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Continuum

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Continuum

            Continuum a durational performance with poet Stephen Ratcliffe Thingamajigs Performance Group is in a multi-year collaboration with poet Stephen Ratcliffe to create large scale multimedia works, each based on 1,000 of Stephen’s poems, which he writes one at a time for 1,000 days. Performing…

Drowning Man

On September 3, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Drowning Man

Drowning Man – Shinichi Iova-Koga and Edward Schocker September 16 and 17 @ 8:00 pm To Purchase Tickets please visit Brownpapertickets.com or CLICK HERE! A new work by Shinichi Iova-Koga and Edward Schocker “We chose water as our subject. We consider the implications, feelings and states connected to water in…

The Crossing

On January 25, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on The Crossing

    The Crossing creates a new form of ecstatic group improvisation through investigating various ancient Asian musical genres, such as Japanese Gagaku and Korean shamanist ritual music. Through a period of deep development and performance with an ensemble of like-minded ‘seekers’, the goal is to reach a state of communication…

Edward Schocker Remixed

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Edward Schocker Remixed

California-based composer, performer, instrument-builder, and Thingamajigs Performance Group member Edward Schocker collaborates with and confronts fellow guest artists on traditional and electronic instruments. Live coding guru Renick Bell pulverises recordings of Schocker’s performances into a live remix. Featuring Aquiles Hadjis (modified electric guitars/electronics), Yunkyong Jin (piri), Hideo Sekino (shakuhachi), and Alexander Sigman(electronics/synth). Edward Schocker Remixed 12/20…

Pauline Oliveros and Thingamajigs Performance Group

On October 6, 2014, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Pauline Oliveros and Thingamajigs Performance Group

Pauline Oliveros, a leader in the musical avant-garde for five decades will collaborate with the Thingamajigs Performance Group to create a new piece of music during a week of workshops and open rehearsals, leading up to the premiere at this landmark L@TE event. Prepare to be transported by masterful improvisation,…

The Darling Song Cycle (family matinee concert)

On August 30, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on The Darling Song Cycle (family matinee concert)

September 28, 2013 | 3pm Berkeley Arts Space 2133 University Ave Berkeley, CA $15 adults and $5 children Tickets can be purchased at the door. The Darling Song Cycle is a new work of original songs by Edward Schocker and Greg Giovanni. Inspired by relationships of The Darling Family in…

Music in Series

On April 10, 2013, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Music in Series

This series has been going on for almost 15 years and I’m so honored to be a part of it. I’ll be presenting works for electric guitars, non-Western instruments, and my glass instruments. More details coming soon on performers, but I’ll leave you with this initial information below… Meridian Music…

music for yugen: darling song cycle and cordelia

On November 27, 2012, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on music for yugen: darling song cycle and cordelia

Click here to see photos from the concert taken by Michael Zelner. December 9, 2012 | 8pm Berkeley Arts Space 2133 University Ave Berkeley, CA $10-$20 sliding scale A program of concert versions of two works composed for Theatre of Yugen. Suki O’Kane presents music from the production Cordelia and…

Meridian Music and Thingamajigs present Markus Wettstein, Betsey Biggs, Dylan Bolles, and Edward Schocker

On July 16, 2012, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Meridian Music and Thingamajigs present Markus Wettstein, Betsey Biggs, Dylan Bolles, and Edward Schocker

(photo credit: Michael Zelner) Date: Jul 20,2012 08:00 PM – 10:00 PM Meridian Gallery 535 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94108 Berlin composer/performer Markus Wettstein joins Bay Area natives Betsey Biggs, Dylan Bolles & Edward Schocker for a concert of new works and improvisations for solos, duos, trios and quartets….

Garden of Memory 2012

On July 15, 2012, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Garden of Memory 2012

For the Summer Solstice I performed my glass insrument and gave artist talks at the Garden of Memory in Oakland. Below are some videos of the event.