Recent and  Upcoming

 

January 13, 14, 15 tour of twin cities Schools

Plum brought a brand new outreach program to Stillwater, St. Paul, Irondale and Minneapolis schools with music for solo violin and  violin with electronics by Bach, Mark Engebretson, Bartok, Sidney Corbett, Eric Lyon and Mari Takano.  

 

February 11,  2016.  Society for Electroacoustic music in the US (SEAMUS) national  conference, Georgia southern  University Emma Kelly Theater, 7:30 pm.  Plum's 13th performance of Charles Nichols' Il Prete Rosso since its premiere at the 3rd Practice Festival in November of 2014! 

 

February 5 and 19th Scholarship Auditions Drake University for further information contact Dr. Plum. at sarah.plum@drake.edu

 

February 17th, Lenten music series, first United methodist church, des moines Iowa 5:30 pm

Music for Solo Violin of Bach, Bartok, Eric Lyon and Sidney Corbett.

 

February 29th Twin Cities Tour Continues with performances at Roseville and Minneapolis Southwest High Schools

 

March 1st, Marshalltown High School Plum will be bringing her new outreach program to Marshalltown High School featuring music of Bach, Bartok, Sidney Corbett, Eric Lyon, Mari Takano and Mark Engebretson.

 

April 1,   Violin Duo recital with Annamae Goldstein Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University 7:30 PM Annamae Goldstein joins Plum for  a premiere of a duo written for Plum by Mari Takano, as well as music from Mari Kimura, Eve Beglarian, Prokofiev, Bartok and Bach.

 

April 2, Stringfest 2016

The Drake string programs yearly festival with guest artist Annamae Goldstein - join us for master classes,performances, clinics and presentations.  To register contact sarah.plum@drake.edu

 

July 2-15  Festival et Academie Zodiaque, valdeblore, alp- maritime, FrancePlum is returning for the 4th summer to the Zodiac Festival where she teaches, gives master classes and performs chamber music with faculty.

 

September 24-27  Fifth  international Canakkale Biennial,  Canakkale, Turkey  Mekor Hayim Synagogue ProjectPlum has been invited to take part in this noted Turkish Festival where she will be performing music of Bach and the premiere of a piece written for her by Sidney Corbett, based on Bach's 2nd Sonata in a minor for solo violin.

 

October 6 and 9, 2016   The Genius of Brahms

Chamber Music of Brahms with Cassandra Lynne Richburg, viola, Susan Cook Lamb, cello and Gayle Blankenburg, piano.

October 6th, University of California Davis Noontime Concert Series, October 9th Scott-Skillman Recital Hall, Harris Center, Folsom Lake College, Folsom, California

 

October  13-15, 2016   Electronic Music Midwest (EMM) Yearly Conference

Plum has been invited to be the featured guest artist at EMM's yearly conference.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All  Bartok  CD  with   pianist  Timothy Lovelace   released  on  the  Bluegriffin label!

This is the first CD of a projected 2 CD set of Plum playing Bartok's music  for violin and piano with her longterm duo partner Timothy Lovelace.  It has already been praised in early reviews saying "listeners will certainly look forward to Plum's second CD of Bartok". Selections from this CD are being played in rotation at MPR, IPR, WMNR and CKWR in Canada among others.

Please listen to the second sonata here and here

 

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Charles Nichols' Il    Prete    Rosso  atNYCEMF,  ICMC, CMS, SCI  And Seamus Conferences.
Since Plum premiered  Il Prete Rosso , a piece that she commissioned for amplified violin,  interactive electronics and motion sensor at the 3rd Practice Festival  in November of 2014, she has played this piece 12 times at a variety of venues nationwide including the Center for New Music San Francisco, New York City Electro Acoustic Music Festival, , the International Computer Music Conference, College Music Society and Society for Composers International Conferences.  She will play it for the 13th time at the SEAMUS  Conference at Georgia State University on February 11th..   Click here for a review in the San Francisco Examiner of the solo recital at the Center For New Music where in addition to Il Prete Rosso Plum also played music by Mark Engebretson, Sidney Corbett, Andrew List, Kurt Rohde, Jeff Herriot and Mari Takano. 
 

MUSIC FOR A NEW CENTURY – VIOLIN CONCERTOS OF SIDNEY CORBETT AND CHRISTOPHER ADLER – CD RELEASE

 

In June of 2011 Plum performed the North American premiere of Sidney Corbett’s violin concerto Yaël at the Chamber Music Midwest Festival in Osceola, Wisconsin, with her colleague Akira Mori on the podium.  The live recording of that concert was so haunting and expressive that Plum decided to release Yaël on a CD.  Her only question was, with what? Later that summer after playing Christopher Adler’s violin piece Jolie Sphinx on solo recitals in Berlin Plum asked him to write her a concerto.  Now, four years later, this project comes to fruition and Plum has introduced these two beautiful, original and quite striking works to a larger public.

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Interview with  David  Osenberg  on Princeton's WwFM

 

Click Here for a recent interview on WWFM's noted arts radio program Cadenza where Plum talks about her 2 new CDs, working with composers  and some of her upcoming projects.