Shows

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Brian McCorkle and I (and others?) will trot out all manner of great country tunes for your enjoyment at Cowgirl SeaHorse in the South Street Seaport. Starts at 7pm.

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Taking my solo self on the road to Washington DC.  Playing the art opening of Adam Mele at Rhizome.  More info TBA.

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Reps plays Home Audio. More info TBA.

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A MAP OF EVERYWHERE I’VE EVER PLAYED

 

A COMPLETE LIST OF PAST SHOWS:

October 23rd, 2017 – Qualms Rectified release show (voice, guitar, clarinet), Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
October 22nd, 2017 –
polka with Brian McCorkle & Erin Rogers (clarinet, guitar), Indian Road Cafe, NY, NY
October 20th, 2017 –
polka with Brian McCorkle (clarinet, guitar), Indian Road Cafe, NY, NY
August 24th, 2017 –
 solo (guitar, vox), The Glove, Brooklyn, NY
July 23-27, 2017 – Choreographing LeWitt
w/ Abigail Levine (Max/MSP), Fridman Gallery, NY, NY
July 21-23, 2017 –
thingNY 10-year retrospective installation (Max/MSP), Harvestworks, NY, NY
June 28th, 2017 –
Reps (guitar), Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
April 18th, 2017 –
Sunwatchers (clarinet), Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY
March 26th, 2017 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras small group (suling), Jalopy Theater, Brooklyn, NY
March 26th, 2017 –
duo with Brian McCorkle (guitar, vox), Muchmore’s, Brooklyn, NY
March 7th, 2017 –
Reps (guitar), The Glove, Brooklyn, NY
February 16th, 2017 –
Reps (guitar), Outpost Artist Resources, Ridgewood, Queens, NY
February 15th, 2017 –
Panoply Performance Laboratory’s Embarrassed of the Whole (voice, guitar), Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY
February 5th, 2017 –
Super Bolus II special trio with Erin Rogers & Lisa Dowling (guitar, voice), The Footlight, Ridgewood, Queens, NY
January 12th, 2017 –
Panoply Performance Laboratory’s Embarrassed of the Whole (voice, box fan), Danspace Project, NY, NY
January 8th, 2017 –
Reps (guitar), The Glove, Brooklyn, NY
December 4th, 2016
– solo (guitar, voice), Muchmore’s, Brooklyn, NY
November 30th, 2016 –
duo with Andrew Livingston (guitar, voice), Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
November 28th, 2016 –
thingNY (clarinet, voice), CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY
October 27-29th, 2016 – The Gentleman Rests
(conductor), JACK, Brooklyn, NY
September 20th, 2016 – 
thingNY (voice, percussion), HERE Arts, NY, NY
August 8th, 2016 –
DR solo (vox & guitar), Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY
August 1st, 2016 –
Jack Anger (guitar, vox), Cake Shop, NY, NY
July 7th, 2016 – 
thingNY plays Bell & Burkhardt (clarinet, vox), JACK, Brooklyn, NY
April 17th, 2016 – DR solo (vox & guitar), benefit for Adilei, NY, NY
April 3rd, 2016 –
Reps (guitar), Vital Joint/Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
April 1st, 2016 –
Varispeed (vox) performed Kenneth Gaburo’s Maledetto, Soft Series, NY, NY
March 2nd, 2016 –
DR solo (vox & guitar), Cake Shop, NY, NY
February 4th, 2016 –
solo (vox) and Reps (guitar & vox), Super Bolus I, St Paul’s Theater, Brooklyn, NY
January 16th, 2016 –
Helado Negro (guitar), Blue Note, NY, NY
January 14th, 2016 –
solo (guitar & voice), Hell Phone, Brooklyn, NY
December 18th, 2015 – Reps (guitar), Luxury Lounge, Brooklyn, NY
September 24-27th, 2015 –
thingNY’s This Takes Place Close By (voice, clarinet), Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, NY
September 19th, 2015 –
Varispeed performs Perfect Lives Jersey City (voice, guitar, clarinet, bass guitar), various locations throughout Jersey City, NJ
July 5th, 2015 –
improv set with Fast Forward & co (clarinet, cracklebox), The Stone, NY, NY
May 30th, 2015 –
thingNY (voice, clarinet) plays scenes from This Takes Place Close By, JACK, Brooklyn, NY
April 26th, 2015
– thingNY (voice), Musicians Against Police Brutality, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
April 15th-18th, 2015
, Robert Ashley’s Crash (vox), Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
April 2nd, 2015 –
Gelsey Bell’s Rolodex, performed by thingNY (guitar, vox) as part of Experiments in Opera, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
March 21st, 2015
– Choreographing LeWitt w/ Abigail Levine (electronics), Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, NY
March 15th, 2015
– thingNY (clarinet, voice), New Music Bake Sale at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
March 3rd, 2015 –
Dave Ruder’s The Gentleman Rests, a Jerome Foundation commission, as well as the debut set by Reps (guitar), Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
