Jeffrey Gavett

Baritone, composer, improviser

Jeff with folder in hand

Upcoming Performances

Longy School of Music of Bard College, June 11-18, 2017

Longy Contemporary Chamber Institute
Along with renowned pianist Donald Berman, loadbang will be the featured faculty at Longy's first Longy Contemporary Chamber Music Institute. LCCMI will give students the opportunity to engage in daily coachings, hear faculty performances, and participate in student performances and seminars on subjects including atonal and microtonal ear training, performing with electronics, complex rhythms, grant writing, and career development.
27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Le Poisson Rouge, June 21, 2017, 7:30PM

Nothing/Everything Changes: Petr Kotik @ 75
Jeffrey performs works by Petr Kotik with SEM Ensemble in celebration of the composer's birthday
158 Bleecker Street, Manhattan, NY

Charlotte New Music Festival, June 23-26, 2017

Charlotte New Music Festival
loadbang will be an ensemble in residence for the 3rd time at this festival. After three days of rehearsals, lectures, and masterclasses, the final event will be a program of new works for loadbang by selected student composers on June 26th.
Charlotte, NC

Cortona Italy, July 2-16, 2017

The Cortona Sessions
Jeffrey joins the faculty of the Cortona Sessions, performing works by Aaron Cassidy, Thuridur Jonsdottir, Harry Partch (arr. Marc Sabat), and more
Cortona, Italy
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Coal Mine Hlubina, August 31, 2017, 8PM

Ostrava Days
loadbang will perform the Czech premieres of a program of their favorite commissions.
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Past Performances

Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, May 26, 2017, 8PM

Recital
Jeffrey sings works of Morton Feldman and Charles Wuorinen with Steve Beck, piano, William Lang, trombone, and Mivos Quartet who will also play two quartets from their repertoire
178 Bennett Ave, New York, NY 10040

DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall, May 20, 2017, 7:30PM

Ekmeles: End Words
Ekmeles performs a world premiere by Christopher Trapani, and works by Joanna Bailie, Courtney Bryan, and Zosha di Castri.
450 W 37th St, New York, NY

The Sanctuary of the Rotunda, May 12, 2017, 8PM

Bowerbird presents Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs Julius Eastman's Macle
4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall, May 10, 2017, 8PM

ICEBERG Composer Collective presents loadbang
loadbang performs world premieres by Drake Anderson, Alex Burtzos, Yu-Chun Chien, Will Healy, Jonathan Russ, and a work by Heather Stebbins.
330 7th Ave, New York, NY

National Opera Center, April 22, 2017, 7:30PM

loadbang presents: premieres vol. 7
loadbang performs world premieres by Zak Argabrite and ZongYun We, and works by Ioannis Angelakis, Joseph Byrd, Chris Cerrone, and Quinn Collins.
330 7th Ave, New York, NY

San Francisco State University, April 14, 2017, 1:10PM

SFSU Emerging Artists Residency
loadbang performs works TBD
Knuth Hall, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University, April 12, 2017, 7:30PM

SFSU Emerging Artists Residency
loadbang performs works TBD
Knuth Hall, San Francisco, CA

Center for New Music, April 11, 2017, 8PM

loadbang solos and duos
loadbang performs as soloists and duos with works by Aaron Cassidy, Gerard Grisey, Aaron Helgeson, Timothy McCormack, and Joji Yuasa.
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

Illinois State University, March 30, 2017, 8PM

Red Note Festival
loadbang performs works by Ioannis Angelakis, David Bird, William Lang, Paul Matthusen, Angelica Negron, and David Smooke.
Kemp Recital Hall, ISU, Normal, IL

Illinois State University, March 29, 2017, 8PM

Red Note Festival
loadbang and Del Sol Quartet perform premieres by festival participants.
Kemp Recital Hall, ISU, Normal, IL

Advent Lutheran Church, March 27, 2017, 7:30PM

Music Mondays: Last Words
Ekmeles performs passion music by David Lang, Wolfgang Rihm, and Schütz; Attaca Quartet plays Haydn.
2504 Broadway, Manhattan

DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall, March 21, 2017, 8PM

loadbang presents premieres: vol. 6
loadbang performs world premiere of works by Quinn Mason and Jonathan Dawe, the NYC premiere of a work by Per Bloland, and works by Armando Bayolo Joan Arnau Pámies, and Charles Wuorinen.
450 W 37th Street, Manhattan

John Burroughs School, March 11, 2017, 8PM; March 12, 2017, 2PM

Alarm Will Sound
Jeffrey makes his Alarm Will Sound debut singing Steve Reich's The Cave
755 South Price Road, St. Louis, MO
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Cafe Istanbul, February 15, 2017, 7:30PM

Versipel New Music
loadbang performs music by Kari Besharse, Taylor Brook, David Bird, Paula Matthusen, Angélica Negrón, Joan Arnau Pámies, and Philip Schuessler.
2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA

Pottle Hall, February 14, 2017, 7:30PM

Southeastern Louisiana University
loadbang performs world premieres of music by Kari Besharse and Philip Schuessler in addition to works by David Bird, Chris Cerrone, Quinn Collins, Paula Matthusen, and Charles Wuorinen.
310 Ned McGehee Dr., Hammond, LA

Las Puertas, February 12, 2017, 10:30AM

Chatter New Music
loadbang performs works by Taylor Brook and Reiko Füting for loadbang alone, and with string orchestra
1512 1st Street NW, Albuquerque, NM
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The Banque Lofts, February 10, 2017, 9PM

Chatter Presents: Late Works
loadbang performs works with electronics, and the Chatter Trio play a work by Andrew Norman
219 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM
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Centennial Concert Hall, January 28, 2017, 7:30PM

Winnipeg New Music Festival: Migration Patterns
Jeffrey performs Meredith Monk's Weave with Katie Geissinger, Horizon, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Canada
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National Sawdust, January 22, 2017, 7PM

David Smooke CD release
loadbang performs excerpts of Smooke's A Baby Bigger Grows Than Up Was

