Edward Schocker

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Events (past, present, and future):

2008 Events:

Thrusday – Saturday
December 4-6 | 8pm
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St., S.F., CA 94117
Brenton Cheng with Vitali Kononov and musician
Edward Schocker (Japanese Sho and Korean Ching)
will perform Troika, a work in contact improvisation.

August 30 | 8pm
Western Sky Studio, in the Sawtooth Building, 2525 8th St., Berkeley
$8-$15 (sliding scale; tickets available at the door)

Liz Boubion –dance
Edward Schocker & Suki O’Kane – music
Imaginary Friends (Abhay Ghiara, Krista Gullickson & Kim Criswell, in collaboration with Edward Schocker) — physical theater
Nicole Richter & Pamela Marsh – dance with poetry & music
The Olimpias (Petra Kuppers and friends)- dance, etc.

August 24 |
3601 Lyon St.

San Francisco, California 94123
Website: http://www.thingamajigs.org

Thingamajigs.org presents a concert and talk about the relationship between Math, Physics and musical composition, featuring compositions by Edward Schocker and Wayne Grim.

june 10 | 8pm
meridian gallery
535 Powell Street, San Francisco
The Space Between, an evening of new music featuring Bay Area artists Nicole Reisnour,
Edward Schocker, and Zachary James Watkins, who will present new works in unusual tunings. Breaking away from
traditional Western practice, these composers use alternate tunings systems to explore the space between notes.
Wayne Grim and I will premiere a piece of mine called Netori IV -part of a cycle of four electric guitar pieces in Just Intonation. meridian-pr.pdf

june 6 | 4pm-2am free
university club, university of california, davis
human/nature explores collaborative work in a variety of mediums and is based in the 1,000 poem document of a daily writing practice undertaken by Stephen Ratcliffe. The reading of the poems will accompany sound, light, movement and sculpture in an open dialogue with the architecture of the surrounding space. Cast: Dylan Bolles, Keith Evans, Michael Meyers, Stephen Ratcliffe, Edward Schocker, Zachary Watkins … and others.

may 28 | 7-9pm free
stanford university
351 Santa Teresa Street
Red Rover is an evening of five commissioned, site-specific dance/performance
works created for and performed in a series of outdoor sites. Brenton Chen, Abhay Ghiara, and myself present Bamboo Alley, a site-specific performance piece with movement, made/found instruments, and natural occurrences.

may 25 | 3pm free
theatre of yugen worklights
2840 mariposa, San Francisco CA 94110
works in progress | authentic discussion with
yugen ensemble with suki o’kane, wayne grim and me with a new score for erik ehn’s wholly joan
plus gusty winds may exist (nancy beckman and tom bickley) tackle a chu no mai with jubilith moore

Saturday 5th April 7:30 pm
響 Resonation
Mary Sano Studio of Duncan Dancing
245 Fifth St. Studio 314, San Francisco (Between Howard and Folsom)

2007 Events:

December 4, 2007, 8:00 PM
This World of Dew
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th Street
Oakland, CA

April 26, 2007, 8:00 PM
Music by the Eyeful
Luggage Store Gallery

1007 Market Steet

San Francisco, California 94103
Eyeful Poster

February 5, 2007.
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street
Sacramento,CA 95816

Featuring Judy Halebsky and Theresa McCourt. Free, but donations are welcome.
Also, join us for the reunion of Judy Halebsky, Dylan Bolles, and Edward Schocker as they present an improvisation of made/found words and sound.

2006 Events:

June 24, 2006
The 9th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival
21 Grand Gallery and Performance Space
416 25th St.(at Broadway)
Oakland, CA 94612, USA

June 17, 2006.
Workshop/discussion: Music for Made and Found Instruments
Yotsuya Arts Studium, Kinki University, Tokyo, Japan.

June 10, 2006.
Artist Talk: “Far East/Far West (Experimental Music of West Coast America and flirtations with Asia)
Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan.

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June 06, 2006
Gorilla Performance: As part of Jon Brumit’s “Festevil”
The International House of Japan, Tokyo. Please meet at 5 PM (event at 6:06 PM)

May 28, 2006
Concert: The Now Music Festival.
Thick House, San Francisco, California.

April 2, 2006
Concert: The Pacific Exchange Two
Koen Dori Classics, Tokyo, Japan.

2005 Events:

November 22, 2005
Concert: The Pacific Exchange One
Kakado Acoustic House, Tokyo, Japan.

May 22, 2005
Concert/Exhibition: Garden of Thingamajigs
Oakland Museum of California

2004 Events:

Jan 24: Moments Notice Festival -Berkeley, California

Feb 07: Tatami Talk lecture “West Coast Musical Trends” -Tokyo, Japan

Feb 24: Shared Echoes Introductory Talk -Nicosia, Cyprus

Feb 25: Arte Music College lecture “West Coast Musical Trends” -Nicosia, Cyprus

Feb 26: Shared Echoes Performance -North Nicosia, Cyprus

Feb 27-29: Bi-Communal artist workshops and performances -Nicosia, Cyprus

Mar 3-4: Continuum -Nicosia, Cyprus

Apr 16: KQED Forum interview, San Francisco, California

Apr 23-24: 7th Annual Music For People & Thingamajigs Festival -Oakland, California

Apr 29: Northgate Radio Magazine interview -Berkeley, California

May 19: 11:30am Cyprus Lecture, Mills College, Lucie Stern Building #100 -Oakland, California

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