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Collapss: Accumulation

The Carrack Modern Art Museum

10 am, June 29, 2016

The Collective performs a multi-day installation at The Carrack Modern Art Museum.
Info here and schedule below.



Wednesday, 6/29

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Exploration/Community Movement
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Installation Building
7:30 PM
Collapss Performance

Thursday, 6/30

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Installation Building
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Experimental Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Installation Building
7:30 PM
Performance Investigations

Friday, 7/1

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Installation Building
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Experimental Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Installation Building
7:30 PM
Performance Investigations

Saturday, 7/2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Installation Building
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Experimental Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Installation Building
7:30 PM
Collapss Performance

Open Exploration/Community Movement:
Join Collapss in an open improvisation exploring the idea of accumulation and the creation of artifacts. Movers, musicians, and artists of all kinds are welcome.
Installation Building:
Witness Collapss arrange and organize artifacts, contributing the the progressive installation built within the space.
Experimental Sessions:
Witness Collapss investigate and play within existing concepts and motifs as they ask, "What else can we find in this idea?"
Performance Investigations:
Informal workshopping and showing of pieces, ideas, and concepts created by members of Collapss and local Durham artists. Suggested donation $10.
Collapss Performances:
Collapss will share previously investigated, reinvestigated, and new movements and sounds. Suggested donation $15.












































Collapss Residency @ UMKC

University of Missouri, Kansas City

5 pm, April 11, 2016

The Collective performs a concerts and presents masterclasses to the composition students at UMKC.

Collapss + Friends

Empire Books

7 pm, March 21, 2016

The Collective performs with Philadelphia's Loren Groenendaal and Flandrew Fleisenberg in an all-improv show.

Collapss @ Empire

Empire Books

7 pm, February 12, 2016

Collapss performs with choreographer Cynthia Ling Lee and flutist Erika Boysen. New dance works by Cynthia and Brianna Taylor, and a new saxophone/electronics solo by Laurent Estoppey,

Emily Aiken, Brianna Taylor, Cynthia Lee, Robin Gee, Danielle Kinne, Binh Duong, dance

Erika Boysen, flute

Nick Rich, guitar

Brian Tyndall, bass

Laurent Estoppey, saxophone


Cannundrum

Choreography by Brianna Taylor

Rubix revisited

Choreography by Cynthia Lee

Ensembles of note

For ensemble and dancers, composed Larry Polansky

Honami

Solo flute, composed by Will Offermans

Icicles

Solo flute, composed by Robert Aitken

Mathematics

Solo saxophone and electronics, composed by Laurent Estoppey


Unsilent Night

Scuppernong Books

7 pm, December 5, 2015

The Collective performs Phil Kline's Unsilent Night. Beginning at Scuppernong Books, ending at Empire Books

Collapss Box

Downtown Greensboro, corner of Friendly and Elm

7 pm, November 6, 2015

In Collaboration with Project One Art, UNCG's Art Truck, the Collective will perform 5 minute music and dance pieces inside the art truck. The performances will be every 10 minutes, for up to 5 people at a time. 7 to 9 pm.



17 Days Festival: Home Again Before Yesterday

Crown Theater

8 pm, September 18, 2015

Confluence Performance Projects teams up with the Collective for two shows. More info here.

Black Mountain College Festival: Collapss @ Scuppernong

Scuppernong Books

7 pm, September 16, 2015

The Collective performs a Cage-Cunningham themed concert as part of the Black Mountain College Festival. More info here.

NC State University: ArtsNow! featuring Collapss

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Thompson Theatre, NCSU

7 pm, September 8, 2015

The collective performs at NC State University. More info here.

European Tour 2015

7 pm, July 4, 2015

The Collective performs with Tagtool and ensemBle baBel in Lausanne, Switzerland, followed by shows in Morges, Paris and Strasbourg.

July 4, 7 and 11 pm: Lausanne with Tagtool and baBel
July 5, 5 pm: Villa Moyard, Morges
July 6, 7 pm: Cite Universitaire, Paris. More info here.
July 11 and 12: Stacks duo in Strasbourg






Collapss @ Empire: Bon Voyage concert

Empire Books, Greensboro NC

7 pm, June 26, 2015

The Collective performs the Europe tour set list. 