February 20th, 2015 – thingNY & Helado Negro (guitar, clarinet, voice), Advent Church Library, Boston, MA
February 18th, 2015 –
thingNY & Helado Negro in the Ecstatic Music Festival, Merkin Concert Hall, NY, NY
February 8th, 2015 –
ellen o (synth, voice), Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY
December 19th, 2014 –
ellen o, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
December 16th, 2014 –
ellen o, Manhattan Inn, Brooklyn, NY
December 11th, 2014 –
Fast Forward’s TEN (objects), Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
November 22nd, 2014 –
Why Lie? (voice, guitar), Home Audio, Brooklyn, NY
November 19th, 2014 –
ellen o (voice, clarinet), Shea Stadium, Brooklyn, NY
November 11th, 2014 –
thingNY (voice, clarinet, guitar), Music Dept of Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
November 9th, 2014 –
thingNY (voice, clarinet, guitar), <fidget>, Philadelphia, PA
November 1st, 2014 –
ellen o (voice, clarinet), 552 Hancock St, Brooklyn, NY
October 24th, 2014 –
Why Lie? (guitar, vox, clarinet) and ellen o (clarinet, vox) at The Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay, NY
October 11th, 2014 –
PPL & Dreary Somebody’s Any Size Mirror is a Dictator (clarinet), Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
September 23rd, 2014 –
Why Lie? (guitar & vox), Friends and Lovers, Brooklyn, NY
September 19th, 2014 –
Varispeed (guitar & vox) plays “The Bank” from Perfect Lives live on Kurt’s show on WFMU, Monty Hall, Jersey City, NJ
August 29th, 2014 –
thingNY & thingamajigs (various), 6th Avenue chashama space (it was a former Citibank), NY, NY
August 22nd, 2014 –
ellen o (vox, clarinet), Dixon Place, Brooklyn, NY
August 13th, 2014 –
ellen o (vox, clarinet), Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY
August 9th, 2014
– a language improvisation by Jackson Moore (clarinet), Spectrum, NY, NY
August 1st, 2014 –
Why Lie? (vox, guitar), Cory B’s loft, Brooklyn, NY
July 26th, 2014 –
Why Lie? (guitar, vox), ellen o (clarinet, vox), & Panoply Performance Laboratory (guitar, clarinet, vox), Gold Bolus Release Party #2, JACK, Brooklyn, NY
July 12th, 2014 –
thingNY (clarinet, voice) perform This Takes Place Close By, Artlab, Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY
June 29th, 2014 –
Anti-Social Music (clarinet), house show in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY
June 22nd, 2014 –
thingNY & Face the Music (clarinet, voice), Queens Museum, Queens, NY
June 21st, 2014 –
Florida Lucid Dreaming (clarinet), Carl Schurz Park, NY, NY
June 19th, 2014 –
thingNY plays Piad Guyvessant (clarinet, voice, bass guitar), Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
June 16th, 2014 –
ellen o (clarinet & voice), Friends & Lovers, Brooklyn, NY
May 31st, 2014
– thingNY plays at Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
May 22nd, 2014 –
Varispeed performs Robert Ashley’s Perfect Lives in Pittsburgh, seven different sites (clarinet, guitar, vox, metallophone), Pittsburgh, PA
May 2nd & 3rd, 2014 –
DR’s operatic trailer on the 2000 election shown by Experiments in Opera, Abron St Arts Center, NY, NY
April 26th, 2014 –
thingNY performs This takes place close by (clarinet, vox) at Holy Trinity Church, Edmonton, Alberta
April 24th, 2014 –
thingNY (clarinet, vox) at Emmedia, Calgary, Alberta
April 22nd, 2014 –
Why Lie? (guitar, vox) at Spectrum, NY, NY
April 12th, 2014 –
D&WCSLLC at Archiving the Now, Washington Mews, NY, NY
April 10th-13th, 2014 –
Robert Ashley’s Crash (vocals), Whitney Museum, NY, NY
April 5th, 2014
– thingNY performs excerpts of This Takes Place Close By, Standard ToyKraft, Brooklyn, NY
March 20th, 2014
– two pieces by DR in thingNY’s Immediacies v2.3 (voice), Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
February 26th to March 1st, 2014
– Kimberly Bartosik’s you are my heat and glare (voice), New York Live Arts, NY, NY
February 8th, 2014
– thingNY (clarinet, vox), Uncertainty Music Series, Never Ending Books, New Haven, CT
February 7th, 2014
– thingNY, Advent Library Concert Series, Boston, MA
January 31st, 2014 –
Why Lie? (guitar, vox) & Piad Guyvessant (guitar, vox, synth) at the Gold Bolus Recordings launch party, Standard ToyKraft, Brooklyn, NY
January 25th, 2014 –
thingNY (clarinet, vox), DiMenna Center, NY, NY
January 16th, 2014
– Jeff Young’s improv birthday party, Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
January 11th, 2014 –
excerpt from You are my heat and glare by Kimberly Bartosik, NYLA, NY, NY
January 10th & 11th, 2014
– DR’s audio for Joanna Kotze’s it had happened it is happening it will happen at Danspace Project, NY, NY
December 16th, 2013
– Dancecasting (voice) with Abigail Levine, Chloe Bass, and Wen-Shuan Yang, Bowery Poetry Club, NY, NY
December 12th, 2013 –
