February 27, 2019 - April 03, 2019
About the workshop
February 27, 7-9pm
March 6, 7-9pm
March 13, 7-9pm
March 20, 7-8pm [note early dismissal!]
March 27, 7-9pm
April 4, 7-9pm
Class time will consist of approximately half lecture and half individual practice. Optional homework assignments will be provided for extra practice.
About the instructors
Michael Perkins, Ph.D. is a technologist, musician and philosopher with special interests in discrete mathematics, data science, and algorithmic music and art. He is a graduate of Georgia State University where he studied music and philosophy and The Ohio State University where he studied philosophy and computer science. He completed a Ph.D. in Philosophy at The Ohio State University in 1983. For 35 years, Michael has developed advanced software systems for some of the world’s leading software vendors. He has designed and implemented special-purpose programming languages, data management tools, application generators, cross-platform networking software, and IT systems management software.
To reserve a seat in the workshop series, please reserve one or more spots by using the link below:
Okapi (NC) + Cynders (CMH) + Unquiet Slumbers (CMH)
March 07, 2019
On Thursday, March 7th, we are proud to present Asheville avant-folk chamber duo Okapi, along with experimental electronic music trio Cynders (CMH) and experimental electronic music duo Unquiet Slumbers. Doors 7:30pm, cover $5. BYOB, all ages.
About the performances and performers:
Okapi utilizes upright bass, cello, and voice through aggressive (yet intimate) orchestrations, which carry messages encouraging individual empowerment, healthy growth, and the conscious confrontation with reality.
Cynders (as in “burnt to”) is an instrumental 3 piece from Columbus. This trio uses a combination of synthesizers, sequencers, drum machines, touch pad synthesizers, loopers, bass guitar and effects pedals to extemporaneously improvise experimental soundscapes. Each performance is uniquely created in the moment. Their music can be described as the psychedelic space section of a live Grateful Dead performance meets modern electronica and industrial atmospherics meets Can.
Unquiet Slumbers is a duo project with Nathan-Andrew Leaflight (Shred Van Winkle) and Brian Werstler (Young Herlkimer, Abgyhr).