Paula Matthusen is a composer who writes both electroacoustic and acoustic music and realizes sound installations. Her work often considers discrepancies in musical space—real, imagined, and remembered. Read more »
News and Upcoming Performances
November 16, 2013"portable" and "eden's arch of promise bending" to be performed Mills College as part of Music Now! Excited to be working with students at Mills as well as Nick Woodbury for "portable". Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
November 7, 2013Premiere of a new piece written for Nina de Heney (bass) and multi-channel live electronics to be featured at Audiorama in Stockholm!
October 26, 2013Mantra Percussion comes to Wesleyan University to repeat the concert originally produced as part of 3 Nights. Show begins at 8:00 p.m. in Memorial Chapel!
October 21, 2013Presenting some recent compositions with composers and students at Wellesley College as part of a composers' led by Jenny Johnson.
October 5, 2013Sound installation sway, developed collaboratively with Jacek Kolasinski, and Tung-Hui Hu, receives its American premiere at the 10th SoundWalk in Long Beach (CA). The wide range of performances and installations runs from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.!
September 28, 2013Excited to be presenting some recent work at NYU Steinhardt as part of the Composers Forum, organized by Julia Wolfe. Lecture starts at 6:45 p.m.
September 7 - 22, 2013Performing live-electronics in Object Collection's latest opera NO HOTEL. Shows start at 8:00 p.m. at Incubator Arts Project. View the fabulous trailer here.
August 14, 2013Performing a set of live-electronics at the Silent Barn, and excite to share the evening with Tavish Miller, Alessandra Novaga, Travis Just, and John Hastings. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
July 1, 2013The Glass Farm Ensemble premieres "of whole movements and migrations" Đ a new work for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, and live-electronics! Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Space.
June 30, 2013The Estonian National Ballet continues their tour of AEG, with a performance at the Napa Valley Opera House! Show starts at 4:00 p.m.
June 28, 2013The Estonian National Ballet performs AEG, with original choreography by Tiit Helimets and text by Abi Basch at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco! The original score features performances by Kathleen Supové, Yvonne Troxler, Tiit Helimets, and Molly Shaiken.
May 24, 2013James Moore and Andie Springer perform "in absentia" at the Tangents Guitar Series in San Francisco. Composers featured include John Zorn, Lainie Fefferman, Larry Polansky, and Ken Thomson. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
May 16, 2013Mantra Percussion performs a series of new pieces alongside Jamie Jordan, Kathleen Supové, Wil Smith, and Aaron Meicht as part of their fabulous series Three Nights at Music at First. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.!
May 10, 2013Toneburst Laptop & Electronic Arts Ensemble has its first big solo show at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. at World Music Hall at Wesleyan University! In addition to "lathyrus", composers featured include Ron Kuivila, Wil Smith, Doug Van Nort, Jessie Marino, Tobias Butler, Will Northlich, and Juraj Kojs. Also, please check in on May 11 for Toneburst's premiere of Jason Freeman's MTRX!
May 3, 2013The recently formed Toneburst Laptop & Electronic Arts Ensemble performs live on WESU (88.1 FM). In addition to "lathyrus", the grop will perform "ToneGO" by Doug Van Nort, "static line" by Wil Smith, and "Mergence" by Tobias Butler.
April 19, 2013"AEG/III" for fixed media featured at the 2013 SEAMUS National Conference at McNally Smith College of Music (MN).
April 7, 2013The London-based Vocal Constructivists continue their adventures, coming to NYC to perform a series of works including "in words of one syllable" at JACK at 3:00 p.m.
April 5, 2013The Vocal Constructivists perform "in words of one syllable" as part of the Time Stands Still Symposium at Wesleyan University at the Memorial Chapel. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
March 14, 2013The Bang On A Can All-Stars premiere "the ontology of an echo" as part of the People's Commissioning Fund and the Ecstatic Music Festival! Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall and features new works by Anna Clyne, Dan Deacon, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Tyondai Braxton, and Fay Kueen Wang.
March 9, 2013Performing live-electronics as part of the 2013 Subtropics Festival (Miami)! Show starts at 8:00 p.m. at Audiotheque (Miami Beach) and features a set by Ronald Kuivila.
March 8, 2013"eden's arch of promise bending" documenting sounds collected within the ventilators of the Old Croton Aqueduct to be featured at the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Show is at the Spanish Cultural Center and starts at 7:30 p.m. Special thanks to the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and EMF.
March 2, 2013A series of works will be featured as part of the Other Minds Festival, including an improvisation with Pamela Z! Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
February 12, 2013The Tactus Ensemble led by Todd Reynolds performs "in absentia" at the Miller Recital Hall at the Manhattan School of Music! Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
December 20 - 23, 2012"let us say yes" featured as part of the excellent collection of sounds and compositions brought together by the Electronic Music Foundation's initiative 100 X John.
December 20, 2012Performing live-electronics as part of the eleven hour performance on the OZET spearheaded by Aaron Meicht, Scott Blumenthal, and Daniel Baker. Show starts at 10:00 a.m. finishes at 9:00 p.m. followed by a celebration at the Incubator Arts Project.
November 29, 2012The Indiana University New Music Ensemble led by David Dzubay performs "the art of disappearing". Show begins at 8:00 p.m. in Auer Hall.
November 17, 2012Dither performs "but because without this" as part of the fabulous Invisible Dog Extravaganza featuring a staggering line up of performances running from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
November 16, 2012Dither Electric Guitar Quartet performs "but because without this" at the 2012 Crowell Concert Series at Wesleyan University. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
November 3, 2012Todd Reynolds performs "the end of an orange" at the 2012 Third Practice Festival at the University of Richmond! Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
October 18, 2012Terri Hron performs "sparrows in supermarkets" at CIRMMT at McGill University! Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
October 14, 2012The premiere of "eden's arch of promise bending" will be featured at Greenwich House Music as part of EMF's Ear to the Earth Festival. The project features a series of recordings made in collaboration with the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct, and includes sounds collected underground and along the surface of New York's historic waterway. Concert starts at 7:00 p.m.!
