Next week is full of Antarctic events here in the Bay Area. I'm giving a free talk at UC Berkeley on Wednesday and then Thursday I'll present a full set of Antarctic works, including one world premiere, at the Exploratorium in San Francisco! Full details below...
Wednesday, October 9th, 6:30-9pm, free
UC Berkeley Extensions
Room 110, Barrows Hall
LEONARDO ART SCIENCE EVENING RENDEVOUS at UC Berkeley
Talks about art, science, and technology by:
Zann Gill (former NASA scientist) on "Resolving Prediction's Paradox: collaborative intelligence ecosystems"
Jennifer Parker (UC Santa Cruz) on "Publishing in Public: Breaking Down Academic Silos to Create Trans-Disciplinary Research"
Cheryl Leonard (Composer) on "Music from High Latitudes: Making Music from Sounds, Objects, and Experiences in the Arctic and Antarctic"
Wayne Vitale (Gamelan Sekar Jaya) on "Between Ancient Texts and Three Screens"
The Exploratorium, Kanbar Forum
Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green)
San Francisco, CA 94111
RESONANCE CONCERT SERIES: CHERYL E. LEONARD
An evening of Antarctic music including compositions inspired by tidewater glaciers, the Southern Ocean, weather patterns, and wildlife. Cheryl Leonard and Phillip Greenlief perform live on rocks, shells, penguin bones, icicles, kelp, sand, salt, and glass. The concert includes the world premiere of Oceanus Meridiem, a piece about ecosystems, currents, and weather in the Drake Passage.
PLEASE NOTE: SPACE IN THE THEATER IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. ARRIVE EARLY TO SECURE A SEAT.
The Exploratorium is open Thursday evenings 6-10pm for ages 18+ only. The concert is included with evening museum admission: $15 adults/$10 members. You can buy advance tickets here.
Doors to the theater open at 6:15pm. The concert starts at 7pm.
Special thanks to the Eric Stokes Fund: Earth's Best in Tune for supporting the development of two of the pieces we'll be performing: Meltwater and Oceanus Meridiem.
Other events on the horizon:
The score for my piece Point Eight Ice is still on view at the Adobe Bookstore Backroom Gallery. The exhibition is up through October 11th. Stop by the closing party October 11th, 6-10pm.
I'll be playing a set, including Oceanus Meridiem, in Tokyo, Thursday, October 17th, 8pm at Waseda Sabaco! More details coming soon...