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April 28, 7:30pm: Brooklyn NY @ The Record Shop w/ Dominic Coles & Chris Libutti

April 28, 6pm: NYC @ La Mama Galleria: RE-FEST

High Desert Soundings presents a trio w/ Dominic Coles & Aaron Edgcomb

April 26: Brooklyn NY @ Main Drag Music w/ Colin Hinton, Jessica Pavone, & Erin Rogers

April 16: Amherst MA @ U Mass Amherst w/ the Ghost Ensemble

April 15: Brooklyn NY @ Freddy’s Bar: trio w/ Steve Baczkowski & Martin Freeman

April 14: Baltimore MD @ University of Maryland-Baltimore County w/ the Ghost Ensemble

April 9: New York @ Tenri Cultural Center*

Mivos Quartet performs works by Columbia University student composers

April 7: Clinton NY @ Hamilton College*

April 2: Brooklyn NY @ Public Records*

Release party and concert for Steve Reich: The String Quartets

March 30 & 31: Knoxville TN @ Big Ears*

Amaryllis & Belladonna by Mary Halvorson
Mivos Quartet performs the complete quartets of Steve Reich

March 28, 6:30pm: NYC @ Downtown Music Gallery

duo w/ Agnes Hvizdalek, voice

March 22-25: State College PA @ Penn State*

March 15: Brooklyn NY @ Basia’s Palace

quartet w/ Webb Crawford, Zoots Houston, & Evan Lipson

also playing is:

Evolution of the Arm (Buffalo NY)
Evan Courtin, violin
Megan Kyle, oboe
Michael McNeill, piano/keyboards
Katie Weissman, cello

Aaron Edgcomb, percussion
Philip Golub, piano
DoYeon Kim, gayageum
Yuma Uesaka, clarinets

Mivos Quartet w/ Mary Halvorson*

March 12: Mantova IT
March 13: Prato IT

March 7: NYC @ Downtown Music Gallery – Duo w/ Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen

March 2 & 4: Minneapolis MN*

113 presents Mivos Quartet

works by James Dillon, Yu-Chun Chien, Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi, Javier Torres Maldonado, and Joshua Musikantow

February 26: Minneapolis @ Resource

duo w/ Luke Martin
Adam Zahller & Nathan Hanson
Laura Harada & Cherolyn Fischer

February 24 & 25: Minneapolis MN @ Walker Arts Center*

Walker presents Ogress: Envisioned by Cecilé McLorin Salvant

February 9: New York NY @ The Clemente w/ [Switch~ Ensemble]

VICTORIA CHEAH: Hard columns you within (2022)
JULIUS EASTMAN: Buddha (1984)
ZACHARY JAMES WATKINS: Do Your Best, Never Say Can’t, and Love One Another (2020)
SAM PLUTA: Tectonics (2023)

February 4: Stuttgart DE @ Eclat Festival*

January 21: Brooklyn NY @ Freddy’s Bar: Limited Resources 53

trio w/ Dominic Coles (electronics) & Chris Libutti (guitar)
Wild Gone Girls (Rochester NY)
Art Heist
Samantha Kochis, Aliya Ultan, & Asher Herzog


myself, amplified cello
Dominic Coles, electronics
Hunter Brown, electronics

January 10: Baltimore @ Red Room
January 11: Philadelphia @ Century Bar
January 12: Brooklyn New York @ The Record Shop (360 Van Brunt)
January 14, afternoon: Willimantic CT @ Willimantic Records
January 14, evening: Providence @ Red Ink
January 15: Belchertown MA @ Cold Spring Hollow
January 16: Kingston NY @ sonder
January 17: Montreal @ Casa del Popolo
January 18: Boston @ Washington Street Art Gallery
January 19: New Haven @ Never Ending Books


*as a member of the Mivos Quartet

All crossed out dates cancelled due to COVID-19

December 21: Phill Niblock 6 Hour Drone

December 20: Brooklyn NY @ Roulette

Richard Teitelbaum Memorial Concert

Ghost Ensemble presents works by Catherine Lamb & Pauline Oliveros

December 17 & 18: Montclair NJ @ Alexander Kasser Theater*

Peak Performances presents Amaryllis & Belladonna by Mary Halvorson

December 15: Philadelphia @ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Atonement

Fire Museum presents

myself: cello
Brandon Lopez: bass
James McKain: sax
Joey Sullivan: drums

Madison Greenstone, solo clarinet


December 5: London @ boat-ting (duo w/ Tom Jackson, clarinet)
December 6: Manchester @ The Talleyrand (solo and duo with Michael Perrett)
December 7: Glasgow @ The Old Hairdressers (solo improv)
December 8: Edinburgh @ Waverley Bar (solo improv)
December 10: London @ 100 Years Gallery (solo improv)
December 11: Birmingham @ Artefact (solo improv and performance of Bob Hope Airport Train Station)

December 3 & 4: Paris @ Cité de la Musique*

performing Ogresse by Cécile McLorin Salvant

December 2: Paris @ Columbia Global Centers

Infuse presents Mivos Quartet and Nadav Lev, guitar

George Lewis, String Quartet 2.5, “Playing With Seeds” (quatuor, 19′)
Sivan Eldar: Solicitations (quatuor, 11′)
Tristan Murail / Tellur (guitare seule, 10′)
Alex Mincek : Pendulum XI: “Strato” (quintette, 20′)

November 18: Chatham NY @ PS21

[Switch~ Ensemble] presents works by Victoria Cheah, Julius Eastman, Sarah Hennies, & Jen Kutler

November 14: New York @ 1 Rivington*

Music by Marguerite Brown, Jonah Haven & Jeffrey Mumford

November 12: Washington D.C. @ Kennedy Center*

performing Ogresse by Cécile McLorin Salvant

November 11: Brooklyn NY @ Basia’s Palace

Basia’s Palace House Band

myself: cello
Nick Neuberg: percussion
Lucia Stavros: harp


Steve Long: piano, compositions
Travis Bliss: sax
Erica Dicker: violin
Nick Neuberg: drums

Aaron Rubinstein, solo guitar

November 5: New York @ Dimenna Center

Jessie Cox’s “Entering the Impossible”

performed by Jessie Cox, Sun Ra Arkestra, myself, Laura Cocks, Sam Yulsman, Pauline Kim Harris, Conrad Harris, & Eddy Kwon

October 21: New Haven CT @ Never Ending Books

F.I.M. presents FUM Improvised Music Series

duo w/ Kyle Motl
Ben Bennett, Michael Foster, & Jacob Wick
Alina Jacobs, James McKain, James Paul Nadien, Jared Radichel, & Luke Rovinsky
Caleb Duval, Forbes Graham, & Michael Larocca

October 15: San Diego @ UC San Diego Experimental Theater*

Premiere of Six Seasons by Lei Liang

October 10: Riverside CA @ Culver Center for the Arts*

October 8: Santa Cruz CA @ Tannery Arts Center*

Indexical presents Mivos Quartet

Alvin Lucier: Disappearances
Marguerite Brown: chroai: tetrachords
Sivan Eldar: Solicitations
George Lewis: String Quartet 2.5 “Playing with Seeds”

October 6: New York @ 1014*

works by Saad Hadaad, Carl Bettendorf, Eren Gümrükçüoğlu, and Sivan Eldar

October 3: Brooklyn @ MISE-EN_PLACE

Invocation presents


Dave Abramson, percussion
A.F. Jones, guitar/electronics/voice
Greg Kelley, trumpet/electronics
Robert Millis, guitars
Amelia Coulter, trombone

Lester St. Louis, cello
Eli Wallace, piano
Drew Wesely, guitar

T.J. Borden, amplified cello
Dominic Coles, electronics
Chris Libutti, guitar

September 24, 2:30pm: New York @ First Street Green Art Park

Arts for Art presents InGardens 2022

Company Lopez Quintet:

Brandon Lopez: Bass
Cecilia Lopez: electronics
Matt Nelson: sax
Sam Yulsman: piano
myself: cello

September 17: Millheim PA @ Bremen Town Ballroom

Orb Tapes, Open Music, & Gorinto Productions present Ballroom Sonics 3

performing w/ The Relatives 

September 15: Tel Aviv-Yafo @ HaTeiva*

Mivos Quartet & Nadav Lev, guitar

September 13: Tel Aviv @ CCA Gallery

solo set
performance of ‘Bob Hope Airport Train Station’ w/ Musica Nova

September 9: Vienna @ Central Garden

w/ Eric Arn, Adele Knall, & Michi Prehofer

August 30: Ridgewood, NY @ Windjammer

trio w/ Nick Neuberg & Drew Wesely
The Spacemen
Leo Chang & Adrienne Munden-Dixon

August 21: New Haven CT @ Never Ending Books

solo set
Toadal Package
Caleb Duval, Jeff Dragan, & Ben Eidson

July 31: Buffalo NY @ Hostel Buffalo-Niagara

trio w/ Martin Freeman & Steve Baczkowski
okay, Cain
Steve Flato

July 29: Pittsburgh PA @ Collision

trio w/ Martin Freeman & Anthony Levin-Decanini
Lazy Magnet
Elton Wong

July 28: Detroit MI @ Trinosophes

duo w/ Martin Freeman
Spectrum 3

July 22: Philadelphia PA @ Lot 49 Books

duo w/ Martin Freeman
Street Rat
Lance Simmons/Zach Darrup duo

July 5-15: Valencia, ES @ VIPA Festival*

June 28: New York @ Downtown Music Gallery

T.J. Borden – amplified cello
Caleb Duval – electric bass
James McKain – sax
Joey Sullivan – drums

June 22: Brooklyn NY @ Cafe Calaca

trio w/ Lucia Stavros (harp) and Ian Davis (guitar)
Silica Gel
AM Radio

June 11-18: Wolfeboro NH @ Brewster Academy

Performing artist in residence at the Walden School’s Creative Musician’s Retreat

June 4: La Jolla, CA @ UC San Diego*

performing student works

June 2: Washington, D.C. @ Library of Congress*

Unbreathed by Rebecca Saunders
Six Bagatelles by Anton Webern
Glance / I Don’t Belong Here by Hannah Kendall
Fragments by Elliot Carter
…amid still and floating depths by Jeffrey Mumford

May 23: Schenectady NY @ Union College

w/ [Switch~ Ensemble]

LEILEHUA LANZILOTTI: hānau ka ua (born is the rain)

Mary Halvorson: ‘Amaryllis’ and ‘Belladonna’*

May 18: Brooklyn NY @ National Sawdust*
May 20: Portsmouth NH @ Jimmy’s*
May 21: Victoriaville, Québec*

May 14: New York @ Downtown Music Gallery

T.J. Borden – amplified cello
Michael Foster – sax
Kyle Motl – bass
Joey Sullivan – drums

May 11: Philadelphia PA @ Century Bar

Abundant Life Music series presents

Ben Bennett – percussion
T.J. Borden – amplified cello
Jack Wright – sax

Matt Shuff – guitar

Cosmo Gallaro – guitar
Zach Knight – guitar
Kevin Murray – drums
Jared Radichel – bass
Carlos Santiago – violin

May 7: New York @ Uptown Underground

permutations050722: Ghost Ensemble

works by Marguerite Brown, Laura Cetilia, Alice Jones, Jo Kondo, and Sky Macklay

April 24: Caribou ME @ MUD Room Rekords

solo set
Black Tractor
Menstrual Chalice
King of Jews

April 23: Waterville ME @ Colby College

[Switch Ensemble~] Residency

JOSÉ MARTÍNEZ: 39 inside
JOSÉ MARTÍNEZ: Instruction Manual
ANNA-LOUISE WALTON: Hapax legomenon

April 19: Norton MA @ Wheaton College*

Ruach by Delvyn Case, and more works by student composers

April 17: Boston MA @ Boston University*

works by student composers

April 6: Philadelphia PA @ Haus of Yarga

Brandon Lopez (solo double bass)

Street Rat (Gladys Harlow) – electronics
Victor Vieira-Branca – vibraphone

T.J. Borden – cello
Brandon Lopez – double bass
James McKain – sax
Joey Sullivan – drums

March 29: Buffalo NY @ University at Buffalo

[Switch~ Ensemble] Residency concert

SANTIAGO DIEZ FISCHER: perpetual green switch
ANNA-LOUISE WALTON: Hapax legomenon
DAVID FELDER: a garland (for Bruce)

March 25: Brooklyn NY @ Invisible Dog

[Switch~ Ensemble] performs new commissions

LEILEHUA “ANNE” LANZILOTTI: hānau ka ua (born is the rain)
SANTIAGO DIEZ FISCHER: perpetual green switch

Tour to support the release of the new s/t release on Tripticks Tapes from the Relatives [James McKain, Leo Suarez and I]

March 13, 3:30pm: Philadelphia @ the Discovery Center – Sonic Sunsets presents The Relatives w/ Green Plum Ensemble
March 14, 7pm: Washington DC @ Rhizome – The Relatives, Shelly Purdy + Kirsten Warfield and Insect Factory
March 15: Baltimore MD @ the Red Room at Normal’s Books and Records – The Relatives, Shelly Purdy + Jason Charney
March 16, 6:30pm: Harrisburg PA @ Art Association of Harrisburg – The Relatives, Guillermo Pizarro & Moth Bucket
March 17: Kingston NY @ Monument Gallery – The Relatives ft. Zoots Houston, Maeve Shallert
March 18: Greenfield MA @ 10 Forward – The Relatives ft. Nat Baldwin
March 19: Brooklyn NY @ Freddy’s Bar and Backroom – The Relatives ft. Brandon Lopez, Tamio Shiraishi + Chris Libutti, Kevin Eichenberger/Kevin Murray/Aliya Ultan/T.J. Borden, and Laura Cocks + Madison Greenstone

March 9: Los Angeles CA @ Disney Hall

Wayne Shorter Celebrations and Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

Members of the Wayne Shorter Quartet

Brian Blade, drums
John Patitucci, bass
Danilo Pérez, piano
Terence Blanchard, special guest
Kenny Garrett, special guest
Herbie Hancock, special guest
Joe Lovano, special guest

Ambrose Akinmusire’s “Origami Harvest”

Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet
Kokayi, voice
Sam Harris, piano and keyboards
Justin Brown, drums
Maya Bennardo, violin
Olivia de Prato, violin
Victor Lowrie, viola
Tyler Borden, cello

February 28: Brooklyn NY @ Bushwick Public House, Bushwick Improvised Music Series – quartet w/ Michael Foster, Kyle Motl, and Joey Sullivan