September 26, 2012James Moore and Andie Tanning Springer perform "in absentia" at Roulette as part of Ear Heart Music! The show will feature a series of excellent performances, including On Structure and Build.
September 22, 2012Juraj Kojs' tour of pieces commissioned as part of On Silence continue! "let us say yes" will be performed at the University of Maine at Minsky Hall.
September 12, 2012As part of the celebration of the release of Kathryn Woodard's CD "Crossroads", "run on sentence of the pavement" will be broadcast on UMFM as part of the Komodo Dragon Show.
September 8, 2012Collaborating alongside Yvonne Troxler, "portable" for radio-suitcases and transmitters will be featured at the Festival Rmlingen (Basel).
September 7, 2012The Cage Centennial celebrations continue, with Juraj Kojs performing "let us say yes" as part of the commissioning project On Silence. The concert begins at 8pm at PAX.
September 6, 2012Margaret Lancaster performs "forgiveness anthems" as part of the John Cage Centennial Celebration at Audiotheque (Miami Beach) as part of a collaboration between the 12 Nights and Subtropics Festival.
August 17, 2012Terri Hron performs "sparrows in supermarkets" at the Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art!
August 15, 2012The third movement of "AEG" Đ written for the Estonian National Ballet with choreography by Tiit Helimets with original text by Abi Basch Đ will be featured as part of a Mixtapes segment curated by Corey Dargel, featuring Rob Reich, Brenda Hutchinson, Conrad Cummings, Barbara Morgenstern, Phil Kline, Eve Beglarian, Darcy James Argue, and Jim Altieri.
July 27 - August 4, 2012A series of four new songs will be performed as part of "Arctic Hysteria" Đ a new play by Abi Basch and performed by Kinderdeutsch Projekts. The show runs Thursdays through Saturdays at Bindelstiff Studio (San Francisco).
July 11 - 14, 2012Curating a series of sound installations to be featured as part of the 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference in Copenhagen. A great line up of composers and sound artists are featured, including Ted Apel, Peter Batchelor, Laura Maes, James Nesfield, and Martin Rumori. The sound installation "word divided by time" will also be featured as part of the event.
July 1, 2012Vocal Constructivists premiere "in words of one syllable" as part of their program "Medium Rare" at the V22 Summer Club (London).
June 15, 2012The fabulous laptop ensemble Sideband performs "lathyrus" at the Museum of the Moving Image!
June 12, 2012A new work, "pendulum studies" will be performed by Kathleen Supové and Wil Smith as part of a fabulous performance series at the Incubator Arts Project. Tom Hamilton and Peter Zummo share the evening, which kicks off an amazing line up of events. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
May 13, 2012The Azure Ensemble performs "the distances" at Merkin Concert Hall. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m.!
May 7, 2012The Orchestra of the League of Composers performs "the art of disappearing" at The Skirball Center as part of the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society's celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the NYU Department of Music, FAS. Show includes works by Louis Karchin, Elizabeth Hoffman, Brian Fennelly, and Marion Bauer! Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
May 2 - 13, 2012A new sound installation work divided by time opens at the beautiful Van Vleck Observatory at Wesleyan University. The new installation has been commissioning project Feet to the Fire of the Center for the Arts.
April 17, 2012Sideband performs "lathyrus" at the first ever Symposium of Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO) at LSU.
March 27, 2012Juraj Kojs returns north to perform the program "On Silence" featuring "let us say yes" at Wesleyan University.
March 27, 2012Ramapo Digital Music Ensemble performs "lathyrus" at Ramapo College!
March 25, 2012Juraj Kojs continues his tour "On Silence" at the University of Miami!
March 24, 2012The fabulous Dither Electric Guitar Quartet performs "but because without this" at Sprague Hall at Yale University! Concert starts at 2:00 p.m.
March 23, 2012Presenting a series of works first in a colloquium lecture at University of Virginia, and then a concert at The Bridge in Charlottesville, where I'll be joined by the wonderful MICE Ensemble led by Matthew Burtner and a duo live-electronics set with Ted Coffey.
March 22, 2012Esther Lamneck performs "before the weather changes" at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens (7:30 p.m.) as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival!
March 21, 2012"because it opens a path, because it does not close" for chamber ensemble is featured as part of the Red Note New Music Festival at Kemp Recital Hall at Illinois State University. Concert starts at 8:00 p.m.!
March 16, 2012Wil Smith performs "of architecture and accumulation" as part of his fabulous collection of new works for organ. Featured as part of the Music at First Series in Brooklyn, the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.!
March 9, 2012"songs of fuel and insomnia" featured at New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Spanish Cultural Center (Miami, FL).
March 8, 2012Presenting series of new works at the Composers' Forum at Dartmouth College.
March 2, 2012Composer/performer Juraj Kojs premieres thirteen new works as part of "On Silence," a concert responding to the life and work of John Cage. Among the premieres are exciting new works by Christopher Cerrone, On Structure (Natacha Diels & Jessie Marino), Kasia Glowicka, Andrew Greenwald, Adrian Knight, Chikashi Miyama, Spencer Topel, Chester Udell, Jorge Variego, and Henry Vega. "let us say yes" was was commissioned as part of this project. Many thanks to the John Cage Trust and Wesleyan University Press for support of this project.
February 9, 2012Terri Hron performs "sparrows in supermarkets" at the SEAMUS National Conference at Lawrence Conservatory (Appleton, WI).
January 26, 2012Aaron Meicht and Scott Blumenthal's incredible OZET continues, this time with "Common Hall Village 20" at Incubator Arts Project. Shows start at 8:00 p.m., and run until February 8.
January 21, 2012Wil Smith premieres a new work for organ "of architecture and accumulation" at the 2012 New Music Miami ISCM Festival! The concert features a great line up of works, including new pieces by Omar Surillo, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Irene Buckley, Eric km Clark, and Corey Dargel.