thingNY (clarinet, vox), Aurora Gallery, Queens, NY
December 5th, 2013
– Why Lie? (guitar, vox) plays Ange Noir, Brooklyn, NY
November 15th & 16th, 2013 –
thingNY performs This takes place close by (clarinet, voice), Incubator Arts Project, NY, NY
November 10th, 2013 –
thingNY premieres This takes place close by (clarinet, voice), <fidget>, Philadelphia, PA
October 21st, 2013
– Dancecasting (voice) with Abigail Levine, Chloe Bass, and Wen-Shuan Yang, Bowery Poetry Club, NY, NY
October 17th, 2013
– thingNY plays Erin Rogers, Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
September 4th-7th, 2013 –
Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre’s 10th Anniversary season kick off, featuring sound by DR on two new pieces (electronics), BAM Fischer, Brooklyn, NY
August 31st, 2013 –
thingNY excerpt of whisper piece (clarinet, vox), Incubator Arts, NY, NY
August 29th, 2013 – Dave & Woody’s Chicken Slaughtering, LLC (talking, drawing), Dixon Place, NY, NY
August 17th, 2013 –
Varispeed performs Robert Ashley’s Perfect Lives (voice, guitar, bass, metalophone), various sites in the Catskills, NY
August 10th, 2013 –
Varispeed performs Art Jarvinen’s Adult Party Games (voice, clarinet, guitar, electronics), Mt Tremper Arts, Mt Tremper, NY
July 27th, 2013 –
thingNY excerpt of whisper piece (umbrella, electronics), Incubator Arts, NY, NY
July 19th, 2013 –
Dave & Woody’s Chicken Slaughtering, LLC participates in Archiving the Now, part of BIPAF, at Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY
June 29th, 2013 –
sketches for thingNY’s whisper piece (voice), Incubator Arts, NY, NY
June 21st, 2013 –
Paul Pinto’s Anyone’s Story (voice) in Make Music NY, outside of St John the Divine, NY, NY
June 13th, 2013 –
thingNY & PPL perform excerpts of TIME and other selections (speaking, clarinet, guitar), Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
June 1st, 2013
– excerpts from Our Defensive Measurements & You are my heat and glare (voice) alongside Gelsey Bell, Espace En Cours, Paris, France
May 30th – June 1st, 2013
– DR’s audio for Joanna Kotze’s it had happened it is happening it will happen at Danspace Project, NY, NY
May 30th & 31st, 2013
– Kimberly Bartosik’s You are my heat and glare (voice), La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues, Pantin, Ile-de-France
May 25th, 2013
– sketches for thingNY’s whisper piece (voice, electronics), Incubator Arts, NY, NY
May 19th, 2013-
thingNY performs Jeff Young & Paul Pinto’s …Patriots…, Andrea Clearfield’s Salon, Philadelphia, PA
May 19th, 2013
– thingNY performs DR’s WHY LIE? pieces as well as other selections, fidget space, Philadelphia, PA
May 18th, 2013 –
Sweat Lodge plays guest composers (clarinet, guitar, voice), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
May 3rd, 2013 –
thingNY plays glue (clarinet, cracklebox), Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
April 28th, 2013 –
Sweat Lodge (clarinet, vox, speakers), Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
April 12th, 2013 –
Dave & Woody’s Chicken Slaughtering, LLC performs at Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY
March 23rd, 2013 –
Varispeed performs Robert Ashley’s Public Opinion Descends Upon the Desmonstrators at a benefit for Theatre as Theory, Glasshouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
February 23rd, 2013
– Why Lie? (clarinet, guitar, vox) and Illegal Dads (guitar, vox) as part of a Sweat Lodge show, Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
February 22nd, 2013 – Gelsey Bell’s Our Defensive Measurements (clarinet, voice), Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
February 21st, 2013 –
thingNY (clarinet, piano, voice) at the Tank, NY, NY
February 18th, 2013 –
thingNY (clarinet) at JACK, Brooklyn, NY
January 12th, 2013 –
excerpts of You are my heat and glare by Kimberly Bartosik (vocals), Gibney Dance, NY, NY
January 10th, 2013 –
Sit at the Basement (vocals, electronics) as part of Performancy Forum XXV at Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY
December 16th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge’s Joy to the Sweaty World (clarinet, guitar, voice), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
December 15th, 2012 –
thingNY’s SPAM 3.0 (clarinet, guitar, voice, piano, stand up), Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY
December 10th, 2012 –
performed for five hours as part of the Music Factory (clarinet, electronics), Eyebeam Gallery, NY, NY
December 9th, 2012 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras (suling), Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
December 6th, 2012 –
Untuned for 10 guitars & HRSEFCKR (guitar), Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
December 3rd, 2012 –
Varispeed performs excerpts from Cage’s Empty Words, Mount Tremper Arts benefit, Brooklyn, NY
