New Sound for Double Bass is a performance of experimental and contemporary works for double bass, many of them commissioned for Gahlord Dewald. This music explore the expansive texture and gestural qualities of the largest of the string instrument family in ways that surprise and provoke deeper contemplation of sound.
is an autistic, Cambodian-Greek-American composer and violinist. Their fixation with verbal expression, text, and the implications of language stems from their lifelong challenges with verbal processing and idiomatic interpretation.
is a composer of works that are “mesmerizing” (The New York) and “highly lyrical and provocative of thought” (San Francisco Classical Voice). She was the Seattle Symphony 2017-18 Season Composer-in-Residence.