January 11, 2012FLEA performs lathyrus at the Gibson Gallery (Miami, FL)!
December 2, 2011Performing live-electronics for 12 Nights Festival of Electronic Art Music - Miami Art Basel edition! All concerts are at the Harold Golen Gallery.
November 15, 2011The fabulous Dither Electric Guitar Quartet made a beautiful recording of "but because without this" and have released an exquisite music video by Stephen Taylor featuring the piece.
November 4 - 6, 2011The Alvin Lucier Celebration kicks off at Wesleyan, featuring an amazing collection of pieces, performers, and composers! The weekend includes an excellent combination of gallery exhibitions, lectures, and panel discussions.
November 4 - 5, 2011Object Collection performs a new rendition of Robert Ashley's Automatic Writing (doing programming/electronics) at Incubator Arts Projects! Shows start at 9:00 p.m.
October 17, 2011Amy Briggs performs "run on sentence of the pavement" as part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's excellent series MUSICNOW at the Harris Theater. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.!
October 16, 2011Dither Electric Guitar Quartet performs "but because without this" as part of the exciting marathon of concerts for the Sonic Festival of the American Composers Orchestra at Miller Theater!
October 16, 2011Todd Reynolds performs "the end of an orange" from his fabulous CD Outerborough at the C74 Expo at Issue Project Room!
October 7, 2011Performances of "AEG" with choreography by Tiit Helimets and text by Abi Basch continue at the Estonian National Opera!
October 1, 2011A new work, "AEG," written for the Estonian Ballet with choreography by Tiit Helimets and text by Abi Basch to be premiered at the Estonian National Opera. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.!
September 12, 2011Jody Redhage's fantastic CD release of many of the new works she commissioned, including "of memory and minutiae" is out! CD release party at Galapagos, at 7:30 p.m. at DROM!.
August 3, 2011"navigable," a fixed media piece about the historic Atlantic Avenue Tunnel, is to be featured as part of the ICMC in Huddersfield (England)!
July 21 - 24, 2011A new sound installation "sway," developed in collaboration with Jacek Kolasinski is featured as part of the excellent Konfrontationen Festival at the Jazzgalerie (Nickelsdorf). The installation also features a new poem written for it by Tung Hui-Hu.
July 12 - 17, 2011Working as part of a workshop for the production of a new work by Abi Basch for kInDeRdEuTsCh pRoJeKtS at Odin Teatret in Hostelbro (DK).
July 9, 2011The Arazzi Laptop Ensemble performs "lathyrus" as part of the SMC Conference at the Conservatorio Cesare Pollini in Padova, Italy.
July 8, 2011Dither's Invisible Dog Extravaganza returns, featuring an amazing line up of wonderful performances. "portable" for radio feedback is featured as part of the event! The show starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes until midnight at the Invisible Dog Art Center.
June 14, 2011Terri Hron premieres "sparrows in supermarkets" as well as a series of new works by an astonishing line up of composers at the Greenwich House Music School as part of the EMS Festival. Show starts at 8pm.
May 28, 2011The Glass Farm Ensemble performs "in absentia" at The Stone! The show starts at 8pm.
May 25, 2011Todd Reynolds performs "the end of an orange" at The Stone in celebration of the release of his excellent new album Outerborough. Show starts at 10:00 p.m. Please come join the festivities!
May 20, 2011The amazing Margaret Lancaster performs "forgiveness anthems" as part of the exciting series Music at First. Joining the great line up is the Deprivation Choir, Paul Steenhuisen, Arthur Kampela, Corey Dargel, Jacob Ter Veldhuis, and Wil Smith.
April 29, 2011PLOrk continues repeats its exciting concert featuring "lathyrus" at the 92YTribeca! As an exciting addition to the line up, Douglas Geers joins a group of featured composers for a pre-concert panel discussion starting at 8:00 p.m.
April 23, 2011The great PLOrk (Princeton Laptop Orchestra) performs "lathyrus" at the Taplin Auditorium at Princeton University with a great line up featuring Daniel Iglesia, Jeff Snyder, Alex Ness, Blake Carrington, Michael Early, and Jascha Narveson.
April 22, 2011FLEA performs it's final show of the season, which includes "lathyrus" as well as works by Orlando Jacinto Garcia (with video by Jacek Kolasinski), Daniel Lepervanche, and Max Tfirn. Show begins at 8pm at the fabulous GAB Gallery.
March 22, 2011Jody Redhage joins New Music Miami to perform a number of works written for her at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Redhage performs "of minutiae and memory" as well as a number of exciting works by Joshua Penman, Missy Mazzoli, Wil Smith, Ryan Brown, and Derek Muro. FLEA joins Redhage to perform a new work by Wil Smith as well as works by Orlando Jacinto Garcia and Juraj Kojs.
March 13, 2011Todd Reynolds celebrates the completion of his fabulous CD Outerborough [featuring "the end of an orange" with text by Abi Basch] with a pre-release party at Issue Project Room. The concert features a number of original works by Todd Reynolds and fabulous composers and performers.
March 11, 2011"bituminous" from songs of fuel and insomnia is featured as part of the Subtropics Festival Marathon Concert at Inkub8. Show starts at 6pm.
March 11, 2011"navigable" is featured as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival at the Centro Cultural Español in Coral Gables (FL). This development of this piece has been supported by the wonderful Brooklyn Historic Rail Association and their support of the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel.
March 4, 2011FLEA is invited back to The WolfsonianĐFIU for the performance of David Tudor's landmark piece "Rainforest IV" that is also featured as part of The Subtropics Festival. This particular version of the work features instruments inspired by the Wolfsonian's extensive collection and is supported in part by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Postscript: a great review of the event from Knight Arts was recently released with some excellent photos.
