Upcoming Events

Aaron Michael Butler

Date City Venue
04/08/17 Athens, OH Athens International Film and Video Festival
Time: 10:00pm. Aaron Michael Butler leads a performance of ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’
06/03/17 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Music Festival
Time: 8:00am. Aaron Michel Butler leads a performance of ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’

Experiments In Opera

Date City Venue
05/05/17 - 05/06/17 New York, NY Symphony Space – Thalia Theater
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: 25.00. Address: 2537 Broadway. Experiments in Opera presents Flash Operas, including ‘The Wallet’ with music and libretto by Aaron Siegel. Buy Tickets

Mantra Percussion

Date City Venue
04/07/17 Bellingham, WA Performing Arts Center 155 – Concert Hall
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 516 High Street. Mantra Percussion plays ‘A Great Many’ and music by Tristan Perich at the Western Washington University.
04/08/17 Vancouver, British Columbia The Annex
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $35. Address: 823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor. Mantra percussion plays ‘A Great Many’ as well as other music by Tristan Perich, Leslie Flanagan and Paul Dolden. Buy Tickets

Past Events

Aaron Siegel

Date City Venue
08/15/15 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10.00. Address: 168 7th Avenue. Matthew Evans (vibraphone) and Karl Larson (piano) perform music from Aaron Siegel’s Book of Notions for vibraphone and piano. These 10 miniatures explore the sonic kinship between piano and vibraphone and tell a vibrant story of ideas born and set spinning in the world.
06/07/14 Brooklyn The Firehouse Space
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 246 Frost Avenue. Shared bill with Angelica Negron, Meaghan Burke and Quiet City. Presented by Iktus Percussion.
04/03/14 Richmond, KY Eastern Kentucky University Hummel Planetarium
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475. Eastern Kentucky University Contemporary Music Ensemble, Aaron Levy, director, performs Science is Only A Sometimes Friend.
01/04/14 Brooklyn, NY Douglass Street Music Collective
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 295 Douglass St. Brooklyn, NY 11220. Aaron Siegel performs a solo set entitled “Call Me Your People” for voice and synthesizer.
11/23/13 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 168 7th Avenue. I will be playing a new solo set of stories and music as an opener for Peter Kerlin.
11/19/13 Pembroke University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Time: 8:00pm. UNC Pembroke performs Preparing the Past for four percussionists and four-hand piano.
09/05/13 Madison, WI Color Field Ensemble Festival
Time: 8:00pm. Color Field Ensemble Festival presents “Science is Only a Sometimes Friend” with performances by the Tigue percussion ensemble and others.
06/21/13 New York Downtown Manhattan
Time: 12:00pm. This outdoor event will feature the premiere of Somewhere Here in This World for 30 percussionists. This performance will be part of the 2013 Make Music New York event.
06/08/13 Brooklyn Cloud City
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 85 N. First Street. Hell’s Bells Percussion Group performs ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’
06/01/13 Los Angeles, CA The Billy Wilder Theater at The Hammer Museum
Time: 2:00pm. The Industry presents excerpts from six new operas including Brother Brother.
05/12/13 Atlanta Poem
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 1100 Howell Mill Road Suite A04. Nobrow.music.collective presents Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.
04/07/13 Tuscaloosa, AL Sonic Frontiers Festival
Time: 4:00am. I will be working with percussionists from the University of Alabama for a performance of my piece “Science is Only a Sometimes Friend”
04/06/13 Athens, OH Nuits Blanche
Nuits Blanche Arts Festival in Athens, OH will present Estuary for solo vibraphone as well as Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.
01/20/13 New York Carnegie Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Francisco Nunez leads a massed chorus in a performance of my piece “The Light Come Down” for SSA singers and 4 players on 2 vibraphones.
10/01/11 Greenpoint Greepoint Waterfront
Time: 8:00pm. I will be presenting a new video/performance piece entitled “put your hands together” as part of the 2011 Bring to Light video festival.
06/21/11 New York New York Stock Exchange
Time: 12:45pm. Address: Wall Street and Broad Street. GROUP – iPhone Collective Sound Art Happening Download the app for your iPhone or iPod Touch at http://bit.ly/kXVxcF.
05/24/11 New York Incubator Arts Project – St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery
Time: 8:00pm. Box office: 212-352-3101. Address: 131 East 10th Street. Venue phone: 212-420-1916. “Science is Only a Sometimes Friend” CD-release party featuring members of Mantra Percussion and the Aaron Siegel Ensemble.
05/07/11 New York The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral
Time: 11:30pm. Address: 263 Mulberry Street. This performance of “Common Tones” for pipe organ is part of the Bring to Light NYC festival taking place throughout downtown Manhattan on Saturday May 7, 2011.
11/16/10 Brooklyn Reanimation Library at Proteus Gowanus