DiMenna Center, Cary Hall, January 20, 2017, 7:30PM

Anti-Inaugural Ball
loadbang performs as part of a huge lineup of artists in protest of the inauguration

HERE, January 5-14, 2017

Prototype Festival: Mata Hari
Jeffrey sings and dances in the premiere of Matt Marks and Paul Peers's opera
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The Met Breuer, December 20, 2016, 7PM

David Lang - the little match girl passion
Ekmeles performs memorized, with staging by Rachel Chavkin
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Miller Theatre, December 1, 2016, 8PM

Composer Portrait: Zosha di Castri
Ekmeles performs alone and with Yarn/Wire
2960 Broadway, Manhattan
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Miller Theatre, November 22, 2016, 6PM

Pop-Up Concert
loadbang premieres new works by Jeffrey, Andy Kozar, Carlos Cordeiro, and performs works by Will Lang
2960 Broadway, Manhattan
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Miller Theatre, November 17, 2016, 8PM

Composer Portrait: Lei Liang
loadbang premieres a new work by Lei Liang
2960 Broadway, Manhattan
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University of Richmond, November 10, 2016, 7:30PM

Roomful of Teeth
Jeffrey joins Roomful of Teeth for a brief east coast tour
Camp Concert Hall
Richmond, VA

Bowling Green State University, November 7, 2016, 8PM

loadbang
loadbang performs music by composers David Bird, Taylor Brook, Scott Wollschleger, Paula Matthusen, Chris Cerrone and others
Bowling Green, OH

University of Miami Ohio, November 5, 2016, 7:30PM

Center for Performing Arts - Souers Recital Hall
loadbang performs music by composers David Bird, Taylor Brook, Scott Wollschleger, Paula Matthusen, Chris Cerrone and others
Oxford, OH

SUNY Fredonia, October 18, 2016, 8PM

ETHOS New Music
loadbang performs music by composers David Bird, Taylor Brook, Scott Wollschleger, Paula Matthusen, Chris Cerrone and others
Fredonia, NY

The Italian Academy, October 14, 2016, 8PM

Written for Talea 1
Jeffrey joins Talea Ensemble for the premiere of Lewis Nielson's ...in terra aliena...
1161 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan, NY

The Center for Fiction, October 11, 2016, 8PM

Notes on Fiction
loadbang performs the NY premiere of David Smooke's A Baby Bigger Grows Than Up Was.
17 E 47th Street, Manhattan, NY
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Real Art Ways, September 24, 2016, 7:30PM

loadbang performs favorites
loadbang goes to Hartford, CT to perform works by Andy Akiho, David Bird, Chris Cerrone, Hannah Lash, Paula Matthusen and Scott Wollschleger

Gettysburg College, September 23, 2016, 8PM

Ekmeles
Ekmeles heads to Pennsylvania to perform works for 1-4 voices

Skaneateles Festival, September 1, 2016, 8PM

Ekmeles with the Knights
Ekmeles heads upstate to sing David Lang's the little match girl passion and Bach's BWV 40 with The Knights

Avaloch Farm, August 1-8, 2016

loadbang at the New Music Initiative
loadbang returns to Avaloch to spend a week rehearsing, and workshopping a new piece by Ioannis Angelakis

La Mama, June 20-July 1, 2016

Job Workshop
Jeffrey workshopped a new opera by Evan Ziporyn on the book of Job, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp

Shanghai Symphony Hall, June 11, 2016, 7:30PM

FaceArt's 5th Anniversary
loadbang performs music by Charles Wuorinen, Alexandre Lunsqui, and a world premiere by Niccolo Athens
Shanghai Symphony Hall, Shanghai, China

Guangxi Arts University Concert Hall, June 8 & 10, 2016

China-ASEAN Music Week
loadbang performs music by Taylor Brook, Alex Mincek, Eve Beglarian, Chris Cerrone, Charles Wuorinen, David Lang, Michael Edgerton, and Zhong Juncheng
Guangxi Arts University, Nanning, China

Greenwich House Music School, May 29, 2016, 7:30PM

Monodramas
loadbang performs world premieres by Jen Baker, John King, and Erin Rogers
60 Barrow Street, New York, NY
$15/$10 students

DiMenna Center, May 21, 2016, 7:30PM

Ekmeles with Instruments
Ekmeles performs U.S. premieres of works by Stefano Gervasoni and Bernhard Lang with Mivos Quartet and Carlos Cordeiro
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY
$15/$10 students
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Roulette, May 8, 2016, 7PM

Songs of Love and Violence
Jeffrey sings music by Matt Marks with Hotel Elefant for their CD release
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY
$20 advance/$25 at door
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National Opera Center, May 2, 2016, 7:30PM

loadbang presents: premieres vol. 6
loadbang performs world premieres by David Bird, Michael Edgerton, Christina Green, and Paula Matthusen, and works by Gary Philo and Beth Wiemann
330 7th Ave, New York, NY
$15/$10 students

Delaware County Community College, April 24, 2016, 3PM

New Music Concert Series
loadbang performs favorites from their repertoire
901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA
$10
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DiMenna Center, April 20, 2016, 8PM

Waverly Project
loadbang performs new works by NYU composers
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY
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Miller Theatre, April 7, 2016, 8PM

Composer Portraits: Hannah Lash
loadbang performs a new work by Hannah Lash, alongside performances by JACK Quartet, Lisa Moore, and the composer herself at the harp.
2960 Broadway, New York, NY
$20-$30
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DiMenna Center, April 2, 2016, 8PM

Columbia Composers
loadbang and Mivos Quartet perform premieres by Tyshawn Sorey, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Paul Clift, John Rot, Onur Yildirim, and Sam Yulsman
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY
Free admission
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The Met Museum, March 26, 2016, 1PM and 3:45PM

Stockhausen's KLANG
Jeffrey gives the US Premiere of Orvonton in two performances, as part of the US Premiere of the entire KLANG cycle.
1PM Performance: Met Museum, 1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY
3:45PM Performance: Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Free with museum admission
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Roulette, March 23, 2016, 8PM

