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Grace Harper & Cory Harper-Latkovich @ BOP STOP

Cutting, Striking, Grafting

October 18 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Grace Harper & Cory Harper-Latkovich @ BOP STOP

Grace Harper & Cory Harper-Latkovich perform original compositions for piano and cello. Tickets to attend this show in person are $10. This event will also be livestreamed on BOP STOP's Facebook page at showtime. Accessing the stream is free but donations are encouraged and can be made at


CORY HARPER-LATKOVICH is a cellist who balances his musical life between experimental musics of many genres. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Cory moved to Toronto in 2007, where he studied composition, improvisation, and performance at York University. There he formed Clarinet Panic, a band described as “scrappy chamber rock.” Infusing minimalism, free jazz, and noise music, Clarinet Panic became Cory’s main platform for composition for several years. The band played frequently in Toronto, toured Canada and the United States, and was featured in the Toronto Music Gallery Emergents series in 2015. Clarinet Panic disbanded in 2015 and subsequently, Cory has worked to diversify his practice. He has participated as a composition fellow in many contemporary music programs, such as the Array Music Young Composer Workshop, Toronto Creative Music Lab, Montreal Contemporary, and the Neif-Norf Summer Festival. He has been invited/commissioned to work with ensembles in Canada, the USA, and the UK.As well as developing a compositional practice within contemporary chamber music, Cory has an active solo practice involving cello, film, photography, and text.

Cory’s current composition plays with static structures that play with delicate densities, quiet noise, and fragile tones that encourage careful listening and performer vulnerability.

GRACE HARPER is a Cleveland-based pianist, improvisor, and composer. She received a B.A. in Music from Cleveland State University and a Master’s in Ethnomusicology from Kent State University. She has studied piano with Natalie Spade, Barbara Klonowski, Lennie Orcino, and Chad Wachs and composition with Chris Auerbach-Brown and Andrew Rindfleisch.

Her compositions include: Suite for Piano, debuted in 2013; Entitled for wind, strings, and percussion, debuted by Trepanning Trio in 2014; For All That for flute and folk harp, debuted in 2015 as part of the Cleveland Flute Society’s Cleveland Composer’s Connection, A Crazed Girl for piano and two female identifying speakers, debuted in 2016, and Arise, Kite for solo piano, debuted by Eric Charnofsky as part of the 2022 She Scores series.

Grace has participated in numerous experimental and free improvisational projects over the years. She has collaborated widely with Cleveland area improvisors Trepanning Trio, Manifesta, Bbob Drake, Alex Henry, Lisa Miralia, and many others. She has performed multiple times with internationally acclaimed percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani. In 2016, she participated in Mark Mothersbaugh’s 6-sided keyboard performance in conjunction with his Myopia exhibit at MOCA and the Akron Art Museum. In 2018, she performed with Manifesta as part of the CAN Triennial’s Cine X film program.

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Grace Harper & Cory Harper-Latkovich @ BOP STOP
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