February 21-28: Minneapolis MN @ Walker Art Center – Performance & residency w/ Cécile McLorin Salvant [POSTPONED TO 2023]*

February 17: Brooklyn NY @ Willow Place Auditorium – S.E.M. Ensemble presents Emerging Composers Workshop 2022 [performed James Ilgenfritz’s Threshole (to Gordon Matta-Clark)]

February 15: Columbia MO @ University of Missouri, Sheryl Crow Hall – the [Switch~ Ensemble] presents works by Luis Bezerra, Jason Thorpe Buchanan, Oswald Huynh, Cathy van Eck, & Anna Louise Walton

February 13: Columbia MO @ University of Missouri, George Caleb Bingham Art Gallery – the [Switch~ Ensemble] presents works by Chris Chandler, Leilehua Lanzilotti, & Heather Stebbins

February 7: Brooklyn NY @ Bushwick Public House, Bushwick Improvised Music Series – trio w/ Nick Neuberg & Drew Wesely

January 24-28: Troy NY @ EMPAC – recording residency*

January 18: Brooklyn NY @ Freddy’s Bar – trio w/ Kevin Murray and Kyle Motl, also performing is Zachary Hickerson (FL), Michael Larocca, Chris Libutti, Aaron Rubinstein


December 26: Cleveland OH @ Happy Dog: trio w/ Bbob Drake & J Guy Laughlin and duo w/ Stephen Haluska

December 10: Brooklyn NY @ Mise-En Place: Mivos/Kanter Prize concert featuring works by Peter Kramer, Henry Threadgill, & Bethany Younge*

November 7 – Graz AT: Open Music*

*November 4-12 – Israel Tour [POSTPONED]

November 5 – Vienna AT @ Central Garden: quartet w/ Eric Arn, Matt Mottel, & Jasper Stadhouders

November 4 – High Zero: Executive Summary RE-RUN [online stream]

November 2 – Prague CZ: Strings of Autumn w/ Saul Williams*

October 26 – Osijek HR @ Osijek Cultural Center*

October 15 – New York NY @ DiMenna Center for Classical Music w/ the [Switch Ensemble~]

September 26-27 – High Zero: Executive Summary [online stream]

September 8 & 9 – Brooklyn NY @ Roulette w/ Mary Halvorson: Amaryllis and Belladonna*

August 8 – Philadelphia PA @ 1522 N. Broad – trio w/ James McKain & Leo Suarez, also performing is Blues Ambush and Matthew Rolin/Dylan Baldi

July 19 – Brooklyn NY @ Bushwick Public House, Bushwick Improvised Music Series: duo w/ Nick Neuberg

July 12 – Minneapolis MN @ House Show – performing solo and duo w/ Luke Martin, plus other ad hoc combos featuring Lynn Avery, Joey Crane, Kyle Hutchins, Marina Kifferstein, Noah Ophoven-Baldwin, Cole Pulice, & Adam Zahller

July 9 & 10 – St. Paul MN @ Park Square Theater – performing The Story of I-Not for solo cello by Jessie Cox and works by Steve Kazuo Takasugi w/ Ensemble 113

July 3 – Düsseldorf DE: Asphalt Festival*

July 2 – Monheim DE: Monheim Triennale “The Prequel” with Jennifer Walshe + Sam Amidon*

July 1 – Vienna AT @ Porgy and Bess*

June 28 – Salzburg AT @ Künstlerhaus*

May 16 – Indexical presents Collocation 1: Michelle Lou and T.J. Borden

May 16 – Kati Agócs Video premiere of Tantric Variations: String Quartet No. 1*

May 13 – Brooklyn NY @ Prospect Park: duo w/ Leo Suarez, also playing is Nick Neuberg and Richard Lenz/Kevin Murray

May 2 – University of Missouri residency concert w/ the [Switch Ensemble~] (online)

April 24 – SEAMUS National Conference w/ the [Switch Ensemble~] (online)

March 11-13 – Boston University* [online residency]

March 10-12 – Peabody Institute* [online residency]

March 5 & 6 – Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival* [online]

March 5 – The [Switch Ensemble~] presents a new commission from Zachary James Watkins

January 29 – Delaweird: FF99.5, also playing is Stress Orphan and C. Benefield

January 22 – University of Texas at Austin telematic residency w/ the [Switch Ensemble~] (online)


December 4 – Bronx Community College* [online]

November 19 – San Francisco CA @ San Francisco State University* [streaming]

November 14 – Stanford CA @ Stanford University: CCRMA Salon Concert* [live stream]

November 6 – Sacramento CA @ Festival of New American Music* [streaming]

October 29 – Dresden DE @ Jüdische Gemeinde: Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

October 28 – Leipzig DE @ Ariowitschhaus: Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

October 27 – Chemnitz DE @ Jüdische Gemeinde: Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

October 26 – Zgorzelec PL @ Europejskie Centrum Pamięć, Edukacja, Kultura (Stalag VIII A): Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

October 25 – Dortmund DE @ Theater Depot Dortmund: Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

October 15 – Göttingen DE @ Göttingen Rathaus: Paul Celan – Atemwende und Herzzeit Briefe. Ein Dialog durch die Zeit*

June 13-21 – Dublin NH @ Walden School Creative Musician’s Retreat* [online]

May 31st – Danbury CT @ Visual and Performing Arts Center: performing Charlotte Bray’s Falling in the Fire for cello and orchestra with the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra, led by Eric Mahl [US premiere] [POSTPONED]

May 26th – San Diego CA @ Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UC San Diego: performing Morton Feldman’s Patterns in a Chromatic Field with Mari Kawamura [POSTPONED]

May 6th – Brooklyn NY @ 25 Columbia Place: Kanter Prize Concert* [POSTPONED]

April 28th – NYC @ Miller Theater, Columbia University: Miller Pop-Up* [POSTPONED]

April 24th – Brooklyn NY @ Mirror in the Woods: Timothy McCormack’s MATTER Series

HEAVY MATTER for solo trombone (Weston Olencki)
DRIFT MATTER for solo cello (me)
BODY MATTER for solo bassoon (Chris Watford)
RAW MATTER for solo clarinet (Madison Greenstone)

April 23rd, noon – Bronx NY @ Bronx Community College* [POSTPONED]

April 15 – Cambridge MA @ Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

[Switch~ Ensemble] performs:

CHAYA CZERNOWIN: Adiantum Capillus-Veneris III

April 7th – Riverside CA @ the Culver Center, UC Riverside: Outpost Concert Series* [POSTPONED]

April 5th – Los Angeles CA @ Disney Hall: performing w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

March 22nd –  Danbury CT @ Visual and Performing Arts Center: Charles Ives Music Festival*

March 21st – NYC @ The DiMenna Center for Classical Music [POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 19TH 2020]

[the Switch~ Ensemble] performs:

Katharina Rosenberger: Up Close (World Premiere)
Cathy van Eck: Wings
Dieter Ammann: CUTE
Jason Thorpe Buchanan: soliloquios del viento (US premiere)
David Clay Mettens: Into the empty sky (NYC premiere)

March 18th – Rochester NY @ the Eastman School of Music

[the Switch~ Ensemble] performs:

Katharina Rosenberger: Up-Close
Jason Thorpe Buchanon: soliloquios del viento
Clary Mettens: Into the empty sky

photo credit: Nola Ranallo

March 14th – Los Angeles CA @ Coaxial: performing with Sonja LaBianca (Denmark); also performing is Booker Stardrum+Patrick Shiroishi and Erik Carlson

Cecile McLorin Salvant’s OGRESSE*:

March 15th – Los Angeles CA @ Disney Hall*

March 13th – Stanford CA @ Bing Concert Hall*

March 11th – Oakland CA @ Paramount Theater*

March 9th – Davis CA @ Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall*

March 1 – Brooklyn NY @ National Sawdust: The Music and Film of Jennifer Walshe*

February 28th – Boston MA @ ICA – The Music and Film of Jennifer Walshe*, feat. Wobbly and M.C. Schmidt

February 21st – Brooklyn NY @ Pool 8: duo w/ Kyle Motl, also performing is Michael Foster/Drew Wesely/Carlo Costa and Sam Weinberg

February 15th – Philadelphia PA @ the Random Tea Room: duo w/ Nola Ranallo in support of Sean Hamilton; also performing is Leo Suarez+Madam Data

February 2nd – Philadelphia PA @ Pageant : Soloveev: quartet w/ Leo Suarez, Zach Darrup & James McKain, also performing is Leo Suarez (solo), Yureka Cash & Violet, and SSS

January 31st – Newark DE @ the Newark Bike Project: trio w/ Leo Suarez & Zach Darrup, also performing is Delaware Dan, Matt Norman & Annie Blech, and Ben Starkey

January 29th – Boston MA @ David Friend Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music*

January 12th – Los Angeles CA @ Human Resources: performing Cody Putman’s SHEENED for cellos, basses, and whirly tubes.  Also performing was Dustin Wong+Takako Minekawa and Gemma Godfrey

January 11th – Los Angeles CA @ the Nearby Value w/ Daniel Meyer-O’Keeffe and Marta Tiesenga (solo and trio sets)


December 30th – Rochester NY @ the Bug Jar: performing with Boueffe (Martin Freeman and I) and with Nola Ranallo

December 5th – San Diego CA @ Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater: the [Switch~ Ensemble] performs works by Katharina Rosenberger, Anna-Louise Walton and Ashley Fure

November 30th & December 1st – Luxembourg City, LU @ Philharmonie Luxembourg: Rainy Days Luxembourg*

November 3rd – Tampere FI @ Pakkahuone w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

November 2nd – Berlin DE @ Haus der Berliner Festspiele w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

October 27th – Brooklyn NY @ Frost Gallery: Dither Extravaganza 2019*

performing works by Linda Catlin Smith and Alex Mincek

October 24th – Boston MA @ the Boston Conservatory at Berklee*: performing works by student composers and Felipe Lara’s Corde Vocale

October 19th – NYC @ DiMenna Center: Strange Scenes Festival*

performing Wolfgang Rihm’s Et Lux with Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble

October 14th – Fredonia NY @ SUNY Fredonia* – works by Morton Feldman, Alex Huddleston, George Lewis, and Linda Catlin Smith

October 5th – Cambridge MA @ Paine Hall, Harvard University – the [Switch~ Ensemble] performed works by James Bean, Caleb Fried, Lauren Marshall, Zeynep Toraman, and Julio Zuniga, with interludes from Christopher Lock and Julien Vincenot

September 29th – Monterey CA @ Monterey Jazz Festival w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

September 27th and 28th – NYC @ Jazz at Lincoln Center w/ Cecile McLorin Salvant’s The Ogresse*

September 25th – Brooklyn NY @ Roulette – performing music by Rocco di Pietro*

September 19th – Durham NC @ Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke University w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

September 15th – NYC @ the Guggenheim – performing excerpts of Orpheus Alive by Missy Mazzoli and Robert Binet w/ the National Ballet of Canada*

September 2nd-8th – Asnieres-sur-Oise FR @ Royaumont* – performing works by Mark Barden, Nuno Costa, Marisol Jimenez, George Lewis, and student composers

September 1st – Lucerne CH @ Kunstmuseum Lucerne: Lucerne Festival Academy Composer Seminar Performance w/ JACK Quartet*

August 24th – Lucerne CH @ KKL: Orchestra of the Lucerne Festival Academy with Saul Williams* – Mivos Quartet as section soloists

August 17th – Lucerne CH @ KKL – Lucerne Festival Late Night I: Music by Saul Williams and Thomas Kessler*

August 15th – Antwerp BE @ Middelheim Jazz Festival w/ Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

August 10th – Lisbon, PT @ Amphitheatre: Jazz Em Agosto with Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

August 3rd – Buffalo NY @ Asbury Hall: CAGES’ A World in Song – performing and making string arrangements

Boueffe Tour (trio with Martin Freeman and Zoots Houston)

July 25th – Saratoga Springs NY @ Desperate Annie’s: Super Dark Collective presents
July 26th – Boston MA @ Washington Street Art Center
July 27th – Willimantic CT @ Willimantic Records w/ Beige (MA), and Jack Wright (PA) + Olchar Lindsann (VA)
July 27th – New Haven CT @ Orchard Street w/ Zach Rowden+Ian McColm and Travis Johns (NY)
July 28th – Kingston NY @ Tubby’s w/ Ben Bennett (PA) + Sandy Ewen and Bbob Drake (OH)

July 20th – Vitoria, Spain @ Teatro Principal Antzokia: Festival Jazz de Vitoria with Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

July 16th – Molde NO @ Storyville: Molde Jazz Festival with Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

July 14th – Rotterdam NL @ Rotterdam Ahoy: North Sea Jazz Festival with Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

July 10th-20th – Valencia, Spain @ VIPA Festival*

June 27th – Portland OR @ First Baptist Church: Oregon Music Festival*

George Lewis: Playing with Seeds
Ursula Mamlok: String Quartet No. 1
Alvin Lucier: Disappearances
​Sofia Gubaidulina: String Quartet No. 4

June 25th – Portland OR @ No Fun – solo set, Mike Gamble+Amenta Abioto, trio set with all of us

June 21st – Dublin NH @ the Walden School*

June 3rd-9th – Buffalo NY @ University at Buffalo, June in Buffalo*

performing Brian Ferneyhough’s In Nomine for solo cello
Mivos Quartet also performed faculty and student works

June 2nd – Buffalo NY @ Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center – LBB (trio with David Bailey and Cort Lippe)

June 1st – Los Angeles @ Walt Disney Concert Hall, Noon to Midnight*

May 29th – San Diego CA @ UCSD, Qualcomm Institute Auditorium in Atkinson Hall: Hearing Seascapes

May 20th – NYC @ Opera America: Ursula Mamlok Prize Concert*

works for quartet by Ursula Mamlok, Jeffrey Mumford, and Meilina Tsui
Stray Birds by Ursula Mamlok, w/ Amber Evans (soprano) and Francesca Ferrara (flute)

May 10th/11th – Twentynine Palms CA @ The Palms, High Desert Soundings: performing The Reinvention of Romance for cello and percussion by Sarah Hennies, with Sarah Hennies

May 2nd – Evanston IL @ Northwestern University*: works by Luis Fernando Amaya, Mathew Arrellin,  Noah Jenkins, Yi-Ting Lu, and Andrew Maxbauer