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 543 Union Street, Brooklyn, New York 11215. Venue phone: 718.243.1572. Reprise performance of “Kitty Hawk (Brother’s Tears)” featuring Megan Schubert (mezzo-soprano), Al Cerulo and Joe Bergen (vibraphones), Aaron Siegel (speaking voice)
06/03/10 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Aaron Siegel Ensemble with Mantra Percussion and Video Artist Christy Edwards. Full performance of “Preparing the Past.”
03/24/10 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Music of Andrew Raffo Dewar with Jessica Pavone and Carl Testa, presented as part of the Porter Records showcase.
03/13/10 New Haven Never Ending Books
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 810 State Street. Trio with Carl Testa and Mike McGuiness.
02/16/10 New York Bowery Poetry Club
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 308 Bowery. Venue phone: (212) 614-0505. Trio with Stephen Rush and Chris Peck.
01/31/10 Vancouver Roundhouse Festival Hall
Time: 8:00pm. with Anthony Braxton Sonic Genome Project.
01/29/10 Vancouver Christ Church Cathedral
Time: 8:00pm. with the Anthony Braxton 12(+1)tet.
01/10/10 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 168 7th Avenue. Excerpts from “The Swan Catchers” featuring Andie Springer – violin, Caroline Shaw – violin, Erin Wight -viola, Evelyn Farny – cello, Ryan McCarthy and Genevieve Hardison – Actors.
12/15/09 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Aaron Siegel Ensemble will be performing the concert version of “Science is Only a Sometimes Friend” for 8 glockenspiels and organ.
12/09/09 New York, NY The Stone
Time: 10:00pm. Address: Avenue C and 2nd Avenue. Christy & Emily “Superstition” Record release party.
12/05/09 New York, NY St. Peters Church
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 346 West 20th Street. Iktus Percussion Ensemble performs newly-commissioned work by Aaron Siegel.
11/30/09 Brooklyn Galapagos Art Space
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 16 Main Street. Venue phone: 718.222.8500. Performance of “In C” DARMSTADT’s 5th anniversary.
11/24/09 Purchase, NY SUNY Purchase College
Time: 7:00pm. Iktus Percussion Ensemble concert featuring newly commissioned work by Aaron Siegel.
10/17/09 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 168 7th Street. Aaron Siegel Ensemble performs on a bill with Carl Testa’s Static Ensemble.
09/21/09 Williamsburg, Brooklyn Death by Audio
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 49 S. 2nd, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Performance of new composition, Maze Hocket, for You Are Here event.
06/20/09 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 168 7th Street. FIDDLE AND DRUM – Record Release Party
06/20/09 New York, NY East Meadow, Central Park
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Science is Only A Sometimes Friend
05/29/09 New York, NY Roulette
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: 15.00. Preparing the Past – Aaron Siegel Ensemble
05/19/09 New York, NY Saint Peter’s Church
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 619 Lexington Avenue. Mantra Percussion Ensemble performs Our Reluctance is Overstated for six glockenspiels
04/09/09 Long Island City, NY The Chocolate Factory
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 5-49 49th Avenue. MEMORIZE THE SKY
03/24/09 New York, NY The Mercury Lounge
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 217 East Houston Street. WHITE, BLUE, YELLOW and CLOUDS
03/16/09 New York, NY The Stone
Time: 9:00pm. Address: Avenue C and 2nd Avenue. Aaron Siegel (drums), James Ilgenfritz (bass), Steve Rush (piano), Steve Swell (trombone)
03/06/09 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Till by Turning plays Peter Garland, Katie Young, and others
02/14/09 Brooklyn, NY The Cake Shop
Time: 10:00pm. Address: 152 Ludlow Street. WHITE, BLUE, YELLOW AND CLOUDS
01/10/09 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 168 7th Avenue. Excerpts from “The Swan Catchers” featuring Andie Springer – violin, Caroline Shaw – violin, Erin Wight – viola, Evelyn Farny – cello, Genevieve Hardison and Ryan McCarthy – actors.
11/14/08 Brooklyn, NY Listen/Space
Time: 10:00pm. Address: 195 Skillman Avenue. Aaron Siegel Solo w/ Jason Brogan and others
10/26/08 Brooklyn, NY Sound Fix
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 10 Bedford Avenue. Aaron Siegel Ensemble Emily Manzo (piano) Aaron Siegel (vibraphone)
09/28/08 Brooklyn, NY Sound Fix
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 10 Bedford Avenue. with Jason Cady
08/08/08 Lisbon, Portugal Auditorio Dois
Time: 8:00pm. Memorize the Sky Jazz em Agosto Festival
07/25/08 San Sebastian —-
Time: 8:00pm. with The Anthony Braxton Septet
04/24/08 - 04/26/08 Long Island City, NY The Chocolate Factory
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 5-49 49th Avenue. The Swan Catchers Premiere of a new composition for String Quartet and Voices featuring The Flux Quartet
01/30/08 Brooklyn, NY Zebulon
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 258 Wythe Avenue. WHERE FROM HERE Aaron Siegel (drums and composition), Erik Deutsch (piano), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Carl Testa (Bass), Matt Bauder (tenor), Harris Eisenstadt (drums)
01/17/08 Philadelphia, PA The Rotunda
Time: 9:00pm. WHERE FROM HERE
11/02/07 Brooklyn, NY Monkeytown
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 58 North 3rd Street. Kyklos plays music by Collins, Messiaen, Ligeti, Lopes and Siegel

