Tapping Undercurrents

Program Notes
Tapping Undercurrents is a musical work which literally exemplifies the search for sounds. The performer uses a single woodblock to conjure up a vast sound-world by continually tapping into an ever flowing undercurrent of electronics. Varying degrees of success are had throughout the work, but eventually the sound-world, which was at first difficult to find, becomes overwhelming and in need of restraint.

Biographical Sketch
Carter Rice is an emerging composer of new music in both the acoustic and electroacoustic realms. His music is eclectic and draws from a wide array of sources. Carter hopes to create a wider audience for new music by balancing accessibility of form with new and engaging colorations of sound. Currently, Carter is studying electroacoustic composition with Elainie Lillios at Bowling Green State University.