David Gamper Resumé of Recent Music Activities

Composer: Solo and ensemble music, music for multimedia, member ASCAP

Musician: Piano and other keyboard instruments, winds, found and homemade instruments, electronic sound processing and computer programming

Member: See Hear Now (music and video improvisation collaboration), Deep Listening* Band (composer/performer collective)

Performance Electronics Design: Sound Shifter; See Hear Now video performance system; and a recent configuration of the Expanded Instrument System* (a project of the Pauline Oliveros Foundation)

Recording: Engineering, production, editing and/or mastering

Performances:

See Hear Now: Visible Music – collaboration of music and video with Gisela Gamper:
SeeHearNow Soirées – a continuing series of loft concerts, NY, NY, 2000 to present
Beyond the Machine – with the Juilliard Electric Ensemblepresented by the Juilliard Music Technology Center at the Chelsea Art Museum and the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, NY, 2005
SOUNDplay Festival – produced by New Adventures In Sound Art – Toronto, Canada, 2004

Isadora and Max Meet Walt, Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College, NY, 2003
RouletteTV - DCTV, NY, NY, 2002 – taping for broadcast 2003 and Roulette Intermedium distribution
Diapason Gallery, NY, NY, 2001 – with Stephen Vitiello
Long Trail School, Dorset, VT, 2000
Homage to Poème Électronique, installation in the Under the Influence show at the Contemporary Arts
Center, New Orleans, LA, 2000
Roulette, NY, NY, 2000 – with Geoff Gersh
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2000
Stone Ridge Center for the Arts, Stone Ridge, NY, 2000
Photon Phonon Rendezvous, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, 2000 – with Pauline Oliveros
KnitActive, the Knitting Factory, NY, NY, 2000 – with Geoff Gersh
Stone Ridge Center for the Arts, Stone Ridge, NY, 1999

Deep Listening Band:
Sounds Like Now Festival – produced by Interpretations at La Mama, NY, NY 2004
NY Digital Salon series at the Winter Garden, NY, NY 2003
Sound Symposium Biennial Festival, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 2002
The Great Hall of the Detroit Arts Institute, Detroit, MI, 2001
AKI Festival of New Music, Cleveland Institute of the Arts, Cleveland, OH, 2001
Engine 27, NY, NY, 2001
Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NY, NY, 2000 – a program of commissions by and with Brenda Hutchenson and Hugh Ragin
Knitting Factory, New York, NY, 1999 – with Joe McPhee and Straylight.
Cat in the Cream Cabaret, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH, 1999
Making Music, Pauline Oliveros, Weill Recital Hall, NY, NY, 1999
Suspended Music, Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University, NY, NY, 1998 – with Ellen Fullman and the Long String Instrument
Winter Garden, World Financial Center, NY, NY, 1998
Lincoln Center Out of Doors, NY, NY, West Kortwright Center, West Kortwright, NY, Trinity United Methodist Church, Kingston, NY, 1997 – with the Joe McPhee Quartet and Rachel Pollack, premiering Joe McPhee’s commission, Unquenchable Fire
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 1996 – with guest, Thomas Buckner
Berkshire New Music Festival, Williams College, Williamstown, MA and Tanglewood, Lenox, MA, 1996 – with guest William O. Smith
30th Anniversary of CCM Celebration, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 1996 – a 4 hour 33 minute marathon with guests The Abel Steinberg Winant Trio, Thomas Buckner, The Hub, and many others
Interpretations Series, Merkin Hall, New York, NY, 1996 – with guests Thomas Buckner and Joe Giardullo
Through the Distance Series, The Kitchen, New York, NY, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and The Speakeasy, Seattle, WA, 1996 – three way video and audio link of Deep Listening Band members
Trinity United Methodist Church, Kingston, NY, 1994 to 1996 – many concerts with many guests
The Kitchen, New York, NY, 1995 – five performances, two with guest Ben Neill, one with musicians in Toronto and Paris via video and audio links
Suspended Music, The Candy Factory, Austin, TX, 1994 – five performances with Ellen Fullman and the Long String Instrument
Wet Ink Festival, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA, 1993
Tokyo P/N Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 1992 – two concerts, one of which was a 5 hour marathon concert with
10 Japanese guest artists
Alternative Museum, New York, NY, 1991 – with guests Linda Montano and Fritz Hauser
Festival de Musica Visual, Jameos del Agua, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, 1991
Mini European tour – Brussels, Oslo, & Stockholm, 1991

