Archive for the ‘Elka Bong’ Category

Gigs June, 2020

June 30, 2020

CORONA VIRUS LOCKDOWN, continued

CoronaCollabs: Virtual Gigs*
Walter Wright – AVSynth, drums [Lowell MA]

June   1 with Bbob Drake – electronics
June   1 with Ofri Rieger – drawing, video
June 14 with Al Margolis – paintings, sound

[*] online file exchange 8^)))

June 1 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – disfunctioning Casio CZ1, accordion
Walter Wright – AVSynth, percussion
with
Peter Chamberlain – Korg Monotron, broken Nord

June 6 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – trumpet, contact mic, metal
Walter Wright – AVSynth
with
Peter Chamberlain – home-made guitaron, contact mics

June 7 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Charlotte Wagner, Walter Wright

June 8 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – trumpet, contact mic, metal
Walter Wright – AVSynth
with
Peter Chamberlain – broken Nord

Non-event At Home
June 9 online broadcast
Walter Wright – video
with
Al Margolis, Ophra Wolf

June 12 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – trumpet
Walter Wright – AVSynth, percussion
with
Peter Chamberlain – home-made guitaron

June 14 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Matt Samolis, John Voigt, Andrea West, Walter Wright

June 21 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Kristiana Hubley, Matt Samolis, Randy Winchester, Walter Wright

Gigs May, 2020

May 31, 2020

CORONA VIRUS LOCKDOWN, continued

CoronaCollabs: Virtual Gigs*
Walter Wright – AVSynth, drums [Lowell MA]

May   2 with Joe Burgio – Stereofield, electronics [Somerville MA]
May   8 with Tracy Lisk – drums [Philadelphia PA]
May   8 with Ophra Wolf – movement [Newburgh NY]
May 21 with Matt Robidoux – object, electronics [San Francisco CA]
May 28 with Peter Chamberlain – electronics [Honolulu HI]

[*] online file exchange 8^)))

May 1 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – Roland Microcomposer
Walter Wright – AVSynth, percussion

May 3 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Kristiana Hubley, Matt Scutchfield, Charlotte Wagner, Randy Winchester, Walter Wright

May 10 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Andrea Rios, John Voigt, Andrea West, Randy Winchester, Walter Wright

May 17 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Burcu Bradford, Jonathan Hindmarsh, Kristiana Hubley, John Voigt, Charlotte Wagner, Randy Winchester, Walter Wright

May 24 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Jonathan Hindmarsh, Kristiana Hubley, John Voigt, Andrea West, Walter Wright

May 25 online file exchange
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – trumpet, guitar, clarinets, violin
Walter Wright – AVSynth, percussion

May 30 online meeting
Open Movement
Ophra Wolf’s movement class

May 31 online meeting
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio, Katerine Gagnon, Kristiana Hubley, Matt Samolis, Charlotte Wagner, Walter Wright

Elka Bong recorded May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

Al Margolis – Roland Microcomposer
Walter Wright – AVSynth, drums

Online file exchange in the time of the virus !!!

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Elka Bong recorded April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

Al Margolis – Roland Microcomposer
Walter Wright – AVSynth, drums

Online file exchange in the time of the virus !!!

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Elka Bong recorded April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020

Al Margolis – ARP2600
Walter Wright – electronics

Online file exchange in the time of the virus !!!

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Elka Bong recorded April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020

Al Margolis – viola, contact mics
Walter Wright – electronics, percussion

Online file exchange in the time of the virus !!!

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Gigs January, 2020

January 31, 2020

Bonnie’s Birthday
January 3 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA
Bonnie Kane – flute, tenor sax, electronics
Gahlord Dewald – upright bass
Walter Wright – amplified drum kit
with
Tracy Lisk, & more

January 4 at The Wire Factory, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi
Andrew Neumann – Buchla Music Box
Walter Wright – amplified drum kit
with
Viv Corringham, Bonnie Kane, Gregory Kowalski, Tracy Lisk, Steve Norton, Michael Rosenstein

January 5 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Joe Burgio, Andrea West – movement, sound
Viv Corringham, Ian Kovac, John Voigt, Carolyn Wilkins, Walter Wright – sound

Performance Lab: Graphic Notation
January 24 at The Hearing Room, Lowell
Working on Christos’ graphic score –
Rick Breault, Joe Brown, Bob Familiar, Sam Gruca, Christos Koulendros, Gregory Kowalski, Rachel Lee, Walter Wright

January 25 at Willimantic Records, Willimantic CT
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – violin, clarinet, contact mics
Walter Wright – electronics
with
Paul Flaherty, Niko Hasapopoulos, Michael Larocca, Joshua Matthews, Dan O’Brien, Aaron Rubinstein, Elinor Speirs, Keajn Wardrop-Peterson

January 26 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Andrea West – movement
Ian Kovac, Walter Wright – sound
Working on new piece, text based.

Gigs September, 2019

September 30, 2019

September 8 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Ian Kovac, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

September 14 at 114 Grand Street, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Field Kit
WalterWright – acoustic drumkit

September 15 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Ian Kovac, John Voigt, Carolyn Wilkins, Walter Wright – sound

ThEX
September 21 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA
ELKA BONG:
Al Margolis – clarinet, violin, objects, contact mics
Walter Wright – Board Weevil, objects, contact mics
with
Andy Allen, Federico Balducci, Ian Bouras, Lucas Brode, Craig Chin, Tom Crean, Craig Douglas, Mia Friedman, Jen Gelineau, Max Hamel, Ben James, Bonnie Kane, John Loggia, Andrea Pensado, Cyrus Shaoul, Sandra Sprecher, Chris Strunk, Karl Warner, Jim Whitten, Nathan Yeager, Dei Xhrist

September 22 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Ofri Rieger, Andrea West – movement
John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

September 27 at 114 Grand Street, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Field Kit
WalterWright – acoustic drum kit

September 29 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Joe Burgio – movement
John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

Elka Bong recorded August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

Recorded at 114 Grand Street, objects, contact mics, and a Board Weevil.

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Gigs July, 2019

July 31, 2019

July 7 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Ofri Rieger – movement
Walter Wright – sound

Juy 8-9 at The Cannery, South Penobscot ME
Installation updated, autostart on all three video channels, documentation.

July 12 at Washington Street Art Center, Somerville MA
Bats From Pogo:
Bewitched aka Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
Bothered aka Walter Wright – Board Weevil
Bemildred aka Chris Strunk – percussion
with
extant., Robin Meeker-Cummings

July 14 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Description:Joe Burgio – artistic director
Charlotte Wagner – movement
Ian Kovac, Tom Plsek, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound

Stu Vandermark and his wife, guests.

Buddy Fest
July 19 at Art Society of Kingston, Kingston NY
Elka Bong
Al Margolis – clarinet, violin, objects, contact mics
Walter Wright – Board Weevil, objects, contact mics
with
Gasm/Ikku big band, Jon Bohn, Jack Lynch/Mike Ryan/Eric Kreder, expreist, KPG, Pat 67, Crompton/Sloan, Bonnie Kane, Mauro/Hamel, Co(p)e, Kudzu, Mike Sidnam, Jen Kutler, Lucas Brode, 4 Airports

Recording Session
July 20 at Al’s House, Chester NY
Elka Bong
Al Margolis – clarinets, violin, objects, contact mics
Walter Wright – Board Weevil, objects, contact mics

July 21 at Studio 505, Cambridge MA
ensemble inédit ?!
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Andrea West – movement
Ian Kovac, Walter Wright – sound