Andrew Dewar

Date City Venue
06/19/10 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Anthony Braxton – Tri-Centric Modeling: Past, Present, and Future Concert benefiting the Tri-Centric Foundation, featuring performers from the cast of Anthony Braxton’s opera Trillium E, plus performances by Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone, Andrew Raffo Dewar, Chris Jonas & James Fei and Tyshawn Sorey, as well as others yet to be announced.

Anthony Braxton 12+1tet

Date City Venue
10/13/12 Venice Biennale Musica Venezia
Time: 8:00pm. The 12+1tet performs work from Anthony Braxton’s Echo Echo Mirrorhouse series of compositions.
10/06/11 - 10/08/11 New York, NY Roulette
Time: 8:00pm. Tri-Centric Foundation Festival featuring the music of Anthony Braxton
06/18/10 New York Le Poisson Rouge
Time: 5:30pm. Address: 158 Bleecker Street. Venue phone: (212) 353-3474. Anthony Braxton 65th Birthday Bash 5:30 doors open 6:00 opening solo bagpipe invocation by Matt Welch 6:15 Steve Coleman/Jonathan Finlayson 6:45 Richard Teitelbaum (plus special guest?) 7:15 Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Strings (w/Renee Baker and Tomeka Reid) 7:50 John Zorn/Dave Douglas/Brad Jones/Gerry Hemingway 8:25 Marilyn Crispell/Mark Dresser/Gerry Hemingway 9:00 Anthony Braxton 12+1tet (w/Taylor Ho Bynum, Andrew Raffo Dewar, James Fei, Mary Halvorson, Steve Lehman, Nicole Mitchell, Jessica Pavone, Tomeka Reid, Jay Rozen, Sara Schoenbeck, Aaron Siegel, and Carl Testa)

Anthony Braxton Septet

Date City Venue
05/21/11 Victoriaville Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville – Colisée A
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 400, boulevard Jutras Est. Anthony Braxton’s Echo Echo Mirror House Septet Anthony Braxton, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Mary Halvorson, Jay Rozen, Carl Testa and Aaron Siegel
05/20/11 New Haven Firehouse 12
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 45 Crown St. Venue phone: 203.785.0468. Anthony Braxton’s Echo Echo Mirror House Septet Anthony Braxton, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Mary Halvorson, Jay Rozen, Carl Testa and Aaron Siegel
10/07/10 Strasbourg Auditorium de la Cité de la Musique
Time: 8:00am.

