Upcoming Performances


photo by Ryan Bourque


March 17    3:00pm  /  Sound Program: “Cathy Hsiao: Movement 1, Bloom” + short improvised cello+effects set
Goldfinch, 319 N Albany
Sound Program link

March 21  7:30pm / Classical Revolution Chicago presents “Happy 333rd Bday to Bach!” / Gallery Cabaret
Bach’s 333rd bday bash chamber jam

April 5    8:30pm  /  Savannah Music Festival
“LULA DEL RAY” with Manual Cinema

April 7    8:00pm  /  First Works in Providence, RI
“LULA DEL RAY” with Manual Cinema

April 15    8:30pm  /  Constellation
a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble presents Gerhard Staebler and Kunsu Shim Residency

May 21    7:30pm  /  St Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church
Igel piano trio performs works by Mendelssohn and Mozart

May 12 & 14   Praise + Punk:  Chicago Sinfonietta vs Mucca Pazza
May 12 in Naperville, May 14 downtown Chicago
More info here!



Past Performances:


March 10    10:00am  /  William Harris Lee studio (410 S. Michigan ave)
The Lucky Trikes (improvised story time for kids!)

Feb 25    2:00pm  /  Preston Bradley Hall
Julius Eastman Portrait concert curated by Seth Parker Woods (Frequency Fest)

Feb 25  9:00pm / Bourbon on Division
Abbey Bowed string quartet presents “Abbey Road”

Feb 21  7:30pm / Hopleaf
Pivot Arts: Live Talk with Glass Trio

Feb 18  9:00pm / Century Mallet
w/ Akosuen

Feb 16    7:00pm  /  The Store
Classical Revolution Chicago presents: Strings of Love!

Feb 10    8:30pm  /  The Hideout
The 12th Annual Makeout Party
“And Evening of Aural Intercourse”

Feb 5    8:00pm  /  Cafe Mustache
Glass Trio (vocal trio + strings) opens for Blue Ribbon Glee Club

Jan 19    8:30pm / Elastic Arts
a.pe.ri.od.ic presents CHRISTIAN WOLFF

Nov 14 – Jan 14:  FIREBRAND THEATRE presents LIZZIE BORDEN the musical

Dec 17  – 7:30pm – St Alphonsus – “From London to Chicago” – Christmas with the Community Renewal chorus and the choirs of St Alphonsus

Dec 23  8:00pm – The Hideout – Christmas with The Bangers

Oct 29 – Mucca Pazza – Logan Square Halloween Parade
Mucca Halloween


Oct 26 – NbN Trio closes out the NPL’s Sonic Explorations series
7:00, Northbrook Public Library


NbN Trio, photo by Ryan Bourque

Oct 22 – aperiodic ensemble performs “Time with People” aka The Trash Opera!
3:00, University of Iowa, details here

Oct 1 – COURTCHELLA (outdoor fall courtyard festival)
3-11pm at The Ridgedale Courtyard
5931 N Paulina ave

Sept 29 – ExtraOcular / Les Viqs / Protovulcan at TOWNSHIP

Aug 1: Ambient Cello & Hatha Yoga @ Oliva Gallery, 7pm, $15

Aug 2: ExtraOcular / Black Friars Social Club @ GMan Tavern

Aug 5: Closed Casket, Day 2: The Complete Baudelaire in a Box (performing w/ Bobby Conn & Monica Boubou)

July 6:  solo set (cello+effects pedals) at Comfort Station Logan Square

comfort station eclipse
Comfort Music


March 6-21: Tour de France with ExtraOcular (Matthew Shelton)

Feb 26: a.pe.ri.od.ic performs opera “Time with People” culmination of our work during HCL artist residence

Feb 23: FLAK at Intuit presents NbN Trio@ The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art


vesna jovanovic, photo


February 10: Solo set @ Hungry Brain

January 21: Mucca Pazza kicks off Fermilab’s 50th anniversary!


Oct 21 &22:  Poi Dog Pondering presents “Illumination” @ The Vic Theatre.


Oct 9:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Ear Taxi Festival – Chicago Cultural Center


charcoal sketch by Lewis Achenbach











July 23:  w/ Razorhouse @ Gman Tavern








July 17:  Dearborn Garden Walk, 2-4pm


photo by Bindu Kodwaney:  www.iClicU.com









July 16:  w/ Akosuen at Comfort Station, 7pm








June 12:  Classical Revolution Chicago Chamber Jam at Jerry’s, 7pm









June 10:  a.pe.ri.od.ic residency at MCA, 10am-2pm, featuring a piece for solo cello and auxiliary percussion ensemble by Laurence Crane

June 9:  “drF” premiere performance of Mark Hardy’s oratorio @ High Concept Labs


photo by Liz Kovalchuk







June 5:  w/ Bobby Conn & Monica BouBou – Prince Tribute Concert to benefit Girls Rock! Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 9pm







May 23:  Classical Revolution Chicago @ Constellation – Open Source String Quartet plays Debussy + Beethoven






May 22:  NbN Trio + Coppice at HCL
NbN at HCL






May 2:  guest appearing w/ Chicago band “ExtraOcular” –  live scoring Larry Carlson’s “Weird Worlds Scrolls” Hungry Brain, 9pm

