classical Tuesdays in Old Town: Wired for Sound

    • An evening of electroacoustic music by Joshua Parmenter, Donald Craig, Pete Moss, Douglas Niemela, and Ewa Trębacz, presented by Old Town Business & Professionals Association, North Tacoma, Washington.

    Minotaur - concert performance (mp3)
    Josiah Boothby, French horn

    Glissando 19 (2011)
    A special, German-language edition of Glissando - a Polish music magazine.

    • Trębacz, Ewa. "Modulation des Raumes: auf der Suche nach der Sprache eines immersiven Mediums." Glissando 19 (2011): 72-76. Print.

    November 16, 2011 - Chapel Performance Space in Seattle
    Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center in Seattle

    • An evening of electroacoustic music and digital video by Seattle-based composers Donald Craig, Pete Moss, Douglas Niemela, Joshua Parmenter and Ewa Trębacz. More...

    August 26-27, 2011 - Montreal
    Based on her doctoral dissertation research, Ewa Trębacz presented "Depth Modulation: Visual Music in Immersive Media Environment" at the Understanding Visual Music conference at Concordia University in Montreal.

    • UVM 2011 was a two-day conference focused on developing an understanding of the practice of visual music, its definition, related creative and perceptual considerations, current trends, technological innovation, and possible future directions.

    April 12-17, 2011 - Dresden
    Sequence (dir. R.Sowa, music and sound by Ewa Trębacz) was most recently presented at the International Short Films Festival "FilmFest" in Dresden, Germany.

    Festivals and screenings...

    March 26, 2011 - Los Angeles
    Alfred Newman Hall, University of Southern California
    "Polish Music: The New Generation."
        Works by Wojtek Blecharz, Mikołaj Górecki (son of the late Henryk Mikołaj Górecki), Jarosław Kapuściński, Robert Pierzak, Krzysztof Wołek and Ewa Trębacz with Josiah Boothby (French horn).

    With a special performance by filmmaker David Lynch, appearing in a keyboards-grand piano duet of free improvisations with Marek Żebrowski.

    Concert organized by the Polish Music Center at USC, Los Angeles.

    December 8th, 2010 - Warsaw
    "Portraits of Composers": Ewa Trębacz

    Event organized by Polish Composers Union
    Minotaur for horn and surround
    Chordochromies for harpsichord and computer-realized sound
    Sekwens, animated film, dir. Robert Sowa, music and sound by Ewa Trębacz
    Interior Portrait, animated film, dir. Robert Sowa, music by Ewa Trębacz

    Alina Ratkowska - harpsichord
    Henryk Kowalewicz - French horn

    Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 6 (2009)
    Max Nyffeler's article on Ewa Trębacz's music, art (and other adventures)
    in the context of a new generation of Polish composers.

    September 19th, 2009 - Warsaw
    Errai premiered at the 52nd International Festival of Contemporary Music "Warsaw Autumn"

    • This engagement was supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
      through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

    June 8-12, 2009 - Paris
    56th UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers

    Ewa Trębacz's work things lost things invisible for ambisonic space and orchestra received a prestigious recommendation of the 56th UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers.

    • The International Rostrum of Composers has been organized since 1954 by the International Music Council, associated with UNESCO. 57 works from 27 radio stations from four continents have been presented in Paris during this year's edition of the Rostrum.

    Radio broadcasts...

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