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PAMELA Z

complete calendar of performances
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Pamela Z upcoming events:

This page contains all current, future, and past Pamela Z-related performances and events in reverse chronological order. For upcoming events in the immediate furture, refer to the embedded agenda at the upper right..

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Updated 6/13/17 11:16 AM

6/3-6/6/2018
Blacksburg, VA USA

Pamela Z at NIME 2018

Pamela Z will give a solo concert of works for voice and electronics as well as the keynote address as part of NIME at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA USA

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

3/16/2018
Waltham, MA USA

Solo Concert at New Music Brandeis

Pamela Z will give a solo performance as part of New Music Brandeis at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA USA

New Music Brandeis
Brandeis University Slosberg Music Center 
415 South Street, Waltham, MA

3/1/2018
Boulder, CO USA

Solo Performance at CU Boulder

Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Pendulum New Music Series at Atlas Black Box Experimental Studio at 8pm in Boulder, CO USA

Atlas Black Box Experimental Studio
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1/29/2018
Memphis, TN USA

Performance and Lecture/Demonstration

Pamela Z will give a public performance and lecture/demonstration as part of Springfield Lecture Series at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN USA

Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway, Memphis, TN

10/27/2017
Williamsburg, VA USA

Solo Concert at William and Mary

Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA USA

The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA

9/29/2017
Providence, RI USA

Solo Performance at Brown University

Pamela Z will perform a program of works for voice, electronics, and video at Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at 7pm in Providence, RI USA
This event is sponsored by the Brown Arts Initiative.

Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
Brown University
154 Angell Street, Providence, RI

7/8/2017
New York, NY USA

Solo Concert at the Rite of Summer Music Festival

Pamela Z will give two afternoon concerts as part of the Rite of Summer Music Festival at 1pm & 3pm on Governor’s Island, New York

Rite of Summer Music Festival
Governor’s Island
New York, NY USA

7/1/2017-7/2/2017
San Francisco, CA USA

Live Score for Occupy: Stephan Koplowitz and Axis Dance

A site-based performance work in collaboration with Stephan Koplowitz and Axis Dance as part of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival at Yerba Buena Center For the Arts in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z composes and performs the live score for Occupy, a site-based performance work by choreographer Stephan Koplowitz, inspired by the history, design, and architecture of the Yerba Buena Gardens, and drawing on the unique movement vocabularies of AXIS Dance Company and ensemble cast members.

Yerba Buena Center For the Arts
701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

6/21/2017
Oakland, CA, USA

Garden of Memory Solstice Walk-through Concert

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance at Chapel of the Chimes at 5pm in Oakland, CA

The program will feature continuous simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances. From 5pm to 9pm.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

 

6/3-6/4/2017
San Francisco, CA, USA

Richard Marriott and Made Subandi's VOYAGE

Pamela Z will perform in Richard Marriott and Made Subandi’s VOYAGE as part of San Francisco International Arts Festival at Southside Theater at 9:30pm in San Francisco, CA USA

VOYAGE is a 70-minute ritual music drama, composed by Richard Marriott and Made Subandi, with Pamela Z, Carla Fabrizio and Sarah Willner, utilizing video and interactive electronics. Voyage follows the structure of a Balinese ritual called Calonarang, and is about crossing over the boundaries between nations, the crossroads between cultures, and the territory between life and death.
There will be two performances: Saturday June 3 at 9:30pm and Sunday June 4 at 2:30pm.

Southside Theater
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

5/12/2017
New York, NY USA

Pamela Z Solo Performance at the Knockdown Center

with a guest appearance by Christine Bonansea

Pamela Z and Christine Bonansea

Harvestworks presents Pamela Z in a solo concert of works for voice, electronics, and video with a special guest appearance by dancer Christine Bonansea in a duo for voice, electronics and movement as part of Creative Tech Week at The Knockdown Center at 8pm in Queens, NY USA

The Knockdown Center
52-19 Flushing Ave, Flushing, NY

 

5/5/2017-5/7/2017
San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z and Donald Swearingen's Pascal's Triangle

Pamela Z and Donald Swearingen will perform a 3-night run of Pascal’s Triangle
at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

A new work of electroacoustic music and live interactive media inspired by the beauty, ubiquity, and indispensability of mathematics – Pascal’s Triangle uses sampled text and sounds, voice & electronics, spatialized multi-channel audio, and interactive video. The movements of this evening-length work will employ numbers, patterns, and structures derived from mathematical principles – vignettes that evoke the poetic elegance of numbers.

 

Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

 

4/26/2017
San Francisco, CA USA

Guest Appearance at CNMAT in Laura Charmichael’s “SOS Vivaldi”

Pamela Z will perform an improvisation in collaboration with Laura Carmichael, Ken Ueno, and Beryl Lee Heuermann as part of SOS Vivaldi at Center for New Music and Audio Technologies CNMAT at 8pm in Berkeley, CA

Center for New Music and Audio Technologies CNMAT
1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA

4/17/2017
San Francisco, CA USA

Splinter Reeds on the ROOM Series

Splinter Reeds, the Bay Area’s first reed quintet, give a concert as part of The ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

The quintet performs a world premiere work by Theresa Wong, alongside pieces by Eric Wubbels, Ken Ueno, and Tom Johnson featuring narration by Pamela Z, in an evening of contemporary reed music.

 

The ROOM Series @ Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

4/15/2017
San Rafael, CA USA

Wild Women: Nina Wise, Pamela Z, Amy X Neuberg

An evening of solo performances by Nina Wise and two of the world’s most exciting vocalist/composers, both internationally renowned pioneers in live electronics, looping, layered extended vocals, and poetic narratives. at Showcase Theater at 8pm in San Rafael, CA USA

Showcase Theater
Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA

3/16/2017
San Francisco, CA USA

Talk + Sound: Terry Berlier, Bernie Lubell and Pamela Z

In an event sponsored by SFMOMA, Pamela Z, Terry Berlier, and Bernie Lubell all give performance/presentations about their work at 500 Capp Street Foundation at 7pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Organic Logic: Terry Berlier, Bernie Lubell and Pamela Z

Join us for the final segment in a series of three talks in conjunction with our inaugural exhibition in the Garage, centered on the theme of "organic logic."

For this talk, the artists will be demonstrating their sound objects and instruments!

Using a variety of materials, from cut wood, to custom electronic devices, to analog record players and their own bodies, the artists contest the performative and visceral aspects of sound and how it changes the way we view and perceive the world around us.

Terry Berlier is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is often kinetic, interactive and/or sound based and addresses themes of the environment and queer practice. Bernie Lubell makes interactive wood machines that visually construct the process of thought. Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who works primarily with voice, live electronic processing, sampled sound, and video.

Doors at 7 p.m.; Enjoy the exhibitions in The House and in The Garage before the talk + presentations at 7:30 p.m.

$20 general admission, $15 students and seniors.
Limited capacity, advance tickets required.

500 Capp Street Foundation
500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA

 

3/9/2017
Middletown, CT USA

Correspondence at Wesleyan

Pamela Z performs new commissioned work at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT USA

Building on an idea conceived in the mid-1990s, when digital communication was in its infancy, Pamela Z will create Correspondence, a new work exploring modes of personal communication from hand-written letters and telegraphs to electronic messaging and video chats.

Wesleyan University
Wesleyan Station
Department of Music, Middletown, CT

2/12/17-3/10/2017
Middletown, CT USA

Creative Campus Fellowship at Wesleyan

Pamela Z will be a visiting artist in residence at Wesleyan University as part of their Creative Campus Fellowship program. She will work with students, give workshops in the music department and in a cross-disciplinary module outside the music department, and will create and perform a new commissioned work at Wesleyan.

Wesleyan University
Wesleyan Station
Department of Music, Middletown, CT

1/9/17 - 2/11/2017
Captiva, FL USA

Rauschenberg Residency

Pamela Z creates new work at Robert Rauschenberg's twenty-acre estate on Captiva Island, Florida, which was his home and studio for forty years and has been transformed into a creative center for artists from around the world to live, work, and create.

PZ will work on a number of projects including composing music and images for Pascal's Triangle, her work-in-progress collaboration with Donald Swearingen.

Rauschenberg Residency
Captiva, FL

12/18/2016
Oakland, CA USA

Musical Reflections of 2016 -Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland

New Music Bay Area and Chapel of the Chimes present Musical Reflections of 2016, a free four-hour musical community gathering in honor of those we've lost this year, including the Ghost Ship fire victims and beloved composer Pauline Oliveros.

Musicians include survivors of the Ghost Ship community who will play music for their lost friends and bandmates, and close collaborators of Pauline Oliveros, who had deep roots in the Bay Area. Musical Reflections of 2016 gives us all a chance to gather and mourn many events and loved ones from this difficult year. Several of Pauline Oliveros’ works being performed invite audience participation.

Performers are all donating their services and talents, and include Kitka, the Temple of Light Georgian Community Choir, Sharmi Basu, the William Winant Percussion Group, the Cardew Choir, Samuel Carl Adams, Ellen Fullman, Theresa Wong, Luciano Chessa, Dylan Mattingly, Pamela Z, Edward Schocker and Thingamajigs Performance Collective, Majel Connery, Katabatik, Soriah, Laura Inserra with Suellen Primost and Barbara Eramo, Gino Robair and Anne Pajunen, Diane Grubbe, Phil Gelb with Chris Brown and Tim Perkis, Sarah Cahill, Danny Clay, John Benson, Carletta Sue Kay, Gautam Tejas Ganeshan, Ramon Sender, Zina Bozzay, Maggi Payne, For Now, members of Volti, Carta, East Bay Ray, Andy Meyerson, The Gyuto Monks, Sarah Lockhart, and many more.

Performances are simultaneous and throughout the beautiful chapels and alcoves and spaces at the Julia Morgan-designed Chapel of the Chimes. Musical Reflections of 2016 offers a unique and personal musical experience to every listener as he or she wanders freely through this multilevel maze of interior gardens, alcoves, pools, and antechambers ingeniously designed by Julia Morgan.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, California 94611

12/9/2016
Berkeley, CA USA

Pamela Z at CNMAT (with Christine Bonansea & Jorge Bachman)

Pamela Z performs a set of solo works for voice, processing, and gesture controllers in a shared evening with dancer Christine Bonansea and electronic musician Jorge Bachmann at Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) at 8pm in Berkeley, CA

Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)
1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA

12/8/2016
San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z and Annë Paiounèn Duo Performance

Pamela Z (San Francisco) and Annë Paiounèn (Stockholm) will perform an evening of solos and duets for voices, electronics, interactive video, viola, and objects. Together they will inhabit the Center for New Music, playing site-specifically with the physical attributes of the place, and finding curious intersections between their individual sonic and performance practices.

Anne Pajunen & Pamela Z

Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

11/19/2016
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Resonance Concert features Pamela Z

Pamela Z gives a solo performance of works for voice and electronics, and collaborates with U of M students as part of Resonance Concert at McIntosh Theater at 8pm in Ann Arbor MI USA

Pamela Z performs a set of works from her solo voice & electronics repertoire as the centerpiece of U of M’s School of Music, Theater, and Dance’s Resonance concert. The evening will open with student works and will close with an ensemble piece with Pamela Z and the students.

McIntosh Theater
U of Michigan School of Music, Theater, and Dance
1100 Baits Drive, Ann Arbor, MI

11/15/2016
New York, NY USA

Pamela Z performing solo works for voice & electronics
followed by a conversation with Martin Daughtry

The Department of Music at NYU presents "Art in the Anthropocene", a concert and conversation with composer/performer Pamela Z including a set of short works for voice, electronics, & video, this Tuesday (11/15/16) at 5:30pm, in SILVER CENTER Room 220 (31 Washington Place) in New York.

SILVER CENTER Room 220
31 Waverly Place
between Greene and Washington Square East [a.k.a. University], second floor

11/11-12/2016
San Francisco, CA USA

Tribute to Björk’s Homogenic

Pamela Z performs her arrangement of Björk’s Jóga as part of Undercover’s "Tribute to Björk’s Homogenic" at The Independant in San Francisco, CA USA

Ms. Z will perform the 2nd track of Björk’s Homogenic album in an evening of live arrangements of the 10 tracks on that iconic album. The evening will feature a broad range of bands and solo artists including Bells Atlas, Redwood Tango Ensemble, Jazz Mafia, and Zena Carlota – each performing one track from Homogenic.

The Independant
628 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA

11/10/2016
San Francisco, CA USA

Del Sol premieres Pamela Z’s Attention

Del Sol String Quartet performs the premiere of Attention, a new commissioned work by Pamela Z at The Exploratorium’s Kanbar Forum at 7:30pm in San Francisco, CA

Composed for String Quartet, tape, voices, video, and electronic devices, Attention explores the ways in which attention and focus are challenged in today’s culture.

The Exploratorium’s Kanbar Forum
Pier 15, San Francisco, CA

10/21/2016
Irvine, CA USA

Solo Concert on Gassman Electronic Music Series

Composer/performer Pamela Z performs an evening of solo works for voice, real time electronic processing, interactive video, and gesture controllers. The evening will include short works from her concert repertoire as well as excerpts from larger performance works such as Baggage Allowance and This Impossible Building as part of Gassmann Electronic Music Series at Winifred Smith Hall at 8pm in Irvine, CA USA

Winifred Smith Hall
UC Irvine 4000 Mesa Rd
Building #710, Irvine, CA

10/9/2016
San Francisco, CA USA

CAGE : empty words

Luciano Chessa, Ben Zucker, Pamela Z, and Danny Clay, will simultaneously narrate the four sections of John Cage’s epic text, Empty Words.

In this condensed version of "Empty Words" by John Cage (1912-1992) – normally a 10-hour work for solo reader, the four 2.5 hour sections will be read simultaneously by four different readers. Starting at 3pm, we'll be done by dinner time.

John Cage’s Empty Words (1974) is a marathon text drawn from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau. This is one of Cage’s most sustained and elaborate moves toward the “demilitarization” of language, in four parts: Part I omits sentences, Part II omits phrases, and Part III omits words. Part IV, which omits syllables, leaves us nothing but a virtual lullaby of letters and sounds.

‘Quiet Time’ is a recurring afternoon concert series on the second Sunday of every month that focuses on works of long duration. at Center for New Music at 3pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

9/24/2016
Chicago, IL USA

Pamela Z Solo Performance at Constellation Chicago

Pamela Z will give a solo concert of works for voice and electronics at Constellation at 8:30pm in Chicago, IL USA

Constellation
3111 N Western Avenue, Chicago, IL

9/3/2016
San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z performs on the Closing Night of Soundwave ((7)) Architecture

Pamela Z will explore structure, spatiality, and layers in This Impossible Building, a suite of short movements for voice, processing, multi-channel sound, and interactive video (including some VR and timelapse footage from filmmaker Paul Lundahl and video artist Ian Winters), Using vocal performance, live sampling and layering, gesture control, and images of (impossible and possible) spaces, she will draft, build, demolish, and renovate a series of miniature sonic and visual worlds.

Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
2665 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

7/26-27/2016
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Pamela Z participates in Elastic City's The Last Walk in Prospect Park

For the past seven years, Elastic City has produced and presented artist-led walks for the public. All of the work is participatory. The walks tend to focus less on providing factual information and more on heightening our awareness, exploring our senses and making new group rituals in dialogue with public space.

Over two days, Todd Shalom & Niegel Smith will lead participants on The Last Walk. This walk will occur seven times and feature re-performed prompts by past Elastic City walk artists. Each of the seven walks will include at least one cameo by an artist who will present their original prompt.

Walk us out
to greener pastures
Tie it tight
Your frayed shoelace
Seven walks for seven years
Prospect Park--our final resting place

Contributing artists: luciana achugar, Chiara Bernasconi, Michelle Boulé, Neil Freeman, Neil Goldberg, Wayne Koestenbaum, Erin Markey, and Pamela Z

Each of the seven walks holds 12 people.

 

7/8-9/2016
San Francisco, CA, USA

Z Program 60

Pamela Z Arts presents Z Program 60 (Z program Sixty) at 8pm at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco.

Come celebrate a milestone birthday for Pamela Z (and the 10th year of the ROOM Series) with an evening featuring a collage piece called "60 Minutes" in which Pamela and many of her dear friends, colleagues, and collaborators perform 60 mini-movements tightly scored to a timeclock.

Ms. Z will also present a short set of works for voice, electronics and video to open the program.

Participating artists are:

Pamela Z
Theresa Wong
Ian Winters
J Why
Donald Swearingen
Niegel Smith
Todd Shalom
Dean Santomieri
Julie Queen
Charith Premawardhana
Suki OKane

Amy X Neuburg
Hillary Maroon
Eric Lyon
Jon Leidecker
Dohee Lee
Shinichi Iova-Koga
Jeanne Finley + John Muse
Thea Farhadian
Leigh Evans
Luciano Chessa

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Brown Paper Tickets 

 

Friday July 8 and Saturday July 9, 2006 at The Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street.
Sliding scale: 60 dimes - 60 dollars ($6.00-$60.00)
(no one turned away for lack of dimes)

Most of these artists will perform their minutes live, but a few who are filmmakers and/or live remotely will contribute fixed media works as their minutes. Come join in the celebration, and share wine and cake after the performance!

A short intermission will be flanked on one side by the precisely timed "60-minutes" and on the other by a few short works for voice & electronics by the birthday girl. Join us afterwards for wine and cake!

6/25/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

Pamela Z work performed by Amy X Neuburg and Paul Dresher Ensemble

Amy X Neuburg will sing a song composed for her by Pamela Z as part of They Will Have Been So Beautiful at Z Space in San Francisco, CA USA

They will have been so beautiful: Songs and Images of Now is a collaboration between Amy X Neuburg and The Paul Dresher Ensemble for which they have commissioned 10 diverse composers (Pamela Z, Carla Kihlstedt, Fred Frith, Guillermo Galindo, Ken Ueno, Lisa Bielawa, Jay Cloidt, Conrad Cummings, and Paul Dresher) to create a concert of photography-inspired songs.

The performance will take place June 24 and 25, 2014, at Z Space, San Francisco

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Z Space
450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA, USA

6/24/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

room: STILL BURNING! (Violagate Revisited...)

Q: Why is a viola better than a violin?
A: Violist CHARLTON LEE (of Del Sol Quartet), Classical Revolution violist CHARITH PREMAWARDHANA, violist/composer NILS BULTMANN, and (a virtual appearance by) musician and technologist JHNO (John Eichenseer)

On the 2011 postcard for "ROOM: Longer Burning", I promised "No violas will be harmed in the making of this concert". Ironically, this turned out not to be true. A viola was indeed injured but, in my defense, no fire was involved.

Tonight, we bravely present another viola-centric evening. These distinguished violists will perform solo and ensemble works for viola and viola & electronics. (JHNO will make a virtual appearance.) In the tradition of Room Series events, the violists will each perform solo (and in various ensembles), and then they will be joined by composer/performer and series host Pamela Z (voice & electornics) in an ensemble finale. (And, as a dubious "bonus", you may even get to hear PZ attempt to play viola.)

