2017-2018 Artist Residencies

Yellow Barn Artist Residencies provide the unique opportunity for musicians to develop projects of their own choosing in an environment conducive to undistracted study. Many residencies include in-school workshops and public concerts, allowing audiences to experience Yellow Barn year-round.

Past event (2018)

Songs of Resistance

May 28-June 8, 2018
Newly commissioned works that reflect different perspectives on political dissent and resistance

The Westerlies
(Riley Mulherkar and Cody Rowlands, trumpets; Andy Clausen and Willem de Koch, trombones)
Theo Bleckmann, jazz singer/composer

Past event (2017)

Some Favored Nook

September 19-23
A new oratorio based on correspondence between Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Jessica Rivera, soprano
Andrew Garland, baritone
Molly Morkoski, piano
Eric Nathan, composer

Past event (2018)

A Musical Offering

January 5-10, 2018
Johann Sebastian Bach: Musical Offering
Lei Liang: Garden 8

Residency Concert

Tuesday, January 9 | 8:00pm
Next Stage, Putney, VT

Music From Yellow Barn

Thursday, January 11 | 7:30pm
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space

Music From Yellow Barn

Saturday, January 13 | 7:30pm
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Past event (2018)

Stop. Make Sense.

January 30-February 6, 2018
A new work inspired by the Talking Heads live-concert video "Stop Making Sense"

Jason Treuting, percussionist/composer
Beth Meyers, instrumentalist/vocalist

Past event (2018)

Permanent Red

January 31-February 6, 2018
Free-verse poetry from Christopher Logue's "War Music", physical theater, and music for violin and piano

Brigid Coleridge, violin
Lee Dionne, piano

Residency Concert

Tuesday, February 6 | 8:00pm
Next Stage, Putney, VT
Works by Bach, Kurtág, Szymanowski, Lutosławski, Kreisler, Mozart, de Falla, Strauss, Smirnov, Cage, and Poulenc
Past event (2018)

Bach's Partitas for Keyboard

A performance and residency to begin a compendium of interpretive possibilities
Enrico Elisi, piano

Residency Concert

Saturday, May 5 | 8:00pm
Next Stage, Putney, VT
Works by J.S. Bach