The Ladles perform Hands of Time, written by Katie Martucci. Caroline Kuhn, voice and banjo, Katie Martucci, voice and guitar, and Lucia Purpura-Pontoniere, voice and fiddle.
NEC’s Contemporary Improvisation program addresses the unique needs of musicians seeking to move beyond traditional boundaries. We bring together an extremely diverse group of the world’s finest young artists in a setting where they can truly grow as a community of composers, performers, and improvisers. With an emphasis on ear training, technique, conceptual ideas, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a wide range of improvisational traditions, the CI program is uniquely positioned to produce the complete 21st century musician.