April 27th – Philadelphia PA @ Dust Bunny: duo w/ Zane Kanevsky (electronics) in support of Spednar and {arsonist} [from Pittsburgh], additional local support from Yureka Cash

April 24th – Cambridge MA @ Knafel Center, Harvard University: works by Josh Levine*

April 20th – Cambridge MA @ John Knowles Paine Concert Hall: performing works by Harvard composers with the Elision Ensemble

April 10th – Columbia MO @ Whitmore Recital Hall, Mizzou; feat. Megan Arns, percussion

rara avis for solo cello by Carolyn Chen
Dal Nero for solo cello and electronics by Zeynep Toraman
Soften the World for cello, percussion, and electronics by Daniel Meyer-O’Keeffe [world premiere]
Tr [epilogue] for solo cello by Yoshiaki Onishi

April 3rd – San Diego CA @ Experimental Theater, Conrad Prebys Music Center: performing Josh Levine’s Sixty Cycles for solo cello

March 28th – Rochester NY @ Rayburn Wright Room, Eastman School of Music: Image/Sound Festival presents [the Switch~ Ensemble]:

A city’s pounding heart by Kitty Xiao
end of by Reilly Spitzfaden
Smart-alienation by Igor C. Silva
filament by Natacha Diels

March 23rd – Brooklyn NY @ Willow Place Auditorium: Mivos Quartet 10th Anniversary Concert feat. Yarn/Wire*

Disappearances by Alvin Lucier
Torrent by Alex Mincek
I found a few configurations//some stripes by Alex Huddleston

BOUEFFE TOUR (duo w/ Martin Freeman, electronics)

March 12 – New Haven CT @ the Orchard w/ Tongue Depressor+Max Hamel and Ross Wightman

March 13 – Somerville MA @ Washington Street Arts Center w/ Victoria Shen and Variant State Duo (Michael Rosenstein/Jesse Kenas-Collins)

March 14 – Kingston NY @ Tubby’s: Boueffe is joined by Zoots Houston, also w/ Jen Kutler and Nick Fopeano

March 15 – Ithaca NY @ Kava Bar: The Electrozone presents Kompyootur Muhsheen, Travis Johns, and Food Pill

March 16 – Rochester NY @ The Liquor Store w/ Sigtrygger Sigmarson (Iceland), Jeff Carey (Baltimore), John Schoen vs. Dracula’s Brother Kevin

March 2nd – Pittsburgh PA @ the Andy Warhol Museum, Music on the Edge*

Corde Vocale by Felipe Lara
String Quartet No. 4 by Sofia Gubaidulina
“In iij. Noct.” Third String Quartet by Georg Friedrich Hass

February 28th – Brooklyn NY @ Arete Gallery: [the Switch~ Ensemble] performs works by

Infinite Extensions by Adrien Trybucki
Tarr by Sivan Eldar
Songs for Antonin by Esaias Jarnegard
Karst Survey by Timothy McCormack

February 24th – Brooklyn NY @ Roulette: Ned Rothenberg’s Beyond C w/ Contemporaneous Ensemble ft. Ned Rothenberg, led by David Bloom

February 13th – NYC @ Metropolis Ensemble*

Edmund Finnis: Brother (NY Premiere)
Lázsló Sándor– Ha folyóvíz (U.S. Premiere)
László Vidovsky: Twelve Duos (excerpts)
Matthew Schultheis – The Fountain (NY Premiere)
Kati Agócs: String Quartet #1: Tantric Variations (NY Premiere)

February 12th – NYC @ Columbia University, Miller Theater: Pop-up Concert with Nadav Lev*: works by Anahita Abbasi, Richard Carrick, Yair Klartag, Tristan Murail

February 11th – NYC @ Manhattan School of Music, CPP @ MSM 10th Anniversary Alumni Showcase*: performed Felipe Lara’s Corde Vocale

February 7th and 8th – Brooklyn NY @ City College Center for the Arts, Aaron Davis Hall: Mivos Quartet with Oscar Penas Quartet*

February 2nd – Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland @ Théâtre Benno Besson, Nova Jazz Festival: Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*

February 1st – Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France @ Espace Culturel André Malraux (ECAM), Sons D’hiver Festival: Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest*; also performing is Heroes are Gang Leaders: “Tribute to Amiri Baraka”

January 18th – NYC @ The Westin New York Times Square, Chamber Music America Conference*


December 27th – Buffalo NY @ Duende at Silo City: solo set and quartet with Steve Baczkowski/Brendan DeJesus/Ravi Padmanabha trio

December 26th – Buffalo NY @ the Jungle Gym: duo w/ Nola Ranallo; also performing was Jack Topht, VWLS, and Welk’s Mice

December 11th – Middletown CT @ Wesleyan University: premiering new works by Wesleyan students

December 8th – LA @ Coaxial, High Desert Soundings benefit: solo set; also performing was Laura Steenberge+Tim Feeney (performing pieces by Laura), Matt Barbier (solo and w/ Tim), and Michael Pisaro (leading the audience in a performance of his composition Canon: Polar change in wind direction)

December 5th – Brooklyn @ Roulette: performing Wayne Horvitz’s These Hills of Glory with the Mivos Quartet and soloists Nate Wooley, Sara Schoenbeck, Peggy Lee, and Briggan Kraus

December 3rd – Brooklyn @ Spectrum: solo set; also performing was tunnels (Carlos Cordeiro, Madison Greenstone, John McCowan, and Weston Olencki)

November 19th – Baltimore @ the Bank: duo w/ Zane Kanevsky; also performing was Ben Starkey and Jacob Winans, Network Glass, Headband, and Apologist

November 14th – NYC @ Qubit: performing with the Mivos Quartet, Patrick Higgins, David Bird, and Alec Hall

November 12th – Bronx NY @ Bronx Community College: performing with the Mivos Quartet

November 11th – NYC @ Carnegie Hall, Music Future Vol. 5: Joe Hisiashi and David Lang: performing with the Mivos Quartet

2 Pages by Philip Glass, arr. Joe Hisiashi
Black Fireworks by Joe Hisiashi
Increase by David Lang
Prayers for night and sleep by David Lang

November 7th – NYC @ The Italian Academy, Columbia University: performing with the Mivos Quartet

Quartet No. 1 by Zosha di Castri
Clamour by Stefano Gervasoni
“…Qui transitis per viem?” by Ivan Fedele
Zahir Ia by Simone Movio

October 26th and 27th – Durham NC @ Duke University: performing Brian Harnetty’s Shawnee, Ohio

October 23rd – Seattle WA @ the University of Washington: performing with the Mivos Quartet

String Quartet 2.5: Playing with Seeds by George Lewis
The Topography of Desire by Huck Hodges
Quatuor a cordes by Joel-Francois Durand

October 20th – Vancouver New Music Festival: performing with the Mivos Quartet

String Quartet 2.5: Playing with Seeds by George Lewis
String Quartet No. 4 by Sofia Gubaidulina
In Partial View by Matthew Ricketts

UCSD/Harvard Performer-Composer Exchange w/ DAD (trio w/ Madison Greenstone & Michael Matsuno

foldr* for flute, cello, and clarinet by James Bean
MAM* for flutes, clarinets, cello, and electronics by Julio Zuniga
transmutable formations [segment I]* for bass flute, contrabass clarinet, and cello by Adi Snir
2 songs* for voice, cello, and flute by John Pax
Drift Matter for solo cello by Timothy McCormack
Raw Matter for solo clarinet by Timothy McCormack

September 26 – Cambridge MA @ the Factory: w/ DAD (Madison Greenstone and Michael Matsuno) – quartet set w/ Adi Snir and the world premiere of James Bean’s foldr.  Also performing was Victoria Shen

September 29th – Cambridge MA @ Harvard University

October 12th – La Jolla CA @ UCSD: Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall

September 14 – Brooklyn : performing with the [Switch~ Ensemble]

works by Katie Balch, Chaya Czernowin, Clara Iannotta, Piyawat Louilarpprasert, and Timothy McCormack

Tour w/ Obody

Sarah Hennies – drums, vocals
Mike Shiflet – guitar
Peter Vincent – guitar, vocals
Me- cello, electric bass

August 23 – Columbus OH @ Two Dollar Radio Bookstore w/ Matthew Rolin and Field Sleeper
August 24 – Indianapolis IN @ The Critter Dome w/ Guitars of the Midwest and Team Leader
August 25 – Lafayette IN @ the Spot Tavern
August 26 – Louisville KY @ Bechdel West w/ Tender Mercy
August 27 – Nashville TN @ Backyard@Fond Object w/ the Cherry Blossoms and Kyle Hamlett Trio
August 28 – Knoxville TN @ the Pilot Light w/ Dark Inside the Sun
August 29 – Roanoke VA @ Art Rat w/ Dover and the Elevators and Olchar E. Lindsann
August 30 – Charlottesville VA @ Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar w/ the Old Time Snake Milkers
August 31 – Washington D.C. @ Rhizome w/ Nik Francis/Jim Ryan duo and Sarah Hughes/Insect Factory duo
September 1 – Trumansburg NY @ Sunwood Studios w/ Johnny Dowd, Anna Coogan, and Bobby Mathis

August 15th – Buffalo NY @ the WASH Project: performing as Boueffe (duo w/ Martin Freeman) in support of Spring Breeding (Las Vegas), also performing is Jack Topht and HYMNS

August 4th – Buffalo NY @ Sugar City: duo w/ Nola Ranallo, opening for Creative Healing (NYC), also performing is Peter Kirsch and the NicNik Bender

August 1st – Buffalo NY @ the Cass Project: duo w/ Nola Ranallo, also performing is the Evolution of the Arm [part of the Buffalo Infringement Festival]

July 13th – Rochester NY @ Small World Books: opening for Fred Lonberg-Holm/Zoots Houston duo, also performing is Martin Freeman

July 1st – Rochester NY @ Liquor Store: opening as Boueffe (duo w/ Martin Freeman) for J Guy Laughlin+Bbob Drake (Cleveland), also performing was Jungle Heart and Karsten Brooks

June 26th – Buffalo NY @ Sewing Souls: solo and trio w/  Derick Evans, Justin von Strasburg

June 22nd – Buffalo NY @ the WASH Project w/ Slack (Philadelphia), Control Point (Philadelphia), Jack Toft+Little Cake

June 19th – Columbus OH @ Filament at the Vanderelli Room w/ Mike Shiflet and Abdur-Razzaaq/Bosca/Cox/Hopper/Kovelski

June 16th – Santa Fe NM @ Etiquette w/ Christian Michael Filardo, DJs Angela Harmsworth and Theodore Cale Schaefer, photography installations from Drew Lenihan and Luna Redondo

June 15th – Phoenix AZ @ the Trunk Space w/ Painless Guillotines, Static Announcements, and Tsone

Tour with the Ghost Ensemble

works by Kittie Cooper, Liisa Hirsch, Sky Macklay, Pauline Oliveros, Ben Richter, Andrew C. Smith, Teodora Stepančić

May 17th – San Francisco CA @ the Center for New Music
May 19th – Santa Cruz CA @ Wind River
May 20th – Paso Robles CA @ Lefondusac
May 22nd – Los Angeles CA @ Basic Flowers
May 23rd – San Diego CA @ Bread and Salt: Athenaeum Art Center

May 14th – San Diego CA @ UCSD

Music for cello and piano by Earle Brown
Rendition for cello, contrabass, and piano by Carolyn Chen
Cello Song Variations: Hallelujah, I’m a Bum for solo cello by Christian Wolff
Sonata for cello and piano by Elliott Carter

w/ Kyle Adam Blair, piano, and Kathryn Schulmeister, double bass

May 9th – New Orleans LA @ Tulane University: performing Anna-Louise Walton’s Uttered w/ Carlos Cordeiro (clarinet) and Katalin Lukacs (piano)

May 7th – New Orleans LA @ Hi-Ho Lounge: Instant Opus Improvised Series – quartet with Simon Berz (percussion, electronics), Annie Ellicott (vocals), Mike Gamble (guitar), and Francis Wong (live painting, drums, guitar)

May 6th – New Orleans LA @ Esplanade Arthouse: Noizefest 2018

April 25th – San Diego CA @ Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall: performing with Renga, led by Steve Schick

works by Gerard Grisey, Harrison Birtwistle, Fernanda Navarro, and Elisabet Curbelo

April 18th – Tijuana MX @ Nett Nett: solo and quartet w/ Roughhousing (Jack Wright, Evan Lipson, Zach Darrup)

April 14-15: High Desert Soundings

April 6-13: SD Soundings

April 12, 7pm – San Diego CA @ Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall

Haikus by Eva-Maria Houben
lines and tracings by Morgan Evans-Weiler [world premiere]

April 13, 5pm – San Diego CA @ Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater

performing works by Fernanda Navarro and Jasper Sussman

April 14-15: High Desert Soundings

April 14th, 5pm-2am – Twentynine Palms CA @ The Palms Restaurant: solo set

April 15th, 12pm-5pm – Twentynine Palms CA @ Indian Cove Amphitheater, Joshua Tree National Park: performing Liam Mooney’s Dry Ice and Brass Chimes

March 29-30 – Eugene OR @ University of Oregon: SEAMUS

Wu Ren Kan Ji for cello and fixed media by Tao Li
Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre for cello and fixed media by Charles Norman Mason
Striate for solo timpani-enhanced cello, objects, electronics, and video by Tim Page [world premiere]

March 14 – San Diego CA @ Teros Gallery: trio w/ Madison Greenstone and Adi Snir in support of Rob Magill (Ojai CA), also performing was Vaginals, Chrome Serferz, Thomas Walsh, and Bill Wesley

[Switch~ Ensemble] tour

March 6 – Buffalo NY @ Buffalo State University

Silence by Tomas Henriques
Circles by Tomas Henriques
Unwound Path by Matt Sargent
broad call by D. Edward Davis
Intersection 4 for solo cello by Morton Feldman
we drank wine from bottle on the roof top next to god. by Victoria Cheah

March 2 – Ithaca NY @ Barnes Hall, Cornell University

Almatira by Kevin Ernste
Unwound Path by Matt Sargent
Recitations by Barry Sharp [world premiere]
Once Upon a Time… by Jihyun Kim

March 1 – Ithaca NY @ Barnes Hall, Cornell University

silhouette by Piyawat Louilarpprasert
Tres Montunos for cello and piano by Roberto Sierra
Tribute | Axis II by Tonia Ko
At any rate by Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei [world premiere]
La Sed Es Tierra by Sergio Cote

