Mandala of Enlightenment Concert
by Jane Rigler
Thursday, June 26 at 5:30pm
at I.D.E.A. Space
Jane Rigler will perform original musical works that intend to enrich the meditative experience of the Mandala of Enlightenment: the Dhyani Buddhas exhibit.
This 50 minute concert will explore deep listening concepts, sonically detailing the intricacies and background stories behind the traditions of the images, as well as offer new insights.
Flutist, composer, and educator Jane Rigler (Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) has performed nationally and internationally as a soloist and in ensembles in contemporary music festivals, premiering new works and compositions written especially for her. She has been granted numerous awards and residencies nation-wide for her works that center on community-building, stretching the boundaries of musical performance and audience interaction. Through her works and her manual The Vocalization of the Flute she has become known for innovations in flute performance, techniques, and musical vocabulary. Rigler’s works range from solo acoustic pieces to multi-disciplinary interactive electronic ensemble works. In 2009-10, Jane received the Japan United States Friendship Commission Fellowship and has since returned to Japan several times to premiere her sound installations and performance projects.
Browse Jane’s website http://www.janerigler.com where you’ll find information about her work as a flutist, composer, educator, and organizer of events. New audio is constantly being added to her Audio page. Roam around to find the latest information about her performances, projects and teaching activities.