American cellist Mariel Roberts was in residence for the recording, mixing, and mastering of her first solo album, nonextraneous sounds. Roberts took over the Concert Hall with an assortment of microphones and a KVM station (keyboard, video, mouse) that allowed her the autonomy to operate on her own schedule. Afterward, the material was assembled and mixed in EMPAC’s audio production room. nonextraneous sounds features music by Andy Akiho, Sean Friar, Daniel Wohl, Alex Mincek, and Tristan Perich.
Roberts has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Guggenheim Museum, Zankel Hall, MoMA, The Stone, Issue Project Room, and Roulette, and has performed internationally as a member of the Mivos String Quartet, as well as with a variety of other ensembles in venues around the world.
Andy Akiho Three Shades, Foreshadows
Sean Friar Teaser
Daniel Whol Saint Arc
Alex Mincek Flutter
Tristan Perich Formations