Join us in our Mystery Theater for an afternoon of voice and vibraphone with Kate Conklin and Jodie Landau.
Kate Conklin is a soprano and a leading interpreter of the highly ornamented vocal music of Bulgaria. She was the vocalist for Cirque du Soleil’s “O” for two years. She returned to LA in 2006 to sing for films and new works and to direct the highly acclaimed Bulgarian Vocal Ensembles at California Institute of the Arts, where she was also voice faculty.
Jodie Landau is a 21-year-old composer, vocalist, and percussionist. His music combines elements of chamber music, rock, and jazz for live performance, film, theater, and dance. As a solo performer, Jodie sings while playing vibraphone and marimba. He has performed with groups such as ACE Jazz Collective, wild Up, Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, Gnarwhallaby, Gutbucket Chamber Orchestra, The Guthrie Project, CalArts Chamber Orchestra, CalArts Percussion Ensemble. He has worked with and performed works by composers: Sofia Gubaidulina, Ellen Reid, Alex Vassos, Pauline Oliveros, Marc Lowenstein, Mark Menzies, Cathlene Pineda, David Johnson, Beth Schenck, and Christopher Cerrone. This fall, Jodie is the multi-percussionist in The Industry’s invisible opera for wireless headphones, “Invisible Cities” at Union Station. He studies at California Institute of the Arts in the Performer-Composer Program.