TIME:SPANS 2021 // Wave Field Synthesis

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:00am to Monday, August 16, 2021 - 12:30pm
Location The DiMenna Center for Classical Music 450 West 37th Street New York, NY 10018     map

Co-Presented by TIME:SPANS and The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The compositions premiered in these performances were commissioned for the EMPAC High-Resolution Modular Loudspeaker Array for Wave Field Synthesis. This instrument allows us to place sounds in space in a unique way for both composers and listeners.

To read more about the Wave Field Synthesis array, click here!

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The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street 
New York, NY 10018


PROGRAM (Exact concert order will be announced at the beginning of each performance.):

3-D Compositions by 

Miya Masaoka•
Nina C. Young•
Bora Yoon•
Pamela Z•

*World premiere

EMPAC Showcase of commissioned works by Miya Masaoka, Bora Yoon, and Pamela Z and a new work by Nina C. Young commissioned by The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust

Curated by Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti


Performances Run 4x/day with a limited capacity of 25 people per performance:

Thurs, August 12 - 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Fri, August 13 - 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Sat, August 14 - 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Sun, August 15 - 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Mon, August 16 - 11am


Each performance runs approx 1 hr 15 min

NOTE: EMPAC Performances are NOT included in the T:S 2021 Festival Passes.




Proof of vaccination will be required to attend all TIME:SPANS concerts at the DIMenna Center for Classical Music. All attendees must show CDC, WHO, Excelsior Pass, or similar official documentation of vaccination status plus matching photo ID to a T:S representative on entering the building. 

We will be at 50% capacity (approx. 100 attendees, pending performer numbers) with added space between seats. Some seats will be paired so parties arriving together can sit together. Masks must be worn at all times inside the building. Masks must be worn properly covering nose and mouth inside the building. We can provide KN95s