Saturday, November 8th, 2014, 8:00 PM | CFA Hall, Wesleyan University | Middletown, CT | Craig Shepard and Beth O'Brien present music and images from On Foot: Brooklyn. There will also be a talk by Shepard on working in creative groups and the situation of Wandelweiser 1996-2002 at 4:30 pm at the Program House for Arts Students.
Saturday, November 1st, 8:05 pm sharp | Four for Six | Church of the Annunciation, 259 N 5th St at Havemeyer and Metropolitan (L/G to Metropolitan/Lorimer) | Affinity Brass performs new pieces for brass sextet written by Craig Shepard, Erik Carlson, Tyler Wilcox and Dan Joseph. Presented by Music for Contemplation in cooperation with the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Williamsburg. Music for Contemplation is supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit the project page.
Friday, October 24th, 2014, 5:00 pm | Trumpet City: Seatlle | in the Cascade neighborhood of Seattle. 23 trumpets will form a ring around the empty lot of the Denny Substation performing the one-hour live installation Trumpet City. Presented by ALL RISE Seattle. Supported by Seattle City Light and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.
Saturday, September 20th at 3:00 pm | 71 trumpets standing under the BQE along Meeker Ave from Metropolitan Ave to Graham Avenue in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Brooklyn (L, G to Metropolitan / Lorimer Streets) perform Trumpet City. In cooperation with Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Williamsburg, Knitting Factory. Trumpet City: Brooklyn is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).
Saturday, May 3rd, 8:05 PM | Music for Contemplation: Canons and Songs | Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, 259 North 5th St, at Havemeyer and Metropolitan, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | Craig Shepard and Mark Broschinsky (trombones) frame reflective silences with songs and cannons, featuring Orlando di Lasso, Sequuntur Cantiones (sine textu), Larry Polansky, Christian Music, Anastassis Philippakopoulos, Song (for trombone), Song 6, Mark Broschinsky, somewhere far off, pass on and on, and Jack Callahan, substantia absolute infinita. In cooperation with the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Williamsburg. Supported by New Music USA.
Saturday, April 12, 6:30 pm | Reading from upcoming book On Foot: Brooklyn | Word Books, 126 Franklin St at Noble (G to Greenpoint Ave, B32 to Noble St). Together with live music and video by Beth O′Brien.
Saturday, April 5th, 8:05 pm | Music for Contemplation: Peckinpah Trios | Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, 259 North 5th St, at Havemeyer and Metropolitan, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | Craig Shepard (trombone), Tyler Wilcox (soprano sax), and Dan Joseph (hammer dulcimer) build passing moments out of soft tones of Antoine Beuger's Peckinpah Trios. In cooperation with the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Williamsburg. Supported by New Music USA.
Wednesday, April 16, 12:00 noon | Pauline Oliveros′ Deep Listening Class at RPI | West Hall 326, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180 | Beth O′Brien and Craig Shepard present live music and video from On Foot: Brooklyn followed by a talk and a silent, cell-phone free walk in Troy.
Saturday, March 8th, 1:30 pm | Silent Walk | School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 230 The Fenway, Boston MA 02115 | Three-hour silent, cell phone free walk through Boston.
Sunday, March 9, 1:00 pm | On Foot: Brooklyn presentation | Willimantic Records, 744 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 | Performance of pieces from On Foot: Brooklyn featuring video by Beth O’Brien and field recordings. Followed by Paul Flaherty and his band.
Monday, March 10, 8:00 pm | Talk on Collective Creativity | Just About Music (JAM) Program House, Cornell University, 142 Program House Drive, Ithaca NY 14853 | Craig Shepard talks about his experience in the Wandelweiser Group, the group's financial and organizational structure, and gives practical suggestions on how artists can work together effectively in groups.
Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 pm | Cornell Cinema Willard Straight Theatre, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY | Screening of Beth O’Brien’s film from On Foot: Brooklyn together with live music.
Thursday, March 13, 4:30 pm | Talk on Collective Creativity | Middlebury College, Axinn Center 229 | Craig Shepard talks about his experience in the Wandelweiser Group, the group's financial and organizational structure, and gives practical suggestions on how artists can work together effectively in groups. Sponsored by: Philosophy Department, Education Studies, Wonnacott Commons, Film & Media Culture, Project on Innovation in the Liberal Arts