The ROOM Series @ Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

6/21/2016
Oakland, CA, USA

Garden of Memory Solstice Walk-through Concert

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance at Chapel of the Chimes at 5pm in Oakland, CA

The program will feature continuous simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances. From 5pm to 9pm.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

6/3/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

room: ROOMKEYS

The 2016 ROOM Series begins with an evening of Bay Area keyboard virtuosi playing contemporary music on a variety of black and white keys.

pianist: HADLEY McCARROLL
accordionist: ROB REICH
prepared Fender Rhodes: ERIC GLICK RIEMAN
keys & gesture controllers: DONALD SWEARINGEN

Composer/performer Pamela Z will join them on voice & electrronics for a tutti finale.

 

The ROOM Series @ Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

5/20/2016 7pm
Irvine,CA, USA

Collaborative Concert with Pamela Z, Nicole Mitchell, and Cauleen Smith

Pamela Z will give a concert with flautist/composer Nicole Mitchell and filmmaker Cauleen Smith as part of the UC Irvine’s Arts and Humanities Symposium "Creativity, Cognition, Critique". The evening will include some solo works and culminate with a collaborative trio.

UC Irvine's xMPL Experimental Media Performance Lab
Lobby Level of the Contemporary Arts Center
Building #721 on UCI Campus Map

5/9/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

Call and Response: Kim Anno and Pamela Z

This show features painter, photographer, and film/video artist Kim Anno and her adaptation-in-progress of Dante's Purgatorio, which she is secularizing. "Dante was moving in that direction but kept to the Christianity for many reasons," Anno says. "My aim is to remove that entirely and see what there is left." Composer/performer and media artist Pamela Z responds to Anno's presentation. Both are artists who actively bridge the worlds of art and science/tech. One night only.

The Lost Church
65 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA,94103 USA

4/28/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

Pamela Z's MEMORY TRACE

Pamela Z performs her intermedia perfomance work Memory Trace as part of YBCA’s New Frequencies Festival at Yerba Buena Center For the Arts at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Memory Trace is a solo performance work exploring various aspects of memory through voice and electronics, multi-channel video, sampled text fragments, and gestural movement. This work, which grew out of an interactive media installation of the same name, was workshopped in a three-night run in the intimate Royce Gallery in summer of 2015, and now a large-scale version will be mounted at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum space in April of 2016.

"I can still remember the time in the early nineteen nineties when I first purchased memory. I delighted in the fact that I could hold it in my hand: a thin, green wafer etched with a lattice of metal lines.  And I quickly noticed parallels between the computer’s memory and my own. Prone to anthropomorphism, I continue to compare and often confuse the two. I am interested in exploring how humans and computers store memory.  How do they “misplace” information and how do they lose it entirely? How can we differentiate between dreams, “real” and “manufactured” memories? How do certain sounds and aromas trigger very old memories?"

Memory Trace explores these questions through a series of dreamlike sonic and visual episodes of remembering and forgetting.

Memory Trace was made possible by grants from the San Francisco Art Commission and the Center for Cultural Innovation.

Yerba Buena Center For the Arts
701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

4/20/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

New Frequencies in Conversation

On Wednesday April 20th from 6pm -7:30pm, join New Frequencies Festival artists Pamela Z, Edward Schocker, Theresa Wong and Luciano Chessa as they present their upcoming performances in Pechakucha style. Gain a concise sneak peek to the thinking behind their musical projects. Followed by a Q&A with Isabel Yrigoyen, curator of the festival and Associate Director of Performing Arts here at YBCA.

YBCA Screening Room
701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

4/10/2016 3pm
Blacksburg,VA, USA

Immersive Performance in Virginia Tech’s “Cube”

Pamela Z gives a performance of works for voice & electronics with multi-channel sound and video in the CUBE at Moss Arts Center at 3pm in Blacksburg, VA USA

This performance culminates a week-long residency with the School of Performing Arts, and includes a new work designed specifically for the Cube’s unique environment in collaboration with Eric Lyon, associate professor of music technology and composition.

Composer/performer and media artist Pamela Z makes solo works combining a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured extensively across the U.S., Europe, and Japan; created installations; and has composed scores for dance, film, and new music chamber ensembles. Her numerous awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Creative Capital Fund, the CalArts Alpert Award, the ASCAP Award, and the NEA/JUSFC Fellowship.

Presented in partnership with the School of Performing Arts

Moss Arts Center
Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA

3/23/2016 7pm
San Francisco, CA, USA

Solo Performance at the new BAM / PFA

Pamela Z will give a solo concert of works for voice and electronics as part of Full: Voice at Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive PFA at 7pm in Berkeley, CA USA

Full: Voice
An exploration of human voice wirh virtuoso singers. Explore the exhibition galleires and discover simultaneous performances throughout the building -- including Pamela Z performing works for solo voice and electronics, bass vocalist Richard Mix singing unaccompanied works by Julan Eastman, and the Cornelius Cardew Choir -- a “Deep Listening” collective.

Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street, Berkeley, CA

3/13/2016
2pm &3:15pm
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art's new MET BREUER

Pamela Z performs two sets of works for voice and electronics as part of "RELATION", a series curated by Met Museum Artist-in-Residence, Vijay Iyer at The Met Breuer in New York, NY USA

Pamela Z will give performances at 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM.

The Met Breuer
Madison Avenue and 75th Street, New York, NY

3/11/2016 6:30pm
Cambridge,MA, USA

Works for Voice & Electronics at MIT

Pamela Z performs a program of solo works for voice and electronics presented by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) at Le Laboratoire Cambridge in Cambridge, MA USA

This event is free and open to the public.

Le Laboratoire Cambridge
650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA

3/3/2016 6-10pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

Suitcase (from Baggage Allowance) in Exploratorium Extended Cinema’s Exhibition

Pamela Z’s Suitcase (a part of her Baggage Allowance installation) will be on exhibit as part of After Dark: Extended Cinemas at The Exploratorium at 6pm in San Francisco, CA

The Exploratorium
Pier 15, San Francisco, CA

3/2/2016 8pm
San Francisco,CA, USA

Pamela Z solo performance on shared bill with Doe Eye

Pamela Z will give a solo concert as part of the WAM Local Sirens Series at Monarch at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Monarch
101 6th Street , San Francisco, CA

2/18-21/2016
Seattle,WA, USA

Donald Byrd’s Spectrum Dance Theater Performs to Pamela Z Score

Spectrum Dance Theater performs new works by choreographer Donald Byrd including pieces set on Pamela Z’s “And the Movement of the Tongue” and “Geekspeak” as part of Rambunctious 2.0 // Making the Invisible Visible Dance Festival at Cornish Playhouse in Seattle, WA

Music on the program will be performed live by Seattle based string quartet Simple Measures and Judith Cohen and will also include original compositions by Wynton Marsalis and T.J. Anderson.

Pamela Z’s “And the Movement of the Tongue” was originally commissioned by Kronos Quartet, who premiered the piece at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

Cornish Playhouse
201 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA

2/13/2016
Statesboro,GA, USA

Pamela Z Performs and Receives SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award

Pamela Z attends the SEAMUS Conference to receive the SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award. She will give a short solo performance as part of SEAMUS National Conference 2016 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA USA

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

1/26/2016 6pm
Pasadena,CA, USA

Art + Tech Panel at CalTech: Gesture Recognition

Art + Tech Panel: Gesture Recognition at California Institute of Technology at 6pm in Pasadena, CA USA

Pamela Z, Composer/Performer/Media Artist
Morteza Gharib, Hans W. Liepmann Professor of Aeronautics and Professor of Bioinspired Engineering, Caltech.

This series features conversations between artists and scholars on themes related to art, science, and technology. Participants include contemporary artists and scholars from different fields, from the humanities to science and technology, who deal with similar concepts through different means. At each event, the panelists give brief presentations on their own work and participate in a facilitated discussion on the evening's theme. The panels are organized to coincide with ongoing discussions in Caltech undergraduate classes and are intended to be of general interest to Caltech faculty, students, and the community at large.

The Art + Tech: Gesture Recognition panel will begin with a performance/demo by Pamela Z.
Pamela Z and Professor Gharib will then each speak about their work related to gesture recognition.
A moderated conversation between them will follow.

California Institute of Technology
Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 
11/24/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z in a shared evening with Viv Corringham (with Multimedia Consort)

An evening with two post-modern voice artists: the Bay Area’s Pamela Z and London/New York vocal artist Viv
Corringham as part of Double Divas of Multimedia Voice at Center for New Music at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z performs a suite of solo works for voice & electronics including excerpts from recent works Memory Trace and Closed Loop.

Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

11/21/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Combinatory Duets Pt. 2

The ROOM Series presents the first of two evenings  each featuring four Bay Area contemporary/creative musicians performing improvised duets in every possible combination at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Crystal Pascucci
Tim Perkis
Ken Ueno
Pamela Z

All four musicians will perform duets in every combination, and then they will finish the evening with an improvised quartet.

Tickets Available at Brown Paper Tickets

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

11/14/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Combinatory Duets Pt. 1

The ROOM Series presents the first of two evenings  each featuring four Bay Area contemporary/creative musicians performing improvised duets in every possible combination at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Jorge Bachmann
Lisa Mezzacappa
Amy X Neuburg
Teddy Rankin-Parker
(w/Pamela Z joining for the finale)

All four musicians will perform duets in every combination, and then they will finish the evening with an improvised quintet (including ROOM host Pamela Z)

Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

11/7/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

Performance and Onstage Interview at Real Future Fair

Pamela Z will give a brief solo performance for voice and electronics followed by an onstage interview as part of the REAL FUTURE FAIR at The Innovation Hangar at 7pm in San Francisco, CA USA

As part of the closing evening of Fusion’s REAL FUTURE FORUM, Pamela Z will give a short live performance for voice, electronic processing, gesture controllers, and sampled sounds. She will then engage in an on stage conversation with one of the Fusion Forum Journalists.

The Innovation Hangar
Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall
3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA

11/5/2015 7pm
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Pamela Z Performance/Talk at Electroacoustic Music Festival

Pamela Z will give a performative lecture/demo in which she discusses her work, shows video and audio documentation, and performs live works for voice, electronics and video. as part of 28th Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival at Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music - CUNY at 7pm in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music - CUNY
Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

11/4/2015 7pm
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Ethel performs Pamela Z String Quartet at National Sawdust in NY

Pamela Z’s work Ethel Dreams of Temporal Disturbances for string quartet and tape will be performed by Ethel as part of Blue Dress (IN SITU: ETHEL) at National Sawdust at 7pm in Brooklyn, NY USA

The pioneering quartet ETHEL will perform Blue Dress, a new evening-length program that pays special homage to women who are making their musical mark on the 21st century, including Pulitzer-winner Julia Wolfe, Missy Mazzoli, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Lainie Fefferman, Mary Ellen Childs, Anna Clyne, Pamela Z, Paola Prestini and ETHEL’s own Dorothy Lawson. The concert features a visual montage by projection designer Grant MacDonald (Esperanza Spalding’s D+ Evolutionworld tour, Black Mountain Songs at BAM and the Barbican). The centerpiece of Blue Dress is a quartet of the same name, composed for ETHEL by Julia Wolfe.

National Sawdust
80 North 6TH Street, Brooklyn, NY

10/30/2015 8pm
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Pamela Z + Miguel Frasconi at The Firehouse Space

Pamela Z and Miguel Frasconi perform an evening of solos and duets for voices, electronics, glass, and video at The Firehouse Space at 8pm in Brooklyn, NY USA

The Firehouse Space
246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY

10/15/2015 6pm
Saint Paul, MN, USA

Pamela Z at Zeitgeist's Lowertown Listening Session

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice & electronics and presents her new work developed during her McKnight composer residency. as part of Lowertown Listening Sessions at Studio Z at 6pm in Saint Paul, MN USA

Doors open at 5:30pm for mingling, and the performance begins at 6pm. Ms. Z will give a performance of solo works for voice, live processing, gesture controllers, and projected image. She will feature her new work exploring “Farm to Table”, which will include music composed around sampled voices and sounds from farms, restaurants, and the spaces in between.

Studio Z
275 East Fourth Street, Suite 200, Saint Paul, MN

10/14/2015 7pm
Saint Paul, MN, USA

Zeitgeist New Music & The New Ruckus present Composer Nights

Pamela Z gives a presentation about her new work as part of New Ruckus Composer Nights at Studio Z at 7pm in Saint Paul, MN USA

Four composers present their work, and then chat with the audience. Pamela Z will be presenting the new work she is developing during her McKnight Visiting Composers residency in Minnesota.

Studio Z
275 East Fourth Street, Suite 200, Saint Paul, MN

9/19/2015 8pm
Berkeley, CA, USA

Pamela Z work performed by Violinist Lina Bahn

Pamela Z’s Four Movements for Cello and Delays will be performed transcribed for violin in a concert of recent works for solo violin and electronics featuring Lina Bahn and Steve Antosca at Center for New Music and Audio Technologies CNMAT at 8pm in Berkeley, CA

Four Movements was originally commissioned by the Orchestra of St Lukes in New York as a solo work for their principal cellist with the composer Pamela Z performing the live processing. This violin transcription will be performed by Lina Bahn with Steve Antosca doing the live processing.

Also on the program will be works by teve Antosca, John Gunther, John Drumheller, and Ken Ueno.

Center for New Music and Audio Technologies CNMAT
1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA

7/31-8/2//2015
San Francsico, CA, USA

Memory Trace

Pamela Z performs a 3-night run of a, multi-media performance work Memory Trace at Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Memory Trace is a new solo performance work exploring various aspects of memory through voice and electronics, multi-channel video, sampled text fragments, and gestural movement. This work, which grew out of an interactive media installation of the same name, will be workshopped in a three-night run in the intimate Royce Gallery. A large-scale version will be mounted at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in April of 2016.

"I can still remember the time in the early nineteen nineties when I first purchased memory. I delighted in the fact that I could hold it in my hand: a thin, green wafer etched with a lattice of metal lines.  And I quickly noticed parallels between the computer’s memory and my own. Prone to anthropomorphism, I continue to compare and often confuse the two. I am interested in exploring how humans and computers store memory.  How do they “misplace” information and how do they lose it entirely? How can we differentiate between dreams, “real” and “manufactured” memories? How do certain sounds and aromas trigger very old memories?"

Memory Trace explores these questions through a series of dreamlike sonic and visual episodes of remembering and forgetting.

Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

Memory Trace was supported by the San Francsico Arts Commision Cultural Equity Grants Program through an Individual Artist Commission, an Investing In Artists Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, and a New Music New College visiting artist residency.

 

7/24/2015
Saratoga, CA, USA

Pamela Z gives solo performance Voice Garden Sonic Pool

Pamela Z will give several short performances of Voice Garden Sonic Pool for voice and electronics with gesture controllers in the Oval Garden between 6pm and 10pm as part of Rock the Garden: Artist Residency Alumni Celebration & Performance in the Park at Montalvo Arts Center at 6pm in Saratoga, CA.

Montalvo Arts Center
15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

6/21/2015
Oakland, CA, USA

Garden of Memory Solstice Walk-through Concert

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance at Chapel of the Chimes at 5pm in Oakland, CA

The program will feature continuous simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances. From 5pm to 9pm.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

6/11/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z in a Shared Concert with Y’Reka

Pamela Z gives a solo performance of works for voice and electronics in a shared evening with Y'reka (featuring Aram Shelton and Owen Stewart-Robinson) as part the Luggage Store Creative Music Series. at Luggage Store Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Luggage Store Gallery
998 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

5/5/2015
Ankara, Turkey

Pamela Z and Nihan Devecioglu Duo Concert in Ankara

Pamela Z and Nihan Devecioglu perform solo and duo works at Bilkent University Music Department in Ankara Turkey

In the culminating event of a CEC Artslink sponsored visiting artist residency in Turkey, composer/performer Pamela Z performs in two shared concerts in collaboration with Turkish singer Nihan Devecioglu.

Bilkent University Music Department
Ankara, Turkey

5/2/2015
Istanbul, Turkey

Pamela Z and Nihan Devecioglu Duo Concert in Istanbul

Pamela Z and Nihan Devecioglu perform solo and duo works at Istanbul Technical University MIAM ( Center for advanced Studies in Music) in Istanbul Turkey

In the culminating event of a CEC Artslink sponsored visiting artist residency in Turkey, composer/performer Pamela Z performs in two shared concerts in collaboration with Turkish singer Nihan Devecioglu.

Istanbul Technical University MIAM (Center for advanced Studies in Music)

4/3/2015
Los Altos Hills, CA, USA

Solo Performance at Foothill Electronic Music Festival

Pamela Z gives a performance of works for voice and electronics as part of the Foothill Electronic Music Festival at Foothill College in  Los Altos Hills, CA USA

Foothill College
El Monte Road,  Los Altos Hills, CA

3/27-29/2015
San Francisco, CA, USA

SPAN: a new Intermedia Chamber Work by Pamela Z and Carole Kim

Composer/performer Pamela Z and video artist Carole Kim will present SPAN at Southside Theater in San Francisco, CA USA

Span, a new multimedia electroacoustic chamber work by composer/performer Pamela Z and video artist Carole Kim explores bridges from multiple perspectives.  Inspired by the many historical, structural, aesthetic, functional, and cultural concerns surrounding bridges.

Scored for a six-member chamber ensemble that includes voice, brasswinds, gongs, and low strings – all of which will be processed in real time and layered over an armature of text-sound composition, will be performed within a scrimmed set created by Carole Kim and bathed in layers of her interactive video work.

Span is being produced by Circuit Network and co-presented by Fort Mason Center Presents. It is a commission of San Francisco Electronic Music Festival in celebration of SFEMF's 15th year, with commissioning support from the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and additional production support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Southside Theater
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

2/5/2015
New York, NY, USA

Joan La Barbara and Pamela Z Duo Concert at Lincoln Center

Pamela Z and Joan La Barbara will perform a concert of solo and duo works for voices and voice & electronics at Lincoln Center Atrium in New York, NY USA

61 W 62 St, New York, NY

Lincoln Center Atrium
61 W 62nd Street, New York, NY

1/17/2015
Sarasota, FL, USA

Pamela Z at New Music New College

Pamela Z will perform a new intermedia performance work as part of the 2014-15 Season at New Music New College in Sarasota, FL

New Music New College
New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL

2014  
12/21/2014
San Francisco, CA

Performance of Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique

Pamela Z will participate in the performance of Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique as part of Let's Go! A Farewell Revel –the final event at the Durant Avenue location of Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive PFA.

At approximately 4:30pm as part of the 11am-5pm farewell event, Sarah Cahill will lead a performance of Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique for 100 Metronomes. Metronome players include Pamela Z, Charles Amirkhanian, Paul Dresher, Ellen Fullman, Theresa Wong, Edmund Campion, and more.

Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive PFA
2625 Durant Avenue #2250, Berkeley, CA

12/15/2014
San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z and Shinichi Iova-Koga:
Sound | Silence | Motion | Stillness

Pamela Z and Shinichi Iova-Koga in a duo evening of improvisatory explorations of sound, movement, and image at Center for New Music at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Composer/performer Pamela Z and physical theater/dance artist Shinichi Iova-Koga will perform together in a duo evening of improvisatory explorations of sound, movement, and image. The artists will engage in sonic and visual conversations combining movement (Iova-Koga) with voice, electronics, and video (Z).

Pamela is best known for her solo works combining a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. Shinichi is the Artistic Director of the performance company inkBoat. He investigates body space and kinesthetic relationship, working in many forms, finding what exists outside form. The two have collaborated in various capacitiesin the past, but this will be a rare opportunity to see them work together in a shared evening of spontaneous collaborative works.

Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

12/5-6/2014
Berkeley, CA, USA

Pamela Z work performed by Amy X Neuburg and the Dresher Ensemble

Amy X Neuburg will sing a song composed for her by Pamela Z as part of They Will Have Been So Beautiful at Cal Performances in Berkeley, CA USA

They will have been so beautiful: Songs and Images of Now is a collaboration between Amy X Neuburg and The Paul Dresher Ensemble for which they have commissioned 10 diverse composers (Pamela Z, Carla Kihlstedt, Fred Frith, Guillermo Galindo, Ken Ueno, Lisa Bielawa, Jay Cloidt, Conrad Cummings, and Paul Dresher) to create a concert of new photography-inspired songs.

The premiere will take place December 5 and 6, 2014, at CalPerformances, Berkeley.

Cal Performances
the Zellerbach Playhouse, Berkeley, CA

 

11/20/2014
Düsseldorf, Germany

Pamela Z at the Approximation Festival in Düsseldorf

Pamela Z Pamela Z will perform works for voice and electronics as part of the Approximation Festival at Salon des Amateurs,Kunsthalle in Dusseldorf Germany.

Salon des Amateurs,Kunsthalle
Grabbeplatz 4, Düsseldorf, Germany

11/14/2014
Miami, FL, USA

Twelve Nights Miami: Pamela Z

Solo performance for voice and electronics at Center for Visual Communication Project Space at 8pm in Miami, FL USA

Center for Visual Communication Project Space
541 NW 27th Street, Miami, FL

11/14/2014
Miami Gardens, FL, USA

Talk at University of Miami Frost School of Music

Pamela Z will give a talk and demonstration of her work at 10:10am at University of Miami, Frost School of Music in Miami, FL USA

Frost School of Music
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

 

11/12/2014
Miami Gardens, FL, USA

Solo Performance at Florida Memorial Univerity

Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice and electronics from 7-9pm at Florida Memorial University Lou Rawls Theatre for the Performing Arts in Miami Gardens, FL USA

Florida Memorial University Lou Rawls Theatre for the Performing Arts
15800 NW 42nd Ave, Miami Gardens, FL

 

11/3/2014
Richmond, VA, USA

Solo Concert at VCU

Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice and electronics at Shafer Street Playhouse at Virginia Commonwealth University at 6pm in Richmond, VA USA

Shafer Street Playhouse at Virginia Commonwealth University
221 N. Shafer Street, Richmond, VA

 

11/1/2014
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z and Miya Masaoka Duo Concert

Composer/performers Pamela Z (voice & electronics) and Miya Masaoka (koto & electronics) will perform solo and duo works in a shared evening of experimental music at Spectrum Gallery at 9:30pm in New York, NY USA

Spectrum Gallery
121 Ludlow, New York, NY

 

10/28/2014
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Solo Performance at IUPUI

Pamela Z gives a performance of works for voice, electronics, and video at IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology in Indianapolis, IN USA

IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology
420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN

 

10/10/2014
Seattle, WA, USA

Solo concert in Seattle

Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice and electronics as part of the Nonsequitur Wayward Music Series at Good Shepherd Center at 8pm in Seattle, WA USA

Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle, WA

 

9/28//2014
New York, NY, USA

Talk on THE PARTICIPATORY WALK AS A NEW PERFORMATIVE FRAMEWORK

Pamela Z is a panelist on a talk on participaitory walks as part of Elastic City’s Fall 2014 Season at Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall Auditorium at 2:30pm in Brooklyn, NY USA

Artists who have led walks with Elastic City will talk about how their other work has been informed by leading a participatory walk. How does the walk function in harmony with and in contrast to the artists’ primary discipline and their ways of working? What makes for a successful walk? Is this a viable form? Hyperallergic Senior Editor Jillian Steinhauer will provide context for the walk in relation to the growing trend of participation in art.

Featuring:

luciana achugar
Miguel Gutierrez
Todd Shalom (moderator)
Jillian Steinhauer
Pamela Z

Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall Auditorium
61 St. James Place, Brooklyn, NY

 

9/12-9/20/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Two-Week run of Outdoor Dance Work with Pamela Z Score

Choreographer Jo Kreiter’s company FLYAWAY PRODUCTIONS performs a new work suspended from an outside wall at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, CA USA

Flyaway Productions presents Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane, a work bringing attention to older homeless women as they seek refuge from the streets, with an original recorded score by composer Pamela Z in a 2-weekend run of free, out door performances. The dancers will be suspended from a wall at 333 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco.

The performance schedule is as follows:
Friday -Saturday
September 12-13: 8pm & 9pm

Wednesday-Thursday
September 17-18: Noon & 8pm

Friday-Saturday
September 19-20: 8pm & 9pm

UC Hastings College of the Law
333 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA

 

9/11-9/13/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z & Evelyn Ficara score for Mary Armentrout Dance Theater’s FANTASIA upon a moment...

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater performs a new dance/installation work using a recorded score (including a sound/collage created by Pamela Z) at Z Space (@ Project Artaud) in San Francisco, CA USA

“Fantasia upon the moment when the woman invisible to herself and the man who isn’t sure whether he wants to exist yet or not decide to go in on an appartment together” by Mary Armenttrout Dance Theater.

Performance Schedule:

Thursday September 11, 2014: 10pm only

Friday September 12, 2014: 8pm and 10pm

Saturday September 13, 2014: 8pm and 10pm

Z Space (@ Project Artaud)
450 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA

 

8/21/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

MEDIATE: soundwave (6) WATER

Pamela Z performs sound and video work reflecting this year’s SoundWave theme of WATER. as part of MEDIATE’s soundwave Festival at Kanbar Forum at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA USA

Kanbar Forum at the Exploratorium
Pier 15, San Francisco, CA

 

7/31/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: The Body Electroacoustic

The ROOM Series presents an evening of electroacoustic music by composer/performers Donald Swearingen, Jon Leidecker, Pamela Z, and Kadet Kuhne, with special guests Suki O'Kane and Giselle Eastman as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Donald Swearingen translates gesture into sound via a series of sensor-based instruments of his making. Jon Leidecker inscribes gestures on a tablet to generate sonic events. Pamela Z's hand and vocal gestures deliver and transform live and sampled sounds. Kadet Kuhne generates electroacoustic material while Suki O'Kane and Giselle Eastan's dexterous gestures excite sonorities from vibraphone, bass drum, and clarinet.

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street (near Harrison), San Francisco, CA

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7/19/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z’s work at SomArts

Pamela Z gives a solo performance for voice, electronics, and interactive video and shows installation work as part of SomArts’ 35th Anniversary event Projected Personae at SomArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, CA USA

SomArts Cultural Center
934 Brannon, San Francisco, CA

 

7/10/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Upright

The ROOM Series presents an evening of Bay Area piano virtuosi playing contemporary music on the Royce Gallery's old Melville Clark upright piano (and Pamela Z's Schyling foetal grand) as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Pianists Sarah Cahill, Luciano, Chessa, and Joe Lasqo, will perform solos and/or works in various ensemble configurations (2 hands, 4 hands, 6 hands, and 8 hands) acoustically and processed, prepared and neat, shaken and stirred. Composer/performer Pamela Z will join them for a tutti finale.

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street (near Harrison), San Francisco, CA

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6/26/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Foot and Mouth

Pamela Z Arts presents an evening of movement artists who use their voices in their work. as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Multidisciplinary performance artists Christine Bonansea, Dohee Lee, and Mary Armentrout will fill the ROOM with fancy footwork and fussy mouthwork. The artists will perform solos and/or works in various ensemble configurations, and then Pamela Z will join them for some duos and a tutti finale.

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street (near Harrison), San Francisco, CA


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6/21/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

GARDEN OF MEMORY annual Summer Solstice Event at Chapel of the Chimes

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance as part of Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes at 5pm in Oakland, CA

The program will feature continuous simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances. From 5pm to 9pm.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

 

5/29/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Sax Violins Language !

Pamela Z Arts presents John O’Keefe, Benjamin Kreith, and Phillip Greenlief as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z Arts' intimate avant chamber series is proud to present an evening with playwright John O'Keefe, violinist Benjamin Kreith, and saxophonist Phillip Greenlief. The artists will perform solos and works in various ensemble configurations, and Pamela Z will join them for some duo and tutti moments.

John O’Keefe delivers his prose with such nuance and kinetic energy that his speech becomes a music in and of itself. Benjamin Kreith’s violin sings contemporary music with startling range from searing bites to warm fluidity. Phillip Greenlief’s saxophone speaks with an expansive sound vocabulary and disarming wit. Together and separately, they will fill the ROOM with sonic surprises and infuse each other’s sets with audible interventions and excited utterances.

The Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street (near Harrison), San Francisco, CA

Brown Paper Tickets

 

5/8/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z score and narration in SFIFF Screening

The short film “Fat Chance” by Jeanne Finley in collaboration with Mel Day, with original score and narration by Pamela Z, screens as part of the New Visions program of short films as part of San Francisco International Film Festival at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas at 5pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
540 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, CA

 

5/6/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z presents to students and faculty in UCSD Focus Event

Pamela Z gives a presentation and performance at UC San Diego CPMC, Recital Hall at 6pm in San Diego, CA USA
Z will discuss her work and perform solo works as well as a new work, (v)erzählen, for voice & electronics and percussion with maestro Steven Schick.

UC San Diego CPMC, Recital Hall

 

4/27/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z score and narration in SFIFF Screening

The short film “Fat Chance” by Jeanne Finley in collaboration with Mel Day, with original score and narration by Pamela Z, screens as part of the New Visions program of short films as part of San Francisco International Film Festival at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas at 5pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
540 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, CA

 

4/26/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z performs new work with San Francisco Contemporary Music Players’ Steven Schick

Pamela Z performs new work for voice & electronics and percussion with percussion virtuoso and Contemporary Music Players director Steven Schick as part of Sweet Thunder: SFCMP Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music at Fort Mason Center at 7:30pm in San Francisco, CA

4/24/-4/27/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z featured in Katharina Rosenberger’s Viva Voce Installation

Katharina Rosenberger’s Viva Voce, an interactive installation for electronics, large projections, and tablet featuring the music and images of Pamela Z, Shelley Hirsch, and Julianna Snapper, will be shown as part of Sweet Thunder: SFCMP Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music at Firehouse, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA

4/8/2014
Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Pamela Z speaks on LASER Talk Series

Pamela Z will give a talk as part of the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) series of lectures and presentations on art, science and technology This installment of the LASER Series will take place at the Institute of the Arts and Sciences at U.C. Santa Cruz, CA.

DIGITAL ARTS RESEARCH CENTER "DARK LAB"
Institute of the Arts and Sciences, Santa Cruz,CA

3/13/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: LaBarbara + Z

Thursday March 13, 2014, 8pm

Pamela Z Arts' intimate avant chamber series is proud to present a shared evening of experimental vocal works by extended voice pioneer Joan La Barbara and composer/performer Pamela Z as the first event in the 2014 ROOM Series season.

Each will perform solo works, and the two will perform some improvised and scored duo work. Although some of Ms. Z's works will involve her signature live electronic processing and gesture-controlled sound, Ms. La Barbara's solo work and the duos they perform together will be mainly acoustic – working with the sound of the voices themselves in the room.

This concert will be the only local event in which La Barbara will focus on acoustic voice work (solo and in duo with Pamela Z) during this rare Bay Area visit.

Tickets available at labarbara-z.brownpapertickets.com

Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

2/7-8/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z and Christina McPhee's CARBON SONG CYCLE at Joe Goode Annex (San Francisco)

Pamela Z and Christina McPhee will present their expanded cinema/chamber performance work Carbon Song Cycle at Joe Goode Annex in San Francisco, CA USA, in a two night run – February 7th & 8th, 2014.

Carbon Song Cycle is a work by Pamela Z (composer/performer) and Christina McPhee (video artist) for voice & electronics, viola, cello, bassoon, percussion, and multi-channel video projections that premiered in April of 2012 at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive as part of the BAM/PFA L@te Series.

The music will be performed by an ensemble consisting of the composer herself (voice & electronics) with Dana Jesson (bassoon), Theresa Wong (cello), and Charith Premawardhana (viola), and Suki O’Kane, (percussion). McPhee will reconfigure her multi-channel projections for the surfaces of the Joe Goode Annex space in Project Artaud.

This performance of Carbon Song Cycle is produced by Circuit Network.

Get Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

Joe Goode Performance Annex
499 Alabama #150, San Francisco, CA

1/4/2014
San Francisco, CA, USA

100 Performances for the Hole

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Pamela Z peforms a short solo work for voice, audio, and projected video – created just for “The Hole” as part of 100 Performances for the Hole at SomArts Cultural Center at 8:42pm in San Francisco, CA

Now in its fourth iteration, 100 Performances for The Hole is a mini-marathon of time-based performance. Each performance lasts just two minutes and takes place in, around, in contradiction of, or is inspired by “The Hole,” a 100-year-old former sand casting pit in the floor of the SOMArts Main Gallery. Pamela Z’s performance takes place at 8:42pm, and the entire event runs from January 5th 5:58pm to January 6, 12:24am.

SomArts Cultural Center
934 Brannon, San Francisco, CA

2013  
11/20/2013
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z and Christina McPhee's CARBON SONG CYCLE at Roulette NYC

Pamela Z and Christina McPhee will present their expanded cinema/chamber performance work Carbon Song Cycle at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY USA

Carbon Song Cycleis a work by Pamela Z (composer/performer) and Christina McPhee (video artist) for voice & electronics, viola, cello, bassoon, percussion, and multi-channel video projections that premiered in April of 2012 at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive as part of the BAM/PFA L@te Series.

For the November 20th New York presentation of the work, Z’s music will be performed by an ensemble consisting of the composer herself (voice & electronics) with Dana Jesson (bassoon), Marika Hughes (cello), and Charith Premawardhana (viola), and Russell Greenberg (percussion). McPhee will reconfigure her multi-channel projections for the surfaces of the beautiful Brooklyn Roulette space.

ROULETTE
509 Atlantic Ave (On the corner of Atlantic & 3rd Aves)
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN
2, 3, 4, 5, C, G, D, M, N, R, B & Q trains and the LIRR

11/13//2013
London, UK

Pamela Z visits Brunel University Music Department

Through video and audio examples, Pamela Z will share her work and her process, and will discuss the increasingly blurred lines between disciplines in her practice and that of other interdisciplinary artists.  She will demonstrate her use of voice with live processing and gesture-based MIDI controllers, and show examples of large-scale performance works and media installations. at Brunel University MUSIC Department in London UK

Brunel University MUSIC Department

11/12//2013
London, UK

Pamela Z visits City University London

City University London, London UK

11/7-8//2013
Sussex, UK

Pamela Z at University of Sussex (CROMT)

Pamela Z gives a lecture/demonstration at University of Sussex Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre in Sussex UK

University of Sussex Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre
Sussex House, Falmer
Brighton, BN1 9RH
United Kingdom

10/26-27/2013
San Francisco, CAUSA

Pamela Z Performances and Installations at Open Studio

Pamela Z performs works for voice and electronics and shows Memory Trace installation as part of DE 2014 Open Studios at Developing Environments in San Francisco, CA USA

Developing Environments (Project 2)
540 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

 

10/24/2013
College Park, MD, USA

Kronos Quartet plays Z

Kronos Quartet performs Pamela Z’s And the Movement of the Tongue as part of the Kronos Quartet’s 40th anniversary at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, MD USA

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
3800 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

 

10/21/2013
Cyberspace, Earth

Final Day to Donate to Pamela Z and Christina McPhee's Carbon Song Cycle Hatchfund

10/21/2013, 11:59pm PST

 

10/20/2013
San Francsico, CA, USA

Penultimate Day Salon

An intimate Salon at Pamela Z’s private San Francisco live/work studio on the penultimate day of the fundraiser for Pamela Z and Christina McPhee’s Carbon Song Cycle.

It is open to anyone who’s willing to enter a gift of any amount to help us reach our goal. Have some wine, cheese, and chocolate. Enjoy casual performances by Pamela Z and Dana Jessen and a bit of video by Christina McPhee. Hang out with us, and help us reach our goal on the day before our Carbon Song Cycle funding campaign ends!

To get details on the project, or to make a donation, visit the United States Artists Projects/Hatchfund site:
http://www.hatchfund.org/project/carbon_song_cycle_by_pamela_z_and_christina_mcphee

To RSVP send email to Pamela Z if you'd like to attend the salon, and she'll send you the address of the studio.

10/16-11/17/2013
Bowling Green, OH, USA

Pamela Z Solo Exhibition: BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Pamela Z’s media installation, Baggage Allowance, will be shown in a month-long, solo exhibition at Bowling Green State University Galleries in Bowling Green, OH USA

Bowling Green State University Galleries
Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green, OH

10/16/2013
Bowling Green, OH, USA

Performance at Baggage Allowance Exhibition Opening

Pamela Z will give a solo performance on the occasion of the opening of her solo exhibition Baggage Allowance at Bowling Green State University Galleries in Bowling Green, OH USA

Bowling Green State University Galleries
Fin Arts Center, Bowling Green, OH

10/11/2013
Milwaukee, WI, USA

Kronos Quartet Plays Z

Kronos Quartet plays “And the Movement of the Tongue”, a recently commissioned work by Pamela Z as part of the Wilson Center’s Performing Arts Series at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Milwaukee, WI

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
19805 W Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

9/25/2013
Chicago, IL, USA

Shared Concert at Columbia College, Chicago

Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice and electronics in a shared concert with Minniapolis-based vocal performer Mankwe Ndosi as part of ROTVOSCIAME at Columbia College at 7:30pm in Chicago, IL

9/20/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

Live Music by Richard Marriott with the Club Foot Orchestra, Featuring Pamela Z

Live music by Richard Marriott with the Club Foot Orchestra, featuring Pamela Z and film projections celebrating Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor, and themes of La Dolce Vita as part of Friday Nights at the de Young 6:30-8:30pm in San Francisco, CA

de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

8/23/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: labrosones

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: labrosones, an evening of new music for brasswinds (combined with a little voice & electronics) at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z Arts' intimate avant chamber series continues with an evening of new music for brasswinds (combined with a little voice & electronics). Prodigious ombutures will force compressed air though meters of brass tubing to excite the bells and your ears. Pamela Z will join them to add a little voice and electronics to the labrosonic frenzy.

