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UPCOMING:

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May 23rd - 25th // London, UK // Barbican Centre

Electronics Engineer for Four Quartets. Choreography by Pam Tanowitz, music by Kaija Saariaho

May 28th // New Haven, CT // Cafe Nine

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

June 3rd // New Haven, CT // NG2BC

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

July 18th - 25th // Boscawen, NH // Avaloch Farm Music Institute

RESIDENCY with Senso Di Voce (Esin Gunduz - voice + Megan Kyle - oboe/english horn)

July 22nd - 28th // Redding, CT //

RESIDENCY with choreographer Maya Lee-Parritz

August 1st // New Haven, CT // Meridian HQ

Recording session with Red Rainbow (vocalist Anne Rhodes), album out in 2020

August 8th // NYC // The Shed

Original live score for a new piece by Choreographer Maya Lee-Parritz

August 9th (matinee) // NYC // The Shed

Original live score for a new piece by Choreographer Maya Lee-Parritz

November 14th // Stockholm, SE // Fylkingen

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

February 2020 // Los Angeles, CA // Royce Hall

Electronics Engineer for Four Quartets. Choreography by Pam Tanowitz, music by Kaija Saariaho

 

 

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PAST:

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May 10th // Harrison, NY - SUNY Purchase // Forum Art Space

SOLO performance - violin, lap steel, electronics

May 3rd // Santa Cruz, CA // Indexical (Wind River)

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

May 2nd // San Francisco, CA // SF Center for New Music

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

May 1st // Los Angeles, CA // The Handbag Factory

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 30th // Joshua Tree, CA // FurstWorld

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 27th // Los Angeles, CA // Coaxial Arts

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 26th // Sacramento, CA // Gold Lion Arts

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 25th // Oakland, CA // Land and Sea Gallery

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 23rd // Portland, OR // The Ivon House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 21st // Seattle, WA // Gallery 1412

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 20th // Olympia, WA // Mossy Bottom Records + Art

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 10th // New Haven, CT // The State House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

April 8th // Providence, RI // Machines With Magnets

Tongue Depressor recording session with Golden Shores (RI) for their forthcoming album

April 7th // Providence, RI // No Power Zone Providence (Machines With Magnets)

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

March 24th // New Haven, CT // Never Ending Books

SOLO LAP STEEL

March 23rd // Allston, MA // Teacher’s Lounge

SOLO LAP STEEL

March 22 // New Haven, CT // The Orchard

Duo with Ross Wightman (lap steel + custom instruments)

March 20th // Montclair, NJ // The Meatlocker

Duo with Ross Wightman (lap steel + custom instruments)

March 19th // Philadelphia, PA // The Parlor (contact for info)

SOLO LAP STEEL

March 17th // New Haven, CT // Meridian HQ

Recording session with Steven Long’s Septet

March 15th // Litchfield, CT

Recording session with Kath Bloom

March 12th // New Haven, CT // The Orchard

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + HSFB (Max Hamel)

March 5th // New Haven, CT // NG2BC

TONGUE DEPRESSOR Fiddle Music Vol. 4 tape release

March 1st // Hamden, CT // Best Video Performance Space

SOLO LAP STEEL

February 26th // New Haven, CT // Meridian HQ

Record session with Trevor Saint

February 20th // New Haven, CT // Meridian HQ

Recording session with Ross Wightman

February 18th // New Haven, CT // Shubert Theater

Assistant recording engineer for the Yale School of Music production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

February 17th // Brooklyn, NY // Triskellion Arts

Original score for a new piece by Choreographer Maya Lee-Paritz

February 16th // Brooklyn, NY // Triskellion Arts

Original score for a new piece by Choreographer Maya Lee-Paritz

February 13th // Beacon, NY // Errant Space Music Series at Quinn’s

SOLO LAP STEEL

February 9th // Willimantic, CT // Willimantic Records

SOLO LAP STEEL

January 28th // New Haven, CT // The Orchard (upstairs)

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 27th // Philadelphia, PA // Berks Warehouse

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 26th // Baltimore, MD // The Soft House / Copy Cat

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 25th // Richmond, VA // Little Dumbo

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 24th // Charlottesville, VA // The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 23rd // Asheville, NC // Static Age

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 22nd // Athens, GA // Go Bar

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 21st // Knoxville, TN // The Pilot Light

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 20th // Louisville, KY // The Butchertown Social

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 19th // Lexington, KY // The James Eads How Memorial Cinema

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 18th // Portsmouth, OH // house

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 17th // Takoma Park, MD // Rhizome Arts