EMF Fringe Series: Chamber Crawl featuring Collapss

Downtown Greensboro (various locations); Gibb's Hundred Brewery

1 pm, June 20, 2015

From 1 to 5 pm, the Collective participates in a Chamber Crawl, a tour of fine chamber music groups performing in various locations in downtown Greensboro. The event culminates with a short combined performance by all groups at Gibb's Hundred Brewery. In collaboration with the Eastern Music Festival's Fringe Series

Collapss @ Mack and Mack, Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction

Mack and Mack Clothing Boutique, downtown Greensboro

6 pm, May 30, 2015

The Collective hosts a fundraiser performs some old favorites in preparation for our tour of Switzerland and France. 
Silent auction beginning at 6 pm, including sale of original art by Kenneth Frazelle
Concert beginning at 7:30 pm. 
Admission $20. 
Included with admission is free beer (provided by Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company), wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a music download from the Collective's upcoming recording project. 
Can't attend? Donate here

COLLAPSS @ Greenhill

Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC

7 pm, May 1, 2015

The Collective celebrates summer with a performance for First Friday.

John Zorn's Cobra, part 2

Empire Books, Greensboro, NC

7 pm, April 3, 2015

Returning special guests Jonathan WallTadeu Coelho and Carole Ott, as well as new guests Xin Gao and Eric Willie, join the Collective in an hour-long performance of Zorn's famous game piece Cobra. 

John Zorn's Cobra

The Shed, Durham, NC

7 pm, March 29, 2015

Returning special guests Jonathan WallTadeu Coelho and Carole Ott, as well as new guest Xin Gao, join the Collective in an hour-long performance of Zorn's famous game piece Cobra.

 

2015 Greensboro Fringe Festival

Empire Books, Greensboro, NC

7 pm, February 6, 2015

Guests Tadeu Coelho (UNCSA), Carole Ott (UNCG), Maf Maddix (N'dangR SpeciesBrother Aten) and Harriet Hoover (visual artist, sculptor) join the Collective in a fully improvised evening-length work. Revolving around resident movement artist Brianna Taylor's MFA thesis work, the improvisations utilize plastic wrap and spatialized sonic installations to slowly weave a sonic and physical web of immobility, encouraging ever smaller and more individualistic approaches to movement and sound. 

New Year, Old Music

Mack and Mack Clothing Boutique, Greensboro NC

7 pm, January 10, 2015

A performance of old standbys, featuring The Mantras' bassist Brian Tyndall and flutist extraordinaire Tadeu Coelho

COLLAPSS #9

Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC

7 pm, October 3, 2014

The Collective performs at one of Greensboro's most iconic cultural centers, in collaboration with members of the Attentive software development company, makers of the Tagtool app for iPad. 

COLLAPSS #8 at NM_GSO

Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

7 pm, September 19, 2014

The Collective presents a concert of works by living composers. More info here

Assemble, Unravel, Revolve

Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro Cultural Center, Greensboro, NC

6 pm, August 27, 2014

The Collective returns for the Dog Days, with a performance for Brianna Taylor's Confluence Performance Projects. 

COLLAPSS #7

Empire Books

7 pm, April 25, 2014

A concert of 3 large works: 
Alejandro RuttyCity of Webs
David Kechley: Points of Departure
COLLAPSS + Sarah Martin's photography class: Improvisation

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 6

The Westminster Schools, Atlanta GA

2 pm, April 3, 2014

The Collective gives a masterclass for the music students of the Westminster Schools. 

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 5

The Westminster Schools, Atlanta GA

10 am, April 3, 2014

The Collective gives a masterclass for the music students of the Westminster Schools.. 

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 4

Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery, Atlanta GA

8 pm, April 2, 2014

The Collective performs as guests of Chamber Cartel, Atlanta's premier new music ensemble. 

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 3

The Last Word bookstore, Charlotte NC

7 pm, April 1, 2014

The first away game on our 85 Live tour. Works by Tom Johnson, Alejandro Rutty, Nick Rich, Steve Landis, and others. 

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 2

Salem College, Winston-Salem NC

12 pm, March 31, 2014

The Collective gives a masterclass for the composition students at Salem College. 

COLLAPSS #6: 85 Live Tour show 1

Empire Books, Greensboro NC

7 pm, March 28, 2014

The Collective kicks off the 85 Live Tour at our stomping grounds.

COLLAPSS #5: Collisions and Conversations

Empire Books

7 pm, February 7, 2014

COLLAPSS collaborates with Confluence Performance Projects for the Greensboro Fringe Festival

COLLAPSS #4

Empire Books

7 pm, November 22, 2013

Music by Tom Johnson, Steve Landis, and others. 

COLLAPSS #3

Empire Books

7 pm, October 4, 2013

Music by Isabel Mundry, Nicolas Scherzinger, David Biedenbender, Christian Marclay, and others. 

COLLAPSS #2

Empire Books

7 pm, August 23, 2013

Music by Tom Johnson, John Cage, and Phillip Glass; video art by Chris Cassidy.

COLLAPSS #1

Empire Books

7 pm, May 10, 2013

Music by Tom Johnson, Maurizio Guerandi, Mark Engebretson, and others.