Biolo Percussion Faculty Recital
The NMU Department of Music presents Carrie Biolo in a Solo Percussion Faculty Recital on Thursday, March 13, 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. Biolo will be performing on an array of percussion instruments including an amplified tam-tam, xylophone, marimba, vibraphone and coffee grinder. Among the works on the program are a drama for solo xylophone, Joseph Schwantner's Velocities for solo marimba, and Gordon Stout's Mexican Dances. Also featured is Circadian Rhythms for percussionist and live-recorded-audio-playback. Composed by Biolo and inspired by The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, this work explores two dimensions of time occupying a single space.
CARRIE BIOLO holds a Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Biolo is an established performer of contemporary music, working closely with composers such as Guillermo Gregorio, Gerhard Stäbler, Amnon Wolman, Jeff Kowalkowski, Rob Mazurek and Michael Pisaro. She has recorded over 25 CD's on various labels including Delmark, HatART, Rino and Uvulittle. A complete discography is available at: http://carriebiolo.com/discography.html
Her music compositions can be heard on Ira Glass' This American Life, and have been featured on WGBH Boston Public Radio's Art of the States. She has performed throughout the US as well as in Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Austria, Spain and Italy.
In 2010, Biolo co-founded Percussive Attack Camp, Marquette's premiere percussion camp. , In addition to her contemporary music collaborations, recordings and performance projects she maintains a private percussion teaching studio, and has been a percussionist with the Marquette Symphony Orchestra since her return to Marquette in 2001.