November 26th, 2012 –
Gill Arno & Daniel Neumann’s non-place ensemble (electronics), Ear to the Earth Festival, Judson Church, NY, NY
November 17th, 2012
– Why Lie? (clarinet, vox, guitar) plays at Alex K’s in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, NY
November 6th, 2012 –
thingNY plays Rzewski (guitar), Spectrum, NY, NY
October 27th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge’s Ashram Couture II (vox, electronics), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
October 26th, 2012 –
Panoply Lab’s Any Size Mirror is Dictator: tribute to Allan Kaprow, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY
October 20th, 2012
– Invisible Circle Choir (vox), Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
October 15th, 2012 –
Ruder, McCorkle, & Hanf (guitar), PPL, Brooklyn, NY
October 13th, 2012 –
Currywurst (clarinet), Indian Road Cafe, NY, NY
September 24th, 2012 – gabra
(trio arrangement), EAT Restaurant, Brooklyn, NY
September 19th, 2012 –
improv with daela, Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY
September 18th, 2012 – You are my heat and glare,
Irondale Center, Brooklyn, NY
September 17th, 2012 – You are my heat and glare,
Dutch Reformed Church of Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY
September 14th, 2012 – You are my heat and glare,
Waterfront Museum, Brooklyn, NY
September 13th, 2012 – You are my heat and glare,
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn, NY
September 6th, 2012 –
Varispeed performs Empty Words, Episode I, The Stone, NY, NY
September 1st, 2012 –
songs from You are my heat and glare with Gelsey Bell, The Stone, NY, NY
August 3rd-4th, 2012 –
Varispeed performs Empty Words, Roulette/Exapno/Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn & Manhattan, NY, NY
July 28th, 2012 –
excerpts from Harkenbak the Four (vox), Sweat Lodge Presents…, Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
July 19th-21st, 2012 –
Nature Fetish (vocals, clarinet, cracklebox, banjo) by Panoply Performance Lab, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY
July 12th-14th, 2012 –
Nature Fetish by PPL, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY
June 23rd, 2012
– Kimberly Bartosik’s You are my heat and glare (voice), Mt Tremper Arts, Mt Tremper, NY
June 1st, 2012
– scenes from Aaron Siegel’s Brother Brother (speaking as the Red brother) in Mantra Percussion’s composer portrait, First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, NY
May 31st, 2012 –
excerpts from TIME with thingNY & PPL (clarinet, tapes, voice) + Jason Anastasoff’s Full Body Ensemble (clarinet), Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
May 27th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge (vox, guitar, clarinet, speakers), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
May 10th, 2012- To Scale
by Cough Button (electronics) as part of Experiments in Opera, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
April 26th-28th
, 2012- Nature Fetish by PPL (singing, clarinet, banjo, cracklebox), University Settlement, NY, NY
April 5th, 2012 –
Why Lie? (guitar, electronics) performs at a benefit for Experiments in Opera, Brooklyn, NY
March 25th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge solos program (clarinet, guitar), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
March 16th, 2012 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras (suling) accompanying a wayang kulit led by Ki Purbo Asmoro, The Asia Society, NY, NY
March 11th, 2012
– Sweat Lodge (guitar) at the New Music Bake Sale, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
March 8th, 2012 –
Invisible Circle Choir (voice), Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
February 24th, 2012 – gabra
(clarinet & speaking), performed with Paul Pinto, Don’t Say Shit in Front of the B-A-B-Y #7, NY, NY
February 19th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge: Winter Sweater (clarinet, guitar, voice), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
February 16th, 2012 –
Why Lie? (guitar, voice, drums) and a song with Amirtha Kidambi, Dont Say Shit in Front of the B-A-B-Y #6, NY, NY
January 28th, 2012 –
Sweat Lodge (laptop, clarinet, voice), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
January 27th, 2012 –
PPL’s Nature Fetish (clarinet, banjo, cracklebox, voice) as part of Art is Not a Part Symposiun, University Settlement, NY, NY
January 21st, 2012 –
improv duo with Jason Anastasoff (clarinet, beard), Home Audio, Brooklyn, NY
January 19th, 2012 –
Endurance Excercises from TIME (clarinet) with thingNY & PPL for the launch of The Compendium, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
January 16th, 2012 –
Aaron Siegel’s Brother Brother (speaking role), Experiments in Opera @ Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
