Thoreau Bicentennial: Not Less Than the Good // New Thread Quartet

Date: July 19, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm


January 1, 2017

“Jaw Box” @ mise-en Festival

Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm
Delighted that “Jaw Box” was selected for performance at the 2017 mise-en Festival. Saxophonist Geoff Landman will perform the solo soprano saxophone work on the mise-en Festival marathon:
June 24, 2017, 4P-10P
Taipei Cultural Center
1 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017


April 24, 2017

Vocal Meditations Workshop | Creating Music Together

Date: June 17, 2017
Time: 9:30 am

Music for Contemplation (MuFoCo), in cooperation with Our Lady of Mount Carmel Williamsburg presents a daylong workshop including silence, vocal meditations, and basic exercises to create music together. Over the course of the day, the group will create and rehearse new music and present it at a public concert in the evening. No prior experience necessary.

Lead by Craig Shepard (MuFoCo), Tony Geballe (Guitar Craft) and myself, the workshop begins at 9:30 am. Public performance at 8:05 pm. Suggested donation: $40 for workshop, $15 for the concert. Read about past workshops below. Everyone is welcome to join the concert which will include music coming into the world for the first time, created over the course of the day by workshop participants. To apply for the workshop, email craig[at]craigshepard[dot]net, tell us who you are and why you want to join.

Church of the Annunciation
295 N 5th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

More info:
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June 14, 2017

New Thread @Morgan Library

Date: June 2, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm

Composer David Morneau‘s “Not Less Than the Good” will receive its official premiere at The Morgan Library on June 2 in celebration of Henry David Thoreau‘s Bicentennial (1817-2017).

Woven into the fabric of this hour-long work for saxophone quartet and electronics, poet J. D. McClatchy will recite excerpts from Thoreau’s Walden.

The exhibition This Ever New Self: Thoreau and his Journal will be open at 6:30 pm for program attendees.

Friday, June 2, 7:30 pm
$25; $20 for members

December 20, 2016

Clamor // Ogni Suono // Portland State University

Date: May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017  – Portland State University
Ogni Suono plays SaxoVoce – Guest Artist Concert
Portland, OR

Works from Ogni Suono’s SaxoVoce project by: Zach Sheets, Chris Dietz, Ruby Fulton, Erin Rogers, David Coll, and Kate Soper

March 3, 2017