Wet Ink 1 at HCMF

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Wet Ink 1 at Phipps Hall, Huddersfield 19 November 2019 Entrance is free — Visit now

Wet Ink is a collective of musical brain-stormers versed in performing, composing and improvising. The New York ensemble takes a different tack to playing music, opting for co-operative and non-hierarchical approaches that take on what they describe as a ‘band’ atmosphere. In the first of two daytime concerts at hcmf// 2019, they premiere new works by Huddersfield-based composers Pierre Alexandre Tremblay and Kristina Wolfe, alongside Wet Ink member Sam Pluta’s new work Lines on Black. A piece that captures the ensemble playing it, Pluta’s piece is a kind of musical test, a stop-start network of written music and empty space – just waiting for a bit of band improv.

Wet Ink 1 at Phipps Hall, Huddersfield 19 November 2019 Entrance is free Visit now

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