Tom Dambly (trumpet & electronics)
Krys Bobrowski (horn and kelp horn)
Richard Marriott (trombone)
with Pamela Z (voice & electronics)

Each will perform solo work (with some ensemble work), and then Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

8/9/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: a psaltery and batterie

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: a psaltery and batterie, an evening of new music for percussion and hammered dulcimer (and a little voice & electronics) at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

This iteration of Pamela Z Arts' intimate avant chamber series juxtaposes the processed, percussive string sounds of experimental hammered dulcimer artist Dan Joseph with percussionist Joel Davel's virtuousic mallet work on the Buchla Marimba Lumina, and the complex vibrations of Karen Stackpole's otherworldly wall of gongs. Pamela Z joins them to add a little voice and electronics to the Psaltery & Batterie mix!

Joel Davel (marimba lumina)
Karen Stackpole (cymbols)
Dan Joseph (hammered dulcimer)
with Pamela Z (voice & electronics)

Each will perform solo work (and some possible duos), and then Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

8/4/2013
Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Kronos Quartet Plays Z

Kronos Quartet plays And the Movement of the Tongue, a recently commissioned work by Pamela Z as part of the Cabrillo Festival at Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA

7/27/2013
Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Pamela Z works for Voice & Electronics in Poetry Marathon

Pamela Z performance works for voice & elelctronics as part of Small Press Traffic’s Poertry Marathon at “The Public School” in Oakland, CA USA

“The Public School”
2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA

 

7/26/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: vox & circuitry

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: vox & circuitry, an evening of new music for voice and electronics at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z Arts' intimate avant chamber series continues with an evening of new music for voice & electronics. Vibrating vocal cords mediated circuitously through cryptic components will reverberate and richochet through the ROOM, finally resting in your earnest, expectant ears.

Pamela Z (voice & computer)
Kristin Miltner (voice & computer)
Luciano Chessa (voice and megaphone)
Dean Santomieri (voice & electronics)

Each will perform solo work (with some duos), and then they will join forces for an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

7/5/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: six reeds and 18 feet of tubing

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: Six reeds (and 18 feet of tubing), an evening of new music for double reeds – local and remote (combined with a little voice & electronics). The evening will feature Bay Area ex-pat bassoonist extraordinaire, Sara Schoenbeck in this rare San Francisco appearance, local renowned genre-bending double-reedist Kyle Bruckmann (of sfSound Group and SF Contemporary Music Players fame, and a remote appearance by virtuosic bassoonist Dana Jessen teleported into the ROOM via Skype from Oberlin. Composer/performer Pamela Z will host as usual, and contribute some voice and electronics work to the evening.

Each will do a solo set (and/or duo with Pamela Z) and then Pamela will join all of them (on voice and electronics) in an ensemble finale.

Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon)
Kyle Bruckman (oboe & english horn)
Dana Jessen (remote bassoon)
Pamela Z (voice & electronics)

Each will perform solo work (with some ensemble work), and then Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

6/21/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

Garden of Memory Summer Solstice Walk-through Concert

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance as part of Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes at 5pm in Oakland, CA, USA

The program will feature continuous simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances. From 5pm to 9pm.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

6/2/2013
Mexico City, MX, USA

Poesía en Vox Alta, Mexico City

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice, electronics, and video as part of Poesía en Vox Alta at Casa del Lago in Mexico City, Mexico

5/27/2013
Charleston, SC, USA

Solo Performance at Spoleto 2013

Pamela Z will perform a concert of works for voice and electronics as part of Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC

4/26/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

Auroville

Pamela Z will perform solo work for voice and electronics as well as collaborative improvisation as part of Nick Hallett’s performance happening “Auroville”. at The Performance Art Institute at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

http://theperformanceartinstitute.org/2013/02/24/april-26-auroville

4/12/2013
Berkeley, CA, USA

Carbon Song Cycle

Composer/performer Pamela Z and video artist Christina McPhee premiere their collaborate intermedia work “Carrbon Song Cycle” as part of BAM/PFA L@te Friday Nights at Berkeley Art Museum at 7:30pm in Berkeley, CA USA

Pamela Z & Christina McPhee join forces on a new work called CARBON SONG CYCLE for multiple channels of projected video and chamber ensemble with voice & electronics.

4/5/2013
Cambridge, MA, USA

Pamela Z at MIT / Center for Arts Science and Technology

Pamela Z performs solo work for Voice & Electronics as part of the MIT / Center for Arts Science and Technology Marathon at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA USA.

CAST Spring Concert Marathon
Multi-hour concert with guest artists: Hauschka, Pamela Z, Dewa Alit, with MIT’s Glass Lab Orchestra, Gamelan Galak Tika, Lamine Touré and Rambax
April 5 at 7:00pm | Kresge Auditorium

3/26/2013
New York, NY USA

Solo Performance at Roulette in NYC

Pamela Z will give a solo peformance for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Vital Vox Festival at Roulette Intermedium at 8pm in Brooklyn, NY USA

The festival (which was postponed from its original November 2012 date due to Hurricane Sandy) runs March 25th and 26th, 2012. Pamela’s performance will be on the 26th in a shared evening with Lisa Karrer and Sasha Bagdonowitsch.

3/19/2013
Napa, CA, USA

Oxbow School Visiting Artist Lecture

Pamela Z will give a lecture/demo as part of The Oxbow School Visiting Artist Lecture Series at The Theater at 7pm in Napa, CA USA

The Theater
500 First Street, Napa, CA

3/2/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z performs Meredith Monk at Other Minds

Pamela Z will perform her solo voice & electronics arrangement of Meredith Monk’s Scared Song as part of the Other Minds Festival at Jewish Community Center of San Francisco at 8pm in USA

This arrangement, which will serve as the closing piece of Other Minds 2013, was spawned by a recorded version that Z created for Meredith Monk’s 2012 CD tribute MONK MIX: Remixes & Interpretations of Music by Merediith Monk. Ms. Z will also perform an improvisation for voice and electronics with Paula Matthusen on the same evening.

2/21-22/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

Kronos Quartet premieres new work by Pamela Z

In a 2 evening engagement February 21-22, 2012, Kronos Quartet will premiere a new commissioned work composed for them by Pamela Z as part of their 2012-2013 Season at Yerba Buena Center For the Arts at 8pm in San Francisco, CA. The evening will also feature works by Nathaniel Stookey and Dan Becker.

1/25/2013
San Francisco, CA, USA

San Francisco Tape Music Festival

Pamela Z’s De-Spangled is programmed in the Friday evening event as part of the San Francisco Tape Music Festival at ODC Theater at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

ODC Theater
3153 17th Street, San Francisco, CA

1/24/2013
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Pamela Z plays IRIDIAN ARTS Series in Los Angeles

Pamela Z gives a solo concert for voice, electronics, and video at Art Share LA at 8pm in Los Angeles, CA USA

Pamela Z will perform an evening of works from her solo repertoire. She will invite bass clarinetist Marty Walker to join her for an improvisational duet at some point in the evening.

Art Share LA
801 E 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA

1/22-24/2013
Los Angeles, CA, USA

VIVA VOCE

Katharina Rosenburger’s multi-media installation work featuring Pamela Z, Shelley Hirsch, and Julianna Snapper is on exhibit at Human Resources Los Angeles (HRLA) in Los Angeles, CA USA

Human Resources Los Angeles (HRLA)
410 Cottage Home Street, Los Angeles, CA

 
12/1/2012
Boulder, CO USA

Pamela Z at the ATLAS in Boulder, CO

Solo Performance for voice & electronics at ATLAS Black Box Theater at 7:30pm in Boulder, CO

Composer, performer and multimedia artist Pamela Z will perform an evening of works for voice with live, electronic processing, a gesture-activated MIDI controller, and interactive video. The evening will comprise existing solo works as well new work produced in collaboration with CU's Boulder Laptop Orchestra (BLOrk).

11/18 & 25/2012
Berlin, Germany

Solo Sound Exhibition in Berlin

Pamela Z’s A Piece of π will be featured as part of ohrenhoch Sundays at ohrenhoch at 2pm - 9pm in Berlin Germany A sonic study of the first 200 digits of Pi, the piece will play continuously in the sound gallery of ohrenhoch on twp Sundays the 18 and 25 November 2012, 2pm - 9pm.

ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen | Weichselstr. 49 | 12045 Berlin-Neukölln

11/16/2012
Charlotte, NC, USA

Informal Studio Performances at the McColl Center

Pamela Z will show media work, play work in progress, and give informal performances in her studio at the McColl Center for Visual Art during the Center’s exhibition opening.

As her artist residency draws to a close, Ms. Z will welcome visitors into her studio with some examples of live work, recorded work in progress, and a video installation. Featured in the McColl Center’s galleries will be works by JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Tomoo Kitamura, and Randy Shull.

McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte NC.

10/27/2012
San Francisco, CA, USA

DE @ 40 Open Studiios 2012

The year 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of Developing Environments – the artist live/work community where Pamela Z lives and works (along with 37 other Bay Area artists.) Artist members will celebrate with a special open studios October 27th & 28th, at Developing Environments at 11am - 6pm in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z will return to San Francisco briefly (from her fall artist residency in NC) to give periodic live performances in the common space outside her studio on Saturday and Sunday October 27-28, and show a text-sound collage celebrating the history of the building.

10/18/2012
Salisbury, MD, USA

Pamela Z Solo Performance at Salisbury University

On Thursday, October 18, 2012, Pamela Z will give performance featuring voice, live processing, samples and interactive video with an artist talk following as part of Salisbury University’s Sonic Arts Series at Salisbury University Art Galleries at 4pm in Salisbury, MD USA

She will also give a sound and performance workshop at noon on the following day, Friday, October 19, and her single-channel video work from “Baggage Allowance” will be on exhibit October 15-31. All events will tale place in Teacher Education and Technology Center (TETC).

10/13/2012
Charlotte, NC, USA

Mini Performances in McColl Center Studio

Pamela Z will be giving two mini-performances in her studio on Saturday 10/13 at 1pm amd 3pm as a part of Community Day during her residency at the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte NC.

8/31/2012
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Voice Cage

The 2012 Room Series continues with a Concert featuring voices including some Cage and Cage-related works.
Royce Gallery
2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

Friday, August 31, 2012, 8 pm

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: Voice Cage, an evening featuring some of the Bay Area's most adventurous vocal artists doing their own works as well as some Cage and Cage-related works at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

bran(...)pos
Luciano Chessa
Aurora Josephson
Dohee Lee
Amy X Neuburg
Julie Queen
Teresa Wong
Pamela Z

Each will perform solo work, duos and ensemble work.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

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8/26/2012
Bekeley, CA, USA

Pamela Z joins Steve Adams and John Hanes in an improvisational trio at the Berkeley Arts Festival at 8pm in Berkeley, CA
Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

7/18- 8/22/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

SoundWORK Summer 2012

SoundWORK, Pamela Z's sound and performance workshop exploring experimental music, audio art, voice, and interdisciplinary performance practices will take place in the mid July through mid August 2012.

Six Wedneday Group Sessions 6:30pm - 9:30pm (plus individually scheduled private sessions)
Where: Pamela Z's (North-East Mission) San Francisco studio
For information or enrollment visit the SoundWORK page

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SoundWORK, Pamela Z's sound and performance workshop exploring experimental music, audio art, voice, and interdisciplinary performance practices will take place in the mid July through mid August 2012.

(For enrollment information, click here, or contact Pamela Z)

6/29/2012
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Rated R for Violins

Pamela Z Arts presents ROOM: Rated R for Violins, an evening of new music for violins with and without electronics (combined with a little voice & electronics). at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

Adria Otte (violin & electronics)
Thea Farhadian (violin & electronics)
Kate Stenberg (violin)
Pamela Z (voice & electronics)

Each will perform solo work (and/or duos with Pamela Z), and then Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

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5/26/2012
New York , NY, USA

Pamela Z hosts "Music With A View"
Featuring the works of:

Fay Wang
Florent Ghys
Joo Won Park

Each Music With A View event features the works of 2-3 emerging and/or mid-career composers and each performance is followed by an open discussion between the artists and the audience, moderated by leaders in the field of new music.

5/19/2012
Stanford , CA, USA
Pamela Z at TED Conference
Pamela Z gives a short performance at the upcoming TEDx coference at Stanford. More details to come.
Stanford, CA USA

5/17/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z installation: Memory Trace

Arc Studios & Gallery
Project Gallery
1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Opening: Thursday, May 17, 2012 6pm-9pm
Exhibition run: Thursday May 17- June 2, 2012

5/12/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z performs in ROVA’s Art of Improv event

Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics in collaboration with ROVA Quartet, Ikue Mori, and Gino Robair as part of ROVA: Art of Improv at ODC Commons in San Francisco, CA USA

ODC Dance Commons, Studio B
351 Shotwell Street SF CA 94110

4/21/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z on SF Live Arts Series

Pamela Z will share a concert with "Open Box" (Jon Raskin, Carla Harryman, John Shiurba, Gino Robair, Ava Mendoza, Aurora Josephson, Roham Sheikhani) as part of SF Live Arts at Cyprian’s at St Cyprians in San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z will perform a set of solo works for voice and electronics in a shared concert with “Open Box”, a poetry and music project soon to be released on Tzadik.

SF Live Arts at Cyprian’s, 2097 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA

4/13/2012
Pittsburgh , PA, USA

New Music Festival in Pittsburgh

Pamela Z will perform a solo concert as part of a new music festival at Kelly Strayhorn Theater at 9pm in Pittsburgh, PZ USA

4/11/2012
Santa Clara , CA, USA

Solo Concert Music @ Noon

Pamela Z will give a solo concert for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Music @ Noon Series at Santal Clara Univiersity Music Recital Hall at 12pm in Santa Clara, CA USA

3/30/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

ROOM: Low Reed

Pamela Z Productions presents ROOM: Low Reed, an evening of new music for bass clarinets, baritone sax, and other low reeds (combined with a little voice & electronics). at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

In the first event of its 2012 season, Pamela Z Productions presents ROOM: Low Reed

Marty Walker (Bass Clarinet)
Jon Raskin (Baritone Saxophone)
Squonk (Bass Clarinets)
Pamela Z (Vox & Electronics)

Each will do a solo set and/or duo with Pamela Z, and then Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.
Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street #18, San Francisco, CA

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3/14/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z Solo at Meridian Music Series
Works for voice, electronics, and video as part of Meridian Music Series at Meridian Gallery at 7:30 pm in San Francisco, CA USA

2/28/2012
Savannah , GA, USA
Pulse Art and Technology Festival in Savannah, GA
Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Telfair Museums’ 2012 Pulse Art and Technology Festival at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center at 6:00 pm in Savannah, GA USA
207 W. York St., Savannah, GA
2/21/2012
San Francisco , CA, USA

Solo performance at SmARTspace Exhibtion Opening
Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice, electrronics, and video @ Knuth Hall Theater, Creative Arts Bldg, SFSU at 5pm, as part of SmARTspace, an exhibition of art and technology presented by the Poetry Center in association with the Fine Arts Gallery at San Francisco State University at 5:00pm in San Francisco, CA

2/19/2012
New York , NY, USA

MEREDITH MONK MIX CD Release Party

Pamela Z will perform her version of Meredith Monk’s “Scared Song” along with one of her own works for voice and electronics as part of the CD release event for MONK MIX (Remixes & Interpretations) - The Music of Meredith Monk double CD at Joe's Pub in New York, NY USA .

February 19th, 2012 is the release date for MONK MIX (Remixes & Interpretations) - The Music of Meredith Monk. Produced by Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) this highly-anticipated double CD is a collection of tracks contributed by a diverse list of new music composers and performers, all remixing or interpreting Meredith's music. Contributing artists include Bang on a Can, Björk/Brodsky Quartet, DJ Spooky, Don Byron, Sussan Deyhim, Miho Hatori (Cibo Matto), John Hollenbeck/Theo Bleckmann, Henry Grimes, Vijay Iyer, Rubin Kodheli, Lukas Ligeti/Pyrolator, Arto Lindsay, King Britt, High Priest (Anti-Pop Consortium), Matt Marks (Alarm Will Sound), Nico Muhly, Gabriel Prokofiev, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), DJ Rekha & RajStar, Todd Reynolds, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Scanner, Shodekeh, and Pamela Z.

Ms. Z and many of the other artists on the CD will perform live at the February 19th CD Release Party at Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette , NYC.

12/10/2011
Berkeley , CA, USA

Pamela Z will perform solo works for voice and electronics in a shared evening with Dan Plonsey's New Monsters meet the Manufacturing of Humidifiers and ROVA Saxophone Quartet as part of Old Friends Festival (OFF) at The Berkeley Arts Festival Space at 8pm in Berkeley, CA USA

The Berkeley Arts Festival 2011 presents OFF!

OFF highlights the best of the 1990's Bay Area creative music scene with a power packed line-up featuring: the Rova Saxophone Quartet playing a Tribute to Bay Area tenor saxophone great Glenn Spearman, local legend Ralph Carney, Pluto, Pamela Z, Gino Robair's Improvcore Orchestra 3000, Dan Plonsey's New Monsters, and a re-union of the avant jazz group The Manufacturing of Humidifiers, all in two action-packed nights. Curated by Steve Horowitz ("Super Size Me" and so much more) & part of the Berkeley Arts Festival, the OFF takes place on Friday, December 9th, and Saturday, December 10th, 8pm both nights.

Admission is sliding scale, suggested donation $10-20. The Berkeley Arts Festival space is located at
2133 University Avenue, just of f the corner of Shattuck, in beautiful Downtown Berkeley.

11/19/2011
Victoria , BC, Canada

Solo Performance at Voice++ Festival in Victoria
Pamela Z gives a solo performance for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Voice++ Festival at Open Space in Victoria, BC Canada

11/11/2011
Chicago , IL, USA

Pamela Z Solo Performance at Columbia College

Pamela Z will give a solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video as part of Columbia College Chicago's Interdisciplinary Arts Department 35th anniversary year celebration at Columbia College Chicago Raw Space at 7pm in Chicago, IL USA

The performance will be immediately followed by a Q & A session with the artist.