Beaten Path Duo

Date City Venue
10/29/10 New York Tenri Cultural Institute
Time: 8:00am. Address: 43A WEST 13TH STREET. Beaten Path Duo (Joe Bergen and Al Cerulo) will be premiering Aaron Siegel’s Kitty Hawk (Brother’s Tears) for two vibraphones, soprano and actor.

Bent Duo

Date City Venue
01/30/17 San Francisco, CA Center for New Music
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 55 Taylor St. Venue phone: (415) 275-2466.
01/30/16 San Francisco, CA Center for New Music
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 55 Taylor St. Venue phone: (415) 275-2466. David Friend and Bill Solomon play ‘Under Such Cover’ on this program of music for percussion and piano.

Chamber Cartel

Date City Venue
10/20/14 Atlanta, GA Goat Farm Art Centers
Time: 1:00am. Chamber Cartel performs Science is Only a Sometimes Friend as part of Elevate 2014.

Experiments In Opera

Date City Venue
07/28/16 New York, NY The Stone
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Address: Avenue C and 2nd Avenue. Experiments in Opera presents New Choral Works featuring Ghostlight Chorus and works by Jessica Pavone, Jason Cady, Sasha Zamler-Carhart, Aaron Siegel and Matthew Welch.
10/16/15 New York, NY The Stone
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15.00. Address: Avenue C and 2nd Avenue. Travel Agency is On Fire: Burroughs Cuts up the Great Bards, featuring my piece Flesh Mr. Martin
05/06/15 - 05/07/16 New York, NY Anthology Film Archives
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 32 2nd Avenue. Venue phone: (212) 505-5181 x15. Experiments in Opera presents Video Operas with works by Jason Cady, Emily Manzo, Anna Mikhailhova, Aaron Siegel and Dorian Wallace
04/01/15 - 04/02/15 Brooklyn Roulette – Brooklyn
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 509 Atlantic Avenue. Venue phone: (917) 267-0363. EiO’s Story Binge featuring new work by Aaron Siegel.
02/13/15 - 02/21/15 New York Abrons Arts Center
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: 20. Address: 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street). Performance of Sisyphus by Aaron Siegel, Jason Cady and Matthew Welch
05/02/14 - 05/03/14 New York Abrons Arts Center
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25.00. Address: 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street). EiO presents the premiere of Brother Brother, an opera about brotherhood and Orville and Wilbur Wright.
02/28/14 - 03/01/14 New York Abrons Arts Center
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Address: 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street). EiO presents Radio Operas featuring my opera ‘The Collector’ for actor, piano, flute and percussion.
02/09/13 Brooklyn, NY Issue Project Room
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 232 Third Street. Experiments in Opera presents ‘New Shorts’ featuring a premiere monodrama, The Collector, by Aaron Siegel.
05/10/12 - 05/11/12 Brooklyn Roulette – Brooklyn
Time: 8:00am. Address: 509 Atlantic Avenue. Venue phone: (917) 267-0363. Experiments in Opera Spring Series features two nights of new operas. Thursday May 10 will feature excerpts from Brother Brother by Aaron Siegel, To Scale by Cough Button (Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons and Lynn Levy) and a full production of Happiness is the Problem by Jason Cady. Friday May 11 will feature a full production of Borges and the Other by Matthew Welch.
01/16/12 New York Le Poisson Rouge
Time: 7:30am. Admission: $25. Address: 158 Bleecker Street. Venue phone: (212) 353-3474. This performance marks the inaugural event of the Experiments in Opera Festival featuring excerpts of new operas by Matthew Welch, Jason Cady, Georges Aperghis and Aaron Siegel.

Jonathan Ovalle

Date City Venue
10/31/12 - 11/03/12 Austin, TX Percussive Arts Society International Conference
Time: 8:00pm. Jonathan Ovalle will be performing the premiere of ‘Dioramas for Prepared Vibraphone.’

