Fifty Days at Iliam – This Weekend!

This weekend, don’t miss the Philly Fringe production of “Fifty Days at Iliam.”

What is “Fifty Days at Iliam,” you ask?
It is a Philly-based theatre ensemble, devising a play exploring the Trojan War/inspired by Cy Twombly’s “Fifty Days at Iliam.” It is led by my sister, Hannah Van Sciver.

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Photos by Dave Garrett Sarrafian 
It just opened, last night, to rave reviews. Tickets are sold out, but you can still see the show for $5/each – standing room, at the door!
“Fifty Days at Iliam” incorporates my original music, and the production features a wonderful cast and crew. I am thrilled to have been involved.
Remaining Shows
at the Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA
Sept 4th @ 8pm
Sept 5th @ 7pm, & 9:30pm

Cast
Joseph Ahmed
Elizabeth Audley
Richard Chan
Amanda Jill Robinson
Megan Slater
Hannah Van Sciver

Crew
Director: William Steinberger
Sets, Projections, Costumes & Properties: Sara Outing
Lighting Design: Eric Baker
Movement Coach: Nicole Quenelle
Choreographer: Joseph Ahmed
Composition: Sarah Van Sciver & Amanda Jill Robinson
Music Direction: Amanda Jill Robinson
Stage Management: Kat Kelly

Check out the paintings: http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/85709.html
Check us out in Classicizing Philadelphia: http://classicizingphiladelphia.blogs.brynmawr.edu/2015/07/31/fringe-2015-the-conversation-continues/

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Fifty Days at Iliam on Facebook * the Philadelphia Fringe Festival * Phindie Review * Phindie Interview * Rep Radio Interview *  the Philadelphia Inquirer Pre-Press * Hannah Van Sciver

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“Election Day in New York City” awarded in American Songwriter Lyric Contest

“Election Day in New York City” was given Honorable Mention by American Songwriter magazine during their September/October Lyric Contest!!

About the Contest: here

My award page: here

Listen to the song: here

Check out the album “Ophelia’s Song”: here

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Thank you to everyone at American Songwriter who supported my song!

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists in the competition.

And thank you to my band and team who recorded on “Ophelia’s Song.”

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New Recording: “Third Planet from the Sun”

Give a listen to “Third Planet from the Sun:” 

featuring string students and faculty of CalArts, conducted by Mark Menzies.

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Here is a clip of the live recording session at R.O.D. at CalArts:

I put this together for Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick’s Writing for Strings course, last semester.

Enjoy!

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New Film / Score: “Seven Minutes”

Check out this new film,

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Emily Johnson’s thesis film at CalArts.
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I contributed original music to the movie. Enjoy!

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Watch other films made by CalArtians, this year: vimeo.com/channels/calartscharanimfilms2015

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Concert Announcement: today! Sonic Boom rock orchestra @ CalArts

Psychedelia:

a concert of psychedelic rock song covers by Ulrich Krieger’s SONIC BOOM ensemble

today, May 9th

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

8PM Pacific/11PM Eastern

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I am performing harp and/or vocals in all of our pieces…
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Concert Announcement: today! Michael Skloff recital at CalArts

Michael Skloff MFA Graduation Recital:

a concert of original pieces and arrangements by Michael Skloff

today, May 9th

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

2PM Pacific/5PM Eastern

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I am performing in four pieces: “After All,” “Face and Grankie,” “Overcome,” and “You Can Leave Your Hat On”

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New Film / Score: “Insomnibaa”

Check out this new film,

“Insomnibaa”

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Michelle Lam’s first-year film at CalArts.

A young girl’s sheep plush comes to life in the middle of the night.

Watch other films made by her classmates: vimeo.com/channels/calartscharanimfilms2015

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