Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sun, Jul 8 2018 7:30 PM

7:30pm Fluke-Mogul/Weeks Duo
gabby fluke-mogul - violin/Tom Weeks - alto saxophone
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie
performs Tricycle, part 2: Elysium
Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute/Brett Carson - piano/Bill Noertker - contrabass/Jason Levis - drums

gabby fluke-mogul is a violinist, improviser, composer, & educator living in Oakland, CA. gabby is deeply committed to exploring & connecting to the spiritual depths, infinite sounds, hues, & multitudinous voices of the acoustic violin. through improvising//composing, gfm hopes to create space for individual & collective intersectional process, intimacy, & vulnerability. they are interested in the sensual nature of sound—how desire & eroticism are embodied & translated within the political & poetic context(s) of improvisation.
gabby holds a BA from Hampshire College (Amherst, MA) in Music & Critical Studies of Childhood, Youth, and Learning where they studied with Rachel Conrad, Marty Ehrlich, Jamie MacDonald, Dan Warner, & Becky Miller and a MFA in Music Performance and Literature with Improvisation Specialization from Mills College (Oakland, CA) where they worked with Pauline Oliveros, Jennifer Wilsey, Zeena Parkins, India Cooke, Fred Frith, Roscoe Mitchell, Kala Ramnath, W.A. Mathieu, & Kara Davis. gabby will complete Pauline Oliveros's Deep Listening Certificate Program in January 2019.
gabby believes in the power of listening, improvisation, babies, children, & kindness. gfm performs with a variety of ensembles & collaborative projects in addition to facilitating community-based workshops & teaching (toddlers-adults) in public, private, & non-profit learning spaces.

Moxie will be performing part two of Bill Noertker's Tricycle, a musical travel diary recounting his recent journeys in the UK and Mexico. Part two reflects on his encounter with Southwest England's Jurassic Coast and the re-invigoration of a friendship that has spanned four decades.
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