February 28 – Ithaca NY @ Telluride House

landscape with inscription by Alican Camci
broad call by D. Edward Davis
Second Illumination by Matt Sargent
we drank wine from bottle on the roof top next to god. by Victoria
Intersection 4 for solo cello by Morton Feldman

February 25 @ Bard College

Unwound Path by Matt Sargent [world premiere]
broad call by D. Edward Davis
Tribute | Axis II by Tonia Ko
landscape with inscription by Alican Camci
Intersection 4 for solo cello by Morton Feldman

February 24 – Woodstock NY @ WAAM (Woodstock Artists Association & Museum)

Second Illumination by Matt Sargent
scaffold cane by Henry Birdsey [world premiere]
new work by Clara Allison [world premiere]
new work by Telo Hoy [world premiere]
Tide for 10+1 violins and 10+1 cellos by Matt Sargent [world premiere]

January 9 – San Diego CA @ UCSD, Conrad Prebys Music Center: performing w/ D U C K R U B B E R

January 16 – San Francisco CA @ Center for New Music: performing w/ D U C K R U B B E R


December 18 – Oakland CA @ Studio Grand – Oakland Free Jazz Society presents: Ecstatic Music Band (trio w/ John Krausbauer and Kaori Suzuki), also Matt Welch

December 17 – Sacramento CA @ Gold Lion Arts w/ Pluck, Vim Vigour

December 15 – San Francisco CA @ Adobe Books and Arts Cooperative w/ Anastasia Clarke+Sally Decker and Chris Whitley

December 14 – San Francisco CA @ the Luggage Store trio w/ Madison Greenstone and Jacob Felix Heule, also performing is Matt Robidoux+Gabby Fluke-Mogul and BLUES

December 13 – San Francisco CA @ Center for New Music: performing w/ the [Switch~ Ensemble]: works by Elvira Garifzyanova, Tonia Ko, Fausto Romitelli, Victor Ibarra, Sivan Eldar, Santiago Diez-Fischer

December 12 – Berkeley CA @ UC Berkeley, CNMAT: performing w/ the [Switch~ Ensemble]: music by Sivan Eldar, Josh Levine, Max Murray, Victor Ibarra, Tonia Ko, Fausto Romitelli

December 2 – Brooklyn NY @ Scholes Street Studio: Jürg Frey’s Quartets #2 and #3 w/ Leah Asher, Erik Carlson, and Wendy Richman

November 30 – Brooklyn NY @ Issue Project Room: premiere of Sarah Hennies’s Contralto, also Bryan Eubanks and Cat Lamb performs Bryan’s Object V

November 25 – San Diego @ the Regal Eagle: duo w/ Kaitlin Kilgallon in support of Gabby Fluke-Mogul+Matt Robidoux (Bay area); also Kyle Adam Blair

November 14 & 15 – San Diego @ UCSD: Chinary Ung 75th Birthday Celebration

October 15 – San Diego CA @ Bread and Salt: duo w/ John Krausbauer (Oakland); also Kaori Suzuki (Oakland), Necking, Judith Hamann

October 8 – Buffalo NY @ Pine Apple Company: duo and solo w/ Justin von Strasburg (snare drum)

October 7 – Buffalo NY @ the Cass Project: CAGES

September 24 – Boston MA: Harvard’s Arts @ 29 Garden – works by Brian Ferneyhough, Josh Levine, Rebecca Saunders, Luigi Nono, Evan Johnson, Matt Chamberlain w/ Madison Greenstone and Michael Matsuno

tour w/ La Musa

August 26 – Boston @ Washington Street Art Center: w/ Polly Hanson and Steve Norton/Michael Rosenstein
August 27 – Hudson NY @ the Spotty Dog w/ My Wife ft. Max Hamel
August 28 – Cleveland OH @ St. John’s Ohio City: the Syndicate for the New Arts presents w/ special guest Lucio Menegon
August 29 – Grand Rapids MI @ Mexicains sans Frontiers
August 30 – Chicago IL @ No Nation Gallery w/ Tim Daisy (solo+quartet w/ us), John Lincoln-Vogel, Wassily Widmer, Wild Sea, David Hoover, and Madeline Claire Howarth
August 31 – Lafayette IN @ the Spot Tavern
September 1 – Iowa City @ Public Space One: Feed Me Weird Things presents
September 2 – Omaha NE @ OutrSpaces w/ Aaron Hynds
September 3 – Denver CO @ Thee Haus Ov Where? Gallery w/ Bret Sexton/Ryan Seward
September 5 – Wanship UT (outside Park City) @ Listen/Space
September 6 – Oakland CA @ Octopus Literary Salon w/ Ze Bib!, and Philip Greenlief
September 7 – Los Angeles @ Collective Arts Incubator: The Unwrinkled Ear Concert Series w/ Fred Lonberg-Holm solo, Fred/William Roper duo, Blood Oath (Ulrich Krieger/Joshua Carro)
September 8 – San Diego CA @ Haus Besser als Darmstadt [contact me for info] w/ Kyle Motl (solo and quartet)
September 9 – Santa Clarita CA @ house show w/ Joshua Westerman/Anthony Storniolo, Erin Demastes, and Ethan Marks
September 10 – Los Angeles @ Automata w/ Casey Anderson/Steve Flato, Matt Barbier, and Burnt Dot (Sarah Belle Reid+Ryan Gaston)
September 11 – Tijuana @ Nett Nett
September 12 – Mexico City @ Bucareli 69 Casa de las arte
September 13 – Mexico City @ Alumnos 47

August 26, 2:30pm – Willimantic CT @ Willimantic Records: trio w/ Paul Flaherty and Randall Colbourne

August 11 – Philadelphia @ Vox Populi: trio w/ Jack Wright and Zach Darrup; also Zach Rowden/Leila Bordreuil, Jim Strong, and Dave Sutton/Alexander Tomlinson

August 4 – Philadelphia @ Mascher Space: H-O-T series

July 30 – Brooklyn NY @ the Drawing Room: Blank Space Series present duo w/ Madison Greenstone

‘thaes ofereode, thisses swa maeg’ for cello and high voice by Evan Johnson
‘Mirror Stratum’ for cello and contrabass clarinet by Timothy McCormack

July 29 – Rochester NY @ Liquor Store: solo set w/ Max Hamel (Hudson NY), Greyhound, Jungle Heart, Martin Freeman, and Lung Cycles

July 28 – Warren MI @ MMM: solo set w/ Creode and Dominic Coppola

July 27 – Buffalo NY @ Silo City:  Null Point presents duo w/ Madison Greenstone

Colin Tucker – Simulacrum for 2 cellos, w/ Colin Tucker
Justin Murphy-Mancini – merewerges for solo cello
Martin Rane Bauck – Lago Maggiore for clarinet and obbligato reverb
Lisa Streich – ASCHE for cello and clarinet

July 26 – Buffalo NY @ Hostel Buffalo-Niagara: improv set w/ Zane Merritt; also performing is Bill Sack/Jim Abramson duo and Katie Weissman

July 25 – Rochester NY @ South Wedge Mission duo w/ Madison Greenstone

‘ASCHE’ for cello and clarinet by Lisa Streich
‘thaes ofereode, thisses swa maeg’ for cello and high voice by Evan Johnson
‘Mirror Stratum’ for cello and contrabass clarinet by Timothy McCormack

also performing is Jessica Best and Dr. Beverly Smoker

July 22 – Washington DC @ Logan Fringe Artspace: Capital Fringe – duo w/ Pat Cain

tour w/ Kyle Motl
July 2 – Colorado Springs CO @ Arcadia Gardens/Prospect Farms w/ King Frog
July 3 – Kansas City MO @ Uptown Arts Bar w/ Hunter Long/Shawn Hansen duo
July 4 – St Louis MO @ 2222 Jefferson – Grown Up Music Presents: Selfie Queen (CA), Coca Cola Death Squad, John Beabout, Disney69, and DJ Floodgate
July 5 – Cincinnati OH @ Cincinnati Public Library – one workshop for kids, one performance
July 6 – Columbus OH @ It Looks Like It’s Open w/ Mike Shiflet
July 7 – Pittsburgh PA @ Artisan Cafe
July 8 – Baltimore MD @ the Red Room w/ Patrick Crossland and Tom Goldstein
July 9 – Willimantic CT @ Willimantic Records: trio w/ Paul Flaherty

San Diego CA @ the US Grant Hotel’s Bivouac Ballroom
Bodhi Tree Concerts presents ‘8 Songs for a Mad King’ by Peter Maxwell Davies
part of SD Fringe Festival

June 22, 7:30pm
June 24, 7:30pm
June 25, 5pm

June 19 – San Diego CA @ Teros Gallery: duo w/ Pablo Dodero in support of Noise Nomads (MA), also playing is Go by Land (Michelle Lou+Jonathan Piper)

June 7 – Buffalo NY @ University at Buffalo: June in Buffalo

‘Sixty Cycles’ for solo cello by Josh Levine

also performing is Mivos Quartet and Jade Conlee

May 24 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – works by Ryan Welsh

String Quartet #1: Convergences

May 16 – Chicago IL @ Elastic Arts Project – 1980 Records presents: solo set, also performing is Doug Malone

May 15 – Chicago IL @ No Nation Gallery

Madison Greenstone and Jenna Lyle duo improv
‘Sixty Cycles’ for solo cello by Josh Levine
‘Duo for Human and Actual Celli’ by Jenna Lyle w/ Jenna and Eric Fernandez
improv w/ Jenna, Eric, and Deirdre Huckabay

Chicago IL @ University of Chicago: Residency with the [Switch~ Ensemble]

May 14 @ Elastic Arts Project

Elvira Garifzyanova: Aurora Borealis
Pierce Gradone: Net(work)
Joungbum Lee: pa-an
Will Myers: Aquinnah, March 13
Katherine Young: The Life You Save May Be Your Own

May 12 @ Mana Contemporary

Alican Çamcı: landscape with inscription
Timothy Page: New work for solo cello
Reiny Rolock: Trio #4
Anna Walton: Jökulsárlón

April 23 – Tempe AZ @ All Souls Episcopal Church – Performing ‘Sonata for Cello and Trumpet’ by Yves Chardon w/ Brianne Borden

April 8-16 – San Diego CA @ various locations: SPRINGFEST

April 10 – Geisel Library (outdoors): ‘Oracle’ by Robert Morris
April 13, 5pm – Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall: ‘Shifting Inflections’ by Luke Martin w/ Madison Greenstone, Celeste Oram, and Anthony Vine
April 14, 9pm – Che Cafe: Sound and Violence
April 16, 3-10pm – Springfest @ Bread and Salt: ENCUENTRO

April 5 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – Drew Ceccato Quintet plays Roscoe Mitchell’s ‘Nonaah’

tour with Heterodyne Trio (w/ Paul Hembree and James Bean):

‘Time and Motion Study II’ for vocalizing cellist and electronics by Brian Ferneyhough
‘Cerebral Hyphomycosis’ for cello, video, and electronics by Paul Hembree
‘takenName’ for cello and electronics by James Bean
‘Trio for Actual and Human Celli’ by Jenna Lyle (new commission)
‘his body falling into the repose of his organs’ for cello and electronics by Elise Roy (new commission)

March 22 – Cambridge MA @ the Factory
March 23 – University of Massachsetts, Lowell
March 24*  – Worcestor MA @ the Fire House – solo set w/ Paul Flaherty, Morgan Evans-Weiler/Luke Martin, and Ice Joke
March 27 – Bard College
March 29 – SUNY Stony Brook
March 31 – NYU: Waverly Project
April 2 – NYC @ the Vital Joint – trio w/ Zach Rowden and Lester St.Louis, also Ian Douglas-Moore, Charmaine Lee, Ben Scott, and Kayla Guthrie/Sophie Leetmaa

March 3 – San Diego CA @ UCSD: performing ‘Ryoanji’ by John Cage w/ Fiona Digney, Daniel Fishkin, and Ben Rempel

March 1 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – Palimpsest performs works by Elliott Carter, Tobin Chodos and Gyorgy Ligeti

February 23 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – performing ‘Strange Autumn’ by Steven Takasugi w/ Madison Greenstone

February 10-12 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – SlowSD

2/11, 6:30pm – ‘Casts’ by Sarah Hennies, w/ Erik Carlson, D. Edward Davis, and Nomi Epstein
2/12, 5pm – ‘2 piece for flute and cello’ by Justin Murphy-Mancini w/ Michael Matsuno
9:30pm – ‘In the Garden of Eating’ w/ Steve Flato

February 1 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – performing Pierre Boulez’s ‘Repons’ w/ Renga led by Steve Schick

January 30 – Tijuana MX @ Nett Nett: trio w/ Lucio Menegon and Steve Flato opening for Valerie Kuehne and the Wasps Nest

January 29 – San Diego CA @ Cultura Gallery: Stay Strange presents: trio w/ Lucio Menegon and Steve Flato opening for Valerie Kuehne and the Wasps Nest, also performing is Xavier Ramirez and Madison Greenstone/Marta Tiesenga

January 23 – Los Angeles CA @ Zipper Hall – Gay Guerilla: A Portrait of Julius Eastman

‘The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc (Prelude)’
‘The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc’
‘Crazy Nigger’

January 17 – San Diego CA @ UCSD – degree recital featuring Madison Greenstone

‘ASCHE’ for cello and clarinet by Lisa Streich
‘merewerges’* for solo cello by Justin Murphy-Mancini
‘thaes ofereode, thisses swa maeg: eight lyrics for cello and soprano’ by Evan Johnson
‘Sixty Cycles’* for solo cello by Josh Levine
*world premiere


Tour with Bernadette Zeilinger [recorder] and Diego Mune [guitar] (Vienna AT):

December 5 – Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space
December 4 – Tucson, AZ @ Tiny Town Surplus
December 3 – Flagstaff, AZ @ Center for Indigenous Music and Culture: Interference Series
December 2 – San Diego, CA @ University Art Gallery

November 18, 8pm – Valencia, CA @ the Wild Beast (CalArts) – Catherine Lamb’s 3 bodies (moving) w/ Sara Cubarsi (vln) and Madison Greenstone (bass cl)

November 18, later – Santa Clarita CA @ house show – solo set w/ Madison Greenstone/Marta Tiesenga duo, James Rushford/Sarah Reid, and Ulrich Krieger/Orr Sinay/Cody Putman/Josh Carro

