1/17 NYC concert cancellation

By: . January 17, 2020. Posted under:

PRISM's concert at the DiMenna Center with Rudresh Mahanthappa has been cancelled due to weather-related travel challenges. We apologize for the inconvenience and will refund all tickets in full. PRISM's showcase concert at the Chamber Music America conference will go on at 6 PM as planned. Please join us if you're at the conference!

The Body of Your Dreams Video

By: . September 16, 2019. Posted under: Jacob TV

We're happy to share a new video of the PRISM Quartet performing The Body of Your Dreams by Dutch composer JacobTV, called “the Andy Warhol of new music.” In The Body, Jacob satirically sets an infomercial for the Abtronic slimming belt (“It's German-engineered...easy and effective. And no sweat!”).

Waveguide Model I Video

By: . March 26, 2019. Posted under: Breath Beneath

VIDEO RELEASE of WAVEGUIDE MODEL I: One of PRISM's most adventurous projects, with music by Dan Trueman and interactive video environment by Mark DeChiazza, co-presented with Drexel Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

PRISM Quartet News

By: . February 22, 2019. Posted under: Nina C. Young

Read the latest installment of PRISM’s newsletter which covers our March 3 performance with jazz trombone great Michael Dease in Michigan; June 2 and 3 concerts of world premieres in Philly and NYC; new releases on Orange Mountain Music and XAS Records; the February 28 YouTube premiere of The Anchoress; a new Grammy Award for Quartet member Tim McAllister, and more.

PRISM Quartet News

By: . August 17, 2018. Posted under: Emily Cooley

Read the latest installment of PRISM’s newsletter, which covers the Quartet's recent appearance with Branford Marsalis at the World Sax Congress in Croatia, names Emily Cooley the winner of the inaugural Robert Capanna Commissioning Award, and showcases new videos of PRISM with Tyshawn Sorey and Susie Ibarra.

Unlocking Your Inner Composer: Free Workshops with PRISM, Susie Ibarra and Tyshawn Sorey

By: . March 14, 2018. Posted under:

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to collaborate with virtuoso musicians to bring your own musical story to life. The PRISM Quartet is joining forces with two groundbreaking composer/percussionists— Susie Ibarra and Tyshawn Sorey— in a series of free workshops at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Space is limited, sign up now!

PRISM Quartet News

By: . December 8, 2017. Posted under: Miguel Zenon

Read the latest installment of PRISM’s newsletter, which covers Grammy Nomination and upcoming concerts with guest artists Miguel Zenon, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Tim Ries, Dave Liebman, Susie Ibarra, and Tyshawn Sorey.

In Running for Grammy Nominations

By: . October 24, 2017. Posted under:

Two PRISM Quartet albums, "COLOR THEORY" (XAS Records) and "The Fifth Century" (ECM), are under consideration for multiple 2018 Grammy Award nominations. NARAS friends, we respectfully invite you to consider both albums as you review the Grammy nomination entry list.

PRISM Quartet Newsletter

By: . October 4, 2017. Posted under: Breath Beneath

Read the latest installment of PRISM’s newsletter, which covers upcoming concerts throughout Michigan; the announcement of a new board member, Petter Witte; and info and pics from our recent Breath Beneath and Vernon Park programs.

Breath Beneath Blog

By: . August 3, 2017. Posted under: ,

Follow progress on the PRISM Quartet's groundbreaking "Discovery" project, Breath Beneath, as we investigate the intersection of music, interactive technology, and durational visual art with two new interdisciplinary works: "Waveguide Model I" from filmmaker Mark DeChiazza and composer Dan Trueman, and "Cha" from filmmaker Bill Morrison, composer Julia Wolfe, and programmer Ryan Holsopple.