String Theories
loadbang performs a new concerto written for them and String Orchestra of Brooklyn by Taylor Brook
509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
$20/$15
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SUNY Fredonia, March 15, 2016, 8PM

Roomful of Teeth
Jeffrey performs music by William Brittelle, Caleb Burhans, Eric Dudley, Missy Mazzoli, and Caroline Shaw, with this GRAMMY-winning vocal ensemble.
Rosch Hall, Fredonia, NY

National Opera Center, March 13, 2016, 7:30PM

loadbang presents: Premieres Vol. 4
loadbang performs premieres by Zachary Detrick, Binna Kim, Christopher Fisher-Lochhead, Angelica Negron, Baljinder Sekhon, and works by Judah Adashi and Scott Worthington
330 7th Ave, New York, NY

DiMenna Center, March 11, 2016, 8PM

Columbia Composers
Ekmeles and Yarn/Wire perform premieres by Christopher Trapani, Yair Klartag, Martin Hiendl, Matthew Ricketts, Ashkan Behzadi, Bill Dougherty, and Shih-Wei Lo
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY
Free admission
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East Carolina University, March 3, 2016, 7:30PM

Newmusic Initiative
loadbang performs music by Hannah Lash, Scott Wollschleger, Alexandre Lunsqui, Andy Kozar, Jeff Gavett, and Reiko Füting
AJ Fletcher Recital Hall, Greenville, NC
Free admission
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Cal State Fullerton, February 27, 2016, 8PM

New Music Festival
loadbang performs music by Pamela Madsen
Meng Concert Hall, Fullerton, CA
$15
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Cal State Fullerton, February 26, 2016, 8PM

New Music Festival
loadbang performs music by Eve Beglarian, Scott Worthington, Reiko Füting, Scott Wollschleger, and David Franzson
Meng Concert Hall, Fullerton, CA
$15
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National Sawdust, February 23, 2016, 7PM

Andy Akiho presents: Avaloch Farm Music Institute
loadbang performs music by Andy Akiho, alongside numerous other featured groups and composers.
80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
$25
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National Sawdust, February 17, 2016, 7PM

Miranda Cuckson presents: An evening of Luigi Nono
Ekmeles performs works by Luigi Nono, Giacinto Scelsi, Salvatore Sciarrino, Josquin des Prez, and Johannes Ockeghem, followed by a performance by violinist Miranda Cuckson and sound artist Christopher Burns of music by Nono.
80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
$25 for both sets
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Miller Theatre, February 16, 2016, 6PM

Pop-Up Concerts: loadbang
loadbang performs works by Taylor Brook, Evan Johnson, David Lang, Andy Kozar, Guillaume de Machaut, and Adam Zahller.
2960 Broadway, Manhattan, NY
Free entry, drinks and door at 5:30
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Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, February 13, 2016, 8PM

Washington Performing Arts: Roomful of Teeth
Jeffrey joins Roomful of Teeth to perform works by Gavin Bryars, Henry Purcell, and Caroline Shaw with ACME.
600 I Street Northwest Washington, DC
$40
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Andy Warhol Museum, January 30, 2016, 8PM

Music on the Edge: Ekmeles
Ekmeles sings works by Ablinger, Carter, Gervasoni, Sciarrino, and Jeffrey.
117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA
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La MaMa, January 13-16, 2016

Coil 2016: Yesterday/Tomorrow
Jeffrey sings in the U.S. premiere of Annie Dorsen's work of algorithmic theatre.
66 East 4th Street, Manhattan
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Paula Cooper Gallery, December 19th, 2015, 8PM

SEM Ensemble
Jeffrey sings a new work by Petr Kotik and Xenakis's Kassandra
534 W 21st St, Manhattan
$20/$15 at door, $15/$10 advance
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DiMenna Center, Cary Hall, December 7th, 2015, 7:30PM

loadbang presents: premieres vol. 4
loadbang performs new works by Jordan Kuspa and Nils Vigeland, and favorites by David Franzson, Martin Iddon, Alex Mincek, and loadbang's own William Lang.
450 W 37th St, Manhattan, NY

Arras Théâtre, November 16, 8PM; November 17, 8:30PM, 2015

Yesterday/Tomorrow
Jeffrey sings in Annie Dorsen's work of algorithmic theatre.
7 Place du Théatre, Arras, France
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University of Buffalo, November 11th, 2015, 7:30PM

loadbang performs favorites
loadbang performs music by Taylor Brook, Alex Mincek, Heather Stebbins, Scott Wollschleger, Scott Worthington, and Jeffrey Gavett.
Lippes Concert Hall, UB, Buffalo, NY

The Stone, November 5th, 2015, 8PM

loadbang performs Didkovsky
loadbang performs the music of Nick Didkovsky, including new arrangements of Vomit Fist tunes for loadbang with Mary Rowell and Geoffrey Burleson.
Avenue C and 2nd Street, Manhattan, NY

Théâtre de Hautpierre, November 2-3, 8:30PM; November 4, 7PM, 2015

Yesterday/Tomorrow
Jeffrey sings in Annie Dorsen's work of algorithmic theatre.
13 Place André Maurois, Strasbourg, France
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University of Huddersfield, October 19th, 2015, 7:30PM

Solo recital
Jeffrey performs works for solo voice by Chaya Czernowin, Martin Iddon, Thuridur Jonsdottir, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Chikako Morishita, Timothy McCormack, and Joan Pamies.
St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, UK
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The Warehouse, October 17th, 2015, 7:30PM

EXAUDI: EXPOSURE2015
Vocal ensemble EXAUDI performs the world premiere of Jeffrey's Peccavi fateor.
13 Theed St, London, UK

DiMenna Center, Cary Hall, October 13th, 2015, 7:30PM

Ekmeles: litany and panic
Ekmeles performs Cage and the world premiere of the full version of Timothy McCormack's panic around death.
450 W 37th St, Manhattan, NY