March 2, 2011An exciting show of recent works at RPI, assisted through the fabulous performative skills of the tremendous James Moore, Todd Reynolds, and the resident ensemble, Tintinnabulate. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.! [Note: Many thanks to Neil Rolnick, Pauline Oliveros, and everyone at RPI with Create @iEar!
February 19, 2011Pauline Oliveros journeys south for a series of performances of her works at New Music Miami. She will be conduct a workshop as well as working directly with FLEA for a special rendition of her piece "New Sound Meditation." Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center!
January 21, 2011FLEA performs "lathyrus" at the SEAMUS National Conference at the University of Miami!
January 15, 2011Kathleen Supové performs "run-on sentence of the pavement" as part of the 2011 New Music Miami ISCM Festival. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center (Miami).
January 13, 2011"lathyrus" is to be performed by Scott Blumenthal, Erik DeLuca, Michael McCurdy, Aaron Meicht, James Moore, Wil Smith, Aleksei Stevens, and Spencer Topel at Issue Project Room as part of MATA Interval! This is part of an amazing line-up curated by Juraj Kojs. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
December 12, 2010Glass Farm Ensemble performs "in absentia" (American Premiere) for violin, piano, and mini-electronics at the Baryshnikov Arts Center! Show starts at 5:00 p.m.!
December 5, 2010Presenting a new paper, "Invoking the Improvisatory in A-Live Based Musical Systems" at the International Society for Improvised Music (Ann Arbor, MI).
December 3, 2010FLEA performs 12 Nights as part of Miami Art Basel at the Harold Golen Gallery! The show is part of a fabulous line up entitled "The Street," featuring performances by o.blaat, EMMI + Aurie Hsu, and Fridamusiq.
November 19, 2010FLEA performs their realization of David Tudor's Rainforest IV. This particular incarnation of this landmark piece represents a special collaboration with the Wolfsonian-FIU, as the resonant objects constructed for the piece are based of items in their collection. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.!
November 5 - 6, 2010Sound installation "circadia" runs continuously throughout the fabulous festival Third Practice (Richmond, VA).
November 4, 2010Nicole Canham continues her exciting set of new wors for tarogato and electronics with videos by Sarah Kaur at Visiones Sonores (Morelia, Mexico).
October 30, 2010Presenting work for the new piece "navigable" as part of the excellent Ear to the Earth Festival! This piece is based off a series of recordings made exploring resonant frequencies inside the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel made possible through the generosity of the Brooklyn Historic Rail Association. The show begins at 8pm at the White Box! For more info on the stellar line up for the entire festival, please click here.
October 16, 2010Nicole Canham brings her exciting set of new works for trogat and electronics with videos by Sarah Kaur to 12 Nights in Miami! The show begins at 8pm at GAB Studio. Erik DeLuca and Gustavo Matamoros present exciting new work as well!
October 4, 2010Nicole Canham performs "before the weather changes" as part of an exciting and intriguing set of works she has commissioned specifically for trogat, electronics, and video. Sarah Kaur lights up the space with her unique images. The show begins at 6pm at the Escuela Nacioncal de Musica - UNAM for the XVIII Festival Universitario del Clarinetes.
September 26, 2010The fabulous Glass Farm Ensemble plays "here in our ordinariness" as part of their concert "Dragonfly Melodies" at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. The concert features an amazing line up of pieces by Gyrgi Ligeti, Wil Smith, and Lars Werdenberg. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.!
September 16, 2010Nicole Canham premieres "before the weather changes" for tarragato and electronics at Henri SELMER (Paris)!
August 5 - 8, 2010Performing live electronics as part of Aaron Meicht and Scott Blumenthal's fabulous production "Alberts I - IV" as part of the OZET. The show features a pre-show from 5 - 7pm, with the performances officially beginning at 7pm at HERE.
July 16, 2010Performing a new work developed by SofIA "Sounding Time" at the Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL. Show starts at 8pm!
July 1, 2010James Moore performs "limerence" as part of Nonclassical at the Horse and Groom (London). Show starts around 9pm!
June 26, 2010...and believing in... is performed as part of the series acoustic fields - festival fr klangkunst. This particular show takes place in the >Pfarrkirche St. Andrae (Vienna). Show begins at 9pm!
June 19, 2010>Dither performs "but because without this" as part of a Benefit Concert for Cancer Research at the Tenri Cultural Institute. Come support this amazing cause, show runs from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. with an amazing line up!
May 7, 2010Performing live-electronics along with Juraj Kojs and Carl Testa at Uncertainty Music Series at Never Ending Books (New Haven, CT).
May 6, 2010Presenting lecture "Decentralized Performance: Shifting Embodiments of Sound" at Yale University. Lecture begins at 2:00 p.m.
May 2, 2010"portable" for radios, suitcases, and feedback is to be performed by Kara Feely, Travis Just, Michael McCurdy, Aaron Meicht, James Moore, Wil Smith, Yvonne Troxler, and Christa Van Alstine as part of Music With A View at the Flea Theater. The show involves a mini-marathon with a series of works by Ranjit Bhatnagar, Ken Ueno and Du Yun, Rocco di Pietro, and Neil Rolnick. Show starts at 3pm!
April 29, 2010"rosenthaler" is performed at the concert "Streams" as part of CREATE at Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall at UCSB. Concert begins at 8pm!
April 28, 2010FLEA performs "lathyrus" as part of an after-hours event at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum. FLEA also performs works by Ted Coffey and Sam Pluta. The evening also concludes with sound and video works by Orlando Jacino Garcia, Jacek Kolasinski, Daniel Violy, Kristin H. Burns, Noah Keesecker, and MONAD Studio.
April 8 - 10, 2010Sound installation "circadia" is featured as part of the 2010 SEAMUS National Conference in St. Cloud (MN). The installation runs continuously throughout the events.
March 27, 2010"rosenthaler" is to be performed at Issue Project Room as part of NYCEMF! This final show of the festival begins at 9:30 p.m.
March 26, 2010Presenting a lecture featuring recent compositions at the New World School of the Arts (Miami, FL). Lecture begins at 12:00 p.m.