January 15th, 2012 –
This Ambitious Orchestra (clarinet), Oh! You Pretty Things @ Le Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
December 17th, 2011 –
Sweat Lodge (guitar, clarinet, voice), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
December 4th, 2011 –
Varispeed presents Perfect Lives Manhattan: Just the Highlights at Performers Forum (voice, guitar), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
November 19th-21st, 2011 –
Robert Ashley’s That Morning Thing (voice, movement) as part of Performa ’11, The Kitchen, NY, NY
November 14th, 2011 –
Gamelan Kusuma Lars (suling, voice) plays in “What Makes It Great” as part of the White Light Festival, Walter Reade Theater, NY, NY
November 12th, 2011 –
A presentation of WHY LIE? as part of Panoply Performance Lab‘s Conference of Work: Operations and Participation, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY
November 6th, 2011 – Perfect Lives Manhattan
by Robert Ashley, performed by Varispeed (voice, guitar) as part of Performa ’11, locations around lower Manhattan, NY, NY
November 3rd & 5th, 2011 –
Trio I from White on White (clarinet) and World War III: Just the Highlights (voice/microphone) [world premiere] by Robert Ashley, Incubator Arts at St Marks Church on the Bowery, NY, NY
October 8th, 2011-
Sweat Lodge presents Ashram Couture: an evening of amateur choral music,featuring my own Choral Piece (May 2007) and me on vocals for three other pieces, Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
October 6th, 2011
– Why Lie? (clarinet, guitar, voice) plays a benefit for Solace Intl, Brooklyn, NY
September 8-10th, 2011
Institute_Institut (clarinet, guitar, voice), the cell, NY, NY
August 18th, 2011 –
Sweat Lodge (guitar, clarinet, Max/MSP), Exapno, Brooklyn, NY
August 12th, 2011
– Why Lie?, Papacookie, NY, NY
July 13th, 2011 –
Instistute_Institut, Act I, Bob the Pavilion, Columbia University, NY, NY
July 1st, 2011 –
Why Lie? (the band, rechristened duo of Aliza Simons & Dave Ruder), The Living Room, NY, NY
June 29th, 2011 –
Flowering Inconsistencies #12 @ Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
June 23rd – 26th, 2011
– This Ambitious Orchestra w/ Lady Circus in This Ambitious Show, House of Yes, Brooklyn, NY
June 21st, 2011
– WHY LIE? performance #3 as part of Make Music NY, Sara Roosevelt Park, NY, NY
June 11th, 2011 –
WHY LIE? performance #2 as part of FIGMENT Fest NYC, Governor’s Island, NY
June 10th, 2011 –
Sweat Lodge (guitar, vox, Max/MSP), iBeam, Brooklyn, NY
June 7th, 2011 –
a realization of Perfect Lives with Gelsey Bell, Brian McCorckle, Paul Pinto, DR, and Aliza Simons (special guests Bob Ashley & Mimi Johnson), around Greenpoint & Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
May 29th, 2011 –
This Ambitious Orchestra at Oh! You Pretty Things, (Le) Poisson Rouge, NY, NY
May 26th, 2011
– Aliza Simons & Dave Ruder (guitar, vox, electronics) at Flowering Inconsistencies #11, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
May 22nd, 2011 –
Jason Anastasoff’s Full Body (clarinet), ABC No Rio, NY, NY
May 22nd, 2011 –
WHY LIE? performance #1, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
May 16th, 2011 –
Jocelyn Bonadio & Sean Ormiston simultaneously premiere Suggestion #2a & Suggestion #1a (respectively), Whitman Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
May 4-7, 12-14 2011 –
TIME: A complete explanation in 3 parts (clarinet), by thingNY & PPL. I played clarinet, sung, danced, acted, endured, etc. Brick Theater, Brooklyn, NY
May 2nd, 2011 –
Brooklyn Electronic Ensemble, aka BEE (Max/MSP), including the premiere of DR’s piece DDE 1954, Studio 312, Brooklyn College, NY
April 23rd, 2011 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras (suling, bonang panerus, saron), Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
April 20th, 2011 –
small group gamelan performance for Consulate’s batik competition (suling, gong), Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
April 15th, 2011 –
Jessie Nelson & Kewulay Kamara’s collaborative thesis (guitar), Poet’s House, NY, NY
April 15th, 2011 – TIME: A Complete Explanation in 3 Parts
preview performance(clarinet, vox), Dixon Place, NY, NY
April 14th, 2011 –
DR solo (guitar, clarinet, vox, Max/MSP) at Flowering Inconsistencies #ten, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
March 27th, 2011 –
Brooklyn Electronic Ensemble aka BEE (Max/MSP), West End Building, Brooklyn College, NY
March 13th, 2011 –
Anthony Scuderi’s Silhouette Suite (clarinet), Barrow St Theater, NY, NY
March 10th, 2011 –
Why Lie? #42, aka “Uncle Shecky” (Max/MSP, guitar) premiered as part of the IEAMF Emerging Composers’ Concert, Studio 312, Brooklyn College, NY
March 6th, 2011 –
