Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Thu, Dec 14 2017 8:00 PM

8:15: The Blues.
Max Nordie - guitar
Marissa Magic - saxophone

8:45pm: gabby fluke-mogul - violin
Matt Robidoux - guitar

9:15pm: Tyler J. Borden (from San Diego) - Cello
Madison Greenstone - Clarinets
Jacob Felix Heule - percussion

Tyler Borden:
Hailed for his “technically polished playing” as well as an “endless amount of musical knowledge and creativity”, Tyler J. Borden is a rising force in the contemporary music landscape. A dedicated purveyor of modern music, Tyler has performed with many contemporary music luminaries such as the JACK Quartet, the Theater of Eternal Music Brass and String Band, the Slee Sinfonietta, Ensemble Offspring, Tony Conrad, Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, and Steve McCaffery. He has performed at the Soundways New Music Festival in St. Petersburg, June in Buffalo, the New Media Art and Sound Summit, and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, and he has been a participant at the Lucerne Festival Academy and the Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik. His performance of Witold Lutoslawski’s “Cello Concerto” with the University at Buffalo Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Daniel Bassin was praised for how he “mastered the works intricacies with elegant grace.” Currently, Tyler is a member of the [Switch~ Ensemble], a group dedicated to the performance of works that incorporate multimedia into live performance.

gabby fluke-mogul is a performing, teaching, composing, & collaborating-improviser (violin, voice, movement) based out of the Bay Area. Through improvising//composing, gfm hopes to create space for individual & collective intersectional process, deep listening, healing, laughter, intimacy, & narrative. 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 and a MFA in Music Performance and Literature with Improvisation Specialization from Mills College (Oakland, CA) where they worked with Pauline Oliveros, Zeena Parkins, India Cooke, Fred Frith, Roscoe Mitchell, Kala Ramnath, & Kara Davis.
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.

Matt Robidoux (b.1985) is an Oakland, CA based composer, guitarist, sound therapist, filmmaker and concert promoter.
He is interested in unifying the relationships of performer, environment, and experiencer; compositions in the public/collective sphere; performing in unconventional spaces and settings; class and accessibility within contemporary art musics; the healing potentials of music improvisation.
He currently studies with Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, Daniel Schmidt, David Bernstein and has studied with Jose Lezscano, Scott Sanchez and Chris Weisman.

Cost: $6-15 sliding scale
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