11/5/2011
Wellesley , MA, USA

Jewett Auditorium, Wellesley College
Pamela Z performs an evening of works for voice and electronics at Jewett Auditorium, Wellesley College at 8pm in Wellesley, MA USA

10/20/2011
Palo Alto , CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a talk and participates in a panel as part of An Interdisciplinary Tour of the Human Condition in Three Stages: Time, Life, and Mind at Stanford Geoology Corner, Braun Corner, Building 320, Room 105 in Palo Alto, CA USA

10/15/2011
Portland, OR, USA
Pamela Z performs works for voice & electronics as part of Electrogals Festival at Disjecta in Portland, OR USA
10/10/2011
Baltimore , MD, USA
Pamela Z at 14K Cabaret in Baltimore MD.
10/1/2011
Colorado Springs , CO, USA

Pamela Z at Gallery of Contemporary Art
Pamela Z will present interdisciplinary work after a residency with UCCS VAPA students as part of Peak Frequency Sonic Arts Festival at UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art at 7pm in Colorado Springs, CO USA

9/27/2011
New York, NY, USA

Elastic City Walk
A walk utilizing found scores in lower Manhattan as part of Elastic City 2011 Walks in SoHo, at 6:30pm in New York, NY , USA

Composer/performer Pamela Z will lead participants on a walk that creates musical scores from the graphic features (micro and macro) of downtown Manhattan. Participants will form a roving experimental sound and performance ensemble that will interpret and play the neighborhood's building facades, sidewalk hardware, public art and street markings to make a contrapuntal, chance-based chorus.

To register for the walk and get more information, visit www.elastic-city.com

9/26/2011
New York, NY, USA

Elastic City Walk
A walk utilizing found scores in lower Manhattan as part of Elastic City 2011 Walks in SoHo, at 6:30pm in New York, NY , USA

Composer/performer Pamela Z will lead participants on a walk that creates musical scores from the graphic features (micro and macro) of downtown Manhattan. Participants will form a roving experimental sound and performance ensemble that will interpret and play the neighborhood's building facades, sidewalk hardware, public art and street markings to make a contrapuntal, chance-based chorus.

To register for the walk and get more information, visit www.elastic-city.com

9/23/2011
Louisville, KY, USA

Pamela Z gives an artist talk as part of Idea Festival at Kentucky Center of the Performing Arts in Louisville, KY USA

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9/21/2011
Newy York , NY, USA
Pamela Z performs in Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s ensemble in an open rehearsal for their new work Holding it Down at Harlem Stage at 8pm in New York, NY US
9/18/2011
New York, NY, USA

Elastic City Walk
A walk utilizing found scores in lower Manhattan as part of Elastic City 2011 Walks in SoHo, at 2:30pm and 6:30pm in New York, NY , USA

Composer/performer Pamela Z will lead participants on a walk that creates musical scores from the graphic features (micro and macro) of downtown Manhattan. Participants will form a roving experimental sound and performance ensemble that will interpret and play the neighborhood's building facades, sidewalk hardware, public art and street markings to make a contrapuntal, chance-based chorus.

To register for the walk and get more information, visit www.elastic-city.com

8/17-28/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

SoundWORK Summer 2011 (2-week sound and performance workshop) Wednesday 6-9pm and Sundays 1-5pm at Pamela Z’s Studio in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z gives a two-week sound and performance workshop exploring experimental music, audio art, and interdisciplinary performance practices. Participants will explore experimental composition techniques, and the work and ideas of new music composers and sound art practitioners, receive hands-on instruction with tools (software, hardware etc.) and techniques for the creation of sound and performance works, and create and present works of their own.

SoundWORK will meet Wednesday evenings & Sunday afternoons August 17- August 27, 2011 with additional sign-up hands-on sessions in Pamela Z's studio. (For enrollment information, click here, or contact Pamela Z)

8/9-13/2011
New York , NY, USA
New York premiere of ODC Dance work with Pamela Z score
ODC Dance performs the New York premiere of Waving Not Drowning (A Guide to Elegance) by choreographer Brenda Way with an original score by Pamela Z at The Joyce in New York, NY USA
7/29/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Poetry & Motion

an evening of sonic artists using language and movement artists dancing in close quarters as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

Featuring: The Atchleys, Kinji Hayashi, Dean Santomieri, Shinichi Iova Koga, Pamela Z, Leigh Evans.

7/28-9/2/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

Weeping Steamer Trunk (from Baggage Allowoance) installation on view at BAVC

Pamela Z’s installation work “Weeping Steamer Trunk”, one of the pieces from her Baggage Allowance media installation is currently on display at Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) in San Francisco, CA USA

Weeping Steamer Trunk consists of an antique wardrobe trunk with embedded sound and video elements and miscellaneous objects in the drawers and lid. When the viewer opens and closes the drawers, objects become visible and moving image glows through the trunk’s upholstery, and fragments of baggage-related stories are audible. This physical installation work is being featured in conjunction with the launch of the permanent web-based version of BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE www.baggageallowance.tv . Weeping Steamer Trunk will be on exhibit in the lobby of BAVC through September 2nd.

BAVC | 2727 Mariposa, Second Floor | San Francisco, CA

 

7/28/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z’s interactive, web-based work BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE will have its public launch at Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) in San Francisco, CA

Join us from 6pm to 8pm at BAVC

The Baggage Allowance Web Portal is an online art work – a web-based version of the intermedia work Baggage Allowance. Designed specifically for the web medium, this piece contains multiple layers of content arranged in a series of spaces where the viewer can enter and explore. The Baggage Allowance web portal will have its official launch on July 28, 2011, at which point the URL will be made public and will remain active indefinitely.

More information about the project can be found at pamelaz.com/baggageallowance.html and the URL for the piece will be revealed there on July 28, 2011

7/9/2011
Oakland, CA, USA

the woman invisible to herself
the Milkbar at the Sunshine Biscuit Factory
Oakland, CA

the woman invisible to herself is Mary Armentrout's acclaimed "solo" show that explodes both the notion of self-identity and the usual proscenium model of dance theater: that means it is both a site specific performance installation in and around the old Sunshine Biscuit Factory in Oakland, and it is an autobiographical "solo" show with three other people playing also playing the title role, since this is a self that can't be kept in one piece...

since this show happens in conjunction with sundown,
SHOWTIMES ARE A LITTLE WACKY AND VERY SPECIFIC:
pre-show installations from 6:45 to 7:15
show starts promptly at 7:15
shows July 1,2,3, 8,9,10, and 15, 16, 17, 2011

Brown Paper Tickets

VERY LIMITED SEATING - Call 510 289 5188 for last minute seating - PRECISE DIRECTIONS TO THE EVENT GIVEN AT END OF PURCHASE

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7/1-17/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

Two performances (1pm and 2pm) of Sympathetic, a ten-minute, Site Specific Dance by choreographer Jo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions with an original score by Pamela Z at Rincon Annex Post Office 180 Steuart St (between Howard St & Mission St) at 1pm & 3pm in San Francisco, CA

On July 9th the Labor Archives and Research Center, in partnership with Flyaway Productions, Jo Kreiter , and Pamela Z (composer and musician), will premiere "Sympathetic." Known for their aerial dance performances incorporating buildings, history and a feminist lens, Flyaway will dance on the side of the historic Rincon Annex Post Office building at the corner of Steuart and Mission Streets. The Labor Archives commissioned Flyaway Productions to create this unique performance honoring labor as part of their 25th anniversary celebration.Sympatheticv explores how the funeral march on July 9, 1934 for two slain workers set off the historic 1934 San Francisco General Strike, a pivotal event in the city’s history. Between dance performances, the Labor Archives will conduct a walking tour of local labor landmarks.

Performed by Kelly Kemp, Jen Chien and Caity Beard; Rigging by Karl Gillick. Sympathetic is is part of LaborFest 2011; the peice is a 10 minute dance

7/8-7/9/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Robin Cox Ensemble

The Robin Cox Ensemble is back for two evenings of works by California composers including a commissioned work by Amy X Neuburg and a work by Pamela Z as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA USA

7/1/2011
Dublin , NH, US

Walden School Visiting Artist Concert

Pamela Z performs a concert of works for voice, electronics, and video followed by a question and answer session as part of The Walden School Visiting Artist Concert Series at Louise Shonk Kelly Recital Hall in Dublin, NH USA

6/21/2011
Oakland, CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance at from pm-9pm as part of Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium in Oakland, CA USA

The program will feature simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.

6/5/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Longer Burning

An evening of violists including Kronos violist Hank Dutt, Sel Sol Violist Charlton Lee, & Jhno Eichenseer as part of the ROOM Series at The Royce Gallery at 8pm in San Francisco, CA

In an evening featuring solo work by Hank Dutt (viola), Charlton Lee (viola), and Jhno Delicateear (viola & electronics), each violist plays a solo set and/or duo with Pamela Z, and Pamela joins all of them in an ensemble finale.

5/13/2011
Barcelona , Spain

Festival Internacional de Poesia de Barcelona

Pamela Z performs a concert of works for voice & electronics as part of Festival Internacional de Poesia de Barcelona at Palau Música Catalana in Barcelona Spain

 

5/3/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

The Sound is the Movement: PAMELA Z & THERESA WONG

Crossing musical concert with dance, “SOUND is the MOVEMENT” blurs the line between physicality and musicality. Curated by Yugen Orchestra member Ava Mendoza, Paige Sorvillo and Theatre of Yugen Artistic Associate Edward Schocker.

In this evening, composer/performers Pamela Z (voice, electronics, video) and Theresa Wong (cello and voice) will perform composed and improvised works together and separately on the NOHspace stage.

 

 

4/1/2011
New York , NY, USA

Disklavier Concert

Pamela Z performs solo works in a shared concert as part of The Extended Piano: Works for Disklavier at White Box in New York, NY USA

Elliott Sharp has curated an evening of old and new works for the Disklavier, displaying the instrument’s wide range of possibilities. The evening will feature Luke DuBois, Lukas Ligeti, Stefano Bassanese's Arbelos performed by Veniero Rizzardi with Jenny Lin on piano, Elliott Sharp, Miya Masaoka, and Pamela Z all performing works using the Yamaha Disklavier.

3/16/2011
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Glass Noodle

CARL STONE + PAMELA Z

Carl Stone and Pamela Z in a shared concert of tasty translucent delights.

On Wednesday, March 16th 2011, at 8pm the ROOM chamber series continues with an electronic music evening featuring Carl Stone and Pamela Z performing separately and together. The two composer/performers will serve up a plate of tangled, spicy, sonic flavors.

Royce Gallery: 2901 Mariposa St (between Harrison & Alabama Streets) San Francisco, CA
Admission $10 (at the door or through Brown Paper Tickets)

3/12/2011
La Jolla , CA, USA

Fresh Sound Series: Pamela Z

Composer/performer Pamela Z will give a concert of short works for voice, live electronics, and video including excerpts from her recent large-scale work Baggage Allowance as part of the Fresh Sounds Series at The Loft at 8pm in La Jolla, CA USA

1/4 - 3/4/2010
Saratoga, CA, USA

Montalvo Residency

Pamela Z has been awarded an artist residency along with Sandow Birk, Bill Washabaugh, Satoko Fujii (Japan), Gideon Fink Shapiro, Chico MacMurtrie, Tao Urban, and Paul Kikuchi, at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA

2010
12/4/2010
Houston, TX, USA

Solo Performance at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Pamela Z gives a solo performance at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in conjunction with the Benjamin Patterson: Born in the State of FLUX/us exhibiton. at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in Houston, TX USA

12/2/2010
San Francisco , CA, USA

NexMap Salon Concert Series

Pamela Z gives a solo concert of work for voice, electronics, and video in an intimate setting as part of NexMap Salon Concert Series at 6:30pm in San Francisco, CA USA

The Salon Concert Series showcases artists performing in a private home. This very intimate setting provides an pportunity to experience new works in a personal and friendly environment with like-minded audience members. Food and drinks are served. For more information or to make reservations, contact NEXMAP at contact@nexmap.org, 415 871 9992

11/3/2010
Irvine, CA, USA

Solo Concert at UC Irvine

Solo concert for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Gassmann Electronic Music Series at UC Irvine School of Fine Arts in Irvine, CA

10/19 - 11/18/2010
Woodside, CA, USA

Djerassi Residency

Pamela Z has been awarded a one-month residency along with poet Ronee Blakley, choreographer Shaun Boyle (UK), playwright George Brant, media artist Melissa Day, choreographer Moriah Evans, visual artist Jinnie Seo (Korea), visual artist Gustavo Villegas (Mexico), and playwright Paul David Young at Djerassi Resident Artist Program in Woodside, CA USA

9/28/2010
Long Beach, CA, USA

Solo Concert at Cal State Long Beach

Solo concert at California State University, Long Beach at 8pm in Long Beach, CA

9/24-25/2010
Santa Barbara , CA, USA
Ruckus (Shared evening at Center Stage)

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice, electronics, and video as part of Ruckus at Center Stage Theater at 8pm in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Pamela Z will perform solo works in a shared evening with Dichotomous—a dance/technology piece using wireless sensors, projections, and sounds interacting with movement, and Cloud Eye Control—a Los Angeles-based performance group combining interactive media with live performance.

9/16 to 9/19/2010
New York, NY, USA

Baggage Allowance (New York Premiere)
The Kitchen presents the New York premiere of Pamela Z’s new intermedia performance work Baggage Allowance at The Kitchen in New York, NY USA

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8/3 to 8/8/2010
New York, NY, USA

Elise Kermani and MiShinnah Productions present:
Poe (and the museum of lost arts...)

Theo Bleckmann, Rinde Eckert, and Pamela Z in a film/performance hybrid event at
Three Legged Dog (80 Greenwich Street, New York, NY)

Tuesday through Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2:30pm

Tickets: https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/741805

 

6/9/2010
New York, NY, USA
Solo at Merkin Hall
Pamela Z performs solo in a shared concert with Bora Yoon + Luke Dubois as part of the Tribeca New Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall at 8pm in New York, NY USA
5/20 to 5/23/2010
San Francisco, CA, USA
Baggage Allowance (World Premiere)
Pamela Z Productions presents the world premiere of Pamela Z’s new intermedia performance work Baggage Allowance in a two-week run at Z Space @ Theatre Artaud in San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z's BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

 

4/23/2010
Indianapolis, IN, USA
IUPUI Intermedia Festival
Pamela Z will give a solo concert of works for voice, electrionics, and video as part of Intermedia Festival at the Donald Tavel Arts Technology Research Center in Indianapolis, IN USA
4/1/2010
Champaigne, IL, USA
Solo Performance at Krannert
Pamela Z gives a solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video including preview excerpts of her new intermedia work Baggage Allowance at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign, IL USA
3/30/2010
New York, New York, USA

Solo Concert at The Stone NYC, March 30, 2010
Avenue C and 2nd Street, New York, NY

Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice & electronics at the end of a month of events curated by Larry Ochs at The Stone as part of Ochs' “Word + Music Series”.

3/14/2010
Berlin, Germany
Solo Performance in Berlin Festival
Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics as part of Internationales Musikerinnen-Festival in Berlin Germany
2/24/2010
Berkeley, CA, USA

Lecture/Performance at CNMAT
Pamela Z gives a lecture/demo in conjunction with the VoxTAP (Voice in Theory, Art, and Practice) working group. The event is free and open to the public. at CNMAT at 4:30pm in Berkeley, CA

CNMAT 1750 Arch, Berkeley, CA

2/19/2010
San Francisco, CA, USA

ROOM: Odd Overtones
an evening of clarinetists Beth Custer, Ma++ Ingalls, Cornelius Boots, w/ PZ
8:00pm at Ro
yce Gallery in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z Productions presents an avant-chamber music evening featuring three stellar, Bay Area clarinetists. Beth Custer: clarninets, Ma++ Ingalls: clarinet & electronics, Cornelius Boots: bass clarinet. Each artist will perform solo, and then all will perform an ensemble piece at the end of the evening with Pamela Z on voice & electronics.

Royce Gallery: 2901 Mariposa St (between Harrison & Alabama Streets) San Francisco, CA
Admission $10 (at the door or through Brown Paper Tickets)

2/10/2010
New York, NY
Harlem Stage with Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd
Harlem Stage, New York, NY, February 10, 2010, 7:30pm
150 Convent Avenue at West 135TH Street, New York, NY


Pamela Z performs as part of an ensemble with Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, Okkyung Lee, Guillermo Brown, and Liberty Ellman performing new work by Iyer and Ladd.
2/7/2010
Milano, Italy

Milano with Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd
Teatro Manzoni
, Milan Italy, February 7, 2010, 11am Matinee

via Manzoni, 42 - Milano, tel. 02 763 69 01

Pamela Z performs as part of an ensemble with Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, Okkyung Lee, Guillermo Brown, and Liberty Ellman performing new work by Iyer and Ladd.

1/23/2010
San Francisco, CA, USA
CIIS Performance and Talk
Pamela Z gives a performance and talk at 7pm as part of the Saturday Night series at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, CA USA
1/28 to 5/23/2010
Champaign, IL, USA
Baggage Allowance (Installation)
An exhibiition of Pamela Z’s new intermedia installation work Baggage Allowance at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign, IL USA
1/16/2010
San Francisco, CA, USA

Seven and a half-minute Talk at SFMoMA
SFMoMA 75th Anniversary, January 16, 2010,
5:30pm
151 Third Street (Between Mission & Howard) San Francisco, CA

75 Reasons to Live:
To Celebrate their 75th Anniversary, SFMoMA invited 75 artists to each give a 7.5-minute talk about a work of their choice from the museum’s collection. Pamela Z’s talk (about a Robert Rauchenberg piece) will occur at 5:30pm on Saturday January 16th.

12/3/2009
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Electronic Media Panel
Pamela Z participates in a panel on Electronic Media, Communications Technologies and Diversity at 5pm as part of ISIM Fourth Annual Conference at UCSC Recital Hall in Santa Cruz, CA USA
12/3/2009
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Solo Concert at UCSC
Pamela Z will play a solo concert of works for voice, processing, and video at 4pm at UCSC Recital Hall in Santa Cruz, CA USA.
11/24/2009
Seattle, WA, USA
Seattle Film Forum
Pamela Z plays an evening of works for voice, processing, and video at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, WA USA
11/23/2009
Seattle, WA, USA
UW Lecture/Demo
Pamela Z gives a lecture/demo as part of the Writing for Their Lives series at University of Washington in Seattle, WA USA
11/14/2009
Long Beach, CA, USA,
The Architecture of Sound
Pamela Z participates in “the Architecture of Sound”, a panel discussion on the future of sound and emergent technology in design. at 3pm at the University Theater, California State University in Long Beach

5D: The Future of Immersive Design and the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach present the Architecture of Sound, a panel discussion on the future of sound and emergent technology in design. The event will engage the potential of spatialized soundscapes within architecture, and investigate the role of sound in building new kinds of environments in all narrative media from film to interactive games to real-world experiential architecture —redefining what physical space can be and the new immersive creative process that is involved in such endeavors. This event is in conjunction with the exhibition, BRIAN ENO: 77 Million Paintings currently on view at the University Art Museum, CSULB.

