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Tom Bickley

Recorder, Vocals, Electronics
Composer/performer Tom Bickley (vocals, recorders, electronics, etc.) based in Berkeley, CA and Houston, Texas, studied Gregorian chant, other medieval music, and African American sacred music. His degrees are in music, liturgy and information science. He is certified by Pauline Oliveros to teach the meditative improv techniques of Deep Listening. In addition to his work with new music ensembles Gray Code and Comma, he has performed with Pauline Oliveros, Anne LeBaron, Viv Corringham, Philip Gelb, the Denison Kimball Trio, the Scratch Orchestra and others. He is active in the duo Gusty Winds May Exist, with shakuhachi player Nancy Beckman, and as sound designer with the hjw/Dimensions Dance Company. He teaches privately and leads sound workshops for children and
adults.

In Washington, DC he was on the faculty at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and an artist in residence in the DC Public Schools. His work is available on CD on Quarterstick (DK3's Neutrons) and MetatronPress (Gray Code Live in Philadelphia, Comma's (voices) and Gusty Winds May Exist), and in privately issued CD's by
composer-performer Norman Lowrey (riverdream through us and spiritdream, both with Pauline Oliveros). His work has received support from Meet the Composer, the Pauline Oliveros Foundation, and the Meredith Foundation.
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, March 25 2017 8:00 PM
Finnish Kaleva Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
Road to Aacheron
an original oratorio of darkness and mystery by Rent Romus
"No one dreamed they could possibly exist! One person stands at the precipice of our destruction!"

featuring film by Michael Mersereau with
Life's Blood Ensemble & Cardew Choir
Aria performances by
Dean Santomieri, Bob Marsh, Polly Moller, Mantra Plonsey, Kattt Atchley

Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite  More...
Sunday, March 26 2017 8:00 PM
Finnish Kaleva Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
Road to Aacheron
an original oratorio of darkness and mystery by Rent Romus
"No one dreamed they could possibly exist! One person stands at the precipice of our destruction!"

featuring film by Michael Mersereau with
Life's Blood Ensemble & Cardew Choir
Aria performances by
Dean Santomieri, Bob Marsh, Polly Moller, Mantra Plonsey, Kattt Atchley

Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite  More...
CDs on which Tom Bickley appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Voices In The Wilderness Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America
Artist: Voices In The Wilderness
Title: Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America
Label: Pax Recordings PR90276
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90276
Moe! Staiano's MOE!KESTRA! Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations
Artist: Moe! Staiano's MOE!KESTRA!
Title: Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations
Label: Pax Recordings PR90261
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90261