Alia Musica

Curtis Rumrill is the Board Chair of Alia Musica, a Pittsburgh based New Music ensemble and presenting organization. During his tenure on the board the organization has produced two New Music festivals, presented three solo recitals by Frederic Rzewski (including the New York Times 10 Best Classical Events of 2015 performance of The People United will Never Be Defeated at Wholey’s Fish Market), performed nationally and internationally, kept a regular season of concerts, recitals, and presentations of touring musicians, and in 2015/16 hosted Ken Ueno for an extended residency including the Pittsburgh premiere of On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis (concerto for overtone singer and orchestra), and commissioned and premiered a new work by Ueno, Sawdust on Ararat for flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 cellos, and 2 percussionists.