Hartt School of Music, October 11th, 2015, 2PM

James Sellars 75th Birthday concert
Jeffrey performs the world premiere of August Week with Robert Black and David Friend.
The Hartt School, Hartford, CT

Ultima Festival, September 18-19th, 2015, 8PM

Yesterday/Tomorrow
Jeffrey performs in Annie Dorsen's new multimedia work.
Black Box Teater, Oslo, Norway

Roulette, September 11th, 2015, 8PM

Resonant Bodies Festival
Jeffrey performs premieres by Chaya Czernowin, Martin Iddon, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, Timothy McCormack, and Joan Pamies.
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Peabody Institute, September 8th, 2015, 8PM

A Baby Bigger Grows Than Up Was
loadbang performs the world premiere of David Smooke's complete A Baby Bigger Grows Than Up Was.
Peabody, Baltimore, MD

Peabody Institute, September 6th, 2015, 8PM

loadbang classics
loadbang performs music by David Smooke, Taylor Brook, Evan Johnson, Scott Lee, Scott Worthington, and Adam Zahller.
Peabody, Baltimore, MD

Antonin Dvorak Theater, August 28th, 2015, 8PM

Ostrava Days: Kotik's Master-Pieces
Jeffrey reprises his role in Petr Kotik's Master-Pieces.
Ostrava, Czech Republic

DiMenna Center, Cary Hall, June 28th, 2015, 7:30PM

5BMF: Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs premieres for voices and brass by Chris Fisher-Lochhead, Wolfgang Rihm, and Matthias Spahlinger.
450 W 37th St, Manhattan, NY

Holland Festival, June 4th, 2015, 8:30PM

Yesterday Tomorrow
Jeffrey performs the world premiere of Annie Dorsen's new multimedia work.
Muziekgebouw aan't IJ, Piet Heinkade I, 1019 BR Amsterdam
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DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall, May 15th, 2015, 8PM

MATA Interval: Hunger
Jeffrey performs part III of Jason Thorpe Buchanan's new opera Hunger with Switch Ensemble, along with Sophia Burgos and Lucy Dhegrae.
450 W 37th St, Manhattan, NY
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Roulette, May 12th, 2015, 8PM

Silent Cranes: The Music of Mary Kouyoumdjian
Jeffrey performs the world premiere of Everlastingness with Hotel Elefant, on a program that also features Kronos Quartet.
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY
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National Opera Center - May 11th, 2015, 7:30PM

loadbang Premieres - Volume 2
loadbang performs premieres by composers including the 2014 loadbang Call for Scores winner Chris Fisher-Lochhead, Jeff Myers, Scott Lee, Elizabeth Hoffman, Adam Zahller and works for loadbang by Taylor Brook and Helmut Oehring.
330 7th Ave, Manhattan, NY

Davis Square Theatre - April 28th, 2015, 7PM

After the Thaw
loadbang splits a bill with Arneis Quartet, performing works by Eric Fernandez, Patrick Greene, Andy Kozar, Keith Kusterer, Jenna Lyle, and David Reminick.
255 Elm Street, Somerville, MA

Mildred Sainer Pavillion - April 25th, 2015, 8PM

New Music New College: The Sacred and the Profane
Ekmeles performs works by Aaron Cassidy, Ben Johnston, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf, and Giacinto Scelsi.
5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL

Roulette - March 29th, 2015

String Orchestra of Brooklyn
loadbang premieres a new concerto for loadbang and strings by Reiko Füting, with SoB
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

University of Virginia - March 18-22, 2015

loadbang residency
loadbang performs new works by UVa students
Charlottesville, VA

HERE Culturemart - March 10-11, 2015, 8:30PM

Mata Hari
Jeffrey plays Captain Bouchardon in a workshop presentation of Matt Marks's newest opera
145 Sixth Ave, New York, NY

Trinity Wall Street - March 5th, 2015, 1PM

Siècles: German Baroque
Jeffrey performs as part of the premiere concert of baroque vocal ensemble Siècles, led by Jonathan Woody
75 Broadway, New York, NY

Special Music School - March 4th, 2015, 6:30PM

loadbang
loadbang performs a program at the Special Music High School
100 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

Wild Project - February 28th, 2015, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Ekmeles performs works by John Cage for 4-12 voices.
195 E 3rd St, Manhattan, NY

Firehouse Space - February 21st, 2015, 8PM

Critical Mass
loadbang performs Andrew Kozar's Mass paired with Guillaume de Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame
246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY

Miller Theatre - February 19th, 2015, 8PM

Composer Portrait: Stefano Gervasoni
Ekmeles performs Gervasoni's In Dir on a program featuring Mivos Quartet and Yarn/Wire.
2960 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

Southeastern Louisiana University - February 13th, 2015

Critical Mass
loadbang performs Andrew Kozar's Mass paired with Guillaume de Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame
Hammond, LA

Rothko Chapel - February 12th, 2015

Critical Mass
loadbang performs Andrew Kozar's Mass paired with Guillaume de Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame
Houston, TX

University of North Texas - February 11th, 2015

loadbang
loadbang performs works from their repertoire
Denton, TX

Richland College - February 9-10, 2015

loadbang residency
loadbang lectures and performs works from their repertoire
Dallas, TX

Harpa Northern Lights Hall - January 31st, 2015, 9PM

Dark Music Days
Jeffrey performs a program of works for solo voice alone and with electronics in his Icelandic debut, with works by John Cage, Aaron Cassidy, Evan Johnson, Alvin Lucier, Eric Richards, and a new work by Þuríður Jónsdóttir
Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland

DiMenna Center - January 23rd, 2015, 7:30PM

North American Works
Ekmeles performs works by John Cage, Aaron Cassidy, Evan Johnson, Ben Johnston, Matthew Ricketts, James Tenney, and a premiere by Andrew Waggoner
450 W 37th St, Manhattan, NY

