6 venues. 4 cities. 2 programs. 6 musicians. 12 amazing compositions. 

We opened our inaugural PLUS/MINUS tour with a concert at Oberlin's Clonick Hall (home sweet home) as featured performers for the Winter Term Chamber Music Initiative. From there, we hit the Bop Stop (Cleveland), Constellation (Chicago), Spectrum (Manhattan), the Firehouse Space (Brooklyn), and Taszo Espresso Bar (Washington Heights). We were so lucky to have three great collaborators: Hannah Hammel on flute, Zachary Good on clarinet, and Benjamin Roidl-Ward on bassoon. David Bird, in addition to being one of our featured composers, helped us with video and sound in Oberlin and Cleveland; Katherine Young came to Oberlin to work with us; and Bernhard Fasenfest shot video for us at Spectrum.

Thanks also go to Larry and Arlene Dunn, who made it possible for us to share our crazy sounds with the denizens of Kendal and interviewed us for I Care if You Listen (read it here), and to Mike Telin and Daniel Hautzinger of Cleveland Classical, who previewed and reviewed our Ohio performances. And of course, to Oberlin Conservatory, for its partial support of our tour with a CIGSIE grant and its generous loan of recording and electronic equipment.

If you missed any of our shows, you can relive the tour with us by watching this playlist!

And here are some photos taken by friends and audience members, including illustrious world-traveling boat-sailing photographer Dale Rothenberg and composer in residence/generous documentarian David Bird: