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 needs of musicians seeking to move beyond traditional boundaries. We bring together a diverse group of the world’s finest young artists in a setting where they can 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.