Northwestern University - January 16-18, 2015

loadbang residency
loadbang performs new works written for them by students at Northwestern, and a concert at Merit School of Music
Chicago, IL

Paula Cooper Gallery - December 17th, 2014, 8PM

Petr Kotik: Master-Pieces
Jeffrey performs in the New York premiere of Petr Kotik's Gertrude Stein opera Master-Pieces

DiMenna Center - December 8th, 2014, 7:30PM

The Men of Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs as an all-male sextet in works by Ligeti, Sciarrino, Solage, and Xenakis

Issue Project Room - December 7th, 2014, 8PM

Columbia Composers
Jeffrey performs the New York premiere of a work by Taylor Brook with MIVOS Quartet

Stage Left - December 3rd, 2014, 7:30PM

Charlotte New Music Festival
loadbang performs the New York premieres of works written for them by students at the Charlotte New Music Festival

Miller Theatre - November 18rd, 2014, 6PM

loadbang Pop Up Concert
loadbang performs works by Charles Wuorinen, Reiko Füting, Scott Wollschleger, and Alex Mincek

Center for New Music - November 9th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang presents 'lungpowered'
loadbang will be performing works by Charles Wuorinen, Evan Johnson, Taylor Brook, Alex Mincek, Scott Wollschleger Rob Deemer, Will Lang, and Jeff Gavett.

Sacramento State - November 8th, 2014, 8PM

Festival of New American Music
loadbang will be performing works by Charles Wuorinen, Evan Johnson, Taylor Brook, Alex Mincek, Scott Wollschleger Rob Deemer, Will Lang, and Jeff Gavett

Sacramento State - November 7th, 2014, 8PM

Festival of New American Music: Gala
loadbang performs on the opening gala of the FONAM

Greenwich House Music School - November 5th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang CD release
loadbang releases their CD Monodramas with a celebration at GHMS.

DiMenna Center - October 24th, 2014, 8PM

New York Sound Circuit presents loadbang
loadbang performs works by Tom Johnson, William Lang, and Perotin

Miller Theatre - October 23rd, 2014, 8PM

Composer Portrait: Chaya Czernowin
Jeffrey steps in to sing two premieres with ICE

Lincoln Center: Clark Studio Theater - October 21st, 2014, 7:30PM

White Light Festival: Roomful of Teeth
Works by Rinde Eckert, Sam Amidon, Brad Wells, and Caroline Shaw

Downtown Manhattan - September 13th, 2014, 6PM

Ekmeles Benefit
Ekmeles celebrates their 2014-2015 season with a benefit party in downtown Manhattan. RSVP jeff@ekmeles.com for the address

DiMenna Center - June 13th, 2014, 7:30PM

Stimmung
Ekmeles performs Stockhausen's immortal 1968 classic Stimmung for the first time

Davis Square Theater - June 3rd, 2014, 7PM

Asides
FFC joins forces with Wax Wings Productions and loadbang to present an evening of new music collaboratively programmed with new theatrical works. Program includes works by John Cage, Patrick Greene, Clifton Ingram, Andrew Paul Jackson, Alex Mincek, David Reminick (winner of FFC 2014 Call for Scores!), and more.

Issue Project Room - May 25th, 2014, 8PM

Tectonics
Music of Aaron Cassidy, Evan Johnson, Alvin Lucier, and Giacinto Scelsi

DiMenna Center - May 10th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang: Alphabetical Ashbery
Music of Christian Carey, Alexandre Lunsqui; world premieres by Rob Deemer, Ryan Francis, and loadbang call for scores winner Evan Johnson; NY Premiere of Charles Wuorinen's Alphabetical Ashbery

Symphony Space - April 28th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang plays MIVOS plays loadbang
New works by each member of loadbang for MIVOS and vice versa

Incubator Arts - April 25-27th, 2014, 9PM

WSB100: Deleted Scenes
Jeffrey performs in a new work by James Ilgenfritz

The Kitchen - April 18th, 2014, 8PM

Ekmeles: MATA Festival
Works by Martin Iddon and Josep Sanz

The North Door - April 12th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang: Fast>>Forward>>Austin

Menil Gallery - April 9th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang: DaCamera Houston
Music of Andy Akiho, Chris Cerrone, Hannah Lash, and the world premiere of Charles Wuorinen's Alphabetical Ashbery

DiMenna Center - March 28th, 2014, 7:30PM

loadbang: A Baby Bigger Grows Than Up Was
World premieres by Quinn Collins, Edward Hamel, Martin Iddon, Joan Arnau Pamies, David Smooke, Scott Wollschleger

Roulette - March 26th, 2014, 8PM

S.E.M. Ensemble
Jeffrey performs Petr Kotik's There is Singularly Nothing

New Jersey - March 6th - March 10th, 2014

Roomful of Teeth on tour
Jeffrey joins Grammy-winning ensemble Roomful of Teeth for a run of shows in the northeast:
March 6, 8PM at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
March 9th, 4:30PM at Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Miller Theatre - March 3rd, 2014, 6PM

Ekmeles Pops Up
Ekmeles performs works by Peter Ablinger, Thanasis Deligiannis, Evan Johnson, Kaija Saariaho and Salvatore Sciarrino. Doors at 5:30

2960 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

University of Virginia - February 20th - February 22nd, 2014

Ekmeles sings UVa Composers
Ekmeles performs seven new works by UVa composers, concert February 21st at 8PM

Christ Episcopal Church, Charlottesville VA

loadbang records - January 25th - February 9th, 2014

loadbang records
loadbang records works by Andy Akiho, Hannah Lash, and Paul Pinto

New York University - January 17th, 2014, 7:30PM

NYU Ekmeles residency concert
Ekmeles performs at the culmination of their NYU residency, including a world premiere by Jeffrey

Judson Church - January 10th, 2014

Winter Jazzfest: Roomful of Teeth
Jeffrey again joins Roomful of Teeth to perform on the Winter Jazzfest

