Guest Artists

Pauline Oliveros, 80th Birthday Celebration

"Through Pauline Oliveros and Deep Listening I finally know what harmony is.... It's about the pleasure of making music." (John Cage 1989) | Pauline Oliveros, composer, performer and humanitarian is an important pioneer in American Music, acclaimed internationally for four decades.

Fred Frith Festival

Guitarist and experimental music icon, Fred Frith visited Cornell at the end of February/early-March 2012 capping off the month-long Fred Frith Festival in his honor. Festival events included concerts and masterclasses with pianist Annie Lewandowski and the Cornell Avant-Garde Ensemble.

Theresa Wong and CAGE at the Carriage House Hayloft

On Feb 13th, CAGE shared the Carriage House Hayloft stage with special guest cellist/vocalist Theresa Wong. The performance featured a subset of ensemble members: Kevin Ernste (miscellany), Tim Feeney (percussion), Annie Lewandowski (piano), and Chris Miller (rebab).

Peni Candra Rini & Jessika Kenney

Two Singers and CAGE: Peni Candra Rini from Indonesia and Jessika Kenney from the United States joined the Cornell Avant-Garde Ensemble to explore different lines between the traditional and experimental, the composed and improvised. The event took place at the Johnson Museum of Art in conjunction with the multi-gallery exhibition ... details