A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

The French indie pop band Phoenix just released a new video for their latest single “Ti Amo,” directed by Wiissa, the Miami-based film and photography due consisting of Vanessa Hollander and VCS alumnus Wilson Philippe. You can view “Ti Amo” below, and see more of Wiissa’s video and photo work at the link above. To […]

Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at Bushwick Public House

Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at Bushwick Public House

This coming Saturday, September 30th,  D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra will perform at Bushwick Public House in a show organized by Good Neighbr, the art collective founded by VCS alumni Victoria Hristoff and Casey Schultz: – Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at […]

An article in She Shreds Magazine on “Spool,” the new video from Natasha Jabobs’s band Thelma

An article in She Shreds Magazine on “Spool,” the new video from Natasha Jabobs’s band Thelma

She Shreds Maggazine recently published an article by Amanda Silberling about the new video for the song “Spool” from VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma. Here is an excerpt from the article’s opening paragraphs: The best way to describe “Spool” is by starting at its end: the song off of Thelma’s debut self-titled album finishes […]

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna Julia Santoli about a performance event coming up this Friday and Saturday evening that she’s involved with: I have been collaborating with choreographer and artist Zavé Martohardjono on their latest performative work. The piece is called GENERAL DYNAMICS, and is premiering as part of Gibney Dance’s “Work Up” Series […]

A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Alumni News, Music, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Last November I wrote about VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma and their single “If You Let It,” which was featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series. Earlier this month, the group released its eponymous first album in vinyl, CD, and digital formats with the indie label Tiny Engines; its seven tracks include that song […]

Coming up January 6th – a performance of The Afield by Rebecca Fischer and Anthony Hawley at National Sawdust

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in Events, Film and Video, Music, Performance | No Comments
Coming up January 6th – a performance of The Afield by Rebecca Fischer and Anthony Hawley at National Sawdust

On December 1st, artist Anthony Hawley paid a visit to the VCS department to meet with the seniors and give an artist’s talk in one of our thesis classes. A couple days ago, he let us know about an upcoming performance of The Afield, a multidisciplinary collaboration with violinist Rebecca Fischer that will be part […]

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

Earlier this week, VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma was spotlighted in NPR’s ongoing Songs We Love series in a post by Marissa Lorusso about “If You Let It,” one of seven tracks from a new album that’s coming out this February on the indie label Tiny Engines. Larusso’s profile begins: Thelma’s music sounds almost […]

This Wednesday, May 13th at 8:30 pm: Julia Santoli to perform at the Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Abstract Liberation

This Wednesday evening, graduating VCS senior Julia Santoli will take part in the opening night’s events for the fifth annual Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Abstract Liberation with a solo performance at 8:30 pm at Knockdown Center at 52-19 Flushing Avenue in Maspeth Queens. Here’s a schedule of the evening’s performances from the Ende […]

Natasha Jacobs admitted to the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Alumni News, Music, VCS Alumni | No Comments

A few days ago, I received the news that VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs has been accepted for admittance to the Studio Composition Program at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. Natasha was one of only 23 new students admitted for the fall 2014 semester. She says that although it’s a standard BFA program, she’ll be […]

Split Myths, a new EP from Natasha Jacobs

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Alumni News, Images, Music, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments

A few days ago, VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs e-mailed me about a new EP she’s released titled Split Myths. Here’s what she had to say about its creation: “A few months after I graduated I fell off a ladder and hurt myself really bad, needed surgery and was bed-bound for a while. I ended up […]

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