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + TREVOR SAINT

January 12th // North Adams, MA // Belltower Records

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

January 10th // New Haven, CT // Meridian HQ

Recording session with Ross Wightman - performing Mario Davidovsky’s Synchronisms No. 11

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2018:

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December 16th // New Haven, CT // NG2BC

violin w/Loose Trucks

December 13th // Boston, MA // The Lilypad

Duo with Walter Wright (homemade synths + analog video)

December 9th // Baltimore, MD // True Vine Records

SOLO LAP STEEL

December 1st // Philly, PA // Baby Gap (MSG for address)

SOLO LAP STEEL

November 30th // Tivoli, NY // house show

SOLO LAP STEEL

November 29th // Kingston, NY // Tubby’s

SOLO LAP STEEL

November 2nd // New Haven, CT // Never Ending Books

Duo with percussionist Trevor Saint, performing two pieces for Glockenspiel and Lap Steel

October 17th - 20th // New Haven, CT // ELM CITY NOISE FESTIVAL

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

October 12th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR Fiddle Music Vol. 3 tape release show

October 8th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

SOLO lap steel

September 28th // New Haven, CT // The Statehouse

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + Trevor Saint

September 17th // Philadelphia, PA // The Vat

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 16th // Takoma Park, MD // Rhizome Arts

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 15th // Baltimore, MD // EMP Warehouse

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 14th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 13th // Greenfield, MA // Looky Here

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 12th // Providence, RI // News Cafe

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

September 11th // Boston, MA // NonEvent Series - Cafe Fixe

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

 

September 5-7th // New Canaan, CT // Grace Farms Foundation

Sound design/Artist’s assistant to Julianne Swartz for 3 new sound installations

 

September 3rd // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR w/ Trevor Saint

 

August 29th // New Haven, CT // NG2BC

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

 

August 18th // Pittsfield, MA // Hancock Shaker Village

TONGUE DEPRESSOR w/Anna & Elizabeth, Susan Alcorn, Paul Wiancko

 

July 27th - August 5th // Annandale, NY // Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Sound engineer for Anton Rubinstein's opera Demon, as part of the Summerscape Festival

 

July 21st // Red Hook, NY // 29 Prince

FOX MASK (Duo w/Raffi Kelly)

 

June 11th // Brooklyn, NY // The Glove

SOLO Lap Steel

 

June 1st - July 10th // Annandale, NY // Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Sound Engineer for a new work by composer Kaija Saariaho for chamber ensemble and spatialized electronics as part of the

Summerscape Festival

 

May 29th // Dior Studio //Hudson, NY

Engineering studio session with HSFB - composer, performer and instrument builder

 

May 27th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR Fiddle Music [vol. 2] tape release show

 

May 23rd-25th // Annandale, NY  // Blum Studio

Engineer for studio session with Dan Meyer-O'keeffe and Heavy Air Ensemble - pieces by Christine Burke and Victoria Cheah

 

May 17th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

Duo with percussionist Trevor Saint

 

May 12th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR recording session featuring Trevor Saint on Glockenspiel. New tape forthcoming from Obsolete Staircases.

 

May 11th // Tivoli, NY // Lamb House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR + Trevor Saint (Glockenspiel)

 

May 10th-12 // Hartford, CT // Lewis Mills Auditorium

Recording Engineer for live orchestra recording of composer Robert Carl's Symphony #3

 

May 5th // Hartford, CT // The Dial Warehouse

Solo performance of 40 Wrought Coil for prepared guitar, radio, bells, and transducers

 

April 26th // Brooklyn, NY // Mise-En_Place

Performance of Robert Ashley’s Standing in the Shadows and Robert Carl’s Infinity Avenue

 

April 22nd // New Haven, CT // Crunch House

Recording engineer for forthcoming recording with saxophonist Paul Flaherty and bassist Zach Rowden

 

April 11th // New Haven, CT // The Doghouse

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 10th // Providence, RI // News Cafe

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 9th // Portland, ME // The Apohadion Theater

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 8th // Burlington, VT // Autumn Records

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 7th // Montreal, QC // Geist House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 6th // Northampton, MA // King Street Manor

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

April 5th // Brooklyn, NY // Mise-En_Place

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

March 30th // Brooklyn, NY // The Glove

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

March 12th // Middletown, CT // MAC650 Gallery

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  w/special guest percussionist Trevor Saint

 

March 11th // Brooklyn, NY // Wonders of Nature

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

March 10th // West Haven // Crunch House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

