Ambient Yin, STRETCH [Vancouver, BC]
Our Structure [in progress] is an interactive multimedia composition for small ensemble, digital projector, iPad, and Max. Text instructions for ensemble members are projected at multiple locations within the performance space. The audience is free to move throughout the performance space and influence the text instructions by interacting with a digital user interface displayed on iPads. More information coming soon.
Marina's Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for cellist Marina Hasselberg, laptop, and loudspeaker. Instructions are delivered through a series of scripted audio sequences that are triggered by Marina's decision-making. Form is influenced by Marina as she navigates through the piece with varied or repeated playthroughs resulting in alternate instructions.
Text Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for small or large ensemble, laptop, and digital projector. The composition facilitates the organization of musical elements, including pitch, duration, dynamics, timbre, texture, space, form, silence, and power, in real-time via projection of the conductor's text-based instructions. In live performances the audience receives their own text instructions.
Sound Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for small ensemble. Form is influenced by the performers via aural cues. Strategies vary.
Joni Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for small ensemble. Form is influenced by the performers. Text by Joni Mitchell.
Colour Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for three performers. The piece explores the distinct groupings of solos [Red; Yellow; Blue], duos [Red, Yellow; Yellow, Blue; Blue, Red], and trios [Red, Yellow, Blue] within the ensemble.
Duet Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for three performers. The piece explores the three distinct combinations of duos [P1, P2; P2, P3; P3, P1] within the ensemble.
Lyle Hopkins is a bassist, composer, and electronic musician living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is interested in improvisation, interactive multimedia, and memes.