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Opensound

Opensound Opensound

Adventures in Sound, Since 2005


Opensound is a Greater Boston concert series featuring improvisers and interpreters of avant-garde, experimental, acoustic, and electro- acoustic music. We program monthly 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

2013/14 Season

Saturday, August 24th, 2013, doors open at 2:45PM; music at 3:00PM | SPECIAL MATINEE TIME

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Lou Cohen: Music CD release party

Symphony 8 by Lou Cohen

Shape09 by Lou Cohen

grizzler
performs a new composition by Lou Cohen: grizzles

In addition, we will take some extra time between sets to chat about Lou, and his music.

Our thoughts go to Lou and his family as he faces the final stages of cancer.


Saturday, September 21, 2013, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Garrison Fewell, guitar
and friends

Ricochet
Noell Dorsey, voice
Steve Norton, reeds

Glynis Lomon: cello, aquasonic, voice
Yedidyah Syd Smart: sonic percussion
Joan Green - dance

Barbara Lieurance, piano, interactive electronics
plays new works by: Stephen Moore, Hubert Ho, Margaret McAllister

Saturday, October 19, 2013, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Opensound Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

duo:
Tim Tsang, Synthesizer
Jane Wang, string bass

Hi-Speed Coeds
Andrew Neumann, sound
Greg Kowalski, video

HMQ
James Coleman - theremin
Morgan Evans-Weiler - violin
Howard Martin - tenor saxophone
Michael Rosenstein - amplified objects

solo:
Jesse Kenas Collins, cornet

Saturday, November 16, 2013, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

duo:
Michael Rosenstein, electronics
Vic Rawlings, cello, electronics

Triode analog synthesizers & electronics
Stephen Bonner
Jesse Cousineau
Peter Gumaskas

solo:
Howard Stelzer, tapes, electronics

Gay Shapes Circuit-bent electronics, samples, and analog synthesizers
Joe Bastardo
Mickey O’Hara
Abdul Sherzai

Concert curated by Michael Rosenstein

Saturday, December 14, 2013, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

2
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

Michael Dobiel, electronics, string bass
and friends

trio
MJ Patchett, saxophone
Eve Boltax, viola
Caroline Park, electronics

solo:
Peter Gumaskas, homemade modular synthesizer

Concert curated by Matt Samolis

Tuesday, December 17, 2013, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.


Ensemble Tzara: horn, cello, synthesizer
playing new works by Robert Ashley, Timothy McCormack and David Sonton

David Michael Curry, viola & electronic accessories

Saturday, January 18, 2014, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.


Ken Ueno, voice
Frances-Mairie Uitti, cello

Mike Bullock, bass/electronics

Morgan Evans-wailer, violin

quartet:
Lou Bunk, styrofoam-o-phone
Jesse Kenas-Collins
Noell Dorsey, voice
Howard Martin

Saturday, February 8, 2014, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.


Orlaando Cela, flute
plays Sciarrino and more

Bats from Pogo
Walter Wright, electronics
Andrea Pensado, voice, laptop
Jenifer Gelineau, violin
i'd m theft able, voice/table of acoustic delight

Doug Van Nort, electronics

Duo Tyto
Matt Samolis, flute
Thadd Comstock, microtonal acoustic guitar

Saturday, March 22, 2014, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

The Schematics
Katt Hernandez, violin
Daniel M. Karlsson,guitar, electronics
Erik Blennow Calälv, bass clarinet
Ludvig Elblaus, electronics

Samolis/Park Duo, flute, computer

Vic Rawlings, cello, cracked electronics

Dave Gross, saxophone


Concert in collaboration with Non-Event

Saturday, April 12, 2014, doors open at 7:30PM; music at 8:00PM

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.


Ben Hersey

Young and Restless
Walter Wright,drums
Ada Lee Kohl, keys

Egg, Eggs, sound/performance

FOOM, turntables



Concert curated by Arkm Foam
Sunday, June 29, 2014, early evening

The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, Mass.


We are cooking up a very special season finale. Stay tuned!




Admission $8

Special thanks to
Matt Schaffer


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