Remote Ensemble

Falling Flames by Finola Merivale

Protocol by Barak Nehoran

Selections from Go Placidly by Jason Treuting

and a new collaboration with African Music Director Olivier Tarpaga

Steel Band

Leave Me Alone by Calypso Rose, arr. by Kendall Williams

Bottle and Spoon (Me One Alone by Lord Invader) arr. by Kendall Williams

Orange Arrow by Jason Treuting (performed by Josh Quillen)

Original Compositions (eight original solo pan pieces by the students)

Event Info


See how students have pursued virtual collaborative music-making in this end-of-semester showcase! The video stream will remain available for free viewing following the premiere.

The Princeton Remote Ensemble is a groundbreaking new initiative formed in response to the pandemic. It is dedicated to probing the possibilities of remote musical collaboration by exploring music that allows for flexibility in instrumentation and realization.

Featuring students Allison Spann, Barak Nehoran, Claire Hu, Elie Svoll, Emily Liushen, Kimie Shen, Luca Morante, Naomi Farkas, and Zhaoran Chen. Directed by Eric Cha-Beach, Adam Sliwinski, and Jason Treuting of Sō Percussion, with guest help from African Music Director Olivier Tarpaga.

The Princeton University Steel Band is taught as a course that delves into the performance and history of the steel drum. For the first time, this course was taught remotely over the course of the fall semester.

Featuring students Byron Chin, Daisy Bissonette, Daniel Kim, Nicholas Jain, Nikhita Salgame, Sean Horton, Timothy Wei, and William Hefter. Directed by Josh Quillen and Kendall K. Williams.


PU Steel Band & Remote Ensemble