November 20 – San Diego, CA @ Bread and Salt – selections from Jürg Frey’s “wen” series

Tour w/ Obody:

November 10 – Ithaca, NY @ Community School of Music and Arts: Obody record release show, also performing is Powerdove and Red Sled Choir
November 11 – Philadelphia PA @ Spruce Caboose w/ Impressionist, Erica Corbo, and On the Water
November 12 – Baltimore MD @ MySpace w/ Dead Drums, Rusty Burke, and Beastmaster

November 5 – Los Angeles, CA @ Betalevel – the wulf. presents the music of Matt Sargent

soft song (for solo cello)
Tide for 10+1 basses [Matt Kline, bass]
more snow to fall (2) [Dustin Donahue, perc]
Tide for 10+1 cellos

October 28 – La Jolla, CA @ UC San Diego – new works by Andres Gutierrez, Wen Liu, Lydia Brindamour, and Qingqing Wang

October 24 – La Jolla, CA @ the Loft – trio w/ Kyle Motl and Juan Rubio, opening for Alan Ferber – Roots and Traditions

October 19 – Riverside, CA @ UC Riverside – w/ XelmYa

October 16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Automata w/ XelmYa

One Arm Bandits for cello quartet by Alvin Lucier [world premiere] w/ Charles Curtis, Judith Hamann, and Reynard Rott:

Zurich, Switzerland @ Zürcher Hochschule der Künste – Alvin Lucier Birthday Festival
October 14 – One Arm Bandits
October 12 – Duo by Christian Wolff w/ Charles Curtis and startled grass w/ Judith Hamann

October 7 – Graz, Austria @ Helmut List Halle – musikprotokoll presents

Sept. 21 – Vienna, Austria @ University of Vienna – w/ Bernadette Zeilinger (recorders) and Diego Mune (guitar)

Sept. 18 – Berlin @ Kunstquartier Bethanien – FAT CAT concerts: Emptying the body for solo cello by Fernanda Navarro and …ins dunkel geschlagen by John Strieder w/ Sylvia Hinz (recorder) and Alexa Renger (vln)

Sept 6 – Hamburg, Germany @ Laeiszhalle – performing with the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra

Aug 14-Sept 5 – Lucerne, Switzerland – participant in the Lucerne Festival Academy

August 10 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ STROM Festival – duo and workshop with Camntilo Ocampo

August 5 – Darmstadt, Germany @ International Summer Courses Open Space: works by Paul Hembree, Ben Isaacs, Alvin Lucier, and Matt Sargent ft. Paul Hembree (electronics)

Performing Catherine Lamb’s three bodies (moving) with Madison Greenstone (bass clarinet) and Sara Cubarsi (violin):

July 30 – Darmstadt, Germany @ International Summer Courses for New Music
July 25 – Berlin, Germany @ Studio Acht

July 6-16 – Valencia, Spain @ VIPA Festival: In residence with the [SWITCH~] ensemble

Premieres by Timothy McCormack, James Bean, Anna-Louise Walton, Jeremy Corren, Matthew Arrellin, NamHoon Kim, Baldwin Giang, Samuel Gillies, Theocharis Papatrechas, Igor Santos, Tyler Gilmore, and works by Rand Steiger and Stefano Gervasoni

June in Buffalo 

June 6 – performing Daniel Meyer-O’Keeffe’s ‘Small Voice’ for solo cello
June 7 – performing Hanna Eimermacher’s ‘Luftpost fuer L.’ with Jonathan Golove (vcl) and Tom Kolor (perc)

June 5 – Buffalo NY @ Silo City: performing with Obody, also performing is Sam Moss (Boston), Muchband, and Tenderlung

May 23 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland: performing solo (Tide for 10+1 cellos by Matt Sargent and Glacier by Alvin Lucier) and with Zane Merritt, Jim Abramson, and Steve Baczkowski; Jeannine Giffear openingMay 22 – NYC @ The Secret Theater – Queens New Music Festival presents the [Switch~ Ensemble]

Smoke and Mirrors by Chris Chandler
Asche* by Lisa Streich
He Dreams a Mother^ by Clay Mettens
Loop’s Definition* by Santiago Diez-Fischer
Things Fall Apart by Anthony Vine
Star Me Kitten* by Alexander Schubert

*American premiere
^New York premiere

May 15 – NYC @ Downtown Music Gallery – duo with Lester St. Louis

May 12 – La Jolla @ UC San Diego – Michiko Ogawa Clarinet Recital – performing Liza Lim’s Ignuz (fertility)

April 28 – La Jolla, CA @ the Che Cafe: duo with Kyle Motl in support of Thollem McDonas, also ‘blake caminos’ and Masc4Masc

April 15 – San Diego CA @ Bread and Salt: Springfest Festival

“Port of Corinto” by Alan F. Jones [w/ Sam Dumscombe, Batya Macadam-Somer, and Kyle Motl]
“untitled” for 2 cellos and electronics by Steve Flato [w/ Judith Hamann]
duo w/ Pablo Dodero

April 14 – La Jolla, CA @ UCSD: Catherine Lamb’s ‘three bodies (moving)’ w/ Erik Carlson (vln) and Madison Greenstone (bass clarinet)

April 7 –  La Jolla, CA @ UCSD:

“Time and Motion Study II” by Brian Ferneyhough [w/ James Bean and Paul Hembree, electronics]
“Mirror Stratum” by Timothy Mccormack [with Madison Greenstone, contrabass cl]
“I Have the Right to de[Story] Myself” for cello, electronics, and video by Hun Joo Jung [world premiere]
“Cerebral Hyphomycosis” for cello, electronics, and video by Paul Hembree [world premiere]
“takenName” for cello and electronics by James Bean [world premiere]

also including collaborations with sound artists Alan Jones, Steve Flato and Rob Phillips, as well as video artists !ZeuqsaV!, Kyle Marler and Cameron Farash

Tour w/ Kyle Motl

March 18: Tucson AZ @ Tiny Town Gallery w/ Rough Idol, Sunfucked, and Algae & Tentacles
March 19: Albuquerque NM @ CFA Downtown Studio: Wolf Tones and the Roost Series presents w/ Mark Weaver/Thollem McDonas duo
March 20: Pueblo CO @ Kadoya Gallery w/ Bob Marsh and Sue Wolf
March 21: Fort Collins CO @ the Downtown Artery w/ Lavender Fields
March 22: Denver CO @ the Juice Church w/ Animal/object and Strange Powers
March 24: Phoenix AZ @ the Trunk Space w/ Gulch, Andrew is Tired, and Ben Nandin

March 17th – Tijuana MX @ La Caja Fuerte: duo w/ Steve Flato in support of Booker Stardrum (NYC) and Andrew Bernstein (Baltimore), also performing is Archie Carey  (LA) and Carlos Azdi

March 16th – San Diego CA @ Kava Lounge: duo w/ Steve Flato in support of Amulets (TX), also performing is prettyhowtown and Cave Space, visuals by !ZeuqsaV!

February 27th – La Jolla, CA @ UCSD: red fish blue fish Guo Wenjing: Parade for three percussionists Hilda Paredes: Tzolkin for solo percussion         James Beauton, solo percussion Ran Duan: Epigrams Stephen Lewis: maples, father, sheep, fog for percussion trio Lei Liang: Luminous for contrabass and ensemble         Mark Dresser, contrabass soloist  

February 17 – La Jolla, CA @ UCSD: Performing with Palimpsest

“Abandoned Cathedral” by Xavier Beteta (world premiere)
“Nenia” by Harrison Birtwistle
“Divertimento” by Mario Davidovsky
“Memoire Erosion” by Tristan Murail

February 12 – La Jolla, CA @ UCSD: Performing Jonathan Harvey’s “Song Offerings” featuring Kirsten Wiest (soprano)

February 7 – San Diego, CA @ the Kava Lounge: performing with Slack Thumb (Kyle Motl, Madison Greenstone); also performing is Penis Hickey, Vaginals, and Judith Hamann+Bonnie Lander

February 6 – San Diego CA @ the SDAI Project Space: performing Matt Sargents Tide for 10+1 cellos, also performing is John Krausbauer (LA) and Scott Nielsen

January 24 – La Jolla, CA @ UCSD: Performing Olivier Messiaen’s “Des Canyons aux Etoiles” with Renga, led by Steve Schick

January 16th – Los Angeles, CA @ Art Share LA: performing Matt Sargent’s Tide for 10+1 cellos, also performing is Jeff Young+Paul Pinto (NYC), Scott Worthington, Bonnie Lander+Judith Hamann, and Odeya Nini

January 13th – San Diego, CA @ Low Gallery: duo w/ Steve Flato, also Jeff Young+Paul Pinto (NYC), Esther Baker-Tarpaga (Philly)+Isai Garcia (Tijuana), Odeya Nini (LA), and Francisco Eme+Judith Hamann

January 12th – La Jolla, CA @ The Loft (UCSD): Jeff Young and Paul Pinto

“Radio Edit” from Thomas Paine in Violence by Paul Pinto
Improvisation (ft. Bonnie Lander)
“Hack it!” from Thomas Paine in Violence by Paul Pinto (w/ Bonnie Lander & myself)
“Jeff Young and Paul Pinto, Patriots, Run for Public Office on a Platform of Swift and Righteous Immigration Reform, Lots of Jobs, and a Health Environment: an opera by Paul Pinto and Jeffrey Young”

January 11th – Ensenada, Mexico @ La Covacha Foro: duo w/ Kyle Motl, also performing is Jeff Young+Paul Pinto (NYC)

January 10 – Tijuana, Mexico @ Dancelab Tijuana: duo w/ Kyle Motl, also performing is Jeff Young+Paul Pinto (NYC) and Bonnie Lander+Clint McCallum


November 16-19 – Sydney, Australia @ Carriageworks: Performing Fausto Romitelli’s “An Index of Metals” with Ensemble Offspring

10/29 – San Diego CA @ The Low Gallery – duo with Alan Jones, also Michael Zimmermann/Scott Nielsen, Les Temps Barbares, and Hirsch the Machine Hirsch

10/17 – La Jolla CA @ UCSD – Kana Kotera (Japan, euphonium) w/ myself, Michiko Ogawa (clarinet), and Todd Moellenberg (piano) Jo Kondo: Standing : for three instruments of different families (1973), euphonium, cello and bass clarinet Hiroyuki Yamamoto : Ginkgo biloba for euphonium solo (2008) (U.S premiere) Yoshifumi Tanake: Instabile for clarinet solo (2005)* U.S premiere Hiroyuki Yamamoto: L’ocean Pacifico for euphonium and clarinet (2015) (world premiere) Jo Kondo: Tryne, for cello, euphonium and piano (2012, U.C. premiere

10/16 – La Jolla CA @ UCSD – trio with Nate Scheible (drums, DC) and Kyle Motl (bass)

Tour with Obody

9/26 – Columbus, OH @ Cafe Bourbon St w/ Mike Shiflet, Envenomist, and Faster Island


9/24 – Chicago, IL @ The Compound w/ Causings (NYC), Fred Lonberg-Holm, Graham Stephenson+Aaron Zarzutzki, and Heather McShane

9/23 – Hamtramck, MI @ Lo & Behold Records w/ Causings (NYC) and John Bardy + the Keys to your Heart

9/18 – Manchester UK @ Cutting Room w/ THF Drenching/Rodrigo Constanza/Dave Birchall

9/17 – London UK @ The Dentist – solo and duo with Benedict Taylor, also Marcello Magliocchi/Adrian Northover/Daniel Thompson/Roland Ramanan9/15 – Cologne DE @ die Atelier Simon Rummels w/ members of the Octopus

9/14 – Poznan PL @ Centrum Amarant w/ Jeff Gburek

9/13 – Warsaw PL @ Mozg/Brain w/ Robert Jedrzejewski

9/12 – Krakow PL @ galeria i w/ Tomek Choloniewski, Paulina Owczarek, and Michal Dymny

9/11 – Vienna AT @ Hinterhof.Unter.Terrain (HUT) – trio w/ Bernadette Zeilinger (flute) and Diego Mune (gtr), also Réka Kutas & RHSJB, Bass-O-Matic, and the Royal Hungarian Noisemakers

9/10 – Vienna AT @ Amerlinghaus

8/15-9/7 – Lucerne CH – participant at the Lucerne Festival Academy – performed works by Pierre Boulez, Edgard Varese, Bela Bartok, Gyorgy Kurtag and more

8/14 – Berlin DE @ unknown studio in Friedrichshain – solo and duo with Camilo Ocampo (modular synth)

8/8 – Berlin DE @ Greenhouse w/ Daniel Weltlinger+Janko Stachlengro Lauenberger, Sneers, Margaret Unknown+Samin Son+Martin Lau

8/7 – Berlin DE @ Sowieso w/ Joey Molinaro (vln), Oliver Bonie (sax), and Paul Arambula (gtr)

7/31 and 8/1 – NYC @ Dia 15 VI 13 545 West 22 Street Dream House: performing The Second Dream of the High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer from The Four Dreams of China by La Monte Young w/ the Theater of Eternal Music Brass and String Band

NY tour with CAGES

7/21 – Buffalo @ Silo City w/ Kraken Quartet (Ithaca) and Coca Cola Death Squad
7/22 – Ithaca @ Sacred Root Kava Lounge w/ Pas Musique (NYC), Obody, and Weirding Module
7/23 – Buffalo @ Dreamland
7/26 – 3pm, NYC @ Black Gold Records
8pm, NYC @ Torus Porta w/ Silent Isle, 999Reversus, Ursula Kennedy and visuals from Megan Moncrief and Vlady Voz Tokk

7/18  – Buffalo NY @ Sugar City – performing as a member of Fossils (Canada), also performing is Autumn Pool (Pittsburgh), Gutters (Rochester), Haunter (Iowa), Piss Junkie, G.C. Slagle, Flesh Trade, and Justin von Strasburgh

7/11 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – duo with Judith Hamann (AUS/Cali, vcl), also performing: 1%ER (MI), Steve Baczkowski+Bill Sack, Justin von Strasburgh

7/10 – Buffalo NY @ Burchfield Penney Museum – performing a live soundtrack to Hollis Frampton’s film Zorn’s Lemma w/ CAGES and Wooden Cities

7/8, 7pm – Buffalo NY @ Hi Temp Fabrication – performance with Flatsitter for the closing of Last Exit

