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Mabel Kwan and KG Price

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Mabel Kwan performs:
Jean-Philipe Rameau, Gavotte et six Doubles
Rebecca Saunders, Shadow

KG Price perfoms:
Three Interruptions Via Piano
improv, + more works tba

Chicago-based, Austin-born pianist Mabel Kwan performs with the new music collective Ensemble Dal Niente, the improvising group Restroy, and as one half of the synth duo Mega Laverne and Shirley. She has commissioned and premiered new works for piano and clavichord which can be heard on her solo albums one poetic switch and Inventions. She has performed nationally and internationally, including concerts at Ravinia, Millennium Park, Library of Congress, and the Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music. Mabel is a 2017 3Arts awardee.

KG, composer, performer and percussionist, has been an active artist for 17 years. With a Bachelors of Music in Composition from SUNY Fredonia, he has composed works for theatre, the concert hall, galleries and bar-room and DIY venues. KG performs across genres ranging from classical to polka, hip-hop to sound-art. His work has been heard on numerous college radio stations, the Toronto/Buffalo area PBS station WNED, and was featured on the televised PBS children’s special ‘’Pocket Adventures’’. He is the composer, percussionist and a singer for his band The Lucky Bikes and their children’s project, The Lucky Trikes.
In addition to composing and arranging original songs and acting as music director for The Lucky Trikes, KG performs a repertoire of solo works with electro-acoustic percussion and a turntablist project, Musicology. He has appeared at the Museum of Contemporarily Art Chicago with the Merce Cunningham Dancers on the opening day of MCA’s 2017 Merce Cunningham: Common Time exhibition and for Make Music Chicago as well as at the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo. He recently composed, curated and served as music director for Theatre Y’s 2016 production of MacBeth at The Chopin Theater, part of Shakespeare 400 in Chicago. An active player in the free jazz and experimental music scene and can be heard regularly at local venues including Elastic Arts, Hungry Brain, The Owl, Cafe Mustache, Myopic Books, Beat Kitchen and The Whistler and a variety of galleries and DIY spaces. Kyle has been a central participant in a series of public workshops in 2015-2016 and will perform in the new epic opera by Christopher Preissing, Thunder, Perfect Mind and is the stage manager and percussionist for Articular Facet, another Chicago-based open culture opera collective. He resides in Chicago where he produces events for other artists and sells his handmade jewelry.


February 1
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Narloch Piano Studio
4636 N Francisco Ave
Chicago, IL United States