March 25, 2010Presenting a lecture entitled "Decentralized Performance: Shifting Embodiments of Sound" as part of Honor's College Colloquim at FIU. Lecture begins at 3:30 p.m.
March 13, 2010A new sound installation, "granular synthesizer" is featured at the New Music Miami series at the Spanish Cultural Center (800 Douglas Road, Coral Gables).
March 10, 2010FLEA performs a series of works, including "lathyrus", as well as "Favorite Things" by Sam Pluta and "Hammer Anvil Stirrup" by Elliott Sharp for a special 12 Nights event, "Out in the Air." Performing another improv event with Juraj Kojs and Lawrence Moore. Event is in front of the American Airlines Arena, Downtown Miami.
March 3, 2010Margaret Lancaster premieres "forgiveness anthems" as part of the series Women's Work at Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow St.). Concert features works by Milica Paranosic, Kamala Sankaram, Elizabeth Hoffman, Kaija Saariaho, Eve Beglarian, and Molly Thomspson. Concert starts at 8:00 p.m.!
February 13, 2010The first live-performance of "portable" for vintage radio suitcases picking up radio interfence patterns and generating feedback will be performed as part of Experimental Music at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater. Performed by Kara Feely, Travis Just, Aaron Meicht, James Moore, Wil Smith, and Yvonne Troxler. Show starts at 10:00 p.m.!
February 12, 2010Performing a set of live-electronics with Juraj Kojs, Michael Straus, Andrew Greenwald, Scott Petersen, Brian Kane, and Rich Johnson at iBeam. The evening will involve the unique intermingling of traditional Slovakian folk intruments with saxophone, trumpet, guitar, and electronics. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
January 24, 2010"of minutiae and memory" to be performed at the What Next? Festival presented by the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra at The Pearl Company. Show starts at 3:00 p.m.
January 21, 2010Todd Reynolds visits Miami to perform an incredible set of music as part of New Music Miami. Reynolds will be performing his own work, "Killer" by David Lang, and "if I am I or what actually occurred". The concert also features works by Kyong Mee Choi, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Moon Young Ha, Eduardo Kusnir, and Frederic Rzewski by FIU ensembles and chamber players. Show starts at 8:00 p.m. in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center.
January 16, 2010Performing a live-electronics and video piece "hommage a salon bruit" for New Music Miami Concert Series. This outdoor show involves experimental video works projected on the outside wall of the Frost Art Museum (Miami). Show also features works by Denis Miller, Jon Stuart, Diego Garro, and FLEA performs works by Orlando Jacinto Garcia (with video by Jacek Kolasinski) and by Kristine H. Burns. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
December 5, 2009Performing with Juraj Kojs at Miami Art Basel as part of the wonderful 12 Nights series at the Harold Golen Gallery. This show is part of a 3-day festival featuring an amazing line-up of composers and performers beginning December 4th.
November 24, 2009Performing live-electronics alongside the AB Duo (Aaron Meicht + Brendan Dougherty) and then performing a new work by Jeremy Woodruff at The Stone. Show starts at 10:00 p.m.!
November 21, 2009Margaret Lancaster along with the FIU New Music Ensemble performs "but because you asked" as part of New Music Miami. The show is at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Art Museum, and begins at 8:00 p.m.
November 21, 2009Dither performs "but because without this" as part of an amazing set at The Stone! Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
November 18, 2009Jody Redhage performs "of minutiae and memory" as part of a stellar line up featuring Missy Mazzoli, Joshua Penman, and Wil Smith for "A Night of 21st Century Art Song" at Roulette. Fire in July follows. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.!
November 17, 2009James Moore performs "limerence" as part of a solo set at The Stone with pieces by Samson Young, Lisa R. Coons, Travis Just, Matthew Welch, Wil Smith, Molly Thompson, and Stefan Weisman. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
November 13 - 15 & November 20 - 22, 2009compagnia zappala danza performs "Instrument 3: cage sculpture" with music from corpo/cage, written initially as part of Mixed Emotions in collaboration with Roberto Zappala and performed by Orkest de Ereprijs. Shows start at 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. on Sundays. Shows are at Scenario Pubblico (Sicily, Italy).
November 13 - 14, 2009FEASt (Florida Electro-Acoustic STudent) Fest runs all weekend, with special lectures by Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Juraj Kojs, and Nathan Wolek. Special perfomrances by FLEA! The episodic "bituminous" from "songs of fuel and insomnia" is featured as part of the festivities.
November 7, 2009FLEA performs at Sleepless Night! They perform a free version of "lathyrus" in addition to Elliott Sharp's "Hammer Anvil Stirrup," Orlando Garcia's "after life," and a new piece for yo-yos and electronics by Jaclyn Heyen. Sleepless Night runs from 6pm - 11pm, and FLEA will be performing at the Wolfsonian.
November 7, 2009James Moore continues his electro-banjo goodeness at the Third Practice Electroacoustic Festival in Richmond Virginia. Moore performs "limerence" in addition to Wil Smith's Restless Drive.
November 3, 2009James Moore performs "limerence" as part of his explosive set for banjo and electronics in San Diego as part of Fresh Sound at Sushi: A Center for the Urban Arts (CA). Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
October 30, 2009Performing at InsideOut at the Atlantic Center for the Arts alongside Elliott Sharp, Terri Hron, Sergei Tcherepnin, Yoon-Ji Lee, David Kant, Cecelia Lopez, Jacob Wick, and Dan Iglesia.
October 25, 2009Glass Farm Ensemble performs "nacht nach nacht nach nacht nach nacht" at Le Poisson Rouge! Show starts at 9:30 p.m.!
October 23, 2009FLEA makes its debut performance of the Fall by performing "Hammer Anvil Stirrup" by Elliott Sharp. The piece, originally written in 1988 for Avanti String Quartet. Show begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Dorsch Gallery.