The event is free to the public and parking is available for $5.00 in Lot #7. For more information go to: http://www.csulb.edu/org/uam/special_events.html
10/27/2009
New York, NY, USA

Roulette
Pamela Z perforrms a solo concert at 8:30pm at Roulette in New York, NY USA

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10/24/2009
Clinton, NY, USA
Hamilton College Performing Arts Series
Pamela Z gives a solo multi-media performance for voice, electronics, and video as part of Hamilton College’s Performing Arts Series at Wellin Hall in Clinton, NY USA
10/21/2009
Troy, NY, USA
RPI Concert
Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice, electronics, and video at Rensselaer Arts Departments iEAR Presents series roy, NY
10/11/2009
Chico, CA, USA
CSU Chico Wismer Theatre
Pamela Z gives a solo concert of works for voice and electronics at 7:30pm at The Wismer Theatre in Chico, CA
10/8 to 11/13/2009
Chico, CA, USA
Sound and Video Installation
Pamela Z will show work in a solo exhibition at University Art Gallery, CSU Chico in Chico, CA
9/24/2009
San Jose, CA, USA
Concert at ARTiculate, Global Arts Festival
Pamela Z will give a solo performance for voice and electronics as part of Evergreen Valley College’s ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Performing Arts facility at Evergreen Valley College Performing Arts Center in San Jose, CA USA
9/23/2009
San Jose, CA, USA
Workshop at ARTiculate, Global Arts Festival
Sound and Performance Workshop at 12:15pm as part of ARTiculate! Arts Series at Evergreem Valley College’s new Arts Theater in San Jose, CA USA
9/19/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Electronic Music Festival
Pamela Z gives a solo performance of work for voice, electronics, and video in a shared evening with Gino Robair and Jorge Bachman at 8:30 as part of the 10th Annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival at Brava Theatre in San Francisco, CA USA

In celebration of it’s 10th Anniversary, SFEMF 2009 will feature one of the festival’s founding organizers on each of its four evenings. The entire festival will be bookended by festival founder Miya Masaoka and founder and longest standing festival organizer. Pamela Z, who will each be presenting excerpts from new intermedia works.
8/28/2009
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monkey Town

Pamela Z will perform works for voice, electronics, and multi-channel video in a shared concert with violinist Todd Reynolds and media artist Luke Dubois at 8:30pm at Monkey Town in Brooklyn, NY USA. This fascinating venue sports four projection screens and 6.1 sound surrounding communal dinner seating where they serve “experimental cuisine and classic dishes from a country that doesn’t exist”.

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7/23/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

Alliance Française

Pamela Z performs works for voice, electronics, and video, including “Voix d'oiseaux”, “Valise”, and “Ecouter et répéter” in a solo concert at 7:00pm, at Alliance Française in San Francisco.
Alliance Française | 1345 Bush St | San Francisco, CA

7/14 to 7/25/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

Flyaway Productions’ THE BALLAD OF POLLY ANN featuring a score by Pamela Z at 8:00 pm at SOMArts in San Francisco, CA USA

An evening length dance celebrating women who built the Bay Area's Bridges
July 14-18 and 21-25, 2009 Tuesdays-Saturdays 8:00 PM
at SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan Street, San Francisco

tickets: $20 in advance $25 at the door
www.flyawayproductions.com or 1.800.838.3006
info: 415.333.8302

7/10 to 7/12/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

Anne Bluethenthal Dance’s 25 Year Celebration including a guest appearance by Pamela Z at ODC Dance Commons in San Francisco, CA USA
In Celebration of 25 years, ABD Productions is proud to announce the premiere performance of:
Pluto in Capricorn Friday/Saturday July 10/11 at 7:30pm Sunday July 12 at 5pm
ODC Dance Commons 351 Shotwell Street (17th/18th) San Francisco, CA

For tickets: http:www.odcdance.org/buytickets/php
VISA and Mastercard are accepted.

6/21/2009
Oakland, CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronics performance at 5pm-9pm as part of Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium in Oakland, CA USA

The program will feature simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.

5/28/2009
Madrid, Spain
Pamela Z performs a solo set of works for voice and electonics as part of YUXTAPOSICIONES'09 microfestival de poesía y polipoesía at La Casa Encendida in Madrid Spain
5/17/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

room: PIPES
Royce Gallery in San Francisco 8pm

Jane Rigler: Flutes, Electronics, & Video
Polly Moller: Flutes
Pamela Z: Voice & Electronics

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5/14/2009
New York, NY, USA
Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video as part of Harvestworks’ LISTEN IN Festival at Roulette in New York, NY
5/1/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

Live narration for the presentation of a new Sam Green film at 7pm at Studio for Urban Projects in San Francisco, CA USA

Pamela Z does live narration for Filmmaker Sam Green work-in-progress screening of his new film Utopia in Four Movements. The film explores the battered state of the utopian impulse at the dawn of the 21st century through several seemingly unrelated vignettes — including a history of Esperanto, a portrait of an exiled American radical, and a meditation on the world’s largest shopping mall. Green’s presentation utilizes PowerPoint and is accompanied by a live score by musician Dave Cerf.

Sam Green is acclaimed director of the documentaries The Weather Underground and Rainbow Man/John 3:16. Please join us. Space is limited. Please RSVP to info@studioforurbanprojects.org.
Suggested donation $5-$15. Please note that the doors will close after the performance begins.
Studio for Urban Projects, 3579 17th St., San Francisco, California 94110

4/25/2009
Sarasota, FL, USA
Solo multi-media peforrmance as part of New Music New College at Sainer Pavilion in Sarasota, FL
4/22/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA
Pamela Z gives a lecture-demo as part of Cycling 74’s Expo74 at Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF in San Francisco, CA USA
4/14/2009
San Diego, CA, USA
Shared evening: Pamela Z and Lisle Ellis at 8pm as part of Fresh Sound Series at Sushi in San Diego, CA
4/11/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA

In the first event of its 2009 season, Pamela Z Productions presents
room: TRIPLE BASS
Royce Gallery in San Francisco 8pm

Lisle Ellis: electric contrabass & electronics
Damon Smith: contrabass (& possibly electronics)
Ashley Adams: contrabass
plus Pamela Z: voice & electronics

Each bassist will do a solo set and/or duo with Pamela Z, and Pamela will join all of them in an ensemble finale.

Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA
Tickets $10 at the door, or buy now with PayPal:

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3/29/2009
San Francisco, CA, USA
Solo performance as part of Switchboard Music Festival at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, CA

SWITCHBOARD MUSIC FESTIVAL
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th Street
(at Mission and 24th St. BART)
San Francisco, CA 94110
2/28/2009
West Oakland, CA, USA
Solo dinner concert at 7pm as part of In the Mood for Food's dinner/concert series at a private address in West Oakland, CA

In the Mood for Food's dinner/concert series, now in its third year pairs world renowned musicians with gourmet vegan cuisine in private locations in the east bay. February 28 featuring Pamela Z - voice, electronics

Reserve your seat in advance as seating is limited. For reservations,  please contact phil@philipgelb.com or 510 393 6096, myspace.com/inthemoodforfood
$50/person, limited seating for 20
menu TBA
2/27/2009
Los Angeles , CA, USA

Voice and electronics performance as part of "Quiet As Kept", a multi-artist, interdisciplinary event (producted by Ulysses Jenkins) from 6-9pm at CAAM in Los Angeles, CA

The California African American Museum invites you to this dual performance and open house for the College Art Association Conference for CAAM Members and the General Public. Featuring Matthew Thomas, Viver Brasil, Maren Hassinger, Senga Negundi, Betye Saar, Samella Lewis, Casa de Bamba, Nobuko Miyamoto of Great Leap with Chaplain Ayubbi, Calvin Keyes, The Onaje Murray Jazz Trio, Vinzula Kara, Ulysses Jenkins, Cheryl Banks-Smith, Todd Gray, L. Martina Young & David Strother, Demetrivs Wilson & Gertrude Grayson, Pamela Z

$5-$10 donation, CAAM Members Free, Refreshments.

For more information and directions call or email Michele 213.744.7678

2/1/2009
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Solo performance at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, NY

1/28/2009
New York, NY, USA

Performance of Pamela Z’s Four Movements for Violoncello and Delays at The Juilliard School in New York, NY

 
12/21/2008
Oakland, CA, USA

Solo performance and collaborative performances as part of Winter Solstice Concert at Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, at 4499 Piedmont Ave.

Pamela Z will participate with solo work as well as collaborative works with Amy X Neuburg and Sarah Cahill , from 6pm - 10pm. Admission at the door is $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12 (kids under 5 are free).
Purchase advance tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/50681

For more information contact: (510) 228-3207; or arodman@lifemarkgroup.com

12/5/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

Shared evening with Pamela Z and Doctor Bob (avant cellist and vocalist Bob Marsh and nouveau lap steel player and film maker David Michalak) at 8pm at Capp Street Concert Hall in San Francisco, CA

Capp Street Concert Hall is located at 544 Capp Street Between 20th & 21st in San Francisco.
Tickets: $10 at the door.

10/25/2008
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Dan Joseph and Pamela Z (two solo sets) at 8:00 pm at LISTEN/SPACE in Brooklyn, NY

Pamela Z will present a set of new and existing works for voice, electronics, sampled sounds, and processed found objects. Dan Joseph presents a new work-in-progress for solo hammer dulcimer and electronics that offers a new perspective on this ancient and largely unknown instrument.

LISTEN/SPACE
195 Skillman Avenue (@ Humboldt)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Admission: $10

10/16/2008
New York, NY, USA

Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video as part of a Harvestworks Benefit at Galapagos in Brooklyn, NY

Galapagos’ new space is located at 16 Main Street, in DUMBO, Brooklyn., NY

9/7/2008
Linz , Austria

Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video
at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria

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8/27/2008
Klosterneuburg/Vienna , Austria

Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video
at 7:30pm at Essl Museum in Vienna/Klosterneuburg, Austria

Essl Museum is located at:
An der Donau-Au 1
3400 Klosterneuburg / Vienna
Austria / Europe

8/22/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

room: MOUTH! at 8pm as part of ROOM at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA
The final concert of Z Programs ROOM Summer 2008 series features a room full of mouths:

Pamela Z (voice & electronics)
Amy X Neuburg (voice)
Julie Queen (voice)
Dina Emerson (voice)
Randall Wong (voice)
Aurora (voice)
Kattt Sammon (voice)
Michael Peppe (voice)

All will perform solo and in various combinations.

Royce Gallery 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

8/8/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

room: Low Bows at 8pm as part of ROOM at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA
Z Programs ROOM Summer 2008 continues with an evening of electric and acoustic bowed strings of the bass clef persuasion:

Zoë Keating (cello & electronics)
Alex Kelly (cello & electronics)
Damon Smith (contrabass)
Merlin Coleman (cello & voice)

Each will do a short solo set, and Pamela Z will join all of them in an ensemble finale.

Royce Gallery 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

7/25/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

room: 117 Strings at 8pm as part of ROOM at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA
Z Programs ROOM Summer 2008 continues with “101 Strings” including performances by:

Barbara Imhoff (harp)
Donald Swearingen (laser harp)
Dan Joseph (hammer dulcimer & electronics)
Miya Masaoka (koto & electronics)

Each will do a short solo set, and Pamela Z will join all of them in an ensemble finale.

Royce Gallery 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

7/11/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

room: Batterie! at 8pm as part of ROOM at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA
In the first of four Summer 2008 concerts, Z Programs ROOM presents four artists:

Suki O'Kane (percussion)
Moe! Staiano (percussion)
Matt Davignon (drum machine)
Amy X Neuburg (MIDI percussion and Voice)

Each will do a short solo set, and Pamela Z will join all of them in an ensemble finale.

Royce Gallery 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

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7/1 to 8/12/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

SoundWORK Summer 08 (7-week sound and performance workshop) at 6-9pm at Royce Gallery & Pamela Z’s Studio in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z gives a seven-week sound and performance workshop exploring experimental music, audio art, and interdisciplinary performance practices. Participants will explore experimental composition techniques, and the work and ideas of new music composers and sound art practitioners, receive hands-on instruction with tools (software, hardware etc.) and techniques for the creation of sound and performance works, and create and present works of their own.

SoundWORK will meet Tuesday nights July 1- August 12, 2008 at Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street (with additional sign-up hands-on sessions in Pamela Zís nearby studio.) For enrollment information, contact Pamela Z Productions.

6/27-29/2008
San Francisco, CA, USA

The Pendulum at 8pm at the Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA
Pamela Z performs her new work The Pendulum – a song cycle/performance work exploring binaries of “Yes and No” through voice, electronics, projected video and manipulation of objects.
Royce Gallery 2901 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA

All performances $10 at the door or in advance: Tickets available now.

6/21/2008
Oakland, CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a solo voice and electronic performance 5pm-9pm as part of Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium in Oakland, CA

The program will feature simultaneous performances by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video in different parts of the beautiful, Julia Morgan-designed building ; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.

5/31/2008 to 6/1/2008
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z performs a work for voice and electronicsas part of the Bang On A Can Marathon at the World Financial Center Winter Garden in New York, NY

5/30/2008
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z presents works for voice, electronics, and video at 9pm as part of Optisonic Tea at Experimental Intermedia in New York, NY

5/12/2008
Stony Brook, NY, USA

Pamela Z performs solo in a shared concert as part of the Sonic Residues Festival at 8pm at SUNY College in Stony Brook, NY

5/08/2008
Boulder, CO, USA

Pamela Z visits her Alma Mater to accept the Alumna of the Year Award from the College of Music as part of the University of Colorado 2008 Commencement Cermemonies at University of Colorado in Boulder, CO

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5/02/2008
College Park, MD, USA

Solo performance and installation by Pamela Z at 5pm as part of Digital Humanities and African American/African Diaspora Studies Conference at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD

4/25/2008
Oakland, CA, USA

Pamela Z in a shared evening of performances with and without video at 8:30pm as part of MilkBar Salon at the Sunshine Biscuit Factory Complex in Oakland, CA

Pamela Z performs solo and in collaboration with Mary Armentrout.

2/13/2008
Salt Lake City , UT, USA

Pamela Z will perform solo works for voice and electronics -- with Canyonlands performing chamber works -- as part of the Maurice Abravanel Visiting Distinguished Composers Series. At the School of Music, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. There will also be two lectures on the following day.

7:30 at Dumke Recital Hall, 1375 E. President's Circle in Salt Lake City

2/9/2008
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a solo performance for voice and electronics at 2pm as part of the Bang On A Can Marathon at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum in San Francisco, CA. All performances free.

Schedule:

At the FORUM:
12P – 2P BOAC All-Stars, Lisa Moore, Njuton, Carla Kildstedt & Necessary Monsters
2:P – 4P BOAC All-Stars, Pamela Z, Ernesto Diaz Infante, Edmund Welles: The Bass Clarinet Quintet
4P-5:30P BOAC All-Stars, Cheb I Sabbah & Friends

At the GALLERY:
12P – 2P Carlos Oliveira
2P-4P Dore Stein, DJ “Tangents”
6:00P-6:30P Amy X Neuburg

In the GRAND LOBBY:
6:30P-7pm Student Body Presents Arts & Sciences
7:15P-7:45pm The Toids


2/4/2008 to 2/25/2008
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a four-evening workshop at 6pm-9pm at Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco, CA

SoundWORK: A sound and performance course with award-winning composer/performer Pamela Z exploring experimental music, audio art, and interdisciplinary performance practices. Participants will be exposed to the work and ideas of new music composers and sound art practitioners, receive hands-on instruction with tools (software, hardware etc.) and techniques for the creation of sound and performance works, and create and present works of their own.

SoundWORK meets Monday nights in February 2008 at Intersection For The Arts upstairs gallery, 446 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. For information, consult: http://theintersection.org

1/16/2008 to 1/17/2008
Palo Alto , CA, USA
Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s production Still Life with Commentator at Stanford Lively Arts in Palo Alto, CA

A collaboration between composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, poet/librettist/performer Mike Ladd, and conceptual artist/theater director Ibrahim Quraishi, Still Life with Commentator is a lyrical, darkly comic transmedia performance/opera examining the role of the audience and the media in modern warfare. Also featuring experimental vocal artist Pamela Z, electronic percussionist/vocalist Guillermo E. Brown, cellist Okkyung Lee, guitarist Liberty Ellman, and actors Palina Jonsdottir and Masa Nakanishi. Set design by Robert Pyzocha & lighting design by Stephen Arnold.
1/13/2008
Davis , CA, USA

Empyrean Ensemble in tHe sPirIt oF CAGE at 7pm at UC Davis Department of Music in Davis, CA

The Empyrean Ensemble will present an eclectic program of compositions inspired by John Cage, a frequent Merce Cunningham collaborator, along with Cage’s Music Circus. The program will include premieres of new pieces by Pamela Z and Craig Walsh, as well as Luciano Chessa’s piece for wireless flying blimp, musical saw, and chamber ensemble, and Kardex, an interactive installation by Robin Hill with Samuel Nichols.

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1/9/2008
Danville , KY, USA
Pamela Z performs a solo evening of works for voice and electronics. at Centre College’s Weisiger Theatre in Danville, KY
 
12/6/2007
Princeton, NJ, USA
Pamela Z will give a talk and demonstration of her work at 4:30pm as part of Princeton University's Composition Colloquium Series at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ
12/5/2007
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z performs a solo set at 8pm and a collaborative set at 10pm at the Stone in New York, NY

8 pm: Pamela Z Solo (voice, electronics, video)
Pamela Z performs a set of works—new, old, composed, and improvised–processing her voice through a Max MSP patch on her Powerbook and triggering sampled sounds with gesture controlled MIDI instruments. http://www.pamelaz.com

10pm: Pamela Z (Voice & Electronics), Okkyung Lee (Cello), Sarah Schoenbeck (Bassoon)
The three artists trade solos and improvised duets and trios.

The Stone is located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street in New York City.

11/2/2007
Chicago, IL, USA

Pamela Z performs “The Pendulum and Other Works” at 8pm as part of the Third Coast International Audio Festival in Chicago, IL

Pamela Z presents an evening of works for voice, electronic processing,
video, and found text, including "The Pendulum" a new work exploring binaries of Yes and No.

9/22/2007
London, UK

Pamela Z performs solo and in duos on a shared performance at 1pm - 5pm in collaboration with Carol Morgan (piano) and Karlheinz Essl (computer) as part of Colourscape Music Festival in London, UK
Compositions and improvisations for piano, computer, and Voice & Electronics

Carol Morgan: piano
Pamela Z: voice, electronics
Karlheinz Essl: computer

9/20/2007
London, UK

Pamela Z and Alexander Balanescu play a set of works for voice & electronics and violin at 8:30pm at The Romanian Restaurant, 32 Old Bailey, London, UK

7/28/2007
Oakland, CA, USA
Panel discussion at 3pm at 21 Grand Gallery in Oakland, CA
This Music Defies Categorization
Moderated by Greg Scharpen (KALX FM)
with Merlin Coleman, Peter Martin (Eddie the Rat), Jake Rodriguez (The Bran… POS), and Pamela Z

Artists reflect on individual strategies, and the challenges, for creating work from multiple traditions of music, theater and movement. 21 Grand is located at 416 25th St. @ Broadway Oakland

6/26/2007
Venezia, Italia

Solo set in a concert of New Music as part of Musica+Videoarte+ Convegno (forse mostre) at Isola di San Servolo in Venice, Italy

6/20/2007
Roma, Italy

Solo set in a concert of New Music as part of Musica+Videoarte at Auditorium Parco della Musica in Roma, Italia

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6/19/2007
Las Vegas, NV USA
Pamela Z in a performance at a Private event in collaboration with Karsh Kale in Las Vegas, NV
6/17/2007
Beacon, NY, USA

Performance of Four Movements for Cello and Delays commissioned by the Ochestra of St. Lukes at 2pm as part of Notable Women: A Celebration of Women Composers at The DIA:Beacon in Beacon, NY

Cellist Myron Lutzke performs Pamela Z’s work “Four Movements with Delays” (with the composer processing him live on Laptop).