6/9 – San Francisco @ Center for New Music – DUOPO-J (curated by Michiko Ogawa): works by Tashi Wada, Olga Neuwirth, Ken Ueno, Liza Lim, and Chikako Morishita w/ Judith Hamann (vcl), Sam Dunscombe (cl), and Michiko Ogawa (cl)

6/6 – Buffalo NY @ Silo City – Silo Sessions presents: performing solo and with Obody, also performing is Sam Moss (Boston)

6/1-6/6 – Buffalo NY @ University at Buffalo – June in Buffalo (at various points in the festival):

Emptying the body by Fernanda Aoki Navarro
Time and Motion Study II for vocalizing cellist and electronics by Brian Ferneyhough (w/ James Bean and Paul Hembree)
Come Round by Jacob Druckman (conducted by Matthew Chamberlain)
third world fable by Liliya Ugay

5/28 – La Jolla CA @ Conrad Prebys Music Center – DUOPO-J performs works by Tashi Wada, Olga Neuwirth, Ken Ueno, Liza Lim, and Chikako Morishita

5/17 – NYC @ Spectrum – New works for solo cello:

Emptying the body by Fernanda Aoki Navarro (NYC premiere)
pulled between tides by Lena Nietfeld (world premiere)
I want to tell a story that cancels itself as it goes he said by Ben Isaacs (NYC premiere)
The Map of Tenderness by Wojtek Blecharz

5/15 – NYC @ Dimenna Center – MATA Interval presents: Transmissions w/ the [Switch~ ensemble]:

Hunger, Act III by Jason Thorpe Buchanon
The Seer for amplified clarinet and electronics by Zach Sheets
[Hiss] structure . . .from {with[in} – g] for trio and electronics by Stylianos Dimou
Flesh+Prosthesis by Stefan Prins
Selections from Transcryptum by Wojtek Blecharz:

The Map of Tenderness for solo cello
K’an for steel drum and ca.130 sticks

5/8, 9pm – NYC @ FlatHouse – duo with Zane Merritt, also performing is Tatsuya Nakatani/Evan Gallagher/Ayako Kanda and Carlo Costa/Jesse Stacken/Joanna Mattrey/Kenny Warren

4/10/15, 8:30pm  – La Jolla CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – Springfest – premiere of Ryan Welsh’s Todesfugue for cello and soprano, w/ Hillary Jean Young, soprano

4/10/15, 5pm – La Jolla CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – Springfest – duo with Kyle Motl

3/4/15 – La Jolla CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – Performances with Palimpsest as part of Brian Ferneyhough’s residency:

whilst twigs make minor adjustmants by Kevin Zhang (premiere)
Time and Motion Study II for vocalizing cellist and electronics by Brian Ferneyhough (w/ James Bean and Paul Hembree)

2/24/15 – La Jolla CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – Works of Felipe Rossi – performing Relationships for solo cello

1/16/15 – La Jolla, CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – performing premieres of asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy by Theocharis Papatrechas w/ Michiko Ogawa (cl) and middlemen who didn’t do diddly by Tobin Chodos w/ Ogawa and Christopher Clarino (perc)

1/13/15 – La Jolla, CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – improv with Robert Jedrzejewski and Judith Hamann, cellos


11/21/14 – La Jolla, CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – performing Gust Burns’ performance and sonic obstruction of sounds 4(a) with Judith Hamann (cello), also being performed are works by Martinu, Moellenberg, and improvisation from Steven Leffue/Kyle Motl/Kjell Nordeson

11/19/14 – La Jolla, CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – performing with Palimpsest, conducted by Aleck Karis

Donald Martino – Triple Clarinet Concerto
Yvonne Wu – Piano Concerto
Lei Liang – Harp Concerto

11/3/14 – La Jolla, CA – Conrad Prebys Music Center – performing Ben Isaacs’ piece for solo cello I want to tell a story that cancels itself as it goes I replied (West coast premiere)

performing in an ensemble from the Lucerne Festival Academy led by Matthias Pintscher:
9/8: Gelsenkirchen, Germany @ Musiktheater im Revier
9/7: Cologne, Germany @ Cologne Philharmonie

Luciano Bario: Tempi Concertati
Matthias Pintscher: songs from Solomon’s garden
Helmut Lachenmann: Concertini

8/18-9/6: Lucerne, Switzerland @ the Lucerne Festival Academy

7/30: Cleveland OH @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes: solo and duo with Bbob Drake, also playing is Fluxmonkey and MML (Miralia Moyer Lull)

7/29: Detroit MI @ Trinosophes w/ Tarpit, Cold Turkey and Bill Corrigan

7/28: Kalamazoo MI @ Satellite Records w/ Nature Films

7/27: Hamilton ON @ HAVN w/ Fossils

7/26: Brantford ON @ Station Coffee House w/ Fossils, Ultron Atreides, and Rob Michalchuk

7/25: Toronto ON @ Smiling Buddha: performing with CAGES, also performing is Knurl, Death Kneel, Reversal, Morbido Bis

7/23: Toronto ON @ Holy Oak Cafe w/ Tequila House Band and Clarinet Panic

7/19:  Buffalo NY @ PAUSA Arthouse – my farewell to Buffalo with works by Bach, Feldman, Tom Pierson, Ives, Brice Johnson, Zane Merritt, and Viktor Suslin, and performances with Wooden Cities, Jonathan Golove, Zane Merritt, Esin Gunduz, Daniel Bassin, Bill Sack, Steve Baczkowski, and Ravi Padmanabha

7/18: Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – solo set in support of KBD Sonic Cooperative, also playing is Skeleton Dreams

6/28 – Buffalo NY @ Silo City – City of Night: performing in a trio with Kelly Bucheger (sax) and Tim Clarke (tpt)

6/26 – Buffalo NY @ PAUSA Arthouse – Wooden Cities opened for Ensemble Pamplemousse


6/21 – Toledo OH @ Robinwood Concert House

6/20 – Lousiville KY @ Dreamland w/ onewayness+drachemusik

6/19 – Indianapolis IN @ Butler University

6/18 – Lafayette IN @ Spot Tavern

6/17 – Cleveland OH @ Guide to Kulchar

6/14 – Buffalo NY @ Silo City – performing solo and w/ Wooden Cities: SILO SESSIONS LAUNCH PARTY

6/12 – Buffalo NY @ PAUSA Art House – duo with Zane Merritt opening for WREST (Jack Wright, Evan Lipson, and Ben Bennett)

6/11 – Rochester NY @the Carriage House – performing with Boueffe (myself+Martin Freeman) in support of WREST (Jack Wright, Ben Bennett, and Evan Lipson), also performing is Throne of Blood

6/5 – Ithaca NY @ House 11 – solo set w/ Nick Hennies and Paper Armies

6/3 – New York NY @ Panoply Performance Lab – What is experimental music? pt. 1:  w/ Hot Date, Silent Isle, Future Death Toll, and Sean Ali

6/2 – New York NY @ Abrons Art Center – NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival: performing works by Jason Thorpe Buchanon and Chris Chandler w/ the SWITCH ensemble

5/28 – Buffalo NY @ Hardware Cafe – Squeakeasy Film Series: Performing a solo set after a screening of  Wild Combinations: a Portrait of Arthur Russell

5/24 – Pittsburgh PA @ Abandoned Store – performing works by Heidelberger, Hayden, Schwitters, Pisaro, and Aperghis with Wooden Cities, also performing is Paul Pinto in Robert Ashley’s “Love is a Good Example” (NYC)

5/23 – Buffalo NY @ the Calvary Episcopal Church – performing a concert featuring works written for the church’s carillon by Merritt, Hayden, Pisaro, Bach/Heidelberger, McNeill, and myself

5/21 – Buffalo NY @ Hallwalls – performing works by Chandler, Romitelli, Orlandatou, Sheets, Kokoras, and Maderna with the SWITCH~ ensemble

5/20 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – quartet with Zane Merritt, Steve Baczkowski, and Jim Abramson in support of The Moon (NYC), also playing is Kevin Cain

5/11 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – duo with Zane Merritt to open for the Ulysses Project (MI)

5/3 -Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – duo with Ravi Padmanabha in support of HOT DATE (NYC), also playing is Wild Gone Girls (ROC)

4/29 – Buffalo NY @ Hallwalls – Null Point New Music Series – Performing works by B.A. Zimmermann, Ben Isaacs, and G. Douglas Moore, also music by Colin Tucker, Gerhard Ruhm, and Charlie Sdraulig to be performed by Zane Merritt (guitar), Colin Tucker (cello), and Ethan Hayden (voice) as well as a premiere lecture/performance from Jamie Currie

4/26 – Buffalo NY @ WNY Book Arts Center – Wooden Cities performs graphic scores produced by the Buffalo Art Dispensary

4/19 – Buffalo NY @ PAUSA Art House – An Excess of Voice: Wooden Cities and Steve McCaffrey

4/13 – Rochester NY @ Eastman School of Music – performing works by Clay Mettens, Zach Sheets, Bryan Jacobs, and Panayiotus Kokoras with SWITCH ensemble

4/12 – Buffalo NY @ the Burchfield Penney – Performing with Wooden Cities in a concert with sound poet Steve McCaffrey

3/24 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – opening for Bromp Treb (MA), also playing is Fe Vajen, Jeannine Giffear, and Blank Coast

3/20 – Buffalo NY @ PAUSA Art House:

Hot Cola for solo cello by Zane Merritt (world premiere)
Piano Trio by Chris Welcome, w/ Michael Mcneill (pno) and Evan Courtin (vln) (world premiere)
some both will and then one by Lena Nietfeld (world premiere) with Esin Gunduz (vocals) and Zane Merritt (percussive instrument)
 (world premiere)

3/16 – Rochester NY @ Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music – premiering Fade for cello and hammered dulcimer with Mitzie Collins

3/8 – Buffalo NY @ Dreamland – Opening in a duo with Steve Baczkowski for Ben Bennett+Bbob Drake (OH)

2/25 – Boston MA @ Shrymprov Nyte 3 (curated by Arkm Foam) w/ Martin Freeman, Jill Burton (Gainesville), Pat Cain (DC) and Lou Bunk

2/24 – Providence RI @ AS220 duo w/ Pat Cain, also playing is Martin Freeman, Blue Shift, Mares Laig, and Mincemeat or Tenspeed

2/23 (early show – noon!) – New Haven CT @ Osborn House duo w/ Pat Cain, also playing is Martin Freeman, Joey Molinaro, Joe Datillo, Tick Hive, and Tim Rowe

2/21-2/22 – Holyoke MA: XFEST 2014 (curated by Walter Wright and Jen Gelineau) ft. phenomenal artists from all over the country

2/20 – Hudson NY @ the Spotty Dog – duo w/ Pat Cain, also playing is Martin Freeman (Rochester), Jesse Collins (Boston), and Morgan Evans-Weiler (Boston)

2/13 – Buffalo @ PAUSA Art House w/ Wooden Cities performing works by Foss, Wolf, Fitzgerald, Merritt, Heidelberger, McNeill, and an improvised set

2/7 – Buffalo @ the University at Buffalo, Lippes Concert Hall – Inaugural Murial Wolf and Albert Steger Endowment Concert: (Re)Constructions: Wooden Cities plays works by Lukas Foss, Lejaren Hiller, Allen Sapp,  Esin Gunduz, Brendan Fitzgerald, Zane Merritt, Nathan Heidelberger, and Michael McNeill

2/6 (late) – Buffalo @  100 Plymouth – Lucid Pyramids (Ithaca) and Sparklebomb tour kickoff, also playing is Lesionread, Fe Vajen, Deceiver, and Eppo

2/6 (8pm) – Rochester @ Eastman School of Music – Performing Gerard Pesson’s Nocturns en Quatuor with Ossia New Music Ensemble, also on the program are pieces by Morton Feldman, Thomas Ades, Toru Takemitsu, George Benjamin, and a premiere by Daniel Brottman

1/11 – Buffalo @ 100 Plymouth – duo with Art Lakewood in support of Spooky Dangerfield’s Long Lost Revival Band (Boston), Lesionread, Kristachuwan, and Barf

1/4 – Rochester @ Hochstein School of Music – the Hochstein Alumni Orchestra, conducted by Evan Meccarello: commission and performance of a new work for solo amplified cello and orchestra, also works by Tournier, Vivaldi, Rimsky-Korsakov and Mozart


12/20 – Buffalo @ the Westside Value Laundromat – performing in a trio with Pat Cain (sax) and Jim Abramson (drums) in support of Chris Welcome (NYC), also performing is Fe Vajen and Jax Deluca

12/9 – Buffalo @ UB North Slee Concert Hall – Performing a piece by Clint Haycraft for cello, percussion, and dancers + other works for music and dance

12/7 – Buffalo @ Pausa Art House – Wooden Cities presents soundtracks to Christmas silent films

11/20 – Rochester @ Eastman School of Music – Eastman Computer Music Center presents: SWITCH ensemble performs music by visiting composer Philip Leroux, also works by Kaija Saariaho and Chris Chandler

11/16- Buffalo @ the Adam Mickiewicz Library – BUFFALO DECENCY RALLY 4: Performing with CAGES

11/5 – Buffalo @ Hallwalls – solo set, also performing is Bill Sack/Jim Abramson duo and Omar Tamez/Steve Baczkowski duo

11/2 – Ithaca @ Cornell: JAM – performing with the Ganglia (Peter Vincent, Jason Calhoun, and Dylan Henderson) in support of Mike Shiflet (OH), Circuit des Yeux (Chicago), and Ypsmael (Germany)

10/30 – Rochester @ the Visual Studies Work Shop: in support of Ypsmael (Germany), also w/ Pegacide

10/26 – Buffalo @ PAUSA Art House – Wooden Cities plays works by Lukas Foss, Julius Eastman, Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg, Michael Pisaro, Allen Sapp, and Isang Yun

10/25 – Buffalo @ the University at Buffalo: Center for the Arts – Wooden Cities plays works by Nathan Heidelberger, Michael Pisaro, Esin Gunduz, Elliott Carter, Benjamin Britten and Arnold Schoenberg

10/17 – Rochester @ the Visual Studies Workshop in support of Lea Bertucci and C. Lavendar (Hudson NY), also Martin Freeman/Ariel Cruz/Ed Downey and City Harvest Black

!Freeman/Borden/Cain trio
#tour with Fossils as a solo act (David Payne/Nate Brennan [of Cruudeuces], unless otherwise noted

10/6 – Ithaca NY @ Cornell University: JAM# me+Martin Freeman w/ Clay Rendering (Detroit), Nicoffiene (Germany), and Yakbak

10/5 – Hudson NY @ the Listening Room w/ Saviour Self and Grab Ass Cowboys#

10/4 – Brooklyn NY @ Silent Barn# (Brennan/Payne/Anastasia Clark) w/, John Mannion and Male Nurse

10/3 – Boston MA @ SHH# w/ Los Condenados, FOOM/Foam, and Mouth Sounds

10/2 – Lowell MA @ Gallery 119# w/ David Payne+Howard Stelzer, Nate Brennan+Walter Wright, and Belltone Suicide

10/1 – Worcestor MA @ the Firehouse#(Payne/Brennan/Dylan Hay)j w/ Lean

9/30 – New Haven CT @ the Captain’s House# w/ Colorguard and Gentle Flowers

9/29 – Northampton MA @ Feeding Tube Records# w/ Belltone Suicide and Miss Olivia

9/28 – Albany NY @ Upstate Artists Guild# w/ Clew of Theseus, Grab Ass Cowboys, Saviour Self

9/27 – Buffalo @ the WASH Project# (Fossils=Daniel Farr+David Payne) myself+Martin Freeman w/ CAGES and Frankie Np

9/25 – Cincinnati @ the Cincinnati Public Library!

9/24 – Indianapolis IN @ the Irving Theater! – the Indiana Electro-Music Group presents: w/ David Peck and John Gore

9/23 – Madison WI @ the Dragonfly Lounge! – Mine All Mine records presents: w/ BRAIN GRIMMER, Yid Vicious, and John Praw

9/22 – Dubuque IA @ Monk’s! w/ I Like You Go Home and BOAR

9/21 – Chicago @ Comfort Station! w/ Daniel Wyche and Justin Marc Lloyd

9/19 – Kalamazoo MI @ KCAC Gallery! – Already Dead Tapes and Records presents the FAMILY REUNION FESTIVAL

9/18 – Grand Rapids MI @ Mexicains sans Frontieres!

9/17 – Dayton OH @ Casa Demise w/ Ryan Mattox, VOB, and Whoracle of Delco

9/16 – Cleveland @ Duck Island w/ Greg Rasp, Glacial23, and Android

9/15 – Detroit MI @ MUG! w/ Drainolith, Clay Rendering, and Bill Corrigan

9/14 – Ypsilanti MI@ Casa del Logan! w/ Ben Willis and Rebel Kind

9/13 – Toledo OH @ Robinwood Concert House! w/ Black Swamp Underground

9/12 – Buffalo @ River Fest Park – Hallwalls Presents: the Buffalo Improvisers Orchestra

9/11 – Buffalo @ 100 Plymouth – in support of CJ Boyd, also playing is Kevin Cain and Flute Loops

9/10 – Buffalo @ Lippes Concert Hall – Slee Sinfonietta performs works by Varese, Boulez, and Ravel

*duo with Zane Merritt
$$$ duo with Pat Cain

9/6 – Buffalo @ Pausa Art House –  Showing of Nosferatu with a live score composed by myself

9/3 – Easton PA @ Jack’s House^ as solo and duo w/ Jack Wright

9/2 – Philadelphia @ the Dream Castle$$$ w/ Banned Books, Shane Braxton, and Bath Assaults

9/1 – DC @ Clean Cuts Unisex$$$(w/ Nate Scheible) 3PM house show w/ Dì Tuī Piàn Duàn / 遞推片段 and Jenny Tucker+Layne Garrett

8/31 – Baltimore MD @ the Red Room$$$ w/ Gary Rouzer+Khristian Weeks and Meg Rorison

8/30 – Richmond VA @ Gallery 5$$$: RVA Noise NIght #13 w/ Astrology Diet, Rosemary Arp, Rotted Ear, Dyrt, Scant, Miranda, Diamond Black Hearted Boy, Glisper, Anduin + Elian, I.D.r, Nu Depth

8/29 – Chapel Hill NC @ Nightlight^ w/ Microcephalic Superindendent

8/28 – Burlington NC @ Staycation Burlington^ w/ Al Riggs and the Inconveniences and Animals Like Earthquakes

8/27 – Lansing NC @ the Lost Province^ w/ slicnaton

8/26 – Charleston SC @ the John Rivers Communications Museum^ w/ Tribearoclops and Leighton Gelders

8/25 – Jacksonville FL @ the Funk House^ — Experimental Arts Union of Florida presents: w/ Jamison Williams and Dan Kozak

8/24 – Atlanta GA @ Eyedrum w/ Caleb Herron^

8/23 – Chattanooga TN @ Barking Legs Theater^ Flying Fingers Productions and the Shaking Ray Levi Society presents: w/ Evan Lipson and Bob Stagner

8/22 – Nashville TN @ Boheme Collectif^ w/ Brady Sharp, T. Rust, and Posttaste

8/21 – Louisville KY @ Lisa’s Oak St Lounge^ w/ Camera Lucida (ft. myself) and Ut Gret

8/20 – Evansville IN @ PG^ w/ Brett Siler

8/19 – St. Louis @ the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center^ w/ Bergeron (KS), “Pitiful Statement”, NNN Cook, and Mark Sarich performs John Cage’s One(5)

8/18 – Dubuque IA @ Monk’s*

8/17 – Madison WI @ Dobra Tea* w/ the Brothers Grimm

8/16 – Chicago IL @ Transistor* w/ Low Swans

8/15 – Lafayette IN @ Foam City* w/ Jim Loughry

8/14 – Dayton OH @ Battery Cage* w/ Worth (Providence), Sects (Providence), Kanible, and Hypnagogia Project

8/13 – Cleveland OH @ the Lean House* w/ Forget the Times, Bill Tucker, Krycek and David Imburgia

8/12 – Ann Arbor MI @ Canterbury House* – playing w/ Ben Willis, also playing is John Boyle and Matt Endahl

8/11 – Rochester NY @ the Dow House* – in support of Forget the Times and Bill Tucker, also Martin Freeman and City Harvest Black

8/10 – Ithaca NY @ the Gates* – in support of Forget the Times (Kalamazoo MI) and Bill Tucker (Chicago), also Burtrums and Sympathetic System & the S.S. Ganglia

8/2 – Buffalo @ Pausa Arthouse – Performing Ligeti’s Sonate for Solo Cello and B.A. Zimmermann’s Solo Sonata, also improvisation with vocalist Esin Gunduz and violinist David Adamczyk

7/31 – Buffalo @ the Vajungle Gym – trio w/ Martin Freeman and Pat Cain in support of Unguent, Mincemeat or Tenspeed, and Some Pepper, also UVB-76 and NPLSK

7/27 – Buffalo @ Hardware Cafe – SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF CAGES WITH A STRING TRIO – Sandra Berdick on vln and Jordan Dalton on dbl bass

7/19 – Buffalo @ Ashker’s Juice Bar – duo with Pat Cain in support of Jonathan Wood Vincent (NYC), also VWLS

7/1 – Buffalo @ 100 Plymouth – duo with Pat Cain in support of Belltone Suicide (MA) and Noise Nomads (MA), also Justin von Strasburg and Sparklebomb

6/28 – Rochester @ the Visual Studies Workshop – Rochester Experimental Music Festival: playing with Martin Freeman and Pat Cain, also Bill Sack/Steve Baczkowski duo (Buffalo), Fossils (Hamilton ON), and Dog Lady Island (Detroit)

*Weekend Tour with Fossils (Hamilton ON):

6/16 – Buffalo @ the Vault* – with Bill Sack and Zane Merritt/Ross Aftel duo

6/15 – Erie PA @ Basement Transmissions* – with Alex Wilson, Malware, and Chain Ensemble

6/14 – Ithaca @ America* – with Weirding Module, Sympathetic System and the Ganglia, and Burtrums

6/12 – Rochester @ Visual Studies Workshop, Siskind Gallery – International Noise Conference

6/8 – Buffalo @ Slee Concert Hall – JUNE IN BUFFALO: Performing B.A. Zimmermann’s Solo sonata, also solo works from other performers

6/7 – Buffalo @ Slee Concert Hall – JUNE IN BUFFALO: Performing Chinary Ung’s Spirals with Ross Aftel (perc) and Nick Emmanuel (pno) and Anton Webern’s Bagatelles with members of the JACK quartet, also a solo performance from Irvine Arditti and chamber works by Shapey and Webern

6/6, 10am – Rochester @ Howard Hansen Hall, Eastman School of Music: Performing Jenna Lyle’s Breathpiece with Scott Dixon (dbl bass) and the composer (voice), also works by Jean-Christophe Rosaz and Jeff Greene

5/10 – Buffalo @ the Vault w/ Wooden Cities ft. works by Ethan Hayden, Zane Merritt, Nathan Heidelberger, Esin Gunduz, and Brendan Fitzgerald

5/9 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Duo with Zane Merrit in support of Blister duo (NYC), also Pat Cain

5/8 – Ithaca @ Cornell University – Performing Taylan Cihan’s Card Games with CAGE (Cornell Avant Garde Ensemble)

5/4 – Buffalo @ Unity Church – performing music by Zane Merritt as well as improvisations with him and Ben Willis (dbl bass), also works by Hifumi Shimoyama, Meredith Gilna, Nathan Heidelberger, and Scott Comanzo

4/20 – Buffalo @ St. Joseph University Parish w/ Wooden Cities ft. works by Sofia Gubaidulina, Michael Pisaro, Rob Phillips, Eric Stewart, Charles Ives, and Giacinto Scelsi

4/19 – Buffalo @ Pausa – performing Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, also featuring the members of that group playing solo works by Schoenberg, Zimmermann, Carter, Rota, William O. Smith, and Viola Yip

4/15 – Cleveland @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes – duo with Pat Cain, also Katze and Rob Galo

4/13 – State College PA – Performing Josh Oxford’s The Killingest Jam with Kyle Kresge

4/12 – Ithaca @ America – in support of Fossils (Hamilton ON), also Sympathetic System and the Ganglia and Paper Armies

4/6 – Rochester @ the Carriage House – Quartet with Dan Bassin, Esin Gunduz, and Zane Merritt in support of Sult (Oslo/San Francisco), also Blood and Bone Orchestra

4/5 – Buffalo @ Pausa Art House w/ Wooden Cities ft. works by John Zorn, Zane Merritt, Nathan Heidelberger, and Will Redman

4/1 – Buffalo @ Slee Concert Hall – Ross Aftel’s Recital: Performing Mauricio Kagel’s Match with Jonathan Golove and Ross Aftel, also music by Reiserer, Babbitt, Xenakis, and Wuorinen

3/29 – Buffalo @ Slee Concert Hall – Recital featuring works by Kagel, Kodaly, Merritt, and Oxford; featuring Kyle Kresge (double bass), Zane Merritt (electric guitar), Ross Aftel (perc), and Jonathan Golove (cello)

3/24 – Ithaca @ house venue – Soft Bag (myself+Peter Vincent), also Burtrums and You, Me, and the Radio

3/23- Buffalo @ the Vault – duo w/ Pat Cain, also Bill Sack and Martin Freeman

3/16 – Buffalo @ the Vault – w/ Jax Deluca and Pat Cain, also A Relative Term and Alex Berkley

3/9 – Buffalo @ Shakti Lounge – trio with Michael McNeill and Esin Gunduz

3/1 – Buffalo @ Slee Concert Hall – Performing Witold Lutoslawski’s Cello Concerto with the University at Buffalo Symphony Orchestra

2/23 – Buffalo @ Dnipro Ukranian Center – Squeaky Wheel presents PEEP SHOW: Duo with Pat Cain to accompany a film made by Pat Cain

2/15 – Buffalo @ the Ukranian-American Civic Center – Pierogi Love Night: duo with Pat Cain as well as Malaria Control, Bear Flames, Jack Topht, Pang, and UVB-76

2/2 – Buffalo @ Shakti Lounge – It’s All Love (myself/Daniel Bassin/Esin Gunduz/Zane Merritt)

2/1 – Buffalo @ Soundlab – solo set in support of Tarpit (Detroit) and Sick Llama (Detroit), also ChinaUFO (Rochester), Sympathetic System (Ithaca), and VWLS

1/30 – Buffalo @ Hauptman-Woodward Institute – Science & Art Caberet No. 10.5 – performing Bill Louden’s Piece For String Quartet and Chladni Pattern Generator

*all marked denote shows with Sympathetic System (Ithaca NY)

1/24 – Chicago @ Quenchers – solo and duo with Peter Vincent w/ Problems That Fix Themselves, Los Oso’s Voladores, and Bill Tucker*

1/22 – Lincoln NE @ Toothblack House – solo set w/ Scott Cook, Robert Stewart, and Jay Kreimer+Jon Yates*

1/19 – Tempe AZ @ Vatican City Mall – solo set w/ Sara Century+Crab Lab (Denver) and Christian Filardo*

1/12 – Denver @ the Tea Haus – solo set w/ Pythian Whispers and David Mead*

1/9 – St. Louis @ the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center – solo set w/ the Nightgrinder and NNN Cook*


1/5 – Northampton @ King St Manor w/ Cruise Whisp/Miss Olivia Kennett duo

1/4 – Lowell MA @ 119 Gallery w/ Mystery Bear aka Dave Seidel (NH), Triode, and Bats from Pogo

1/3 – Boston @ Studio 54 w/ Morgan Evans-Weiler and Chris Strunk

1/2 – Brooklyn @ Goodbye Blue Monday w/ Chris Welcome+Brad Henkel, David Grollman+Michael Evans, and Jordan Schranz


12/31 – Long Island (Bellmore) @ Centerville Studios w/ Two Inch Astronaut (MD), Alexa Dexa, The Phantom and the Fox, and Moon Tooth

12/30 – Cleveland @ Castle Greatskull w/ Fluxmonkey, Dark Matter White Fire, and Orange/Lull/Smiley

12/29 – Detroit @ MUG w/ Roach Clip, K9 Sniffies, Tarpit, and DJ Siobhan

12/28 – Ypsilanti @ the Golden Cat w/ Paul Bancell and Am Shells

12/27 – Buffalo @ the Vault w/  Jax Deluca, Julie Byrne, Sean Kader, d a m i a n, and DJ Handsome Dan

12/26 – Rochester @ the Sacred Sphinx w/ Luca Sigurta (Italy) and Rotted Psyche (NJ), also the Grievants and Blood & Bone Orchestra