October 23, 2009Kathleen Kerstetter presents on our collaborative projective, "Get Your Game On" at the 2009 ATMI Conference in Seattle. The project featured intriguing collaborations between music technology and music education majors at FIU.
October 3, 2009"anthracite" is to be performed at Soundcrawl:Nashville! The adventurous program features numerous composers from around the world.
October 3, 2009A new sound installation "portable" is performed in Long Beach (CA) as part of the 2009 Soundwalk. The piece involves multiple suitcase radio transmitters/receivers such that one can easily create feedback and generate tones inflected by interfering local radio signals. Show runs all evening from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.!
October 2, 2009"recessinal march" is performed as part of the Faculty Spotlight Concert at Florida International University, Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center. Performed by FIU Golden Brass and conducted by Catherine Rand. Show begins at 8:00 p.m.!
September 26, 2009James Moore performs his explosive rendition of "limerence" for prepared banjo and electronics as part of the concert "The Real, The Symbolic, and The Imaginary" featuring works by Eric Lyon, Ryan Carter, Yoni Niv, Judy Klein, and Elizabeth Hoffman. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue (NY).
September 16, 2009"recessional march" is to be performed by at the Faculty Convocation by FIU Golden Brass, conducted by Catherine Rand. Concert begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center (Miami, FL).
August 28, 2009A new piece "recessional march" will be premeiered as part of the inauguration of the new President of Florida International University, Dr. Mark Rosenberg. The piece is to be conducted by Catherine A. Rand.
August 16, 2009Todd Reynolds performs "if I am I or what actually occurred" as part of a set at Miles Memorial Playhouse in Los Angeles. Todd will also be playing a number of amazing pieces by Michael Lowenstern, Michael Gordon, David Lang, and a collaboration with The Robin Cox Ensemble. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.!
August 9, 2009"of minutiae and memory" is to be performed at Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music. Show starts at 10:00 a.m. Also participating in a panel discussion moderated by Augusta Read Thomas along with Jacob Bancks, Judd Greenstein, Aaron Travers, and Cynthia Wong at 1:00 p.m.
July 21, 2009Joining Kara Feely, Travis Just, and Aaron Meicht to play an improvised set at The Tank! Set begins around 9:30 p.m.
July 16, 2009Todd Reyonolds plays "if I am I or what actually occurred" as part of an amazing set of pieces for violin and electronics at the fabulous Bang On A Can Summer Festival at Mass MoCA in North Adams (MA).
July 12, 2009An amazing show featuring Todd Reyonolds, Dither, and DJ Nerve kicks off at Le Poisson Rouge at 7:00 p.m.! Todd performs a new piece, "if I am I or what actually occurred".
June 28, 2009Performing a set of live-electronics + explosive percussion with Jenny Olivia Johnson as part of Winter Company at share (at Issue Project Room). Set begins around 9pm.
June 27, 2009The tour of corpo/cage, with choreography by Roberto Zappala and performances by orkest de ereprijs and dancers from ArtEZ continues at Radio Kootwijk in Apeldoorn (Netherlands). The show starts at 8:30 p.m.!
June 25, 2009Dither performs "but because without this" for electric guitar quaret as part of their fabulous set at the Ontological-Hysteric Incubator (NY) as part of the Experimental Music Summer Series. Show begins at 7:00 p.m.
June 24, 2009The tour of corpo/cage, with choreography by Roberto Zappala and performances by orkest de ereprijs and dancers from ArtEZ continues at the IT's Festival in Amsterdam (Netherlands). The show starts at 8:30 p.m.!
June 13, 2009An evening of music at Roulette as part of the Van Lier Fellowship with amazing performances by Dither Quartet, Glass Farm Ensemble, Jody Redhage, James Moore, Kathryn Woodard, and a premiere of a new piece written for Todd Reynolds. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.!
June 12, 2009Dither Quartet performs "but because without this" for guitar quartet at ISSUE Project Room as part of The Conference of the Guitars. Show starts at 8pm and features works by James Tenney, Dan Joseph, Elliott Sharp, Macro Cappeli and Lisa Coons.
June 12, 2009The tour of "corpo/cage" performed by orkest de ereprijs and dancers from ArtEZ continues as part of Mixed Emotions with choreography by Robert Zappala. Show begins at 8:15 p.m. at Schouwburg Arnhem (Netherlands).
June 6, 2009James Moore performs an explosion of banjo and electronics at the 2009 Tribeca New Music Festival by the New York Art Ensemble at the Flea Theater. "limerence" will be on the program as well as "Like a Prayer REMIX" by Matt Marks. Show starts at 8pm!
May 30, 2009Presenting a paper, "Intersections with the Artificial" at FTM10 , at University of North Carolina - Greensboro.
May 28 - 29, 2009Premiere of a new ballet, "corpo/cage" with choregraphy by Roberto Zappala and performance by orkest de ereprijs at ArtEZ as part of Mixed Emotions! Show begins at 8pm (Arnehm, The Netherlands).
May 24, 2009Pperforming with Juraj Kojs and Katarzyna Glowicka at the LOOS Foundation, Den Haag, The Netherlands.
May 19, 2009Performing with Juraj Kojs at Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark.
May 18, 2009Performing with Juraj Kojs at NLHspace, Copenhagen, Denmark.
May 12, 2009Giving a talk and performing with Burcin Elmas and Juraj Kojs in Istanbul, Turkey.
May 11, 2009Giving a talk with Juraj Kojs at the Academy of Musical Arts in Prague, Czech Republic.
May 9, 2009A trio of electronic delights playing with Juraj Kojs and Laura Mello at Staalplaat (Berlin).
May 7, 2009Performing alongside amoebazoid for a night of subtle electronics at Gelegenheiten. (Berlin). Show starts earlyish (9pm).
April 16, 2009James Moore performs "limerence" as part of the 2009 SEAMUS National Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
March 24, 2009The first SHARE event in Miami kicks off at the Wolfsonian Museum on Miami Beach as part of the Winter Music Conference! Performing a duo set with Gustavo Matamoros as part of the festivities. The open session begins at 2pm and runs until 5pm.