The concert features works by Erin Watson, Joan LaBarbara, Julia Wolfe, Pamela Z, and Eve Beglarian. Concert is at 3pm with 4:30pm Q & A.
DIA:BEACON, 3 Beekman Street, Beacon, NY 12508
Tickets and Information: 212.594.6100, or visit notablewomen.org

6/16/2007
New York, NY, USA

Performance of Four Movements for Cello and Delays commissioned by the Ochestra of St. Lukes at 2pm as part of Notable Women: A Celebration of Women Composers at Chelsea Art Museum, NY

Cellist Myron Lutzke performs Pamela Z’s work “Four Movements with Delays” (with the composer processing him live on Laptop).

The concert features works by Erin Watson, Joan LaBarbara, Julia Wolfe, Pamela Z, and Eve Beglarian. Concert is at 2pm with 3pm Q & A and 4pm reception.
Chelsea Art Museum, 556 West 22nd Street @ 11th Avenue, NYC
Tickets and Information: 212.594.6100, or visit notablewomen.org

5/27/2007
New Orleans, LA

Solo set in a benefit concert for Katrina victims at 9 p.m in collaboration with the Future of Music and Air Traffic Control as part of Musicians Bringing Home Musicians II at Tipitina’s Uptown in New Orleans, LA


The Line-up includes: Indigo Girls, OK GO’s Damian Kulash, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Matt Nathanson, San Francisco-based artist Mike Relm, performance artist Pamela Z, Bonerama, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson

Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Avenue
Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 9 p.m.
Tickets: $20 before the show and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.com.

5/18/2007
Oakland, CA

Pamela Z in a Duo imrovisational set with Italian saxophonist Gianni Gebbia at 21 Grand at 8pm in Oakland, CA.

Three sets:

Jon Raskin/Henry Kaiser/Weasel Walter +
Steve Adams/Damon Smith +
Gianni Gebbia/Pamela Z

(order to be determined)

21 Grand, 416 25th Street, Oakland, CA 94612 tel: 510 444 7263

5/11/2007 to 5/13/2007
Washington, DC, USA

Performance run of Pamela Z’s Voci (Voices), a evening length, solo, multi-media performance work by Pamela Z exploring the sonic, cultural, physical, and artistic worlds of the human voice (featuring video work by Jeanne Finley and John Muse) as part of Washington Performing Arts Society 2006-07 Season at GALA Theatre-Tivoli, 3333 14th St., NW in Washington, DC
For tickets, call 202-785-9727.

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4/27/07
Kitchener, ONT, Canada

Wunderkabinet, a performance work inspired by The Museum of Jurassic Technology in collaboration with cellist Matthew Brubeck and video installation artist Christina McPhee as part of Open Ears Festival at King Street Theatre Centre in Kitchener, ONT, Canada

4/20/2007
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Performance of “Still Life with Commentator” in collaboration with Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd at UCLA in Los Angeles

Pamela Z appears as part of the ensemble performing a concert version of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s “Still Life with Commentator” along with Palina Jonsdottir, Liberty Ellman, and Okkyung Lee.

4/14/2007 10pm
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z Performs “Sonic Gestures” and other works at 10pm at Recombinant Media Labs in San Francisco, CA

Combining fragmented gestural images with live vocal sounds processed and spatialized in real time using MAX MSP software and custom gesture controllers, Pamela Z will surround the audience with a virtual chorus of chattering, whispering, singing, and ever transforming entities. This event is presented by NexMap.
$20, $10 (students/seniors)

At 7pm, NexMap will host a pre-concert catered reception including a conversation and presentation with Pamela Z and NexMap’s artistic director Linda Bouchard. Limited tickets for this exclusive NexMap benefit are available for $50.

RML is located at 763 Brannan Street (btwn 6th & 7th Streets) in San Francisco

3/23-24/2007 8pm
San Francisco , CA, USA

Pamela Z hosts the second event in the Z Programs: ROOM series– LA's Robin Cox Ensemble in an evening of contemporary works (including several by Bay Area Composers at the Royce Gallery in San Francisco.

In this rare Bay Area appearance, Robin Cox Ensemble will perform an evening of contemporary works, including several by Bay Area composers. In addition to three works by Robin Cox (Faster Than That, Drive, and Square Feet) the ensemble will be performing a work Outerborough by New York violinist/composer Todd Reynolds featuring video by award-winning filmmaker Bill Morrison, and two works by bay area composers– Big Dig by Ryan Brown and Dust by Belinda Reynolds. And Pamela Z will join the ensemble in the performance of a third Bay Area work– Six Degrees of Non-Sequiturization– a structured improvisational piece she created for the ensemble in 2006. The Robin Cox Ensemble is: Robin Cox (violinist/composer/director), Erik Leckrone (percussionist), Eric Mellencamp (percussionist), Maggie Parkins (cellist), Marty Walker, (clarinetist), and Nic Chaffee (audio engineer).

Tickets are $10 at the door or through PayPal.

3/3-4/2007 8pm
New York, NY, USA
Pamela Z performs works for voice and electronics including “Declaratives in the First Person” as part of The American Modern Ensemble’s Musical Mavericks Series at Tenri Cultural Institute in New York, NY
The Musical Mavericks Series is a shared concert that features multiple composer/performers including Stuart Dempster, Todd Reynolds, and Robert Dick. The Tenri Center is located at 43A West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
3/2/2007 8pm
Durham, NC, USA

Pamela Z performs Metal/Vox/Water at 8pm as part of Duke Performances at Nasher Museum Auditorium in Durham, NC.

Experimental vocalist and composer Pamela Z’s “Metal/Vox/Water” is a collage of short solo works and excerpts from her large-scale multi-media works, with sculptural elements and video projections. Ms. Z digitally processes her voice in real time to create layers of sound and triggers sampled sounds with the BodySynth MIDI controller. Cosponsored with the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Department of Music’s Encounters with the Music of Our Time series.
Tickets: $18 General Admission

2/18/2007 3pm
San Francisco, CA, USA

The string quartet ETHEL performs a concert of works including Pamela Z's "Ethel Dreams of Temporal Disturbances" as part of the Morrison Artists Series at the San Francisco State University School of Music & Dance at 3:00 p.m. Admission: Free

McKenna Theatre, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110

2/14/2007
Richmond, IN, USA
Pamela Z appears as a guest lecturer as part of Earlham College Artist and Lecture Series at Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall in Richmond, Indiana
Ms. Z will discuss and demsonstrate her work with voice and technology.
2/9/2007
Paris , France
Pamela Z performs with Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, and Guillermo Brown in a concert performance of the music from Iyer and Ladd’s “Still Life with Commentator” at Théâtre Paul Eluard (4 avenue de Villeneuve-St-Georges -Choisy-le-Roias) as part of Sons d'Hiver Festival in Paris, France.
2/1/2007
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics at 8:30pm at STEIM in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

STEIM concert featuring three artists: Pamela Z (US), Tarek Atoui (LB/FR), and Keir Neuringer (US/NL)
Location: STEIM, Utrechtsedwarsstraat 134, Amsterdam, Time: 20:30, Entrance: €5
Reservations and more info: email knock@steim.nl or call 020 6228690
More information on concerts: www.steim.org/steim/activity.php


1/30/2007
Paris , France

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics at Les 7 Lézards at 21hr in Paris, France.

Les 7 Lézards
10 rue des Rosiers /75004 Paris
tel: 01 48 87 08 97
métro Saint-Paul

1/25/2007
New York, NY, USA

Pamela Z gives a talk entitled "A Delay is Better: Art, Technology, and Time" as part of the Colloquium Series at New York University Music Department in New York, NY.
Thursday, January 25 at 5:30 pm
100 Washington Square East, Silver Center, Room 220, NYU, New York, NY

12/6/2006 to 12/10/2006
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, and Ibrahim Quraishi's production Still Life with Commentator as part of the BAM Next Wave Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York

A collaboration between composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, poet/librettist/performer Mike Ladd, and conceptual artist/theater director Ibrahim Quraishi, Still Life with Commentator is a lyrical, darkly comic transmedia performance/opera examining the role of the audience and the media in modern warfare. Also featuring experimental vocal artist Pamela Z, electronic percussionist/vocalist Guillermo E. Brown, cellist Okkyung Lee, guitarist Liberty Ellman, and actors Palina Jonsdottir and Masa Nakanishi. Set design by Robert Pyzocha & lighting design by Stephen Arnold.
11/26/2006
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Pamela Z performs with Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, and Guillermo Brown in set of pieces as part of a “Still Life With Commentator” listening party and preview at 9:30pm at Galapagos in Brooklyn, NY

During an informal listening party, members of the cast of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s “Still Life with Commentator” will perform live excerpts from the oratorio (which has it’s NY premiere at BAM in December).

11/10/2006
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z Productions presents the first installment of the Z Programs "Room" chamber music series featuring:

Joëlle Léandre and Pamela Z in an evening of composed and improvised works for contrabasse, voice, and electronics. 8pm at the Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street (between Harrison & Alabama), San Francisco.

11/5/2006
Chicago, IL , USA
Performance of Pamela Z’s Voci (Voices), a evening length, solo, multi-media performance work by Pamela Z exploring the sonic, cultural, physical, and artistic worlds of the human voice (featuring video work by Jeanne Finley and John Muse) at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art Theatre. (As part of the Chicago Humanities Festival.)
10/12-15/2006
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Wunderkabinet, a performance work inspired by The Museum of Jurassic Technology in collaboration with cellist Matthew Brubeck and video installation artist Christina McPhee at RedCat Theater 631 West 2nd Street, in Los Angeles, CA

9/29-10/1/2006
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics as part of the APOSITSIA Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia

Confirmed artists for this year’s APosition Festival include J.G.Thirlwell (aka Foetus, Wiseblood, Clint Ruin) (USA), Markus Stockhausen & Tara Bouman (Germany/Great Britain), Pamela Z (USA), David Cossin’s project (USA), Nikolai Galen (Turkey/Great Britain), Fuul Guitar Orchestra (Russia).

9/27-29/2006
Moscow, Russia

Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics as part of the Long Arms Festival in Moscow.

9/11/2006
Berkeley, CA, USA

Pamela Z gives a talk as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium at UC Berkeley's Center for New Media in Berkeley, CA.

For updated information, please see: http://atc.berkeley.edu, email goldberg@ieor.berkeley.edu or phone 510-643-9565.

7/27/2006
San Francisco, CA, USA

Solo performance for voice, electronic process, and video at 8pm as part of the 2006 Edgetone Music Summit at the Luggage Store Gallery, 1007 Market Street @ 6th in San Francisco, CA

7/21/2006
Brooklyn, NY , USA

Pamela Z performs an evening of works for voice and electronics at the Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, NY

7/13-14/2006
San Francisco, CA, USA

Pamela Z Productions presents Z Program 50 (Z program Fifty) at 8pm at The Royce Gallery in San Francisco.

Come celebrate Pamela Z's birthday with an evening featuring a collage piece called "50 Minutes" in which Pamela and some of her colleagues and collaborators perform 50 mini-movements tightly scored to a timeclock. Ms. Z will also present a short set of works for voice, electronics and video to fill out the program.

Thursday July 13 and Friday July 14, 2006 at The Royce Gallery, 2901 Mariposa Street.
Sliding scale: 50 quarters - 50 dollars ($12.50 - $50.00)
(no one turned away for lack of quarters)

Z Program Fifty will take place in a new, intimate Royce Gallery. One half of the program will be filled by "50 Minutes", the lively rollercoaster ride of a collage piece made up of performances and video by a delightful list of artists familiar to anyone who has attended past Z Programs. (See Z Programs History.) The carefully timed piece will include sounds and images from sensor artist Donald Swearingen, singer (and Qube Chic) Julie Queen, electro-diva Amy X Neuburg, avant-rock and jazz artist (and real-life sibling of Ms. Z) Hillary Maroon, Butoh artist Kinji Hayashi, video artist and 2-headed-monster Jeanne Finley + John Muse, movement artist (and Qube Chic) Leigh Evans, performance artist Mary Armentrout, and composer/performer (and birthday girl) Pamela Z.

A short intermission will be flanked on one side by the precisely timed "50-minutes" and on the other by a short set of works for voice & electronics by the birthday girl (with a few duets thrown in). Join us afterwards for wine and cake!

6/21/2006
Oakland, CA, USA
Solo performance 5-9pm as part of the annual Garden of Memory: a Columbarium Walk-Through Event at Chapel of the Chimes, a Julia Morgan-designed columbarium and mausoleum with gardens, fountains, and stained-glass skylights at 4499 Piedmont Ave., next to Mountain View Cemetery at Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium in Oakland, CA
The program will feature simultaneous performances in different parts of the building by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.
6/20/2006
San Francisco, CA, USA
Barbara Hammer’s new documentary film“Lover/Other” about surrealist artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore with a score composed by Pamela Z at 2:15pm as part of Frameline Film Festival at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco, CA
6/16/2006
Salzburg, Austria

Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s production Still Life with Commentator at Republic in Salzburg, Vienna

A collaboration between composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, poet/librettist/performer Mike Ladd, and conceptual artist/theater director Ibrahim Quraishi, Still Life with Commentator is a lyrical, darkly comic transmedia performance/opera examining the role of the audience and the media in modern warfare. Also featuring experimental vocal artist Pamela Z, electronic percussionist/vocalist Guillermo E. Brown, cellist Okkyung Lee, guitarist Liberty Ellman, and actors Palina Jonsdottir and Masa Nakanishi. Set design by Robert Pyzocha & lighting design by Stephen Arnold.

6/2-3/2006
Santa Barbara , CA, USA
Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video on a shared evening with the Robin Cox Ensemble as part of the Iridian Arts Music Series at the Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara, CA
5/11/2006
New York, NY , USA

Pamela Z plays with an ensemble performing a structured impovisational work by Lisle Ellis at 8:00pm at The Stone in New York, NY

Audible Means:
Pamela Z, voice/electronics
Rudresh Mahanthappa, saxophone
Kathy Supove, piano
Lisle Ellis, bass/circuitry
Guillermo E. Brown, percussion/electronics

5/1/2006
New York, NY , USA
Pamela Z performs a half hour of solo works for voice and electronics at 8pm as part of a benefit for the American Music Center at The Cutting Room (19 West 24th Street) in New York, NY

8:00: Matthew Shipp
8:45: Meridian Arts Ensemble
9:30: Pamela Z
4/27/2006
Juanajuato, Mexico
Pamela Z performs her solo, multi-media evening “Metal/Vox/Water” at Instituto Cultural de León in Guanajuato, Mexico
4/6/2006
New York, NY , USA
Solo performance and discussion as part of “New Strategies with DJ Spooky” an event exploring new compositional techniques. DJ Spooky (That Subliminal Kid) has assembled a group of composers that will perform and discuss their compositional strategies and methods. at Symphony Space in New York, NY
3/24/2006
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer’s production Still Life with Commentator in collaboration with Mike Ladd (text) and Vijay Iyar (piano & composition), with Okkyung Lee (cello) and Guillermo E. Brown (e-percussion) at UNC Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC
3/16/2006

Performances with Lisle Ellis. at The Stone in New York, NY

8pm Lisle Ellis's Seven Fold Project - Jenny Scheinman (violin) Tomas Ulrich (cello) Holly Hofmann (flute) Pamela Z (voice, electronics) Mike Wofford (piano) Lisle Ellis (bass & circuitry) Susie Ibarra (drums, percussion) A rare convergence of exceptional
improvisors.

10pm Settings for Bass and Circuitry - Lisle Ellis (bass & circuitry) Tom Hamilton (electronics) Pamela Z (voice, electronics) Tomas Ulrich (cello) Lisle Ellis in Solo, Duo, Trio and Quartet enviroments.

3/12/2006
Pamela Z participates in a Lecture/Panel Discussion at 4pm as part of The Voices on the Edge (Fifth Annual Women in New Music Festival) at Performing Arts Center at Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd in Fullerton CA
3/11/2006
The string quartet Ethel performs Ethel Dreams of Temporal Disturbances, a new work for string quartet and "tape" by Pamela Z at 8pm as part of The Voices on the Edge (Fifth Annual Women in New Music Festival) at Performing Arts Center at Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd in Fullerton CA
3/10/2006
Solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video at 8pm as part of The Voices on the Edge (Fifth Annual Women in New Music Festival) at Performing Arts Center at Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd in Fullerton CA
2/27/2006 to 3/3/2006
Week-long artist residency with Vijay Iyer’s “Still Life With Commentator” production at Das Arts in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2/23/2006
Performance of Pamela Z’s Voci (Voices), a evening length, solo, multi-media performance work by Pamela Z exploring the sonic, cultural, physical, and artistic worlds of the human voice (featuring video work by Jeanne Finley and John Muse). at Trafo, House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest, Hungary
12/2/2005
Pamela Z performs a duo set with Joëlle Léandre at Les 7 Lézards in Paris, France
11/27/2005
Solo performance for voice and electronics as part of the All Frontiers Festival in Monfalcone, Italy
10/29/2005
Opening reception for Pamela Z's "Elevator Music 6", a 5.1 surround sound installation for the elevator at Tang Museum at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY
10/29/2005
Solo performance for voice and electronics at Tang Museum at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY
10/26/2005
Pamela Z performs Metal/Vox/Water, an evening of solo performance works for voice, electronics, and video as part of the Spectrum Series at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, PA
10/21/2005
Pamela Z appears on a panel called "Voice with a Capital V" at the Third Coast International Audio Art Festival, in Chicago, IL
10/20-23/2005
The string quartet Ethel performs the premiere of Ethel Dreams of Temporal Disturbances, a new work for string quartet and "tape" by Pamela Z in Champagne-Urbana, IL
9/8-10 & 9/15-17/2005

Premiere performance run of Wunderkabinet, a performance work inspired by The Museum of Jurassic Technology in collaboration with cellist Matthew Brubeck and video installation artist Christina McPhee at The LAB in San Francisco, CA

8/26/2005
Pamela Z performs in collaboration with Vijay Iyer as part of the “Cooler in the Shade” Series at Lotus Arts in New York, NY
8/11/2005
Pamela Z performs solo works for voice, electronics, and video at BMOCA (Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art) in Boulder, CO.
8/9/2005
Pamela Z performs solo works for voice and electronics at The Stone in New York, NY
7/24/2005
San Francisco, CA, USA
Solo performance of works for voice, electronics, and video at 9pm as part of Bayennale 2005 at Mickey T’s Drum Machine Museum in San Francisco, CA
6/21/2005

Solo performance as part of Garden of Memory: a Columbarium Walk-Through Event at Chapel of the Chimes, a Julia Morgan-designed columbarium and mausoleum with gardens, fountains, and stained-glass skylights at 4499 Piedmont Ave., next to Mountain View Cemetery at Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium in Oakland, CA


The program will feature simultaneous performances in different parts of the building by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.