DR reads short fiction, SITE Festival, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
March 5th, 2011 –
DR solo (guitar & vox), a set by Duke Holliday (guitar & vox), SITE Festival, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
February 27th, 2011 –
BACK Duo perform BACK and AGAIN, Death by Audio, Brooklyn, NY
February 17th, 2011 –
MAPS Project (clarinet) and It’s Been So Long! (Max/MSP) @Flowering Inconsistencies IX, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
January 16th, 2011 –
MAPS Project, University of the Streets, NY, NY
January 6th, 2011 –
clarinet in James Tenney’s Harmonium #2 at Farewell Levenson Concert, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
December 20th, 2010 –
Aliza Simons & Dave Ruder (guitar, clarinet, vox) at the Sun Skeleton benefit, Jalopy Theater, Brooklyn, NY
December 16th, 2010 – gabra
(voice & talking) performed at Flowering Inconsistencies #8, a repeat performance of BACK as well, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
December 13th, 2010 –
Joe White’s SHARK (Max/MSP) and my own BACK performed by Cory & Amirtha, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
December 12th, 2010 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras (suling, bonang panerus, voice), Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
December 11th, 2010 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras, Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
December 4th, 2010 –
MAPS project, Surreal Estate, Brooklyn, NY
November 30th, 2010 –
Cyborg Band of Greater Brooklyn (Max/MSP), Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
November 29th, 2010
– ConTempo ensemble (clarinet, guitar), including the premiere of myThese Perceiving Guts, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
November 18th, 2010 –
Anthony Scuderi’s Silhouette Suite, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
November 15th, 2010
– ConTempo ensemble (clarinet, voice), Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
October 28th, 2010
j david tapper performed as part of the IEAMF (me on Max/MSP), Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
October 20th, 2010 –
Joe White & Dave Ruder (guitar, vox, Max/MSP), Flowering Inconsistencies VII, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
September 11th, 2010
Bill Baird‘s Silence! (clarinet) at Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
August 26th, 2010 –
DR & Aliza Simons duo (guitar, vox, clarinet, Max/MSP), Flowering Inconsistencies VI, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
August 22nd, 2010 –
Amirtha Kidambi & Cory Bracken perform “BACK” for mezzo-soprano and vibraphone, Zebulon, Brooklyn, NY
July 22nd, 2010
– Dave Ruder solo (clarinet, vox, guitar), as well as some works in progress featuring David Whitwell on trombone, Flowering Inconsistencies V, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
June 29th, 2010 –
suling for a wayang with Pak Sri Joko Raharjo’s anak-anak gamelan group, at a Catholic Church in Klaten, Indonesia
June 21th, 2010 – suling as part of a lecture/performance by Pak Sri Joko Raharjo at UNNES, Semarang, Indonesia
June 14th, 2010
– demung in a performance of some Nardo Sabdho material with Pak Darsono’s group, a stage across from Mankunegaran on Jalan Ngarsiporo, Solo, Indonesia
June 9th, 2010
– gerong with Manunggal Rasa (a bunch of gamelan ringers), UNS, Solo, Indonesia

May 17th, 2010 – Anthony Scuderi’s Silhouette Suite, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
May 16th, 2010 –
Gamelan Kusuma Laras (suling, voice), Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
May 15th, 2010
– Gamelan Kusuma Laras, Indonesian Consulate, NY, NY
May 13th, 2010 –
MDM (clarinet, voice, cracklebox), Luca Lounge, NY, NY
May 12th, 2010
– performance on Max/MSP to go with Ben Simington’s tales of truth and electricity, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
May 10th, 2010
– “To Play a Born Gendhing” performed as a duet; DR plays clarinet in piece by R. Driscoll, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
May 2nd, 2010
– clarinet in Jay Vilnai’s “They Flee”, CUNY New Music Fest., Baruch College, NY, NY
April 27th, 2010
– clarinet in Brooklyn College Jazz Ensemble, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
April 25th, 2010
– clarinet & guitar in White Elephant’s premiere concert (pieces by me and Rebekah Driscoll), Flushnik, Brooklyn, NY
April 5th, 2010
– clarinet & voice in my pieces “gabra for Dave Ruder” and “seder”, Comformer-Perposers Series, University of the Streets, NY, NY
March 26th, 2010 –
clarinet in “Spring Migration (Frühjahrszug)” by Franke/Neumann/Ruder/Schmidt/Weinheimer, part of the NYCEMF 2010, Elebash Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY
March 19th, 2010 –