Mantra Percussion

Date City Venue
01/25/14 New York Park Avenue Christian Church
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 1010 Park Avenue New York, NY 10028. Mantra Percussion plays ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’
09/23/12 Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad Music Festival
Time: 1:00pm. Mantra Percussion anchors an outdoor performance of Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.
06/18/12 New York Le Poisson Rouge
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: 15.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 158 Bleecker Street. Venue phone: (212) 353-3474. An excerpt from ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend’ will be featured on So Percussion’s International Night of Awesome(ness) w/ Nexus Percussion Ensemble , Amadinda Percussion Group , So Percussion , Meehan/Perkins Duo , Mantra Percussion , Akros Percussion Collective , Tigue and Siren.
06/01/12 Brooklyn First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 124 Henry St. • Brooklyn, NY 11201. Mantra Percussion will be presenting a full concert of my music for percussion as part of the Music at First Series. This event is one of three composer portraits in a series that also includes the composers Tristan Perich and Ted Hearne.

Memorize The Sky

Date City Venue
05/24/13 New Haven Firehouse 12
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 45 Crown St. Venue phone: 203.785.0468.
05/23/13 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 168 7th Avenue.
Tour: MTS Europe 2013
01/26/13 Paris Musee du quai Branly
Time: 4:00am.
01/23/13 London Cafe OTO
Time: 8:00pm.
01/22/13 Bruges Soulbar
Time: 8:30pm.
01/19/13 Brest Penn ar Jazz
Time: 10:30pm.
Tour: Memorize the Sky – “Creeks” Release Tour
12/19/10 Chicago, IL Hungry Brain
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2319 W. Belmont Ave. Memorize the Sky with Jeff Albert’s Instigation Quartet
12/18/10 Toledo, OH Robinwood Concerthouse
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2564 Robinwood Ave. Memorize the Sky with Jason Alder
12/15/10 Boston, MA Spectacle
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 17 Edinboro Street, 3rd Floor (Chinatown). Memorize the Sky with Aster (Ashley Paul & Eli Keszler)
12/14/10 Brooklyn, NY I-Beam
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: 10.00. Address: 168 7th Avenue. Memorize the Sky releases our third full-length record, “Creeks” on Detroit-based Broken Research. This show also marks the start of a four-city tour celebrating the record and our 10 years of making music together. For more information visit memorizethesky.com.
05/15/10 Chicago, IL Chicago Cultural Center (Claudia Cassidy Theater)
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 78 E. Washington St.. Venue phone: 312.744.6630. Memorize The Sky (AS w/ Zach Wallace and Matt Bauder) perform at the Clean Feed Records Festival in Chicago.

Michele Kennedy

Date City Venue
11/19/16 New York, NY Arts on Site
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 12 St. Marks Place, #3F. Michele Kennedy sings selections from ‘Stay in the Sun’ as part of the Rhymes with Opera Salon.
11/22/15 Poughkeepsie, NY Dutch Reformed Church
Time: 3:00pm. Address: 70 Hooker Avenue. Michele Kennedy sings 3 selections from a newly commissioned song cycle.

NOBROW.collective

Date City Venue
11/05/15 Urbana, IL Smith Memorial Hall
Time: 7:30pm. NOBROW.collective performs ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend’

Omaha Under the Radar

Date City Venue
01/17/15 Omaha, NE Slowdown
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 729 N 14th St. University of Nebraska at Omaha Percussion Ensemble performs “Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’
01/17/14 Omaha, NE Slowdown
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 729 N 14th St. The University of Nebraska at Omaha percussion ensemble plays ‘Science is Only a Sometimes Friend.’

Robert Ashley

Date City Venue
11/19/11 - 11/21/11 New York The Kitchen
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 512 West 19th Street. Venue phone: (212) 255-5793. I will be performing in the ensemble of Robert Ashley’s early masterpiece ‘That Morning Thing’

Young People’s Chorus of New York City

Date City Venue
04/25/15 New York, NY Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 1395 Lexington Avenue. YPC of NYC performs my new piece ‘The Mysteries of Nothing’ as part of their Radio Radiance Concert.
06/09/12 New York, NY Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y
Time: 7:00pm. Box office: 212-289-7779, Ext. 10. Address: 1395 Lexington Avenue. YPC will be performing my “The Light Comes Down” for four percussionists and chorus on their Spring Concert. There are two shows, one at 3:30 pm and one 7:00 pm.