Solo and other ensemble:
ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY, 2005 – Deep Time with Pauline Oliveros and Fritz Hauser
The Knitting Factory, NY, NY, 2002 – “Recess” with Geoff Gersh, Charles Cohen and Steve Gorn
Brown University, Providence, RI, 2002 – with Pauline Oliveros
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2002 – in a concert celebrating Elliott Schwartz’s retirement
The Knitting Factory, NY, NY, 2000 – benefit for the Pauline Oliveros Foundation
Theâtre les Bernardines, Marseille, France, 1999 – with Pauline Oliveros
Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1999
De IJsbreker, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999 – with Pauline Oliveros. This concert was recorded and was released later in 1999 by JdK Productions
The Gallery at Deep Listening Space, Kingston, NY, 1998 – with Joe McPhee. Music for and inspired by a reading by Rachel Pollack
Cspace: The Atrium at Citicorp Center, NY, NY, 1998 – with Straylight
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1997 – with Christopher Gamper and Stuart and Loren Dempster – a father/son concert
Kleinert Art Center, Woodstock, NY, 1997 – a Pauline Oliveros Foundation Freedom Summer event with many other artists
Seven Hours of Living Art, Art Life Institute, Kingston, NY, 1996 – seven hour long performance in this Linda Montano production
Transcultural Music Concert, Broadway Theater, Kingston, NY, 1995 – with Pauline Oliveros and guests Ned Rothenberg, Samir and Sanghamitra Chatterjee
Roulette, New York, NY, 1995 – with Pauline Oliveros
iEAR Studios, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1994 – with Pauline Oliveros
Artober Festival, Center for Arts and Technology, Kingston, NY, 1994
Glenn Gould Studio, CBC, Toronto, Canada, 1992, and Cowell Theater, San Francisco, CA, 1993 – with Nouvel Ensemble Moderne
Hamilton College, Hamilton, NY, 1993 – with Pauline Oliveros
Hannovershe Gesellschaft Für Neue Musik, Hanover, Germany, 1992 – with Pauline Oliveros
Musik-Szene USA Upper-Underground, Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany, 1992 – with Pauline Oliveros
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1991 – with Pauline Oliveros
Greenwich House, New York, NY, 1990 – with Pauline Oliveros
Composer to Composer Festival, Telluride, CO, 1990 – with Pauline Oliveros and Leo Wadada Smith

Compositions Performed:
Music for a See Hear Now Soirée (2000-2005) – in collaboration with Gisela Gamper (video) – a continuing series of loft concerts, NY, NY, 2000 to present
Conch Call Evolution (2004) – included in 60x60 Project's 2004 performances through 2005
Canons at the Ready: Variation on a Waltz by Schwartz (2002) – performed at Elliott Schwartz’s retirement celebration at Bowdoin College, 2002
Music for See Hear Now in Geneva (2001) – in collaboration with Gisela Gamper (video) for "Carte blanche Stephen Vitiello" program presented at the 9th Biennial of Moving Images Centre for Contemporary Images, Saint-Gervais Genève, Switzerland
Conch (2000) – most recently performed at the Knitting Factory, NY, NY, 2000, and recorded for the Bitstreams exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 2001
Music for See Hear Now (2000) – in collaboration with Gisela Gamper (video) – most recently performed at Roulette, NY, NY, 2000
Lights and Earth (1999) – in collaboration with Gisela Gamper (video) – premiered 1999 at the Stone Ridge Center for the Arts, Stone Ridge, NY
Piano Hockets (1999) – premiered 1999 at the Institute for Electronic Arts at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Variation on a Theme by Lucier (1999) – also premiered at Alfred University as above.
Music for New Orleans (1997) – accompanying solo photography shows by Gisela Gamper at two galleries in New Orleans, LA
Music for Urban Desires (1996) – accompanying images and text in issue 2.1 of Urban Desires World Wide Web “Magazine” <http://desires.com/2.1/Art/Gisela/bridge.html >
Music for Arecibo Observatory Education Center (1996) – accompanying various multimedia displays
Popper (1996) – recently performed 1999 at the Institute for Electronic Arts at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Deep Hockets (1994) – performed many times with Deep Listening Band and guests. Last performed 2003 at the Winter Garden, NY, NY
West Union Street Blues (1994) – performed 1994 at the Kingston Composer’s Festival, Center for Arts and Technology, Kingston, NY
Just Steinway EISed (1993)
David’s Solo (1993) – performed many times with Pauline Oliveros. Last performed 2002 at Brown
University, Providence, RI

Works in progress: Ongoing development of performer controlled, acoustic sound source, electronic
processing environments, including the Sound Shifter and the Expanded Instrument System;*
and the video performance system used in See Hear Now.