February 25th // Annandale, NY // SMOG

Violin w/The Drowning Moon (Raffi Kelly + Cal Fish)

 

February 24th // Woodstock, NY // Woodstock Artist’s Association and Museum

TJ Borden performs Scaffold Cane for solo amplified cello 

 

January 30th // Brooklyn // The Glove

Thread Duo (with percussionist Dylan Greene)

 

January 29th // Bard // SMOG

Thread Duo (with percussionist Dylan Greene)

 

January 27th // Baltimore, MD // The Red Room

Thread Duo (with percussionist Dylan Greene)

 

January 25th // Detroit, MI // Trixie’s Bar

Thread Duo (with percussionist Dylan Greene)

 

January 24th // Ann Arbor, MI // The Hosting

Thread Duo (with percussionist Dylan Greene)

 

January 17th // Hamden, CT // Best Video Performance Space

SOLO lap steel

 

January 13 // New Haven, CT // Never Ending Books

SOLO prepared guitar

 

 

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2017:

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December 30th // New Haven, CT // Crunch House

TONGUE DEPRESSOR  - duo with Zach Rowden

 

December 20th // Brooklyn, NY // Shapeshifter Lab

Solo set and trio with Antonin Fajt + Dean Sharp

 

December 17th // Hartford, CT // Phib house

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

December 16th // Somerville, MA // Washington St. Arts

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

December 14th // Providence, RI // Funky Jungle

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

December 13th // New Haven // Never Ending Books

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

December 11th // Albany, NY // RPI West Hall Gallery

SOLO - violin + guitar

 

December 9th // Bard College // Root Cellar

SOLO - violin + guitar

 

December 8th // Hudson, NY // Spotty Dog Books

SOLO - violin + guitar

 

December 2nd // Hudson, NY // Jeff Bailey Gallery

Original live scores for three films by Maya Deren, Ritual In Transfigured Time, Witch’s Cradle, and The Very Eye of Night

 

November 19th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

Electric guitar duo with Chris Cretella

 

November 14th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

November 4th // Brooklyn, NY // Triskellion Collabfest 2017

Original score composed for dance/installation - “2 and 4”

 

October 12th // New Haven, CT // Neverending Books

SOLO prepared guitar

 

September 5th // New Haven, CT // Orchardstraße

TONGUE DEPRESSOR - duo with Zach Rowden

 

September 3rd // Brooklyn, NY // Last Frontier/Mothership NYC

Live soundtrack for Theadora Tolkein’s Dark Telescopes performance/installation

 

August 11th // Buffalo, NY // Silo City (Perot)

Recording engineer for the Senso Di voce concert series

Esin Gunduz (voice), Megan Kyle (Oboe, English Horn)

 

July 21st // Buffalo, NY // Silo City (Marine A)

Live recording engineer for the Senso Di Voce concert series

Esin Gunduz (voice), Megan Kyle (Oboe, English Horn) 

 

July 10th // Philly, PA // The Pentajawn

Solo prepared guitar

 

July 9th // Washington, DC // Rhizome

Solo prepared guitar

 

July 8th // Durham, NC // The Shed

Solo prepared guitar

 

July 7th // Greenville, SC // Cabin Floor Records

Solo prepared guitar

 

July 6th // Atlanta, GA // Eyedrum Arts

Solo prepared guitar

 

July 1st // Windsor, Ontario, CA // Phog Lounge

Solo prepared guitar

 

June 30th // Toronto, Ontario, CA // house show

Solo prepared guitar

 

June 29th // Montreal, Quebec, CA // Geist House

Solo prepared guitar

 

June 9-28 // New Haven, CT // Bethesda Lutheran Church

Recording and release of MARIONETTES, an album of prepared guitar music

 

May 12th // Annandale, NY // Tower Storage (Fisher Center for the Performing Arts)

GRAIN / lying to the congregation (for five upright basses and 4 channel electroacoustic sound)

 

April 2017 // Cassette and digital release of Estee (processed brass + mixer feedback)

Released by STRANGE RULES (UK)

 

April 2017 // Buffalo, NY + Hudson, NY

Mixing engineer for Esin Gunduz's forthcoming album Lights On Inanna

 

April 22nd // Hudson, NY // Hudson Opera House

Prepared guitar/Prepared piano duo set with Antonin Fajt

 

April 22nd // Annandale, NY // Root Cellar

Duo with Ken Winfield as Fisher Price

 

April 20th // New Haven, CT //  Orchardstraße

Solo guitar

 

April 14th // Montreal, CA // Mile End

Solo performance, Pauline Oliveros’ The Witness, and Christine Burke’s For 5+ musicians