March 6, 2009Performing a long-distance improv electronics set as part of the Object Collection benefit at Listen/Space. Travis Just and Kara Feely perform a piece the three of us collaborated on initially for Art Basel Miami. James Moore also performes "limerence". Show starts at 8pm!
February 26, 2009FLEA performs "nacht nach nacht nach nacht nach nacht" as part of the Subtropics Marathon that runs from 4pm - 10pm at the Miami Beach Senior High!
February 21, 2009The FIU Wind Ensemble performs "the art of disappearing" as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Show starts at 8pm at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall.
February 6th, 2009FLEA celebrates its one-year birthday by performing works the ensemble has developed throughout the year. The group will perform "lathyrus" in additon to works by Kristine H. Burns, Erik DeLuca, and Jaime Reveles. The second half of the show concludes with a telematic performance of a piece by Doug Van Nort to be performed jointly by FLEA and Tintinnabulate. Concert begins at 8pm in the Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall.
January 2, 2009James Moore performs "limerence" for banjo and electronics at the Wulf (Los Angeles, CA)! Set also includes works by Wil Smith, Lainie Fefferman, Matt Marks, and Matthew Welch along with a solo set by Eric km Clark. Show starts at 8pm.
December 6, 2008As part of Art Basel Miami 2008, 12 Nights of Computer Music has its grand finale with a Kaij Monster Invsion Concert with The Harold Golen Gallery at The Art Center of South Florida. Performing a new work developed along with Travis Just and Kara Feely of Object Collection. Show starts at 8pm.
November 22, 2008Guitarist James Moore flys south for the start of winter, performing new works for banjo and electronics at the Harold Golen Gallery [314 NW 24 Street, Wynwood Art District]. limerence will be included in the set, as well as works by Wil Smith, Lainie Fefferman, and Matthew Marks. Laura Wilcox (viola) also performs works for viola and electronics by Orlando Garcia, Judith Shatin, and Juraj Kojs. Show starts at 8pm and is part of 12 Nights.
November 3, 2008of minutiae and memory will be performed by Sonic Generator at Georgia Tech. Show begins at 8[m at Georgia Tech Alumni House.
October 27, 2008FLEA performs a version of lathyrus as part of Fashionatrix in Studio W9!
October 17-18, 2008The NWEAMO (New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization) Festival makes its Miami debut with three concerts: Friday, Oct 17th @ 8:30 pm (FIU, Wertheim Performing Arts Center), Saturday, October 18th @ 8:00 p.m. (Harold Golen Gallery), and October 18th @ 10:30 p.m. (PS14). ...and, believing in... is performed on Friday, and FLEA Ensemble performs Saturday!
October 11, 2008anthracite is to be performed as par of FrammentAzioni, featuring 61 micro compositions by 57 different composers at the Teatro San Giorgio, Udine (Italy).
October 4, 2008Glass Farm Ensemble performs here in our ordinariness as part of their concert "How to Make a Pin" with works by Frederic Rzewski, Enjott Schneider, and Frank Martin. Show starts at 8:00 p.m. at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 West 57th St.
October 3, 2008Glass Farm Ensemble premieres here in our ordinariness as part of their concert "How To Make A Pin." Taimur Sullivan, Oren Fader, Matthew Gold and Yvonne Troxler perform the work at 7:00 p.m. at the Bloomingdale School of Music.
October 2, 2008nacht nach nacht nach nacht nach nacht is to be performed as part of SINTESI/Dogpile, a "rapid-fire, 5 minutes-a-pop mini festival for Ontological artists of past and present." Amy Cimini, Kara Feely, Michael Gallope, Jenny Olivia Johnson, Travis Just, & Wil Smith play music boxes and matches.
September 19-21, 2008circadia is featured at ArtBots! The piece runs continuously at the Science Gallery at Trinity College, Dublin.
August 27, 2008rosenthaler is performed at the International Computer Music Conference at the Sonic Arts Research Center (SARC) in Belfast.
July 23-26, 2008kInDeRdEuTsCh pRoJeKtS in association with The Ontological Hysteric Incubator present "Foreign C" by Abi Basch. The production features a new sound installation as well as sound collages by Jon Nelson, with visual design by Adrian French and Peiyi Wong. Performed by Thorsten Bihegue, Stefanie Fiedler, and Molly Shaiken.
June 13, 2008Performing with the oktoschlocks at Salon-Bruit at k77 (kastanienallee 77) in Berlin. Show starts late.
June 3, 2008Live electronics to be performed at the v'Elak Gala (Vienna). Show starts at 8pm!
June 2, 2008Guest lecture at ELAK (Vienna, Austria). Lecture begins at 2pm. Many thanks to Heike Kaltenbrunner and Igor Lintz-Maues.
May 19-23, 2008Filling Vessels is being featured as part of the re:new festival in Copenhagen. Installation is on the first floor of Huset i Magstržde, and starts at Monday night, 8pm.
May 14, 2008James Moore premieres "limerence" for banjo and electronics at the Tank (279 Church Street btw Franklin & White). Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
May 9, 2008nacht nach nacht nach nacht nach nacht to be performed by Object Collection as part of the Experimental Music Concert Series at the Ontological Theater.
April 19, 2008FLEA (FIU Laptop & Electronic Arts) Ensemble performs lathyrus at the Harold Golen Gallery in the Wynwood Art District in Miami. FLEA shares the evening with Sam Pluta. Festivities start at 8pm.
April 10, 2008Sound installation circadia will be realized as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Concert starts at 8pm, installation runs throughout. Concert features works by Paul Rudy, Matthew Burtner, and Judith Shatin performed by Madeline Shapiro.
April 3, 2008Jody Redhage performs "of minutiae and memory" as part of an evening perfomance of electroacoustic music at Yippee Museum Cafe; 9 Bleeker Street. Show begins at 8pm.