Note: Deep Listening Band is a composer collective. Composer credits are shared for many of the works we perform.

Recordings:
See Hear Now: Visible Music – DVD 2005
Deep Time – Deep Listening – DL32-2005 – Title piece composed by Fritz Hauser and performed by Hauser, Urs Leimgruber, Oliveros and Gamper
Unquenchable Fire – Deep Listening – DL19-2003 – Deep Listening Band commission by Joe McPhee, with the Joe McPhee Quartet and Rachel Pollack
Conch – JdK Productions 2001 – solo performance on the compilation CD of sound artists in the Bitstreams exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art
At the IJsbreker – JdK Productions 1999 – JDK003 – from the 1999 concert with Pauline Oliveros
Non Stop Flight – Music and Arts 1998 – CD-1030 – selections from a large Deep Listening Band concert at Mills College,1996
Ghost Dance – Deep Listening 1998 – DL 7-1998 – Music commissioned from Pauline Oliveros by Paula Josa Jones Dance Company
Suspended Music – Periplum 1997 – PP 0010 – two major commissioned works for Deep Listening Band and Ellen Fullman's Long String Instrument
Music for Paulina (1997), by Pauline Oliveros – a film by Vicky Funari and Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
Tosca Salad – Deep Listening 1995 – DL 3-1995 – Deep Listening Band with guests Julie Lyon Rose, Fritz Hauser, Joe McPhee, Joe Giardullo, Ben Neill, Ellen Fullman
Sanctuary – Mode 1995 – mode 46 – Deep Listening Band with guests Julie Lyon Rose, Thomas Buckner, Joe McPhee, Margrit Schenker, Nego Gato, Carol Chappell, Jason Finkleman and Women Who Drum
Music for Walter’s Finest Hours (1993), by Pauline Oliveros – composer and choreographer (Susan Marshall) collaboration commission made possible by a grant from Meet the Composer
Music for Njinga, the Queen King (1993), by Pauline Oliveros – music-theater with Ione

Unreleased recordings:
Starfish – future release on Mode – from the Transcultural Music Concert in 1995

Residencies, Workshops, Demonstrations:
Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 2003 – See Hear Now collaboration presented two music classes
Sound Symposium, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 2002 – EIS demonstration
Brown University, Providence, RI, 2002 – EIS demonstration
Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 2001 – Music and technology lecture and demonstration.
Long Trail School, Dorset, VT, 2000 – See Hear Now collaboration classes
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2000 – See Hear Now collaboration
Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, 2000 – EIS and See Hear Now collaboration
Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH, 1999 – Deep Listening Band and EIS
International Computer Music Conference,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998 – demonstration of EIS technology
Mills College, Oakland, CA, 1997 and Sept. 1996 – Deep Listening Band, including many demonstrations and teaching sessions for musicians new to the EIS
The Kitchen, New York, NY, 1995 – Deep Listening Band and EIS, including public demonstrations
The Candy Factory, Austin,TX, 1994 – Deep Listening Band, integration of Long String Instrument with the EIS, and demonstrations
Kingston, NY, 1993 – with Deep Listening Band, to develop new Expanded Insturment System configuration incorporating extensive performer control

Recording/Editing Work:
Deep Time – for future release in 2005
At the IJsbreker – JdK Productions, 1999 – JDK003
Sanctuary – Mode 1995 – mode 46
Tosca Salad – Deep Listening 1995 – DL 3-1995
Suspended Music – Periplum 1997 – PP 0010
Music for Arecibo Observatory Education Center (1996-97), David Gamper
Music for Urban Desires (1996), David Gamper
Common Threads – Joe McPhee Quintet – Deep Listening 1996 – DL 4-1996
Baiano in New York – Nego Gato – Deep Listening 1996 – DL 5-1996
Ghost Dance – Pauline Oliveros – Deep Listening 1998 – DL 7-1998
Music for Paulina (1997), Pauline Oliveros
Music for Walter’s Finest Hour (1993), Pauline Oliveros
Music for Njinga, the Queen King (1993), Pauline Oliveros

Published Articles
In “30 Years of Listening: Recollections of Sonic Meditations with Pauline Oliveros,” MusicWorks, No. 78, Fall 2000.
“A Performer-Controlled Live Sound-Processing System: New Developments and Imple-mentations of the Expanded Instrument System,” Leonardo Music Journal , Vol. 8 (1998)
“The Expanded Instrument System: Recent Developments,” Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, (Ann Arbor, MI: 1998)

Education:
AB Mathematics, Bowdoin College, 1967
MA Music, University of California, San Diego, 1973
Born Findlay, Ohio, 1945 Current residence New York, NY, USA
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