Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Freex 2 Geex III

Boston Cyberarts Festival
Sonic Arts @ GASP and the Boston Cyberarts Festival proudly presents:

Freex 2 Geex III : Beat de-constructions and circuit bent sound alterations by wizards of the Music Synthesis Department at Berklee College of Music.

Sunday, April 26th, 2009, 8:00 pm

Soffie Viemose
Tim Tsang
Neil Leonard

Sunday, April 26th, 2009
8:00 pm

@ GASP Gallery
362-4 Boylston St., Brookline, MA 02445
$10 suggested donation, $6 with a student ID



SOFFIE VIEMOSE is originally from Roskilde, Demark.  She moved to Boston in 2007 to attend Berklee College of Music after receiving a scholarship.  Soffie was featured on the 2008 Berklee Electronica compilation and was a finalist in the International John Lennon Songwriting contest for her single "Try".  She has produced several music videos working with Danish visual artist Naja Ankarfeldt and is currently in the processing of recording her first album. Soffie's songs are supported by frosty, tranquil textures and minimalist, glitchy electronic beats, and feature her bold but delicate voice.

TIM TSANG is a Moogist, classical pianist, keyboardist, composer, and sound designer who plays and writes electronica, hip hop, and rock. Originally born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Tsang grew up mainly with classical influences, having begun piano studies at age five. After being awarded with an entrance scholarship, he went on to study Piano Performance at UBC (University of British Columbia), one of the biggest and most prestigious music programs in Canada. Having studied with renowned pianist/teacher Henri-Paul Sicsic (4th generation in lineage of Chopin), Tsang was well on his way to becoming a force in the world of Classical Music.

NEIL LEONARD works as a sound artist, composer and saxophonist. His ensemble has featured Marshall Allen, Bruce Barth, Don Byron, Robin Eubanks, Uri Caine and Jamaaladeen Tacuma. Leonard’s Dreaming of an Island, (for orchestra, electronics and live-video) was premiered by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. Leonard's composition Totems was premiered at Carnegie Hall by Byron and Caine. His Echoes and Footsteps was featured by the Tel Aviv Biennial for New Music, Issue Project Room (NYC) and the Auditorium di Roma. Leonard's collaborative work with visual artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons was featured by the 49th Venice Biennial, Museum of Modern Art (NYC). Leonard composed the music for Relatives, by Tony Oursler and Constance DeJong featured by the Whitney Biennial. Leonard is a Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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