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line upon line

Cal Poly's RSVP: 'Soundings' with line upon line

Thursday and Friday, June 1 and 2, 2023
7:30 p.m., Pavilion, Performing Arts Center

The Cal Poly Music Department will present multimedia works by music technology and composition students. In this program, students will collaborate with guest ensemble line upon line to premiere original interdisciplinary works for interactive media.  

line upon line is a percussion trio that was formed in 2009 at The University of Texas at Austin to champion living composers and pursue the musically unfamiliar.

The trio — Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk and Matthew Teodori — is still based in Austin, and has premiered nearly 100 new works for percussion and has worked with composers in residencies at Stanford University, University of California at Santa Cruz, University of Texas at Austin, University of Huddersfield, University of Liverpool, City University of London and Monash University (Melbourne).

Internationally, the group has performed at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (Australia), Open Circuit Festival (Liverpool), in Basel (Hochschule für Musik), Berlin (Unerhörte Musik), Cologne (Loft Köln), Freiburg (Hochschule für Musik) and London (City, University of London) and has taught at the Conservatoriums in Melbourne and Sydney, London (Guildhall School of Music & Drama), Manchester (Royal Northern College of Music) and Tours (Le pôle Aliénor).

Nationally, line upon line has performed and taught in 22 different states, at two Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, the Festival of New American Music (Sacramento) and The Myrna Loy Center (Helena, MT). In Texas, the group has performed at two Fusebox Festivals, the Menil Collection (Houston), Victoria Bach Festival, and the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.  

Tickets ($20 general, $10 students)