Sterling Basement (electronics, clarinet), “Songs of the Gowanus”, Cabinet Magazine Space, Brooklyn, NY
March 17th, 2010 –
Dave Ruder solo (guitar, vox), Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
March 2nd, 2010
– “Untuned for 10 guitars”, performed with nine other guitarists, Levenson Hall, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
February 17th, 2010
– “Flowering Reintroductions”, performed by Daniel Neumann, Shawn Onsgard, and myself (laptop, suling/melodica, suling/clarinet/voice, resp.), Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
January 13th, 2010
– Dave Ruder solo in round robin performances with Jack Reilly, Lydia Bell, and James Yeh, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
January 8th, 2010 – with the Invisible Circle choir, Shea Stadium, Brooklyn, NY
December 21st, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo, as well as a trio with Ann Adachi and Nick Lesley, Matchless, Brooklyn, NY
December 16th, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo, featuring Cory Bracken, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
December 12th, 2009
– kempul, saron, and singing with Gamelan Kusuma Laras, Bruno Walter Theater at the NYC Performing Arts Library, NY, NY
December 7th, 2009
– clarinet in Abe Morrison’s “With Reverence & Dread”, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
December 2nd, 2009 –
with the Invisible Circle choir, Death by Audio, Brooklyn, NY
November 30th, 2009
– bass clarinet in my piece “Wild Smitty, Part 2”, Brooklyn College
November 10th, 2009 –
composer & conductor of “Piece Considering Electronic Means and Opposable Thumbs”, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
November 8th, 2009
– carpentry activities in Douglas Henderson’s piece for 100 Carpenters, The Boiler, Brooklyn, NY
October 14th, 2009 –
with the Invisible Circle choir, Death by Audio, Brooklyn, NY
September 16th, 2009 –
with the Invisible Circle choir, Death by Audio (in a maze), Brooklyn, NY
September 12th, 2009
– various clarineting at Michael Pestel‘s Ponder2, Middletown, CT
August 17th, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo, Taaffe Lofts, Brooklyn, NY
August 11th, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo (guitar, vox), Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY
August 3rd, 2009 –
Dave Ruder’s “And It’s Surely to Their Debit” (clarinetist perfomer), The Tank, NY, NY
June 27th, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo, Goodbye Blue Monday, Brooklyn, NY
June 26th, 2009 – Eidolon (clarinet), Ontological Hysteric @ St Mark’s Church, NY, NY
June 21st, 2009
– audience conductor in Aaron Siegel‘s “science is only a sometimes friend”, Central Park East Meadow, NY, NY
June 19th, 2009
– clarinet in a piece by Maria Mykolenko, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
June 5th, 2009 –
Eidolon, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
May 31st, 2009
– Eidolon’s three hour spectacular in a bank vault, 14 Wall St, NY, NY
May 20th, 2009 –
Annie Rudnik’s Just Great (clarinet) at Movement Research thing at DTW, NY, NY
May 14th, 2009
– Abby Levine’s 88-89-90 (clarinet) with Move the House, 89th and CPW, NY, NY
May 10th, 2009
Syrinx Ensemble (clarinets & whistles), Central Park Zoo, NY, NY
May 9th, 2009
– Syrinx Ensemble, Central Park Zoo, NY, NY
May 3rd, 2009
– Dave Ruder solo, is Great party at my apartment (Taaffe Lofts), Brooklyn
May 1st, 2009
– Eidolon, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
April 21st, 2009
– played clarinet on WESU-FM Middletown, improvising on “the feeling of the idea of silk scarves in the air”, Middletown, CT
April 10th, 2009 –
Eidolon (clarinets), Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
March 6th, 2009
– folds ensemble (clarinet, bowed music stand), Issue Project Room, Brooklyn
March 3rd, 2009
Eidolon playing Matt Marble’s frond, Fine Hall, Princeton, NJ
February 6th, 2009
Eidolon (clarinet & guitar), Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
January 31st, 2009 – Eidolon (aka Ensemble One, we changed our name, I played clarinet and guitar), Hunter College/Times Sq. Gallery, New York
December 5th, 2008 – Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn

November 15th, 2008 folds ensemble, St Mark’s Church, New York
November 7th, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn

October 3rd, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
September 27th, 2008
– Trouble, Fishypond Tacos Art Opening, Bushwick, Brooklyn
September 5th, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
August 18th, 2008
– Trouble, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn
August 8th, 2008
– Forkestra/Devin’s crew (clarinets, guitar), Popeye’s Pub, Cortland Manor, NY
August 1st, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