12/21 – Buffalo @ St. Joseph University Parish- Wooden Cities presents: Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

12/14, 9pm – Buffalo @ 100 Plymouth Ave – duo w/ Pat Cain in support of I’d M Thfft Able (Maine) and Sympathetic System (Ithaca)

12/14, 7pm – Buffalo @ Hallwalls –  Wooden Cities plays pieces by Nathan Heidelberger, Zane Merritt, Ethan Hayden, and Jacob Gotlib, plus more

12/1 – Rochester @ the Sacred Sphinx – w/ Ouiaio Au, also Rash, Pegacide, Jungle Heart, Finkbeiner, and Andy Gilmore

11/30 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Ouiaio Au (Borden/Bobby Griffiths (VWLS)/Jax Deluca), also Malaria Control, Oxygen Starvation, and Partly Zombish

11/10, 3pm – Buffalo @ the Center for the Arts, UB North – performance of pieces by Paul D Miller aka DJ Spooky with DJ Spooky and Sandra Berdick (vln)

11/5 – Buffalo @ the Vault – duo w/ Pat Cain in support of Wretched Worst (Hair Police, Lexington KY) and Dick Neff (Philly), also Ay Fast and Malaria Control

11/2 – Rochester @ the Pussy Barrel II – Borden/Merritt duo in support of FOSSILS (Hamilton ON), also Crushing Something and Boner Toner (Ithaca)

10/20 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Bassin/Borden/Merritt/Gunduz in support of Keir Neuringer (Philly)

10/15 – Buffalo @ Town Ballroom – performing in a string group led by Tony Conrad in support of Godspeed You! Black Emperor

10/6 – Rochester @ Powdermill Park – 1-day festival of experimental music in upstate NY, featuring groups/artists from Rochester, Buffalo, Ithaca, and Syracuse

10/1 – Ithaca @ America – Soft Bag (myself+Peter Vincent) in support of Dear Rabbit (CO Springs), Beach Moon/Peach Moon (Long Island/Ithaca), the Adventures of the Silver Spaceman (Brooklyn), also Desert Willow

9/25 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Borden/Freeman in support of Nate Young (Detroit), Cotton Museum (Detroit), Tarpit (Detroit), Drainolith (Montreal), also VWLS, Gutpole, Charles Gordan, jacobin

9/22 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Borden/Freeman in support of Cairo (Roc/CJ Boyd), also Malaria Pole

9/5 – Buffalo @ the Vault – trio with Steve Baczkowski and Daniel Bassin in support of Jack Wright/Evan Lipson duo (Philly)

8/30 – Rochester @ the Carriage House – duo w/ Martin Freeman in support of Jason Lescalleet, also Problematic (Ithaca) and Tumul

8/25 – Buffalo @ Silo City – American Grain – Music, theater, dance, and video installation at the Marine A grain elevator

* indicates dates with Ypsmael

8/16 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks* w/ Requiem and 8 Cylindar+Jordan Decay

8/15 – Toledo, OH @ Robinwood Concert House* w/ Bryan Eubanks (WA) and Catharine Lamb (WA)

8/14 – Columbus, OH @ Skylab Gallery* w/ Dream Team (Western MA), Central Ohio War Coalition, and Jocelyn Hach

8/13 – Detroit, MI @ MUG (Michigan Underground Group)* – solo and with the MUG house band

8/12 – Clinton, MI (outisde of Ann Arbor) @ Big Life Farm Fest*

8/11 – Akron, OH @ Rubber City Noise Cave* w/ KBD Sonic Cooperative (Toledo), onewayness (Erie PA), 9 Volt Haunted House (Cleveland), and Fast Molasses

8/10 – Lansing, MI @ Flat Black and Circular* w/ Forget the Times (Kalamazoo)

8/9 – Kalamazoo, MI @ No Fun House: No Fun Noise Fest* w/ Triangle and Rhino (Pittsburgh), Bert (Lansing MI), Rotten Wood Moon, and Anybody But the Cops

8/8 – Indianapolis, IN @ Service Center for Contemporary Culture and Community* w/ Kaiston Slusher and Manu2

8/7 – Lafayette, IN @ the Black Sparrow*

8/5 – Nashville, TN @ Noa Noa* w/ Lawrence Crow and Steven Dunning

8/4 – St. Louis, MO @ the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center* w/ the Night Grinder and N.N.N. Cook

8/3 – Milwaukee, WI @ the Riverwest Public House w/ Nineteen Thirteen and Android Moon

8/2 – Dubuque, IA @ Monk’s w/ BBJr and Zane Merritt

8/1 – Lincoln NE w/ Joseph Jaros+Jeff Thompson

7/31 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Cedar Street Garden – Last Day of July Music Festival w/ Mitch and Alex of the Flumps, Drug Flowers, Mobdividual, Dear Rabbit, and Teaadora

7/29, 9:30 – Fort Collins, CO @ GNU Experience Gallery – Walter Mitty and His Makeshift Orchestra (San Luis Obispo, CA) and Happy Family (Boise, ID)

7/28 – Provo, UT @ Exoskeleto w/ Christian Asplund and Steven Ricks

7/26 – Seattle, WA @ Gallery 1412 – BBM trio, Laura Neuman, Jason Conger, and Wilson Shook

7/24 – Seattle, WA @ Rendezvous- BBM trio, Black Unicorn (Akron OH), Mood Organ, and Panabrite

7/23 – Portland, OR @ the Laughing Horse Book and Film Collective – BBM trio with Dan Bassin(tpt)+Zane Merritt(gtr), Black Unicorn (Akron OH) and Ryan Miller

7/1, 4pm – Oakland, CA @ Goodbellies – Heavy Discipline presents: Performance w/ Mutual Aid Project

6/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ the Trunk Space – Chase Kamp and Andrew Kendall

6/15 – Austin, TX @ Church of the Friendly Ghost presents NMASS 2012 – solo and duo with Thomas Helton, also performing the same night is Jandek, Knest and others.

6/14, 8pm – Houston, TX @ Super Happy Fun Land-  duo with Thomas Helton, Nonsense Music Band, and Chairs

6/12 – Atlanta GA w/ Lindsay Smith, Thee Fugu Gufu Cosmick Killwave Alarm Squadron, Robby Kee, and Easily Suede

6/11 – Lansing NC @ Phoenix Mountain Arts – w/ Nicholas Slaton

6/10 – West Columbia, SC @ Conundrum Music Hall – w/ About the Window, Spookatron Bath Station, and Free Will

6/8, 7pm, $5-$10 sliding scale – Washington D.C. @ Back Alley Theater – Janet Feder (Denver) and Susan Alcorn (Baltimore), Keir Neuringer (Ithaca NY), Insect Factory

6/7, 8pm, $6 – Philadelphia @ Highwire Gallery – myself/Johan Nystrom/Jack Wright, Keir Neuringer (Ithaca NY), and Lion’s Head

6/5 – Philadelphia @ Dreamcastle – Slow-Tongued Beauty and Zebras and Bulls Fight Tonight

6/4, 8pm – State College, PA @ Houseasaurus Co-0p

6/1, 9pm, $5 – Cleveland, OH @ Mahalls 20 Lanes – Nate Scheible, darkmatter::whitefire, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, and Spirit

5/26, 8pm, $5 suggested donation – Rochester @ the Carriage House – myself w/ Stillstill Handling and Martin Freeman supporting Dog Lady Island and Luke Moldof from Detroit

5/23, 8pm, $5 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Wooden Cities presents Will Redman’s Book, a collection of graphic scores, in support of Ghost Flute & Dice (Denmark)

5/10, 8pm, $5 suggested donation – Rochester @ the Carriage House – O’J (Camilo Ocampo + myself), Pegacide, and Torus in support of CJ Boyd and the Kirtan Choir (NYC)

5/9, 8pm – Buffalo @ the Vault – Myself, Steve Baczkowski, and Malaria Control in support of CJ Boyd and the Kirtan Choir

5/2, 8pm – Buffalo @ the Vault – solo performance and John Bacon+Steve Baczkowski in support of Keir Neuringer (Ithaca, NY)

4/30, 8pm, $8 – Buffalo @ the Vault – Freeman/Borden/Cain trio supporting Ches Smith (of Secret Chiefs 3 and Ceramic Dog, to name a couple) and Travis LaPlante (of Little Women) from NYC

4/26, 7:30pm – Buffalo @ Slee Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus – Concert presented by the UB Contemporary Ensemble to commemorate the centenary of John Cage featuring Music for 14 and more

4/22, 7:30pm – Buffalo @ Baird Recital Hall, UB North – Solo recital

Elliott Carter: Figment for cello alone
Bernd Aloid Zimmermann: Vier kurze studien
George Crumb: Solo sonata
J.S. Bach: Suite No. 6 in D major
Alfred Schnittke: Cello Sonata (with Dimitar Pentchev, piano)

4/19, 11:30am -Buffalo @Villa Maria – Concert presented by the UB Contemporary Ensemble to commemorate the centenary of John Cage featuring The Ten Thousand Things: 27’10.554″ for a Percussionist, 31’57.9864″ for a Pianist, 26’1.1499” for a String Player, 45′ for a Speaker, Cheap Imitation, and selections from his song books

4/11, 8:30pm – Buffalo @ the Backroom at Hardware Cafe – Martin Freeman and T.J. Borden perform their interpretation of Kraftwerk’s Radioactivity

4/3, 7:30pm, $12/$less students&seniors – Buffalo @ Lippes Concert Hall, UB North – Slee Sinfonietta

Nathan Heidelberger – My Hands Are Empty
Jacob Gotlib – untitled
J.T. Rinker – frigate
David Hanner – Monologue
Sofia Gubaidulina – Quaternion

3/27, 7:30pm, $5 advance – NYC @ Vaudeville Park – Seven Immediacies Series, Vol. 2: Rob Phillips + T.J. Borden, Spirograph Agnew, installation by Duane Pitre (New Orleans) beginning at 1pm

3/25, 7:30pm, $10/$7 students&seniors – Buffalo @ Unity Church – Wooden Cities plays music by Zane Merritt, Nathan Heidelberger, John Cage,  and Jacob Gotlib

3/18, 9pm – Binghamton @ deddkathaus – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Guerilla Toss (Boston), Jeffrey Young (NYC)

3/17, 8pm – Ithaca @ 118 West King – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Dojo Doob (NYC), Tuurd (Rochester), Corporal Labrador+Dr. Burtrum, Taylan Cihan

3/16, 9pm – Rochester, NY @ The Carriage House – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Torus

3/12, 9pm – Kalamazoo @ Milhouse – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Forget the Times

3/11, 8pm – Ann Arbor @ Name Brand Tattoo Parlor – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Tarpit (Detroit), Shells, Simple Disciplines

3/10, 8pm, $5 suggested donation – Akron @ the Rubber City Noise Cave – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, 9 Volt Haunted House, Jason Rodriguez, Cunting Daughters, Murderous Vision, Fascist Insect

3/9, 8pm, $5 – Detroit @ Destroy Compound Detroit – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, Black Flea

3/8, 9pm – Cleveland @ Bela Dubby – T.J. Borden, Martin Freeman, darkmatter::whitefire, Flagellants

3/4, 8pm – Cleveland @ Bela Dubby – Rob Phillips+T.J. Borden, Jeff Young (NYC), Sam Harmon, Luna Orange, Scheible/Henry

3/3, 8pm, $5 – Buffalo @ the VAULT – Pat Cain+Martin Freeman+T.J. Borden, Scott Valkwitch, CAGES

3/2, 9pm – Akron @ Annabell’s Bar and Lounge – Rob Phillips+T.J. Borden, Jeff Young (NYC), Dodecahedrons, XXX Super Arcade

2/16 – Buffalo @ the Jungle Gym – Pat Cain+Martin Freeman+T.J. Borden, Our Brother the Native (Ann Arbor), Feast of the Epiphany (Baltimore), Settlers, VWLS w/ MBT

2/10 – Buffalo @ Hardware Cafe – w/ Jim Colby + Golden Buffet

1/27 – Buffalo @ Hallwalls – Wooden Cities presents John Zorn’s COBRA, also works by Nathan Heidelberger, Dan Bassin, John Cage, Elliott Carter, and Bernd Alois Zimmermann

1/22 – Rochester @ Eastman House – Music After 1900 plays music by Libby Larsen and Alfred Schnittke

1/20 – Rochester @ Bethel Christian Fellowship – Music After 1900 plays music by Libby Larsen

1/5 – Rochester @ Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music – Works by Russian composers, myself and Julia Shulman (double bass) playing Hymnus II by Alfred Schnittke


12/29 -Buffalo @ Jungle Gym – playing with Jim Colby+Golden Buffet, also performing: Dirt Eyes, All of Them Witches

12/17 – Brooklyn @ Prospect Series – Albert Einstein and the Hopi+Martin Freeman+T.J. Borden, Jack Wright+Evan Lipson, Joachim Badenhorst

12/16 – Philadelphia @ Sprinkle Kingdom – T.J. Borden, ChinaUFO, Martin Freeman, Albert Einstein and the Hopi, Tendrils, OK Putrid (Baltimore)

12/10 – Buffalo @ Soundlab – T.J. Borden, Rob Phillips, Jeff Young (NYC), Paul Pinto (NYC), Valerie Kuehne (NYC)

12/10 – Buffalo @ Lippes Concert Hall, UB North – CUBE Ensemble plays works by Bohuslav Martinu, Robert Ericksson, Donald Martino, Frederic Chopin

12/9 – Rochester @ the Carriage House – T.J. Borden, Torus, Martin Freeman

11/8 – Buffalo @ the VAULT – T.J. Borden, Bizzart (LA), Martin Freeman, Sister Shade

6/21 – Ithaca – T.J. Borden, Cotten Museum (Detroit), Tarpit (Detroit)

5/9 – Ithaca @ the Unitarian Church – Music of Beethoven: Piano Trio op. 7o no. 2 w/ Isaac Shiman (vln) and Brian Diller (pno), Cello Sonata op. 102 no. 2 w/ Brian Diller, and String Quartet op. 131 w/ Andrew Bergevin and Matteo Longhi (vlns) and Mike Capone (vla)

4/18 – Ithaca – Playing with the Independently Wealthy Sisters of Los Angeles, also performing: Blood Stereo (Brighton, UK), Bill Nace (Northampton, MA)

4/17 – Ithaca @ Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College – Music of Steve Mackey

I would go further, but I’m losing perspective.