Grizzles by Lou Cohen

Grizzles by Lou Cohen

Lou Cohen, born 1937, has composed music since age 11. He studied mathematics at MIT, and has studied music privately. Composition teachers include John Cage, Ernst Levy and Alan Kemler. He studied harpsichord and early music performance practice with John Gibbons. Performers: Dirk Adams, Polly Hanson, Clara Kebabian, Jesse Kenas-Collins, Joshua Jefferson, Andrea Pensado, Melanie… Continue reading Grizzles by Lou Cohen

flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk

flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk

Gordon Marshall once said: Marcel Duchamp: funny phony. flandrew fleisenberg: Einstein of drums. fleisenberg is a player of objects. Drums only fall peripherally into his spectrum, while he is mostly fascinated in coaxing out the inherent material characters of “mundane things”. These wide manipulations of external implements draw an aural architecture within the performance space… Continue reading flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk


XFest 2016

Open Field Initiative and 119 Gallery present XFest 2016, a festival of improvised music, visuals and movement.      

Vervet Dance presents: Boing! (preview)

Vervet Dance presents Boing! (preview)

Boing! is an exploration of bouncing and swirling, created as a fusion of music, dance, performance, and installation. A kinesthetically playful and aurally rich experience, Boing! delivers child-like fun with sophisticated composition. This work features an ensemble of crafty performers moving and sounding within thousands of ping-pong balls and an array of cooking pots, forming… Continue reading Vervet Dance presents: Boing! (preview)

The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Rori Smith + Drake Tyler at The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia

is a monthly series curated by dance artist Loren Groenendaal and experimental percussionist flandrew fleisenberg and features improvisational dance, music, and other experimental performances from local and touring artists. The January performance took place at Mascher Space and featured a duet by fleisenberg and Jodi Obeid: Another duet by Rori Smith and Drake Tyler: And then a collective… Continue reading The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Fire Museum Presents Audrey Chen + Flandrew Fleisenberg + Margaret Rorison

Fire Museum Presents Audrey Chen + Flandrew Fleisenberg + Margaret Rorison

Fire Museum Presents the Audrey Chen, Flandrew Fleisenberg and Margaret Rorison trio. Audrey Chen has been trying to defy conventions all along first by choosing music as a career in a family of material scientists and then by moving away from classical and conservatory music to start her negotiations with sound & discover a more… Continue reading Fire Museum Presents Audrey Chen + Flandrew Fleisenberg + Margaret Rorison

Shh! Shh! Flandrew Fleisenberg

Flandrew Fleisenberg

Flandrew Fleisenberg plays percussion on an assortment of everyday ephemera and modified drum parts that he has reduced and eroded through a process of playing and breaking. A graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with a focus on conceptual art, he is musically self-taught and has developed a cadre of… Continue reading Shh! Shh! Flandrew Fleisenberg

i’m with joo won @ fidget

i am with joo won at fidget

The experimental, free, electro-acoustic Trio performed at  fidget performance space in Philadelphia, PA. Bonnie Kane: sax, flute, electronics Flandrew Fleisenberg: drums Joo Won Park: electronics, toys