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ELECTRA

October 27th, 2017  |  by  |  published in art, dance, featured, inspiration, news, process, sound, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

ELECTRA

Electra by Agnes Szelag 2017 A collection of songs created as a result of the collaboration with Amy Lewis on her work 16 Electras.  It was performed at the San Francisco International Arts Festival on May 27th and June 3rd. As a part of a larger research/art project Amy had collected words from 16 versions […]

ONA

October 23rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in art, featured, news, process, sound | Leave A Comment »

ONA

2015-2016 The way our bodies move through space is based on our will and genetic make-up, but our movements are also largely defined by the interactions we have with the physical shapes of the external world.  Our daily interactions and movements influence our emotional and spiritual journeys, and our movements change as we age. ONA […]

WE

June 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in composition, featured, news, press, sound | Leave A Comment »

WE

On March 10, 2015, I premiered the piece WE. It was performed on the UC Berkeley Carillon by Jeff Davis, and broadcast live on KALX. Recording and live stream by The Norman Conquest. This is what Gretchen Kell wrote about it for the UC Berkeley newsletter. I really think she described the intention of it […]

AVALON release on Monotype Records

May 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in featured, news, sound | Leave A Comment »

AVALON release on Monotype Records

At long last Dokuro’s second record AVALON was released on Monotype Records May, 2015. This album was recorded on our Spring Tour in 2012.

Poland Fulbright Experience

September 10th, 2013  |  by  |  published in academic, art, sound, thoughts | Leave A Comment »

Poland Fulbright Experience

In 2010 I applied for a Fulbright Grant to research aesthetics and techniques of performance and composition in Kraków, Poland.  I was born in Kraków and left there as a young child.  I was curious what was happening musically in my home town, and longed for the ability to live in Poland and experience its […]

October Pieces and Shadows release on Trestle Records!

March 12th, 2013  |  by  |  published in news, sound | Leave A Comment »

October Pieces and Shadows release on Trestle Records!

Jason Hoopes – Piano // Agnes Szelag – Cello October Pieces and Shadows, the new collaboration from sound artist Agnes Szelag and composer Jason Hoopes, is comprised of a subtle collection of minimal explorations for piano and cello. Singular lines interweve to produce a contemplative suite of spacious arrangements for sparse repetitive piano with the cello adding tonal […]

Tomek Chołoniewski, Ray Dickaty and Michał Dymny @Święta Krowa, KRK

February 15th, 2012  |  by  |  published in fun, inspiration, reviews, sound | Leave A Comment »

Ray Dickaty, Tomek Chołoniewski and Michał Dynmy @Swieta Krowa KRK

Tomek Chołoniewski is one of the top players in the Kraków improv music scene. I have seen him play in a number of contexts and there’s a balancing act he is really good at. On one hand. he always blends in with what is going on musically on the stage; on the other hand he always […]

Jazz and Experimental Music from Poland in London

January 23rd, 2012  |  by  |  published in fun, reviews, sound | Leave A Comment »

While in London, I was lucky to catch one night of the Jazz and Experimental Music from Poland Festival which ran December 5-7.   I went to England primarily to visit family and to go to All Tomorrow’s Parties, so this was some nice icing. I went on the 7th which had Piotr Kurek headlining with Kacper Ziemianin […]

Evangelista/Drekoty @ Club RE, Kraków

January 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in fun, reviews, sound | Leave A Comment »

Evangelista/Drekoty @ Club RE, Kraków

Drekoty open for Evangelista @ Club Re, Kraków on November 29th, 2011 Drekoty were a wave of relief for my ears.   I hadn’t heard songs, lyrics, and structure performed for two weeks because I had been attending the  Audio Art Festival (review coming – it’s a monster, so many acts!) I had a fabulous time […]

Bydgoska Orkiestra Muzyki Współczesnej

December 29th, 2011  |  by  |  published in reviews, sound | Leave A Comment »

Marcin Gumiela (piano), Jędrzej Rochecki (violin), Stanisław Miłek (accordion), and Mateusz Szwankowski (clarinet)

Bydgoska Orkiestra Muzyki Współczesnej Dec. 21st, 2011 Alchemia, Kraków   With “orchestra” in the title I was expecting a little more than a trio on stage but I do love trios and I enjoyed the beginning of their set more than the latter part of the concert.  In the first piece you had Mateusz Szwankowski […]

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