Formed in 2009, line upon line is considered “a riveting, always-surprising and delightful trio” by the Austin American-Statesman. The Austin-based group has premiered over 40 new works for percussion by composers such as Aaron Cassidy, Laurent Durupt, Andrew Greenwald, Jessie Marino, Claudia Molitor and Mauricio Pauly and has worked with composers at Stanford University, the University of Huddersfield, City University of London and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).
In Texas, the group has taught at UT Austin (Spring 2018), performed at the 2013 and 2017 Fusebox Festivals, Menil Collection (Houston), Victoria Bach Festival, International Festival-Institute at Round Top and is currently a member of the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.
Nationally, line upon line has performed and taught in twenty-two different states, at two Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, at the 2017 Festival of New American Music (Sacramento) and The Myrna Loy Center (Helena, MT).
Internationally, the group has performed at the 2018 Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (Australia), the Conservatoriums in Melbourne and Sydney, in London (Guildhall School of Music & Drama), Manchester (Royal Northern College of Music), Basel (Hochschule für Musik), Cologne (Loft Köln) and Berlin (Unerhörte Musik).
line upon line consists of its three original members, Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk and Matthew Teodori.
line upon line exists to share the world’s most inventive music with intrepid listeners.
pursuing newness and freshness
championing the composer’s craft
sharing work we love in welcoming atmospheres
creating and collaborating both intra- and inter- disciplinarily
sharing experiences and perspectives in educational environments