3:00-4:00 PM Monday, May 8
Students of Eric Leonardson’s
Instrument Construction 4004 course perform on unique and newly invented instruments for acoustic and electronic sound.
The LeRoy Neiman Center, 1st floor
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago IL 60603
Free beverages and snacks will be provided courtesy of
. SAIC’s Department of Sound
Can’t be there? Tune in and listen remotely on
Free Radio SAIC!
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Join us for an evening of music with Italian American percussionist and a wonderful group of musicians and their unique invented instruments: Andrea Centazzo Ed Herrmann (Skatchbox), Greg O’Drobinak (Arc of the Oven), and myself (Springboard), plus Hal Rammel (Sound Palette), Volcano Radar: Rollo Radford (bass), Elbio Barilari (guitar, sax, violin), and (guitar, synthesizer). Julia A. Miller
Sponsored by Istituto Italiano di Cultura: Chicago
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My first concert in Ljubljana happens Thursday, 11 June at
Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana, thanks to : CONA | institute for contemporary arts processing
Eric Leonardson (ZDA) and Martin Brandlmayr (AUT)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 21.00
Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana
Slomškova 18, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Entrance fee: 5,00€
Reserve your ticket: cona.institute(at)gmail.com
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Blurred Edges Festival | Elektroakustische Frequenzverschiebungen I
Eric Leonardson: springboard
Lê Quan Ninh: percussion
Birgit Ulher: trumpet, radio, speaker
Angharad Davies: violin
Gunnar Lettow: e-bass, objects, electronics
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On January 19
Chicago Tribune, columnist Barbara Brotman published this interview with me.
We discussed urban soundscape awareness, the upcoming
soundwalk in Ryerson Woods and concert by , on Sunday, January 25, 2015 organized in partnership with the Chicago Phonography , Brushwood Center Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE), and . If you can pass the World Listening Project pay wall with a digital subscription to the , I’m told there is a Chicago Tribune video interview with me in the online version of the article. The soundwalk and performance was free for public participation. MSAE will report on the event in late February.
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Birgit Ulher and Eric Leonardson from The Renaissance Society on Vimeo.
This video includes the full duration of our one hour concert at Bond Chapel, on the campus of the University of Chicago. The concert begins with a solo by Birgit (trumpet) and then myself (radios, oscillator, springboard), and concludes with our duo.
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Thursday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m., in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room
I perform at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s “First Thursdays” Concert Series. My concert will be followed by a lecture-demonstration about the Springboard, including the technical, historical, musical and creative concerns that inspired its invention and performance. Friday, November 8, at 10:00 a.m., Soundwalk at Northern Michigan University
I lead a morning soundwalk with students and faculty on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan.
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5pm Sunday, April 28, 2013
I will be the special guest of the New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology (NEFAE) giving a talk, followed by a reception, and then a concert with members of NEFAE.
10 Channel Center St reet
suggested donation $10
Read the Program here:
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8:00 PM Saturday, October 13, 2012
, 1917 W Irving Park Road Prak-Sis Gallery
North Center, Chicago IL 60613
(Located between Wolcott and Damen Avenues, a 2-minute walk west from the Irving Park stop on the CTA Brown Line.)
From the organizer, Gwenn-Aël Lynn:
Chicago has long been known for a cradle of innovative music. The tradition continues with an impromptu MiniSoundFestival at Prak-Sis in the North Center neighborhood. Come taste the best of Chicago Sound on October 13th 2012 at 8pm. The legendary
will be there as well as Eric Leonardson, oNo , Charles Mahaffee and more. Ben F. Carney
Advance tickets are $5 and will be $7 at the door. Get your advance tickets by clicking on
http://www.gwennaellynn.com/upcoming/. All the proceedings go to the musicians. Support your local sound scene! This is a BYOB event.
FaceBook Event. This event is a part of Chicago Artists Month.
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Please join me for this concert with the ABBINANTI/GREGORIO/LEONARDSON/PREISSING/WILDEMAN/WOSKO sextet in the weekly PROTEST HEAVEN improvised music series.
9 PM, Saturday, September 15
1550 N MILWAUKEE AVENUE, 2nd floorChicago IL 60622
Frank Abbinanti – piano
Guillermo Gregorio – reeds
Eric Leonardson – springboard
Christopher Preissing – flute
Albert Wildeman – bass
Lilliana Wosko – cello
Also performing: REFRACTION SOUND
Facebook Invite here