Asako Kuboki

Sunday, 26 February – 7:30pm
The Sheldon Ballroom, 3648 Washington
General Admission $20, Student and Artist $15
Please RSVP to alumrod@gmail.com!

HEARding Cats Collective is celebrating the 80th birthday of our co-founder and artistic director, Rich O’Donnell, with a concert that spans 47 years.

From O’Donnell’s 1970 MikroTimbre I solo for amplified TamTam, to free improv created in the moment with Symprov Trio, an ensemble of virtuoso current and former St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians Asako Kuboki (violin) and Timothy Myers (trombone), with interludes of O’Donnell’s virtual drumming on Wiimote and nunchuck accompanying Casper McElwee’s 3D Anaglyph video and poet Anna Lum.  It’s a major birthday, so there will be other surprises as well!

Tickets can be purchased at the door, but an RSVP to alumrod@gmail.com would be greatly appreciated.

In 2001 Asako Kuboki joined the St. Louis Symphony. Kuboki performed extensively with the New Horizons Chamber Ensemble in Baltimore, a contemporary music group that worked in collaboration with composers, poets, and visual artists, for five seasons. Since relocating to St. Louis she has continued performing chamber music and solo recitals throughout the U.S., and at international music festivals.
Timothy Myers has held the St. Louis Symphony’s William J. Orthwein Principal Trombone Chair since 1997. A graduate of Northwestern University, Myers studied with the late Frank Crisafulli and the late Arnold Jacobs, both legendary members of the famed Chicago Symphony low brass section. Myers has performed with the Chicago Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, and Minnesota Orchestra and has given a number of solo recitals in the Midwest. He has also toured with the Summit Brass.
Rich O’Donnell’s career as a professional musician spans six+ decades, 43 of which was with SLSO as principal percussion. He has performed on 4 continents. In addition to his virtuosity as a percussionist, O’Donnell is a prolific composer, innovator and inventor of percussion and electronic instruments, producer, teacher and writer. He is currently director of the Electronic Music Studio at Washington University, St. Louis.
Photo by Robert LaRouche of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Pictures staff, 1970.

CasperMcElwee_Chakra3A MULTIMEDIA  PERFORMANCE

& DONOR PARTY

at Satori 3003 Locust Street

June 4th 2016 at 7pm

featuring dimension -busting 3D video by

 VAN McELWEE : ‘Archaic Rooms’ and ‘Y-Space’

 CASPER McELWEE: ‘Anaglyphs Chakras’

 Live Soundtracking by

AsakoASAKO KUBOKI , violin

PAPA WRIGHT hyper-karimba

  Papa Wright and Marimba

RICH O’DONNELL Kyma

MIKE MURPHY (aka dr. mabuse), re-synthesized guitar

Cat Chefs: Suzy Farren, Anna Lum, Casper McElwee, Lynnie McElwee and Maureen Thomas-Murphy will be adding the dimension of good eats

This event is free for donors with mailed invitation

To become a donor of $50 or more, please email: alumrod@gmail.com

 

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