Thursday, November 16th, 5:00 pm | Trumpet Clouds | Madison Square Park, between Broadway and Madison Avenue at 23rd-25th streets, New York City | Accompanying the opening of Erwin Redl's new light sculpture WhiteOut, there will be a mobile live-installation of Craig Shepard's new work for twelve trumpets. Commissioned by the Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Saturday, September 30th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm | Red Desert | Sun Tunnels, Lucin, Utah | Katie Porter and Devin Maxwell presented Craig Shepard's Sheepshead Bay together with works by Michael Pisaro, Tim Parkinson, Giacinto Scelsi, James Tenney, Milton Babbitt, Manfred Werder, Anastassis Philippakopoulos, and Christian Wolff.
September 23rd-30th | Walking Seminar: "thoreau's walking (and we're walking, too): an experiment in strollology" | Olomouc, Czech Republic | Guest artists Craig Shepard and composer Chris Schultis join students at the Goethe University as well as the Univerzita Palackého v Olomouc for a week of lectures, concerts, and a silent walk. Curated by Bernd Herzogenrath of the Goethe University Frankfurt.
June 1st | Still Listening: New Works in Honour of Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016) |Marvin Duchow Music Library on the McGill University campus, Montreal. Craig Shepard's "85 Seconds with Pauline" included in a memorial exhibition for Pauline Oliveros, including works by Seth Cluett, Curtis Bahn, Shelley Burgon, Clemens Merkel, Claire Chase, and Maria Chavez. Deep gratitude to Landon Morrison, Katherine Horgan, Eric Lewis, Ellen Waterman. Presented by the Institute for the Public Life of Arts & Ideas at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation.
Saturday, February 11th | Wandelweiser Festival | Orgelpark, Gerard Brandtstraat 26, 1054JK Amsterdam | Craig Shepard's piano piece Gelassenheit. Performed by Dante Boon.
Saturday, January 21st, 12-10 pm | Music Composition Hackathon curated by Jonathan Marmor | 45 W 18th St, NYC | RSVP here. Craig Shepard leads a day-long composition workshop with an informal performance in the evening. Everyone writes, everyone performs. No prior musical training necessary. You can read about two past composition workshops here.
Sunday, January 8th, 3-5 pm | Second Sunday Series, curated by Kevin Ferrell | Bloomingdale School of Music, 323 West 108th St, NY NY 10025, C.B to 110 th St | Always Free | Craig Shepard presents Cirlce Music 4.1 together with Kevin Farell (contrabass), Erin Rogers (saxophone) and Meighan Stoops (clarinet). Meighan Stoops begins at 3:00 pm with a solo set.