The Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music presents Music in the Fault Zone: Experimental Music at Mills College (1939 to the present) a four-day festival, April 21-24, 2022, celebrating its extraordinary musical legacy. It brings together musical luminaries from Mills’s past, present, and future during four days of concerts featuring music by Darius Milhaud, Lou Harrison, John Cage, Anthony Braxton, Robert Ashley, Terry Riley, Steed Cowart, and Henry Cowell.
Music in the Fault Zone: Experimental Music at Mills College (1939 to the present) presents former and present Mills faculty and talented Mills alumnae/ni, including: Morton Subotnik, Chris Brown, Alvin Curran, Zeena Parkins, Laetitia Sonami, David Rosenboom, John Bischoff, David Behrman, Annea Lockwood, Ione, Joëlle Léandre, Fred Frith, James Fei, William Winant, Larry Polansky, Roscoe Mitchell, Daniel Schmidt, Maggi Payne and Paul DeMarinis.
The four day festival features 4 pm and 8 pm concerts each day April 21-24. The festival takes place in the beautiful, historic Music Building’s Littlefield Concert Hall and Lisser Hall on the lush Mills College Campus grounds in Oakland, California.