April 30:  Chicago Arts Orchestra premiering a new work by American composer Daniel Forrest w/ Indianapolis Children’s Choir

April 17:  Emanation @ CIMMFEST, 3:30 Chop Shop / 1st Ward with Matthew SheltonIMG_0367








April 7:  NbN Trio @ Poetry Foundation, 7pm






April 1-3 & 8-10:  “Time Steps” with Chicago Tap Theatre

Feb 25:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Constellation Frequency Fest w/ Mocrep, 8:30







Feb 13:  10th Annual Hideout Makeout Party



Dec 31:  Mucca Pazza NYE @ Chicago Athletic Association

Nov 15:  NbN Trio at Constellation with Iktus Combo
NbN Constellation 11:15








Oct 28:  Classical Revolution Chicago @Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, 6pm.  Schoenberg “Pierrot Lunaire”, “Verklarte Nacht” and more!

Oct 16, 17, 18:  Poi Dog Pondering 20th anniversary of “Pomegranate” @ Vic Theater
Poi Vic
photo by matt carmichael

Sept 20:  Akosuen @ Elastic Arts, 8pm







August 30:  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @ Constellation, 8:30pm

August 15:  Mucca Pazza Sit-Down Set at 1st Ward / Chop Shop, 9pm

July 24:  Chicago Arts Orchestra, Santa Fe, NM

July 19:  Dearborn Ave Garden Walk

July 18:  City of Big Dreams

July 2:  Wrekmeister Harmonies, Bohemian National Cemetery, 7pm

6/21  a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble @MCA 4pm

6/9  Opera On Tap, Heartland Cafe – performing Piazzolla’s “Grand Tango”

5/22 Chicago Composers Orchestra
St. James Cathedral, 8pm

4/25  NbN Trio at Elastic Arts, 8pm







4/20  Mucca Pazza Sit-Down set at Revolution Brewery, 8:30pm

4/16  CIMM Fest presents: Emanation Percussion, Chop Shop, 7pm





3/15 Ephelon Trio presents J. Dilla’s album “Donuts”, The Shrine, 10pm

3/14  Chicago Arts Orchestra  “Rediscovered Treasures” St. Alphonsus Church, 8pm

2/27  Chicago Arts Orchestra “Music of 18th Century Spain & Mexico”
San Miguel Chapel – Santa Fe, NM

1/21-24 East Coast Tour with Mucca Pazza:  Philadelphia, DC, Brooklyn


12/31  Mucca Pazza NYE @ Double Door

12/6 Wrekmeister Harmonies, Bohemian National Cemetery crematorium, 8pmwrekmeister group





11/20  Mucca Pazza, Space in Evanston
mucca amanda







11/6  Chicago Composers Orchestra, Constellation, 8pm
CCO constellation





10/31  HP Lovecraft’s “The Hound” set to strings, 8pm






10/18 Architecture Foundation Open House w/ ACM, DIRTT building noon-3pm

10/7  Girl Group Chicago 60s Variety show @ The Hideout

9/20 Chicago Wandelweiser Festival featuring aperiodic ensemble at Constellation

9/14 Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

8/10 Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

8/9 – Quartet Datura @ Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison, WI

7/20 – Dearborn Avenue Garden Walk

7/19 – Quartet Datura w/ The Simple Good @ The Chop Shop

7/15 – Peninsula Hotel dining room w/ Andrew Pratt

7/13 – Classical Revolution jam session @ Jerry’s in Wicker Park, 7pm

6/26 – a.pe.ri.od.ic ensemble at Constellation

6/25 – Girls Rock! workshop with Julie Pomerleau

6/13 – with Wrekmeister Harmonies – Bohemian National Cemetery

6/8 – with Chuck Prophet – 8pm, City Winery, Chicago

5/17 – Chicago Arts Orchestra – 8pm, St. Alphonsus Church, Chicago

5/9 – The Moon on the Lagoon with Opera-Matic – Humboldt Park lagoon, Chicago

5/1 – with Wrekmeister Harmonies and CIMM Fest – Double Door

4/27 – “Songs from an Unmade Bed” – 3pm, 7:30pm, Apollo Theater, Chicago

3/25 – w/Monica Boubou’s French Pop Orchestra – The Hideout, Chicago

2/13 – NbN Trio featuring Amanda Gutierrez  – Elastic Arts, Chicago

2/11 – w/ Susan Voelz – Schuba’s, Chicago

2/9 – w/Highland Park Strings – Ravinia, Chicago

2/1 – w/ Quartet Datura at Brechtfest – Dankhaus, Chicago

1/15 – w/ Matthew Shelton – Uncommon Ground on Devon, Chicago


12/28 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL

11/14 – “Songs for Sound” Benefit for cochlear implant awareness with The Music City Hit-makers – Event Information

10/19 – Deltron 3030 Orchestra – House of Blues

10/18 – Datura Quartet joins Ephelon Trio to play “Donuts” by J.Dilla – The Shrine – opening for Questlove DJ set

10/13 – Sugar Fly with Me w/ Susan Voelz – City Winery 11:30-2:30



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