Suffolk County Community College - December 11th, 2013, 11AM

loadbang favorites
loadbang performs favorite commissions from the past five years

Wesleyan University - December 9th, 2013

Wesleyan Composers
loadbang performs the music of Wesleyan composers

Susan Inglett Gallery - December 7th, 2013, 7:30PM

Endurance: The music of Will Lang
loadbang performs the music of their trombonist, Will Lang

Issue Project Room - December 3rd, 2013, 8PM

Ekmeles sings Columbia Composers
Ekmeles performs five new works by Columbia Composers Courtney Bryan, Zosha Di Castri, Matthew Ricketts, and Ryan Pratt

DiMenna Center - November 15th, 2013, 7:30PM

Ekmeles sings 21st century Americans
Ekmeles premieres works by Taylor Brook and Zosha Di Castri, the US Premiere of a work by Aaron Cassidy, and works by Elliott Carter, and Adam Mirza

Roulette - November 10th, 2013, 8PM

loadbang and Eve Beglarian
loadbang performs new works with electronics

Abrons Arts Center - November 2nd, 2013, 8PM

Experiments in Opera
Jeffrey sings in the ensemble for EIO's Chorus of All Souls project

Rutgers University - October 26th, 2013, 8PM

Rutgers Composers
Ekmeles sings ten new works by Rutgers University composers

An die Musik LIVE - October 22nd, 2013, 8PM

loadbang in Baltimore
loadbang performs favorites in their Baltimore premiere

Manhattan School of Music - October 3rd, 2013, 8PM

Reiko Füting/Alex Mincek Portrait
loadbang performs works by Füting and Mincek on a joint portrait concert

Washington & California - September 19th - 22nd, 2013

Roomful of Teeth
Jeffrey joins Roomful of Teeth for a tour with performances:
September 19: Seattle Town Hall
September 20: Portland, Fear No Music
September 21: Carlsbad Music Festival
September 22: Solo set with other members of Roomful of Teeth at Carlsbad Music Festival

Church of the Advent Hope - September 9th, 2013, 8PM

The Coterie: Downtown/Uptown
Jeffrey sings an excerpt from Hannah Lash's Stoned Prince along with trumpeter Andy Kozar

ShapeShifter Lab - September 7th, 2013, 8PM

Resonant Bodies Festival
Jeffrey sings a concert of works for solo voice and electronics on the inaugural Resonant Bodies Festival

David Koch Theater - July 6th - 28th, 2013

Monkey: Journey to the West
Jeffrey sings in the pit with Signal under the baton of Brad Lubman as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.
8PM shows, dark Mondays, 2PM & 8PM shows Saturday and Sunday.

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan, NY
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Bohemian National Hall - May 16th, 17th, 2013 8PM

FAMA
Ekmeles joins Talea Ensemble to perform the US premiere of Beat Furrer's FAMA

Framingham State University - April 29th, 2013 1:30PM

The Voice and the Machine
Jeffrey sings a solo voice set with a premiere by Christian Gentry, with works by Ablinger, Cage, Aaron Cassidy, Martin Iddon, and Evan Johnson
A lecture on Augenmusik precedes the concert at 10AM in the Whittemore Library, Room 208

Third Life Studio - April 27th, 2013 8PM

Opensound
Jeffrey sings a solo voice set with a premiere by Christian Gentry, with works by Ablinger, Cage, Aaron Cassidy, Martin Iddon, and Evan Johnson

Tufts University - April 26th, 2013 8PM

Tufts New Music Ensemble
loadbang performs from their own repertoire, and joins Tufts NME for improvisations.

Advent Lutheran Church - April 22nd, 2013 7:30PM

Music Mondays - Augenmusik
Ekmeles performs medieval and modern scores, music by Baude Cordier, Jacob de Senleches; and US premieres by Mark Barden, Evan Johnson, Liza Lim, and Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

Tenri Cultural Institute - April 21st, 2013 7:30PM

NYU Composers
loadbang gives world premieres by Gordon Beeferman, Moon Young Ha, Wang Jie, Adam Mirza, Efrain Rozas, Timucin Sahin, & Jue Wang

Symphony Space - April 8th, 2013 7:30PM

Cutting Edge Concerts
loadbang performs a world premiere by Hannah Lash, and music by Andy Akiho, Reiko Füting, and Alexandre Lunsqui.

Southern Illinois University OBF Recital Hall - April 5th, 2013 7:30PM

Outside the Box
Jeff sings Frank Stemper's The Sensation of Waking and Aaron Cassidy's I, purples...
A 10AM lecture in Altgeld 110 on Just Intonation theory and practice will precede the concert.

South Oxford Space - March 23rd, 2013 7:30PM

AOP: Operation Brooklyn: Windows
Jeff sings Zach Redler and Sara Cooper's monodrama Shush, Love as part of an evening of theatrical works

The Stone - March 22nd, 2013 8PM

Schubert Gavett Duo
Jeff performs with Megan Schubert a program of new works written by the duo

Avenue C and 2nd Street, Manhattan NY

Lincoln Center - March 11th, 2013 4:30PM

loadbang: Very Young Composers
loadbang performs works by New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers to finish out their month-long residency

DiMenna Center - March 8th, 2013 8PM

loadbang: Threshold
loadbang performs world premieres by David Brynjar Franzson, Martin Iddon, David Smooke, & Helmut Oehring; and a classic by Scott Worthington

Issue Project Room - February 9th, 2013 8PM

Experiments in Opera
Jeff performs new opera shorts by Justin Tierney and Matthew Welch

DROM - February 6th, 2013 7PM

Le Train Bleu
Jeff sings music of Matt Marks with ensemble Le Train Bleu

Roulette - January 24th 2013, 8PM

Interpretations: Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs works by American composers as part of the Interpretations series

Greenwich House Music School - January 11th 2013, 8PM

loadbang plays loadbang
loadbang performs premieres by Alejandro Acierto, Carlos Cordeiro, Jeffrey Gavett, Andy Kozar, and William Lang

