Stephanie Pan

Tag: electronic

STEIN – Pow Ensemble (2015)

Singer/Keyboards/Improviser. A new opera by Luc Houtkamp, text from Gertrud Stein’s Tender Buttons. A mix of songs and live improvisation for singer, keys, saxophone, tuba, tap dancer and live electronics. Compositions: Luc Houtkamp Text: Gertrude Stein (Tender Buttons) Musicians: Stephanie Pan – vocals, keyboards Guy Harries – vocals, keyboards, flute, clarinet Peter Kuit – tap dance…

Modern Body Festival

Art as research through experience What exactly is the ‘modern body’? We are inclined to think of our bodies as limited to what is contained within our own skin, but technology, philosophy, spirituality, religion, and science all challenge this idea. Modern Body Festival (MBF), an initiative organized by artists / makers / performers Stephanie Pan…

Center no Distractor

Center no Distractor, the latest project of the collaborative duo Stephanie Pan and Stelios Manousakis, is an explosion of movement, physicality and gritty, thumping beats, for taiko and live electronics. Performances are simultaneously a concert, an exploration of sound and body, a visual spectacle; it is dance for the ears, the body, the eyes and…

‘What is the current that makes machinery’ – Stelios Manousakis (2013)

Performance for female voice and surround live electronics (18′) Stelios Manousakis: Composition, Programming, Live electronics Stephanie Pan: Voice Gertrude Stein: Text ‘What is the current that makes machinery’ is a cycle of short pieces for female voice and surround live electronics, written for vocalist Stephanie Pan and her unique capabilities in extended vocal techniques. The pieces…

Implied Manifesto #1 – A wordless manifesto (2011)

Implied Manifesto #1 is a music performance by Stephanie Pan which incorporates abstracted pop songs, live improvisation and inarticulateness. Made for voice, wineglasses, Suzuki Omnichord, Nebulophone and live sampler, the performance bears semblance to a personal manifesto, but has almost no comprehensible words. Rather, it relies on the visceral presence of the performer, abstract sound,…

Facts to Suit Theories – Stelios Manousakis (2009)

A 30′ minute open work for voice, zither, wine glasses, loopstation and live electronics. Stelios Manousakis: Composition, Programming, Live electronics Stephanie Pan: Voice, Zither, Wineglasses, Loopstation Facts To Suit Theories is a 5-part open composition exploring the continuum between composition and improvisation. The overall structure of the piece and of each part is pre-defined, but its actualization…