The University of St. Thomas presents Harmonic Meetings: Chamber Music with Overtone Singing.FEATURING:Stuart Hinds, (pictured) Composer & VocalistWith:
Richard Nunemaker, clarinet & bass clarinet
Thomas Helton, bass
Hsin-Jung Tsai, pianoStuart Hinds is active as a composer, performing musician, and teacher. His original compositions include electroacoustic music as well as music for traditional instruments and voices. A substantial part of his work as a composer is devoted to writing pieces that feature his unique style of overtone singing. His repertoire includes solo vocal works and works for voice with keyboard synthesizer or other instruments.Hinds has been commissioned to compose several new works for chorus with overtone singing and a work for oboe with overtone singing. He has received prizes and awards for composition, including a composition competition prize for Beauty, a choral work featuring overtone singing. In addition to composing and performing, Hinds offers lectures and workshops on overtone singing and composition topics.Stuart Hinds’ original compositions stretch the boundaries of overtone singing into a completely new genre of music that can embrace any musical style.