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Saturday, January 21, 2012
Opensound

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Symptomatic
Steve Norton, reeds
Vic Rawlings, speaker elements + exposed circuitry


Katze
Noell Dorsey, voice and electronics
Morgan Evans-Weiler, violin and electronics


solo:
Andrew Neumann, electronics


Apocalypso
Joe Burgio - movement
Shayna Dulberger - double bass, electronics
Chris Welcome - guitar
Walter Wright - electronics, video


Saturday, February 11, 2012

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

BOLT
Jorrit Dijkstra, alto sax, lyricon
Eric Hofbauer, guitar
Junko Simons, cello
Eric Rosenthal, drums, percussion


Duck Soup
Douglas Urbank, handmade films
Keiichi Hashimoto, trumpets, duck calls
Joshua Jefferson, reeds, duck calls
Steve Norton, reeds, duck calls, other things
Angela Sawyer, voice, electronics, duck calls, other things

flunk:
Lou Bunk, unexpected paraphernalia
Flandrew Fleisenberg, percussion

separate your decisions into differences of anxieties
by Morgan Evans-Weiler

Bamboozle and trombone: Jules Vasylenko
Violin: Charlotte Gopinath
Violin: David Delaney
Violin: Morgan Evans-Weiler
Viola: David Michael Curry
Cello: Junko Simons
Sax: Joshua Jefferson
Percussion: Flandrew Fleisenberg


Saturday, March 10, 2012
Opensound

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

TuvaTronic: clarinet, voice, computer
Gregory Oakes, clarinet and electronics
Ken Ueno, voice and electronics


Videos by Bebe Beard
with sound by Lou Cohen

any Bee
Lou Cohen, wiimote/laptop
Steve Norton, reeds
Matt Samolis, flute


COLLIDE-O-SCOPE MUSIC
Augustus Arnone, keyboard, shortwave receiver
Christopher Bailey, keyboard & laptop(s)
Lou Bunk, guitar
with guest performers:
Steve Norton, saxophones
Matt Samolis, flute
performing:
Frederick Rzewski: Les Moutons de Panurge (1969)

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Spiral (1968)

Christopher Bailey, from Sand
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Opensound

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Grizzler - big band!

Set 1

for grizzler by Jack Callahan
Wave functions 1 by Forbes Graham
the order of things by Dave Gross

Set 2
selections from scream / nature study notes by Cornelius Cardew
HSIRNF28
CHTHOR15A
CFIRT146
MPR109
CCSBR7

Set 3
Free improvisation by grizzler

Grizzler is any or all of:

Dave Gross, saxophone, LPs (present)
Steve Norton, reeds (present)
Polly Hanson, percussion (present)
Forbes Graham, trumpet (present)
Michael Rosenstein, electronics (present)
Mark Robinson, electronics (present)
Lou Bunk, assorted paraphernalia (present)
Morgan Evans-Weiler, violin (present)
David Michael Curry, strings and electronics (present)
Jack Callahan, percussion
Vic Rawlings, cello/circuits
Noell Dorsey, voice (present)
Jules Vasylenko, winds
Lou Cohen, wiimote/laptop (present)
Angela Sawyer, gadgets, electronics
Jed Speare, laptop/field recordings
Joshua Jefferson, reeds
Matt Samolis, flute
Flandrew Fleisenberg, percussion


Saturday, May 19, 2012
Opensound

Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Covers (three groups performing improvisations and familiar tunes)

Covers set 1
OK Chorale
Matt Samolis - flute
Forbes Graham - trumpet
Tom Plsek - trombone
Steve Norton - bass clarinet
Vic Rawlings - prepared cello

Covers set 2
Duck That
Angela Sawyer - voice, electronics, game calls
Josh Jefferson - reeds, game calls
Steve Norton - reeds, percussion, celesta, game calls

Covers set 3
De-votion
Vic Rawlings - electronics, guitar
Brendan Murray - synths, guitar
Steve Norton - percussion, saxophone, elec. bass
Chris Strunk - percussion, drums, vocals


duo:
D. Greenwood - handmade electronics
J. Starpoli - amplified trombone


trio:
Michael Rosenstein, electronics
Vic Rawlings, exposed electronics, speakers
Angela Sawyer, electronics