Spectrum - December 9th, 2012 7PM

loadbang
loadbang performs graphic and video scores; opening set by Nick Didkovsky

DROM - November 7th, 2012 7:15PM

Le Train Bleu
Jeff sings music of Aaron Cassidy and John Cage as part of a Le Train Bleu benefit for the victims of hurricane Sandy

85 Avenue A, Manhattan NY

Issue Project Room - October 13th, 2012 8PM

Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs works by Eve Beglarian, Michael Edward Edgerton, and a new work by Thanasis Deligiannis

Our Lady of Lebanon

Nassau Presbyterian Church - October 12th, 2012 8PM

Ekmeles
Ekmeles performs works by Courtney Bryan as part of the Callaloo Conference at Princeton University

Le Poisson Rouge - September 18th, 2012 7:30PM

loadbang
loadbang performs works with electronics, followed by a set by Respect Sextet

Issue Project Room - September 15th, 2012 8PM

Bee Symphony
Jeffrey sings Chris Watson and Marcus Davidson's Bee Symphony

92nd Street Y Tribeca - June 8th, 2012 9PM

W4 New Music
Jeffrey conducts an all-star cello octet in Steve Reich's Cello Counterpoint, and a new work by Matt Frey

Roulette - May 11th, 2012 8PM

Experiments in Opera
Matthew Welch's Borges and the Other

The Italian Academy - May 9th, 2012 8PM

AMP New Music
Jeffrey conducts Ekmeles in the US Premiere of Nono's Quando stanno morendo

Stony Brook University - May 4th, 2012 8PM

Stony Brook Contemporary Contemporary Players
Frank Stemper's The Sensation of Waking

AC Institute - April 27th, 2012 8PM

Xenakis portrait
loadbang performs music of Xenakis in collaboration with Iktus Percussion Quartet

Roulette - April 19th, 2012 8PM

MATA Festival
loadbang premieres new works by and with Eli Keszler and Cecilia Lopez under the auspices of MATA

509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Paula Cooper Gallery - April 17th, 2012 6:30PM

MATA Festival Gala
loadbang plays works by Cage and David Lang as a part of the MATA opening night gala

Experimental Intermedia - April 13th 2012, 9PM

Petr Kotik's There is singularly nothing
Ekmeles performs with S.E.M. Ensemble

Greenwich House Music School - March 8th 2012, 8PM

North River Music presents: John Cage: A Portrait in 5 Parts
loadbang celebrates Cage's centennial

Roulette - March 3rd 2012, 8PM

Columbia Composers
Ekmeles performs premieres by Columbia graduate composers

Wild Project - February 17th 2012, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Music of Eve Beglarian with Ekmeles, Vicky Chow, and BRIM

Wild Project - February 15th 2012, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Jeffrey conducts music of Jenny Olivia Johnston

Wild Project - February 11th 2012, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Music of John Cage with loadbang, Vicky Chow & al.

Wild Project - February 10th 2012, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Randy Gibson's Circular Trance with Ekmeles

New York University - February 4th 2012, 8PM

First Performance Club
Premieres by NYU graduate composers with Ekmeles

Abrons Arts Center - January 21st 2012, 8PM

The River Project
Music of Eve Beglarian with BRIM, the Guidonian Hand and loadbang

Le Poisson Rouge - January 16th 2012, 7:30PM

Experiments in Opera
Matthew Welch's Borges and the Other with Blarvuster on a program of experimental operas

The Tank - December 15th 2011, 7:30PM

Worlds Collide
loadbang performs a program of ancient works and premieres

Issue Project Room - December 10th 2011, 8PM

Darmstadt Essential Repertoire: Terry Riley's "In C"
Jeffrey joins an all-star cast to perform Riley's minimalist classic

First Presbyterian Brooklyn - November 18th 2011, 7:30PM

Circular Trance
Ekmeles premieres Randy Gibson's new concert-length commission for 7 voices and sine waves

Roger Smith Hotel - October 23rd 2011, 4PM

The Art of Transcription
Performing Marc Sabat's arrangement of Harry Partch's "Leaving Santa Barbara" with Talea Ensemble

Italian Academy - October 21st 2011, 8PM

Madrigals and Metamorphoses
Ekmeles sings a program of modern madrigals and transformations of older music

Issue Project Room - October 6th 2011, 8:30PM

Triple Bill
Ekmeles performs with Ascoli Ensemble and Ergodos Musicians in an epic triple bill

Yes!Oui!Si! Space - June 25th 2011, 2PM

Rhymes with Opera
Singing (and playing ukelele) in 3 short contemporary operas with string quartet

Real Art Ways - June 24th 2011, 7:30PM

Rhymes with Opera
Singing (and playing ukelele) in 3 short contemporary operas with string quartet

Issue Project Room - June 2nd 2011, 8PM

loadbang with Pygmy Jerboa
Performing Lucier's The Queen of the South as part of the Darmstadt Essential Rep series

Italian Academy at Columbia University - May 13th-14th 2011, 8PM

Invisible Cities
Ekmeles performs the ensemble roles in Chris Cerrone's opera with Red Light New Music.

loadbang tour - May 1st-3rd 2011

loadbang on the road
Played new and old works in Cornell, Bloomsburg, PA; and Baltimore, MD

Brandeis University - April 30th 2011, 10PM

BEAMS Marathon
Steven Kazuo Takasugi's Strange Autumn with Talea Ensemble as part of the BEAMS marathon, running 12PM-12AM.

ArtSPACE, New Haven, CT - March 25th 2011, 5PM

SCRAWL
I appear as a disembodied head with loadbang at the reveal of this corps exquis gallery. Red white and black dress code, cocktails, free mustaches.

Yale University, New Haven, CT - March 24th 2011, 8PM

New Music New Haven
loadbang performs the premiere of the entirety of Andy Akiho's Love Lost Lust Lone.

Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY - February 27th 2011, 7:30PM

Yale Triple Bill
loadbang plays new works by Yale composers, and is joined by composer/performers Andy Akiho and Ted Hearne on sets of their own

Yale Club, Manhattan, NY - February 23rd 2011, 7PM

Yale Premieres
loadbang plays new works by Andy Akiho, Chris Cerrone, Richard Harrold, and Adrian Knight.

Wild Project, Manhattan, NY - February 12th 2011, 8PM

John Cage at the Avant Music Festival
Ekmeles performs Cage's Song Books. Other performances by Vicky Chow, William Lang, and Randy Gibson.

The Tank, Manhattan, NY - January 11th 2011, 8PM

Resonances - Ekmeles
Performing a program of resonances vocal, metal, glass, and historical. David Lang's 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning the little match girl passion will be joined with a world premiere by Martin Iddon, hamadryads, and Alvin Lucier's Theme.

Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY - December 4th 2010, 8PM

Darmstadt Essential Repertoire - Ekmeles
Ekmeles joins an all-star group including impresario and tenor Nick Hallett, composer Eve Beglarian, and Ethel violinist Mary Rowell to perform excerpts from Philip Glass’s Einstein on the Beach.

The Tank, Manhattan, NY - November 8th 2010, 7PM

Pairings - Ekmeles
Performing a program of duos with Rachel Calloway, including Cage's Litany for the Whale and new works by Jude Traxler and Troy Herion

Alice Tully Hall, Manhattan, NY - November 12th 2010, 8PM

New Juilliard Ensemble
The Western Hemisphere premiere of Luca Lombardi's Lucrezio - Part II

Love Power Church, Minneapolis, MN - October 1st 2010, 8PM

Spark Festival
Steven Kazuo Takasugi's Strange Autumn with Talea Ensemble. Program also featuring works by Ferneyhough and Stockhausen

The Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY - September 26th 2010, 4PM

Reimagined Tunings
Sang Ben Johnston's arrangement of Harry Partch's Barstow with the killer Talea Ensemble

Our Saviour's Atonment Lutheran Church, New York, NY - September 24th 2010, 7:30PM

The Tower of Babel
My New Music vocal ensemble Ekmeles had their debut performance, featuring music of Cassidy, Gaburo, Kagel, Saariaho and Scelsi

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival, Wintergreen, VA - July 19th to 28th

5 vocal master classes with Paul Sperry and three concerts, featuring music of Viennese composers, under the auspices of the Lotte Lehmann Foundation

Merkin Hall, New York, NY - May 27th 2010, 7:30PM

US Premiere of Harrison Birtwistle's The Corridor, and World Premiere of Nico Muhly's Stabat Mater with Signal Ensemble

The Tank - May 20th 2010, 9:30PM

Get Tanked with loadbang
loadbang returns to The Tank with a decadent program of new commissions lightly frosted with old favorites.

Juilliard - May 13th 2010, 8PM

Performed Steven Kazuo Takasugi's Strange Autumn with Alex Lipowski and Victor Adán.

dorkbot nyc - May 5th 2010, 7PM

loadbang played Nick Didkovsky's Firm, soapy hothead.

Gershwin Hotel - April 8th 2010, 8PM

loadbang does a double bill with The Batteries Duo. Tuba, mirum spargens sonum per sepulchra Gershionem.

Galapagos Art Space - March 19th 2010, 8PM

The Little Death
Jeff was part of the Little Death Praise Chorus in this wild opera by Matt Marks

Issue Project Room - March 18th 2010, 8PM

That New Music smell
loadbang played a program of all premieres, including works by Didkovsky, Füting, Lunsqui, Worthington, and a new piece by Jeff

Paula Cooper Gallery - March 16th 2010, 7:30PM

S.E.M. Ensemble
Somei Satoh's The Passion with S.E.M. Ensemble and Thomas Buckner, led by Petr Kotik

Roger Smith Hotel - February 28th 2010, 4PM

loadbang iNSIDE Out
All brand-new original compositions by all members of loadbang.

Wild Project - February 26th 2010, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Karlheinz Stockhausen's Am Himmel wandre ich... with Megan Schubert

Wild Project - February 20th 2010, 8PM

Avant Music Festival
Cage's Song Books with Randy Gibson, Andy Kozar, Will Lang and Megan Schubert

Issue Project Room - February 15th 2010, 8PM

Theatre of Music
Iannis Xenakis's Kassandra and the US Premiere of Steven Kazuo Takasugi's Strange Autumn with Alex Lipowski of Talea Ensemble

Willow Place Auditorium - February 11th 2010, 8PM

S.E.M. Ensemble Workshop
Somei Satoh's The Passion with S.E.M. Ensemble and Thomas Buckner, led by Petr Kotik

The Flea - February 7th 2010, 3PM

Music with a View: Singer/songwriters?
Matt Marks' gruesome Adventures of Albert Fish

Think Coffee - January 21st 2010, 8PM

Caffeine and Cage
loadbang played works of Cage, Machaut, and more

Galapagos Art Space - January 19th 2010, 8PM

Soundscapes, Beats and Songs
You Can Just Park Right Here premiered my arrangement of Dillinger Escape Plan's Calculating Infinity

Bennington College - October 4th 2009, 8PM

Karlheinz Stockhausen's Am Himmel wandre ich... with soprano Megan Schubert
Deane Carriage Barn

St. John's Episcopal Church, Williamstown, MA - August 10th 2009

loadbang played an exciting set for a receptive church audience.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeport, PA - July 19th 2009

loadbang had a great time at Trinity's concert series.

Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA - July 18th 2009

loadbang played a show with the fantastic Luminescent Orchestrii!

Sakura Park, Manhattan, NY - June 21st 2009

Karlheinz Stockhausen's Am Himmel wandre ich... with soprano Megan Schubert
Thanks to everyone who stuck it out in the rain!

Projects

loadbang

loadbang is an experimental quartet I formed with three friends at MSM. We perform improvised music and new music we commission.


Ekmeles

Ekmeles is a new music vocal ensemble I direct.

© 2013 Jeffrey Gavett