Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

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

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:

Friday, July 26 2019 7:30 PM
Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
18th Annual Outsound New Music Summit, The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival
Expanding the Rift, a night of exploratory composition and improvisation
Polly Moller Springhorn's Tomography Fortunae
A three-movement graphic score for seven musicians named Tom
Performing the sensitive relationships between their respective instrumental colors, the two explore radical form, dynamics and timbre in real time.
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CDs on which Tom Bickley appears:
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