 

April 10th // Albany, NY // RPI West Hall Gallery

Solo performance, guitarist in new pieces by Clara Allison, Ken Winfield, Gemma Godfrey

 

April 5th // Bard College // Blum Hall

Performing Paula Matthusen’s guitar quartet but because without this and solo guitar and radio transmission piece

collaborating objects

 

March 25th // Blum Studio // Bard College

Studio recording TONGUE DEPRESSOR duo with Zach Rowden

 

March 16 // Annandale, NY // Woods Studio

Live original score for a screening of Stan Brakhage’s Dog Star Man

 

February 25th + 26th // Studio session with Zach Rowden

 

February 5th // Real Art Ways // Hartford, CT

Guitarist in a new version of Robert Carl’s Infinity Avenue, alongside Matt Sargent (guitar, lap steel), Trevor Saint

(percussion), Zach Rowden (bass), Adam Buffington (Alto sax), and Robert Carl (electronics, shakuhachi flute)

 

January 12th // Le Poisson Noir // Montreal, CA

Live electroacoustic set 

 

 

2016:

 

 

December 12-14 // Annandale, NY // Fisher Center For the Performing Arts

Composed and mixed parts of a score for a new work by dancer and choreographer Anna Witenberg

 

December 2nd // Annandale, NY // The Old Gym (blackbox theater)

Performance of Homecoming Veil (upright bass, cello, percussion, electric guitar, live sampling, 4 channel electronics)

 

November 27th // Cassette release of Savannah / Ponce / Nat’l // Strange Rules (UK)

A tape of three electroacoustic pieces

 

November 12th // Annandale, NY // Blum Hall

Guitarist in percussionist Dylan Greene’s ensemble performing Detroit Per Se and Chakra Spiral, two intermedia pieces by

Switzerland-based composer Virgil Moorefield. 

 

October 28th // Annandale, NY // Bito CPS

Guitarist in percussionist Dylan Green’s ensemble performing Virgil Moorefield’s intermedia piece Detroit Per Se

 

October 12th // Montreal, Quebec, CA // Geist House

Live electroacoustic set

 

September 30th // Woodstock, NY // Woodstock Artist’s Association & Museum (WAAM)

Percussionists Trevor Saint, Jennifer Torrence, and Bill Solomon perform Lying To The Congregation (for bowed metals and

electroacoustic sound)

-Guitarist in Nora Knight’s View of the Open Space, from Portrait of Tidewater, Virginia

 

September 17th // Annandale, NY // Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Assistant Engineer for Pauline Oliveros’ performance with the International Contemporary Ensemble

 

September 9th // Milan, NY // Incense Clock

Solo electroacoustic set

 

July 8th // Brooklyn, NY // Ghost House

Solo electroacoustic set

 

May 11th // Annandale, NY // Blum Hall 

Performance of Tact (for 10 electric guitars) by Paul Sylvester

 

May 5th // Annandale, NY // Bard Hall

Performed Portrait of Tidewater, Virginia by composer Nora Knight, for guitar, piano, cello, clarinet, and field

recordings.

 

April 27th // Annandale, NY // Chapel Of The Holy Innocents

“Object Music” a concert by composer Daniel Meyer O’Keeffe

Guitarist in Stare Prone (for 11 electric guitars and electronics in 8.1 dispersion)

 

April 8th // Red Hook, NY // UBS

Installation opening of Savannah Drawl, a kinetic sound sculpture using suspended 

scrap metal objects and transducers

 

January 12-20th - studio recording - Blumin / Birdsey duo

Denis Blumin (mixer feedback, reel-to-reel) + Henry Birdsey (prepared guitar, bass, live sampling)

        

 

 

2015:

 

 

December 13th // Annandale, NY // Bito CPS

Da Capo Chamber Players perform Field Scattered (for percussion, bass clarinet, cello, and violin)

 

November 3rd // Annandale, NY // Blum Hall

Performance of Michael Pisaro’s Asleep / Melody / Forest / Path w/ an electroacoustic ensemble

 

April 27th // Annandale, NY // Bito CPS

Da Capo Chamber Players perform Vesper, TX (for flute, piano, and percussion)

 

April 23rd // Annandale, NY // Bard Hall

Performance of Fanfare (electroacoustic) and Mirrorball Redux (for electric guitar quartet)

 

April 17th // Tivoli, NY // Ratshack

Solo electroacoustic set

 

April 13th // Annandale, NY // Bard Hall

Performance of Daniel Meyer’s Fridge Hum for four electric guitars