July 3rd, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
June 13th, 2008
– clarinet in The Raw and the Cooked, the Tank, New York
June 6th, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
June 1st, 2008
– with expanded Syrinx Ensemble + Anthony Braxton (clarinets, whistles), National Aviary wetlands area, Pittsburgh, PA
May 2nd, 2008
– Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
April 4th, 2008 – Ensemble One, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn
March 8th, 2008
– Young Vandals (guitar), Never Ending Books, New Haven, CT
March 7th, 2008 – Ensemble One, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn
March 1st, 2008 – Musical accompaniment to Lydia Bell’s choreography + solo set of vegetable pieces (clarinet/guitar/vox) at Triskelion Arts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
February 9th, 2008 – Ensemble One (aka Large Ensemble), The Schoolhouse, Brooklyn
December 2nd, 2007
– accompaniment of Sarah Young and Leah Siepel’s dancing efforts (E flat and B flat clarinets), Arts in Bushwick-related loft, Brooklyn
November 26th, 2007 – Large Ensemble (clarinet/bass clarinet), Knitting Factory Old Office, NYC
July 15th, 2007 – with Isto (clarinet), Bowery Poetry Club, New York
June 3rd, 2007 – Sqwawktet (clarinets & whistles) with birds at Prospect Park Zoo aviary, Brooklyn
June 2nd, 2007 – Sqwawktet with birds at Prospect Park Zoo aviary, Brooklyn
May15th, 2007 – Trouble, Goodbye Blue Monday, Brooklyn
December 11th, 2006 – Assembly with Chris Peck and Aaron Siegel (percussion and voice), Roulette, New York
August 12th, 2006 – The Monster Project (clarinet), Tonic, New York
July 26th, 2006 – The Monster Project, Bowery Poetry Club, New York
May 6th, 2006 – The Monster Project, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn
April 29th, 2006 – Corinna Hiller & dancers accompanist with Loren Dempster (clarinet), Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
February 18th, 2006 – Anne Rhodes plays “On Methods of Expediting Ingestion”, Memorial Chapel, Middletown, CT (I was in the audience, but it was great)
February 1st, 2006 – The Monster Project, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn
December 9th, 2005 – Anthony Braxton alumni ensemble (clarinet), Crowell Hall, Middletown
November 2nd, 2005 – The Monster Project, Knitting Factory Tap Bar, New York
May 8th, 2005 – performed in Dave Kadden’s recital (saxonet), Buttonwood Tree, Middletown
April 27th, 2005 – Anthony Braxton’s large ensemble (clarinet), Crowell Hall, Middletown
April 19th, 2005 – performed in Philip Schulze’s Quartet for Winds with Video (clarinet), Memorial Chapel, Middletown
April 15th, 2005 – performed in “God Vs. the Management, Round 2” by MGMT (vox), Memorial Chapel, Middletown
April 1st, 2005 – This Poodlefu Revelry, a thesis recital by Dave Ruder (recording available upon request – 9 original compositions for various ensembles) (guitar, clarinet, & vox), Crowell Concert Hall, Middletown
March 2005 – conducted Aaron Siegel’s “The Time It Takes” with Wesleyan Orchestra (workshop), Crowell Hall, Middletown
February 27th, 2005 – conducted “Knee Play 1” from Einstein on the Beach, Anna Zayaruzny’s recital, Crowell Hall, Middletown
February 19th, 2005 – Cage’s Concert for Piano and Orchestra (clarinets) in Walter Frank’s recital, Crowell Hall, Middletown
February 11th, 2005 – Wesleyan Creative Orchestra led by Bill Dixon (clarinet), Crowell Hall, Middletown
January 29th, 2005 – performed in Shallow Water by Aaron Siegel (bowls), Zelnick Pavilion, Middletown
December 10th, 2004 – Anthony Braxton’s large ensemble, Crowell Hall, Middletown
December 2nd, 2004 – worked visual projections for Carl Testa’s quintet, Wesleyan MPR, Middletown
November, 2004 – Band for “The Terrible Parable of Leni Riefenstahl” (clarinet), CFA Theater, Middletown
April 28th, 2004 – Anthony Braxton’s small ensemble (clarinet in an electronically backed sextet), Crowell Hall, Middletown
April 25th, 2004 – Anthony Braxton’s large ensemble (clarinet), Crowell Hall, Middletown
April 23rd, 2004 – performed with Wesleyan Advanced Gamelan Ensemble (gong, kempyang, kethuk, kempul), Yale University, New Haven
April 22nd, 2004 – performed “On Methods of Expediting Ingestion: Eggplant” and in Steve Reich’s Octet (guitar, page turning), Student Composition Concert, Crowell Hall, Middletown
April 2nd, 2004 – performed in Aaron Paige’s recital (guitar), World Music Hall, Middletown
February 29th, 2004 – string quartet “Sweep Quarter Trap 1” performed at Music for Leap Years (conductor), Memorial Chapel, Middletown
May 9th, 2003 – Invisible Quartet performed, World Music Hall (also played melodica in another piece), Middletown
March 15th, 2003 – performed Mark Nelson’s Pin (guitar), College Music Society conference, Brunswick, Maine