October 20, 2015
Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO

  • Texu Kim, Bounce
  • Charlie Piper, Zoetrope
  • Jeremy Pordgursky, MINDJOB
  • Kate Soper, excerpts from I Was Here I Was I

October 22, 2015
SONiC Festival, Merkin Hall, NY

  • Texu Kim, Bounce
  • Charlie Piper, Zoetrope
  • Jeremy Pordgursky, MINDJOB
  • Kate Soper, excerpts from I Was Here I Was I

November 20, 2015
Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO

  • Christopher Stark, True North
  • Damon Davis (arr. Stark), "City of God" from No Space, No Time
  • Peter Martin, STL Revised and Revisited
  • Carl Schimmel, Chamber Symphony

February 12, 2016, 8pm
Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO

  • György Ligeti, Chamber Concerto
  • György Ligeti, Piano Concerto
  • other works relating to György Ligeti, TBD

February 13, 2016, 7:30pm
The Missouri Theatre, Columbia, MO

  • György Ligeti, Chamber Concerto
  • György Ligeti, Piano Concerto
  • other works relating to György Ligeti, TBD

March 1, 2016, 7pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

  • Scott Johnson, Mind out of Matter

March 4, 2016, 8pm
Tufts University, MA

  • Scott Johnson, Mind Out of Matter

May 26, 2016, 8pm
Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO

  • MMW (arr. Orlando), Anonymous Skulls
  • Rashad Becker (arr. Vine), Thms 4
  • Rashad Becker (arr. Winslow), Thms 7
  • Rashad Becker (arr. Kim), Dnc 2
  • Mira Calix, ut tensio sic vis
  • Tyondai Braxton, Common Fate

June 1, 2016, 7pm
The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

  • Donnacha Dennehy, The Hunger

June 25, 2016, 3pm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

  • John Luther Adams, Ten Thousand Birds

July 28, 2016
Mizzou International Composers Festival
Missouri Theatre

  • Oscar Bettison, Livre des Sauvages
  • Erin Gee, Mouthpiece XI
  • Stefan Freund, Three Urban Images

July 30, 2016
Mizzou International Composers Festival
Missouri Theatre

  • Matthew Browne, Writers' Room
  • Takuma Itoh, Arrow of Time
  • Mary Kouyoumdjian, Paper Pianos
  • Ryan Lindveit, Spiked
  • Trey Makler, Long String of Molecules
  • Daniel Silliman, Endless Castle Romance
  • Wang A Mao, Prowesses
  • Wang Lu, Backstory

Venues

Where We Perform

Alarm Will Sound tours nationally and internationally, having been presented by

  • Carnegie Hall
  • Disney Hall
  • Lincoln Center
  • The Sheldon Concert Hall
  • (Le) Poisson Rouge
  • Miller Theatre
  • Bang on a Can Marathon
  • Merkin Concert Hall
  • The Kitchen
  • The Whitney Museum
  • Kimmel Center
  • Duke Performances
  • Cal Performances
  • Stanford Lively Arts
  • Library of Congress
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • The Newman Center
  • The Warhol Museum
  • The Barbican in London
  • Märzmusik in Berlin
  • Holland Festival in Amsterdam
  • Cork Opera House in Ireland
  • Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg
  • Pro Arte in St. Petersburg
  • ArtNovember in Moscow
  • Musikfest Bremen
  • Sacrum Profanum in Krakow
  • TransArt in Bolzano

Featured Recording

Eric Guinivan’s Pocket Concerto

This is our world premiere performance at the Mizzou International Composers Festival in 2013.

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Member Spotlight

Michael Harley

Michael Harley

Mike grew up thinking he would be a doctor—his dad, grandpa, and uncles were all involved in biology. He didn’t start taking regular bassoon lessons until he was a sophomore in college, but he quickly realized he was more into music than science. Mike never imagined being in a group like Alarm Will Sound, but he says it’s his most enjoyable playing outlet.

Mike recently earned his DMA from the Eastman School of Music. He currently lives in South Carolina with his wife, Jennifer. It’s rare for musician couples to find jobs in the same city, let alone the same university, but Mike and Jennifer got lucky. They are teaching at the University of South Carolina and just started a flute/bassoon/piano trio along with Steven Aldredge. Mike stays busy with his two girls who seem to admire mom and dad’s musical talent. Ella has taken up the violin and Lucia likes the cello. Maybe a family band in the future?

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