SCA | Quick News | May 22, 2020
It's Ailen Pod!
A group of SCA music students have just released a new album, Merchants of Venus, as Alien Pod, with Aysha Dulong (Electronics), Ben Berardini (Banjo, Bongos, Cymbal, Tam-Tam), Cindy Kao (Violin), Daniel Blackie (Accordion, Cast iron pans, Guitar, Linolium flooring, Mandolin, Synth, Transducers, Wood blocks), Sam Meadahl (Blabah box, Guitar), and Sebastián Ortiz-Cruz (Electronics, 808 Drum Rack). Listen now at Bandcamp.
María Escolán in B
Koochakzadeh-Yazdi's Little Chamber Music
Watch SCA student composer Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi perform a Little Chamber Music "Isolation Commission" for Music on Main. Watch it HERE. If you like what you hear (like we do!), make sure to check out her SoundCloud page for more.
Get Silent with Sammy
SCA at the Leos
The 2020 Leo Awards nominees have been announced and we're happy (if not surprised) to see many SCA folks listed, including Thomas Billingsley (Best Cinematography: Motion Picture for "The Curse of Willow Song"), Graham Talbot and Nelson Talbot (Best Cinematography: Motion Picture for "William" and Best Cinematography: Short Drama for "Alien-Ore"), Asim Nuraney (Best Editing: Motion Picture for "William"), Kailey Spear and Sam Spear (Best Director & Best Screenwriting: Short Drama for "Alien-Ore"), Daniel Jeffery (Best Editing: Short Drama for "Alien-Ore"), Liz Cairns and Sophie Jarvis (Best Production Design: Short Drama for "The Seahorse Trainer"), and Tyson Hepburn (Best Information, Lifestyle, or Reality Series for "Rust Valley Restorers", Best Direction: Information, Lifestyle, or Reality Series for "Rust Valley Restorers" (episode: Blast from the Past), and Best Direction: Information, Lifestyle, or Reality Series for "Rust Valley Restorers" (episode: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)). Read all the nominees HERE.
One Page of Dai
Joni Cheung goes Anti-Social
SCA Visual Art alumni Joni Cheung is presenting an interactive text piece in the online exhibition Yactac Virtual Art Exhibition "Anti-Social" on May 30, 2020, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (PST). Full info and Zoom link HERE.