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Opensound

Opensound Opensound

New and Experimental Music, Since 2005


Opensound is a Greater Boston concert series featuring improvisers and interpreters of avant-garde, experimental, acoustic, and electro- acoustic music. We program concerts featuring local and touring musicians, sound artists, and the un-categorize-able. Hailing from disparate backgrounds, styles, and genres, our musicians, dancers, video and performance artists, form a vibrant community that presents unique events in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Read the Somerville Scout's article about Opensound

2016/17 Season

Friday, August 26, 2016, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Mobius, 55 Norfolk St,Cambridge, Ma 02139


Grizzles, by Lou Cohen
played by everyone below

Audrey Chen/Henrik Notstebo (duo from far away)

Flunk
Flandrew Fleinsenberg, percussion
Lou Bunk, Styrofoam-o-phone/viola

DJ Tomorrow's Achievements

and... from the hat duos/trios with all of the above and:
Dirk Adams, Poly Hanson, Clara Kebabian, Jesse Kenas-Collins, Joshua Jefferson, Andrea Pensado, Michael Rosenstein, Melanie Hedlund, Jane Wang

Saturday, October 1, 2016, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

David Michael Curry, viola/electronics

Quintet
Junko Fujiwara, cello
Kit Demos, bass
Jeff Platz, guitar
Laurence Cook, drums
Charlie Kohlhase, saxophone

W-2
Sam Weinberg: Tenor Saxophone
Chris Welcome: Synthesizer

ALICE
Mary Prescott, Piano

Saturday, November 12, 2016, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Bowed Metal Music
Matt Samolis
Peter Warren

Forbes Graham, trumpet and electronics

Cyther, human playable robotic zither
Scott Barton
Nate Tucker, percussion

 

Tyto Alba
Dei Xhrist, voice
Matt Scutchfield, viola
Matt Samolis, flute
Kat Dobbins, trombone
Anthony Leva, bass

Friday, January 6, 2017, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Transient Canvas
Amy Advocat, bass clarinet
Matt Sharrock, marimba

Make Good Time (2016) by Beth Wiemann
Erasure (2016) by Patricia Julien
We have enough blankets (2016) by Malina Rauschenfels
Dyochrom (2016) by Paul Fake
Sympathetic (2016) by Joshua Hahn

Steve Marotto, cello
Chant by Jonathan Harvey
ImagE by Roger Reynolds
Invisibility by Liza Lim
NEW WORK by Brian Heim

Ordinary Affects
Laura Cetilia: Cello
Morgan Evans-Weiler: Violin
Michael Rosenstien: Amplified Objects
Luke Martin: Electronics
J.P.A. Falzone: Vibraphone
Stephanie Clarke: Clarinet


Saturday, February 11, 2017, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

The Boston Balloon Ensemble
performing the works of Judy Dunaway

David Smooke, toy piano

Porch Trio
Jorrit Dijkstra, saxophone, lyrcon
Eric Rosenthal, drums
Nathan McBride, bass


Saturday, March 25, 2017, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

String Noise

Kevin Frenette Trio


Friday, April 7, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

The City of Tomorrow

Marti Epstein, piano


Sunday, April 30, doors open at 7:00 PM; music at 7:30 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Wendy Roichman, viol

Inedit


Saturday, June 3, doors open at 7:30 PM; music at 8:00 PM ish

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Viola Yip

Kirsten Volness


Wednesday, June 21, near dusk

Somerville, Mass.

A special outside performance of John Cage's Variation IIII for Make Music Day!





Admission $12

Special thanks to
Matt Schaffer


For more information send email to: LouBunk at me dot com