Monday, May 8, Original Instruments Concert

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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Andrea Centazzo & Friends, March 12 at Constellation

Andrea Centazzo card3Join us for an evening of music with Italian American percussionist Andrea Centazzo and a wonderful group of musicians and their unique invented instruments: Ed Herrmann (Skatchbox), Greg O’Drobinak (Arc of the Oven), Hal Rammel (Sound Palette), and myself (Springboard), plus Volcano Radar: Rollo Radford (bass), Elbio Barilari (guitar, sax, violin), and Julia A. Miller (guitar, synthesizer).

8:30 PM Saturday, March 12
Constellation – 3111 N. Western, Chicago, IL 60618
18 and over
Tickets $10
Sponsored by Istituto Italiano di Cultura: Chicago

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June 11: Stara Mestna Elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana

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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June 6: Frequenzgänge #52, Hamburg

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Centro Sociale
Sternstr. 2
20357 Hamburg
www.centrosociale.de

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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In the Media | Sound experts make art of the noise all around

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 Chicago Phonography, on Sunday, January 25, 2015 organized in partnership with the Brushwood Center, Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE), and World Listening Project. If you can pass the pay wall with a digital subscription to the Chicago Tribune, I’m told there is a 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.

New Video With Birgit Uhler at the Renaissance Society

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.

November 7 and 8, Concert and Soundwalk in Marquette, MI

Thursday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m., in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room

Concert posterI 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.

April 28, New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology at Studio Soto

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.

Location:

Studio Soto
10 Channel Center St
reet
Boston, MA
www.studiosoto.org
suggested donation $10
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October 13, MiniSoundFestival at Prak-Sis

8:00 PM Saturday, October 13, 2012

prak-sis logoPrak-Sis Gallery, 1917 W Irving Park Road
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 oNo will be there  as well as Eric Leonardson, Charles Mahaffee, Ben F. Carney and more.

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.

Join the FaceBook Event. This event is a part of Chicago Artists Month.

September 15, PROTEST HEAVEN

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

HEAVEN GALLERY

1550 N MILWAUKEE AVENUE, 2nd floor
Chicago IL 60622

Frank Abbinanti – piano
Guillermo Gregorio – reeds
Eric Leonardson – springboard
Christopher Preissing – flute
Albert Wildeman – bass
Lilliana Wosko – cello

Also performing: REFRACTION SOUND

More info: http://heavengallery.com/?q=node/1317

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