March 16, 2008Live-electronics & improvisation at SHARE with Chris Ariza and kthozoid. Late-nite set starts at 11:00 p.m. SHARE is at reboot, 37 Ave A., between 2nd and 3rd St.
March 8, 2008Filling Vessels and circadia will be featured at Diapason Gallery (Brooklyn, 882 Third Avenue, btw 32nd & 33rd: N/D/R to 36th St.). Featuring visuals/imagery by Tom O'Doherty and performances by Argeo Acani, Eric km Clarck, Aaron Meicht, and James Moore. Show starts at 8pm!
February 26 - March 2, 2008The sound installation Filling Vessels (with visuals/imagery by Tom O'Doherty) will be running at the Spark Festival (Minneapolis) at the University of Minnesota.
February 9, 2008FLEA performs at the Bakehouse Art Complex (Wynwood Art District). Two sets, one at 8:30 p.m., and another after 9:00 p.m.
February 1 - 2, 2008FEASt (Florida Electro-Acoustic STudent Festival) kicks off at Florida International University (Miami) with performances from students throughout Florida. FLEA (FIU Laptop & Electronic Arts) Ensemble makes its debut with a performance of lathyrus. All events take place at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center, at FIU.
January 19 - 20, 2008kinDeRdEuTsCh pRoJeKtS' tour concludes with performances at the Patravadi Theatre Fringe Festival (Bangkok, Thailand).
January 14, 2008kinDeRdEuTsCh pRoJeKtS takes Abi Basch's Preservation (A Bird Mutation) is performed at the Theater Without Stages Festival (St. Petersbug, Russia) with new music written for it in addition to "Pearl's Song."
January 3 - 4, 2008kinDeRdEuTsCh pRoJeKtS performs a Abi Basch's Preservation (A Bird Mutation) featuring "Pearl's Song," written specifically for this production. The show runs at the Intransitos Gallery (Berlin).
December 4, 2007The FIU New Music Ensemble performs "luxury of superstition" at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center (Miami, FL). The show begins at 8:00 p.m. and features works by Orlando Garcia, Fredrick Kaufmann, Karlheinz Stockhausen, David Mendoza, and George Crumb.
November 27, 2007Jody Redhage performs "of memory and minutiae" at Galapagos Art Space along with works by Stefan Weisman, Christian Carey, Ben Morss, David Smooke, and her own works. The show begin at 8:30 p.m.
September 12, 2007ciradia II will be performed at the Msica Viva Festival 2007 at the Instituto Franco-Portugus in Lisbon, Portugal.
August 3, 2007
Jody Redhage continues her West-Coast Tour, performing "of memory and minutiae" as well as pieces by Derek Muro, Wil Smith, and herself at Dangerous Curve (LA, CA) at 8:00 pm. The fabulous Kioku follows her set.
July 29, 2007
At 4:00 pm on a lovely Sunday afternoon, Jody Redhage will perform "of memory and minutiae" as well as pieces by Ryan Brown, Judd Greenstein, Ted Hearne, Derek Muro, and her own work. The San Francisco-based OOGOG play on the same show, much worth checking out! The show is at Old First Church; 1751 Sacramento Street (San Francisco, CA). This is part of Redhage's West Coast tour, so please check out her show in Seattle on August 1st at Gallery 1412 at 8pm too.
July 17th, 2007
At the Rattlestick Theater (224 Waverly Place) 8pm; playing selections from the musical "OKLAHOMA!" with Brendan Dougherty (drums), Kara Feely (vocals), Travis Just (sax), and Aaron Meicht (trumpet/electronics).
June 21st, 2007
Filling Vessels to be performed at the ZKM in Karlsruhe as part of the next_generation festival. Performances by Jennifer Porto, Keith O'Brian, Tom O'Doherty, Daniella Strasfogel, and Jeremy Woodruff.
June 10th, 2007
Laptoporchester Berlin premieres "lathyrus" at Ausland (Berlin). Recordings for the piece feature performances Linda Buckley, Annika Handrock, James Orsher, and Daniella Strasfogel. Doors open at 9pm.
May 17th - 19th, 2007
NWEAMO Festival in Berlin at Zentrale Randlage (Berlin). Three nights of electroacoustic, experimental music and intercontinental collaboration. Performing live-electronics Saturday with die oktoschlocks. Shows starts at 9pm.
April 23rd, 2007
"rosenthaler" performed as part of the Sonorities Festival. Concert at the Sonic Arts Research Center in Belfast.
April 5th, 2007
Vollkontakt presents Battles. Performing live-electronics with Alwynne Pritchard & Jeremy Woodruff at Vollkontakt in Friedrichshain (Berlin).
March 8th, 2007
playing live, multi-channel electronics with Viselectroacoustic Nonsemble @ Vollkontakt in Friedrichshain (Berlin).
February 25th, 2007
ICE performs "luxury of superstition" as part of the NYU First Performance Concert Series. Tenri Cultural Institute; 43A West 13th Street; New York, NY 10011
February 25th, 2007
Playing live electronics with Ensemble Decibel at Galerie Parterre (Berlin).
February 21st, 2007
quiet design records celebrates the release of RESONANCE: Steel Pan in the 21st Century. An amazing compilation featuring 12 composers working with steel drum samples. "rosenthaler" is featured on the CD. Available through iTunes Music Store or at quiet design records.
February 13th, 2007
Performing live electronics with Ensemble Decibel [Jeremy Woodruff (flutes); Brendan Dougherty (percussion); Tobias Schirmer (clarinet); Magda Mayas (piano)] at Galerie Parterre in Prenzlauer Berg (Berlin).
February 1st, 2007
Jody Redhage performs "of memory and minutiae" at Galapagos Art Space (Brooklyn, NY) in celebration of the release of her new CD All Summer in a Day [New Amsterdam Records]. The CD is available through iTunes Music Store or at New Amsterdam Records.