Erin Rogers, saxophones

Erin Rogers is a Canadian-American saxophonist, composer and performance artist based in New York City. She has performed with the International Contemporary Ensemble, Copland House, wild Up, and ensemble mise-en, and is co-artistic director of the experimental performance ensemble, thingNY, and founding member of the New Thread Saxophone Quartet, Hypercube, and experimental duo, Popebama. Her works have been presented at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s NYPL Series, the Knockdown Center, Roulette, and the Ecstatic Festival by ensembles such as mise-en, Loadbang, Versipel New Music, Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players, Nief-Norf, Lost Dog and Madrid’s Tribuna-Sax Ensemble. Her work has crossed genres from theatre-to-installation-to-sil ence, through collaborations with Orange Theatre, Panoply Performance Laboratory, thingNY, Harvestworks, and Music for Contemplation. Her solo performance piece, inspired by pioneering punk-feminist icon Lydia Lunch, was featured on the 2017 Prototype Festival’s “Out-of-Bounds” with solo performances at HERE Arts Center, the original Max’s Kansas City, and Trump Hotel SoHo in a statement of political protest. Erin completed undergraduate studies at the University of Alberta and received Masters Degrees in composition and performance from Bowling Green State University.