World Listening Day 2017 | Listening to the Ground

Join The Lucky Trikes, World Listening Project, Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, and me to celebrate World Listening Day. This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground,” created by composer and sound artist Pauline Oliveros.

We start at 6:00 PM and conclude at 7:30 PM, in Garibaldi Park.

Address:
1520 W Polk St
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Find us on top of the hill.

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The Lucky Trikes is a storytelling chamber band, and another Night Out in the Parks partner. We will lead a soundwalk around the park as part of World Listening Day. We’ll do some “ear cleaning” exercises conceived by R. Murray Schafer and some community listening, and even Deep Listening as conceived by Pauline Oliveros.

And read lots of stories about nature and city sounds and listening!

Take a walk at night, and walk so silently that the bottoms of your feet become ears.—Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016)

Pauline Oliveros in 2015. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

World Listening Day is an annual global event held on July 18, the birthday of Canadian composer and founder of acoustic ecology, R. Murray Schafer (b. 1933). This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground” devised by Pauline Oliveros who passed last Thanksgiving Day at age 84. As a well-known woman pioneer of electronic music composition, improviser, teacher, and founder of Deep Listening, she was a friend and inspiration to many of us. Continue reading

Upcoming performances in January

FRIDAY January 16, 2009
7:00PM

ELASTIC VISION GALLERY
GUILLERMO GREGORIO
“Visual Music” : reception for exhibition of graphic scores

9:00PM
$10 suggested donation
ELASTRO ELECTRO/ACOUSTIC SERIES
music by Guillermo Gregorio

ELASTIC

Elastic Arts Foundation
2830 N. Milwaukee, 2nd Fl., Chicago
(1 block north-west of Diversey/Kimball)
above Friendship Chinese Restaurant
773-772-3616
*close to the Logan Square Blue Line
www.elasticarts.org
ALL AGES
BYOB

set one
“DIGITAL CLAMOR OF THE MASSES”
music for clarinet and electronics, accompanied by a video collage including scenes from the film “The Take” and other diverse materials.
Eric Leonardson, Chris Lange, Brian Labycz, Paul Giallorenzo – electronics
Guillermo Gregorio – clarinets
Silvia Dapia and Daniel Cook – Video Composition

set two
Guillermo Gregorio’s MADI ENSEMBLE
Jeb Bishop, trombone; Keefe Jackson – bass and contrabass clarinets; Guillermo Gregorio – clarinets, alto sax; Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello; Paul Giallorenzo – piano; Elbio Barilari – electric guitar; Eric Leonardson – springboard

ELASTIC in January http://www.elasticarts.org/events.htm


SATURDAY January 17, 2009
8:00PM
Donations Accepted
MUSIC & DANCE IMPROVISATIONS by Asmina Chremos – movement, John Berndt – electronics from Baltimore, Jim Baker – electronics, Eric Leonardson – springboard, Jaime Branch – brass, Carol Genetti – voice, others TBA

Silverspace
1474 N Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park
Chicago IL, 60622
donations accepted, BYOB
RSVP: silverspacedance@gmail.com
 

SUNDAY January 18, 2009
2:00PM

Admission: $5  NEW MUSIC at the GREEN MILL (George Flynn, curator)greenmill.gifComposers: Flynn, Malone, Auris, Wolff, Raz, Ritch

Auris performs “Play” by Christian Wolff and a new composition by Auris with Julia Miller – guitar, Christopher Preissing – flute, Guillermo Gregorio – clarinet, and Eric Leonardson – springboard www.myspace.com/auristrio

Auris recording at MICGreen Mill Jazz Club
4802 N. Broadway Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
773-878-5552
www.greenmilljazz.com