Saturday, June 9, 2012
Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

trio:
Borah Bergman, legendary pianist
Dave Gross, saxophone
Vic Rawlings, cello, exposed circuits

EMERGING VOICES
curated by Walter Wright
Stephanie Lak, electronics
Samuel Potrykus, guitar, electronics
Mark Johnson, guitar, electronics
Derek Fenner, performance artist
Abram Taber, guitar etc
Betty Wang, movement

In celebration of the Cage centenary:
John Cage:
Variations III, performed by the EMERGING VOICES and friends
Friday, July 13, 2012
Opensound
Nave Gallery, Somerville, Mass.

ACOUSTIC MEETS ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC
A special concert jointly sponsored by Opensound and Vortex

Special guest Matt Samois, flute

The know trio:
Gary Fieldman, drumset/percussion
Dan Shaud, french horn
Ima Jonsdottir, violin

Electronic musicians:
Ken Ueno
Andrea Pensado
Max Lord
Michael Rosenstein, amplified objects
Lou Cohen, wiimote/laptop

Sonic sandbox
Forrest Larson, electronics
Todd Brunel, clarinets
David Brown, percussion/didgiridoo
Tom Casale, double bass


Friday, September 21, 2012
Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Special show featuring
Keith Rowe, guitar, electronics
+
'we love you':
Dave Gross, saxophone
Mike Bullock, bass
Polly Hanson, percussion/electronics


Keith Rowe, guitar, electronics
+
Grizzler:
Forbes Graham - trumpet
Vic Rawlings - cello/electronics
Lou Bunk - electronics
Michael Rosenstein - electronics
Polly Hanson - percussion/electronics
Morgan Evans-Weller - violin/electronics
David Gross - saxophone
Steve Norton - reeds/etc.
...performing selections from 'nature study notes' by Cornelius Cardew and the scratch orchestra

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Opensound



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

quartet:
James Coleman, theremin
Morgan Evans-Weiler, violin
Michael Rosenstein, amplified objects
Howard Martin, guitar

quartet:
Garrison Fewell, guitar
Eric Hofbauer, guitar
John Voigt, bass
Curt Newton, drums

The Unfinished Quartet:
Jeff Platz, guitar
Kit Demos, bass, synth
Luther Gray, drums
Junko Fujiwara, cello

bodydrama
Joe Burgio and friends, movement
Lou Cohen, wiimote and laptop
Matt Samolis, flute
Walter Wright, synths
...and more friends!
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Opensound
Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.


A special concert curated by Vic Rawlings:
The BSC
Bhob Rainey, saxophone
Mike Bullock, string bass
James Coleman, theremin
Chris Cooper, electronics
Greg Kelley, trumpet
Vic Rawlings, cello, stressed electronics
Liz Tonne, voice


Opensound

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Opensound
Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

Tim Tsang, a.k.a. "Moogist": Minimoog, Electronics

The Mimi Rabson Trio
Mimi Harris Rabson - 5 string violin
Alishah Raven - 5 string violin
Junko Fujiwara - cello


"Harmonic Discordance":
A drone infused graphic score for Tibetan singing bowls, overtone-tuned steel rods, & string harmonics.
-with-
Matt Samolis, singing bowls and steel rods
Randy Winchester, steel rods
Morgan Evans-Weiller, violin
Eve Boltax, viola
Simon Linn-Gerstein, cello
Jane Wang, contrabass

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Opensound
Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, Mass.

duo:
Ellen Band, field recordings, laptop
Jeremy Flower

Grau Garten
Marc Bisson: guitar, objects
Dei Xhrist: voice, electronics
Greg Kowalski: live video
Steve Norton: reeds, percussion, celesta, electronics

Andrew Neumann, electronics

BOLT
Jorrit Dijkstra - sax, electronics
Eric Hofbauer - guitar
Junko Fujiwara - cello
Eric Rosenthal - drums, etc.

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