6/9-11 & 6/16-18/2005
Jo Kreiter/Flyaway Productions' premiere of the dance work "Whose Seeds These Are" with music by Pamela Z at ZACCHO Studio, 1777 Yosemite Ave. #330 (at 3rd) in San Francisco. Also on the evening are excerpts from several other dance works with Pamela Z Scores. 415.647.2822 info/tix through Brava Box Office.
4/16/2005

Solo performance of Syrinx/Birdvoice and participation on a panel on birdsong.

The New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU and New York City Audubon Present a Symposium including performances, talks, and discussion on “Why Birds Sing”. Presenters include David Rothenberg, Pamela Z, Eric Salzman, Don Kroodsma, Ofer Tchernichovski, Frederic Venal, Lang Elliot, Alan Verdy, Breyten Breytenbach, and Michael Pestel.

Event runs from 4-7 pm at NYU Hemmerdinger Hall.
100 Washington Square East, New York. For Info: 212.998.2100

4/8/2005
Solo peformance of new work for voice, electrtronics, and video. at The LAB in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z joins with artists from STEIM/Amsterdam. Pamela will perform work in which she uses Max MSP and Jitter to control video with her voice and process her voice in real time.

Michel Waisvisz and Robert van Heumen of STEIM will offer a free demonstration of LiSa X, STEIM's software that enables users to extensively control live-sampled and pre-recorded sounds, and junXion, which maps Human Interface Devices such as joysticks to MIDI. There will be a Q&A following the demo for those with specific inquiries.

Michel Waisvisz, Joel Ryan and Robert van Heumen from STEIM/Amsterdam will team up with longtime STEIM collaborator Laetitia Sonami and SF resident Roddy Schrock to present an evening of electro-instrumental improvised music. Expect different duo/trio combinations of Michel's instrument The Hands, Laetitia's Lady's Glove, Robert's Sexy Controllers, and Roddy's SuperCollider wizardry all guided by Joel Ryan behind the mixing desk.

LiSa X and junXion v2 demo at 6 PM; Pamela Z and STEIM 8 PM

2/18/2005

Friday, February 18, 2005: Solo performance of works for voice and electronics at 6pm-9pm as part of the Opening Reception for the Art of Artsist Statement Exhibition at the Hellenic the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center in Chicago, IL

Pamela Z will perform at the opening of an exhibition in which she also has a mutli-channel sound installation work entitoled “Delclaratives in the First Person”. In one of the pieces, she will use sampled text sounds from “Declaratives”.

2/18/2005-4/2/2005

“Declaratives in the First Person”, a six-channel audio installation work as part of the Art of Artist Statement Exhibition at the Hellenic the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center in Chicago, IL

1/22/2005

Solo performance of works for voice and electronics at 10pm at GASP Gallery in Boston, MA

1/8/2005

C.A.F.E. presents "Off-Market Disklavier" at 8pm

Off-Market Theater
965 Mission at Fifth Street
San Francisco

Five Bay Area composers present works written for the Yamaha Disklavier, a modern-day player piano capable of interfacing with a computer. Composers include Pamela Z, Jaron Lanier, Dennis Aman, Vytautas Germanavicius, and True Rosaschi presenting works for solo Disklavier as well as pieces accompanied by voice & live electronics, flute, Virtual Reality Environment, saxophone, and more.

Tickets available at Ticketweb.com

12/11/2004

West coast CD Release Event for Pamela Z's “A Delay is Better”:

Z Program Ten: CD release Event for Pamela Z’s new CD “A Delay is Better” at 8pm at The LAB Gallery in San Francisco, CA
Ten artists appear in celebration of the release of Pamela Z’s new Starkland recording “A Delay is Better”.

Beth Custer, Kinji Hayashi, Barbara Imhoff, Carla Kihlstedt, Amy X Neuburg, Julie Queen, Donald Swearingen, Wobbly, and Pamela Z will perform various works including covers of works from Pamela Z’s new CD.

11/26/2004

East coast CD Release Event for Pamela Z's “A Delay is Better”:

Pamela Z gives a Solo Performance of works for voice & electronics Celebrating the release of her new CD "A Delay is Better" at 9pm at The Knitting Factory in New York, NY

Also appearing is vocal trio Muna Zul from Mexico (8pm).

10/28/2004-10/30/2004

New York premiere of Voci (Voices), a evening length, solo, multi-media performance work by Pamela Z exploring the sonic, cultural, physical, and artistic worlds of the human voice (featuring video work by Jeanne Finley and John Muse).

The Kitchen, New York

10/19/2004

Lecture-demo at 1:30 PM as part of Brooklyn College Composers' Forum and the Center for Computer Music Seminars. at Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music - CUNY in 249 Gershwin in Brooklyn, NY

10/4/2004
Solo performance of excerpts from Voci, Gaijin, and Parts of Speech at 7:30pm as part of the City of Women Festival at Kosovel Hall in Ljubljana, Slovenia
9/9/2004
Solo performance at 7:30pm as part of the “Don’t Call it Performance/No lo Llames Performance” Exhibition at El Museo del Barrio in New York, NY
7/21/2004

Solo performance as part of San Francisco Treasures Series at The Marsh in San Francisco, CA

5/28/2004

Solo performance as part of the Subtle Technologies Festival in Toronto, Canada

10pm Latvian House, 491 College Street, Toronto, Canada

5/7/2004 - 5/14/2004

Solo performance and site specific installation as part of La Biennale de l'art africain contemporain Ð DAK'ART 2004 in Dakar, Senigal

4/24/2004

Solo performance for voice, electronics, and video. at 6pm as part of The Harvestworks Mixing it Up! Festival at The Apple Store, SOHO in New York, NY

Pamela Z gives a performance using MAX MSP and ProTools software on a Mac G5 in the auditorium at the SOHO Apple Store at 103 Prince Street, NYC

3/30/2004 - 5/1/2004

Eight-channel version of Pamela Z's Syrinx on exhibit as part of the New Sound New York Festival at The Kitchen Gallery in New York, NY

Soundworks by thirteen composers played through sound art pioneer Charlie Morrow's Sound Cube – a multi-channel playback environment providing a 3D audio experience. Works by Olivia Block, Shelley Hirsch, Miya Masaoka, Steve McCaffrey, Charlie Morrow, Phill Niblock, Michael J. Schumacher, Scanner, Stephen Vitiello, Martyn Ware, and Pamela Z

3/24/2004 - 4/15/2004

Four channel sound work by Pamela Z on exhibit as part of Sound Migration: An Exhibit of Sound Art and Music at Pacific Design Center, Media Lounge in Los Angeles, CA

Participants include Bernie Krause, Pauline Oliveros, Stephen Vitiello, Fred Frith, Marina Rosenfeld, and Pamela Z, among others. 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood

2/25/2004

Solo performance and collaboration with Donald Swearingen as part of The LAB 20th Anniversary Series at The LAB in San Francisco, CA

2/14/2004

Solo Performance/Lecture-Demo/Workshop at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York. 1pm (as part of ELECTRONIC MUSIC FOUNDATION's Arts Electric Introductions Series)

Chelsea Art Museum 556 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

 

1/29/2004-2/2/2004

Sound installation, Performance, and Workshops as part of Powering Up/Powering Down at Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA) in San Diego, CA

1/8/2004

Solo performance as part of the Sound Generation Benefit at Experimental Intermedia in New York, NY. 8pm

Pamela Z gives a solo performance in an evening of electronic music, sound art and video, Also appearing: Gregory Whitehead, Annea Lockwood & Paul Ryan, Tobias Van Veen, Claudio Chea, Ken Mongomery, Larry 7, Marc McNulty, AND Greyg Filistine. Tickets for the Sound Generation benefit are $10. EXPERIMENTAL INTERMEDIA 224 Centre St. @ Grand St.Ê 212.431.5127

12/19/2003

Artist talk at 4:00pm in collaboration with Salah Hassan, Cheryl Finley, and Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons at the American Center Auditorium in Dakar, Senégal

Pamela Z will give a talk during a site visit in preperation for the 2004 Dakar Biennale.

11/17/2003

Solo concert of works for voice, electronics and video at University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD

11/8/2003

Solo performance at 8pm at 21 Grand in Oakland, CA

Pamela Z will perform an evening of works for voice, electronics and video. (With an appearance by special guest Kinji Hayashi.) 21 Grand is located at 449B 23rd Street in Oakland.

10/25/2003

Solo performance with voice, electronics, and video at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina (MNCARS) in Madrid, Spain

10/16/2003

Solo performance in conjunction with the closing of the Jeanne Finley and John Muse resptrospective exhibition (presented by New Langton Arts) at The Exploratorium.

The Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon Street (in the Marina) San Francisco, CA

9/24-26/2003

Jo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions perform "How To Be A Citizen", a dance work honoring 100 years of protest in San Francsico, with an original sound score by Pamela Z

Embarcadero Plaza at the foot of Market street in front of the Ferry Building. 12:30pm and 5:30pm Wed & Thu, 1:30pm and 5:30pm Friday.

9/21/2003
Solo Concert at 6pm as part of La Biennale di Venezia 2003 at Teatro Piccolo Arsenale in Venice, Italy
9/13/2003

Solo and collaborative works by Pamela Z, Amy X Neuburg, Ikue Mori, and Marina Rosenfeld at Northsix, (66 North 6th Street) Brooklyn, NY 7pm-10pm

Note, this is an early show. The evening will begin with a duo set by Ikue Mori and Marina Rosenfeld, followed by a solo set by Amy X Neuburg, a solo set by Pamela Z, and ending with an improvised performance by all four artists.

8/1/2003

Solo performance as part of a festival of female voice and performance at ExB Associazione Culturale in Bologna, Italy

6/21/2003

Solo performance as part of New Music Bay Area and Chapel of the Chimes' magical summer solstice celebration Garden of Memory: a Columbarium Walk-Through Event at Chapel of the Chimes, a labyrinthine Julia Morgan-designed columbarium and mausoleum replete with gardens, fountains, and stained-glass skylights.

4499 Piedmont Avenue, next to Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland on Saturday, June 21 from 5 to 8 pm.Ê

6/7/2003

Premiere of Pamela Z's Four Movements for Violoncello and Delays, a new chamber work commissioned by the Ochestra of St. Lukes. The piece will be performed by Myron Lutzke, the Orchestra's principal cellist, with Pamela Z doing the live proceessing. The Dia Center (Chelsea) in New York, 548 West 22nd Street, New York. 2pm

5/8/2003
Solo evening of performance at 10:30pm as part of the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound in Kitchener, ON Canada
5/2/2003
Solo Performance as part of Spring Reverb at La Antigua Bodega de Papel in Tijuana, Mexico
5/1/2003
Solo Performance as part of Spring Reverb at the Museum of Contempoary Art in San Diego, CA
3/27/2003-4/5/2003

Voci (Voices), a evening length, solo, multi-media performance work by Pamela Z exploring the sonic, cultural, physical, and artistic worlds of the human voice (featuring video work by Jeanne Finley and John Muse).

ODC Theater, San Francisco

1/26/2003
Solo Performance as part of An evening of Vocal Delights curated by Kathy Kennedy at Tuva Space - 3192 Adeline @ MLK(Near Ashby BART) in Berkeley, CA Pamela Z will perform an in-progress excerpt for solo voice and electroncis from her upcoming performance work Voci. The evening includes performances by the Cornelius Cardew Choir, Kathy Kennedy, Kattt Sammon (w/ Peggy DeCoursey & Andrew Harkins), Pamela Z
11/22/2002

Performance in an evening dedicated to the late contrabassist, Peter Kowald at 21 Grand in Oakland, CA

The artists performing include: Marco Eneidi, Philip Gelb, Miya Masaoka, Gino Robair, Damon Smith, Pamela Z, and others.

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10/18/2002

Solo performance at approximately 6:45pm as part of San Francisco "In The Street" Festival at Cohen Alley (the 500 block of Ellis) in San Francisco, CA

The Luggage Store / 509 Cultural Center presents the 8th Annual IN THE STREET Festival. Friday's event includes performances by Pamela Z, Miya Masaoka, inkBoat, Nao Bustamante and Mads Lynnerup, Krissy Keefer and Dance Brigade, Mark Growden, and Vile Jelly with MC Kevin Caulfield.

10/11/2002

Solo Performance at 7:30pm at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

Pamela Z gives a concert of solo performance works for voice, electronics, and video as part of the ÒRace in Digital SpaceÓ conference. The MOCA is located at 250 South Grand Ave in Los Angeles.

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9/21/2002

Solo Performance on a shared concert with Chris Brown and David Slusser at Mills College in Oakland, CA.

9/14,15,21,/22/2002

Score for Jo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions' "Mission Wall Dances", Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm and 4pm on a 3 storey mural wall at Harrison and Alameda Streets. in San Francisco, CA.

9/8/2002-9/10/2002

 

Live Performances and participation in the Klangpark in "Open Air, a Radiotopia" as part of Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria.

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8/2/2002

Solo performance as part of Beyond Music Sound Festival VI at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA

Beyond Music runs August 1-4, 2002 and includes works by Pamela Z, Yasunao Tone, Stephen Vitiello, Christof Migone, Jeph Jerman, Olivia Block, Eliza Slavet, and Brandon LaBelle.

7/27/2002

Pamela Z and Joan Jeanreneaud in a shared evening of solo works and duets on the Noe Valley Music Series at Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez Street in San Francisco, CA

Cellist Joan Jeanreneaud (formerly of the Kronos Quartet) and composer/performer Pamela Z perform solo works and duets for processsed Cello and for Voice and electronics.

7/26/2002

Pamela Z performs a 10 minute work in progress as part of Inter-actions, a summer showing of works-in-progress premiering at ODC Theater later in the year.

8pm ODC Theater 3153 17th Street @ Shotwell, San Francisco
Box Office: 415.863.9834

6/27/2002 - 6/29/2002

Pamela Z hosts the second weekend of concerts in Electric Words at Venue 9 in San Francisco, CA (See entries below for dates on which Pamela Z actually performs.)

The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival and Footloose present ELECTRIC WORDS A festival of Voice, Text, and Electronic Music Hosted and curated by Amy X Neuburg and Pamela Z

Thursday-Saturday June 20-22 (hosted by Amy X Neuburg) and 27-29 (hosted by Pamela Z) at Venue 9 in San Francisco.

6/28/2002
Solo performance on a shared evening with Wobbly and Hmmm... as part of Electric Words at Venue 9 in San Francisco, CA
6/22/2002
Solo performance on a shared evening with Laetitia Sonami and Kyle Gann as part of Electric Words at Venue 9 in San Francisco, CA
6/21/2002

Solo performance as part of Garden of Memory: a Columbarium Walk-Through Event at Chapel of the Chimes, a Julia Morgan-designed columbarium and mausoleum with gardens, fountains, and stained-glass skylights at 4499 Piedmont Ave., next to Mountain View Cemetery, in Oakland, CA

The program will feature simultaneous performances in different parts of the building by Bay Area composers, musicians, and other performers presenting a variety of acoustic and electronic music and video; the audience is free to move throughout the building during the performances.

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6/20/2002
Solo performance as part of the opening of the "Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California 1950-2000" exhibition. Thursday, 8pm at The San José Museum of Art in San José, CA
6/14/2002

Solo performance in a shared evening with Laetitia Sonami as part of Composing a Career: A Career Development Symposium for Women Composers at Dominican University in San Rafael, CA. (Sponsored by the Women's Philharmonic.)

6/12/2002

A Fifteen minute solo performance as part of Grotto Nights at San Francisco Public Library in San Francisco, CA.

6/4//2002

A shared evening with contrabassist Peter Kowald at Tonic in New York, NY (8pm)

Pamela Z and Peter Kowald will each play solo sets as well as a set of improvised duets. Tonic is located at 107 Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington Streets in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

5/11//2002

Solo performance as part of SF Alt Festival at 21 Grand in Oakland, CA

21 Grand is no longer located at 21 Grand Street. Their new address is 449B 23rd Street in Oakland. Saturday evening's program includes Pamela Z, The Wind Trio of Alphaville, and Eddie Gale. Event starts at 8pm.

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5/10//2002

Solo performance as part of NewTown's Sonic Gallery in Pasadena, CA

Sonic Gallery, an adventure in peripheral listening, brings together a large handful of California's most fascinating electronic and electro-acoustic musicians for an evening of simultaneous performances in The Armory's spacious Fair Oaks gallery. The audience, free to roam from artist to artist, will create their own personal "re-mix" through their proximity to chosen performers. The evening promises to be, in turn, ethereal, raucous, exuberant and overwhelming. Artists include: Pamela Z, Carl Stone, Eric Barber & Art Jarvinen, Grisha Coleman & Friends, and Scott Fraser. 7:45pm (Gallery opens at 7pm)

5/3//2002

Solo performance at 8pm (in a shared program with Stephen Vitiello) and participation in a discussion at 1:30pm. as part of "Remixing: sound/body/performance"

CRCA (Center for Research in Computing and the Arts), UCSD in San Diego.

4/20-21/2002

Solo performance in a shared concert with Rick Walker and Robert Dick as part of the Santa Cruz Festival of Performance.

The 418 Project, Santa Cruz, CA

 

4/7/2002

The Qube Chix (Pamela Z, Julie Queen, and Leigh Evans) perform a concert as part of the Music on the Hill series.

St. Kevin's Church, 704 Cortland, San Francisco

 

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3/16/2002

Solo performance and panel participation in the Bay Area Women's Symposium.

Performances by Pamela Z and Amy X Neuburg.

Panelists: Pamela Z, Amy X Neuberg, Elinor Armer, Linda Bouchard, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Belinda Reynolds, moderated by Sarah Cahill at the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum in San Francisco, CA

3/14/2002

Screening of Language Lessons, a collaboration with Jeanne Finley & John Muse, as part of The New Generation: A Celebration of Recent Film & Video at Cinemateque at The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, CA

This new short film was developed in large part from material used in Pamela Z’s performance work Gaijin.

3/13/2002

Sound and Video Performance/Installation Forensic Art as part of Sight Unseen/2nd Wednesdays Series at The Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z will perform her new work exploring physical identity, perception, and the act of spontaneous verbal description. People will be invited to either sit one minute for a camera, or to describe in detail (as if for a police artist) a face that appears on a video monitor. Pamela Z will perform with voice, samples and real time processing- mixing and layering video "headshots" of people accompanied by one-minute verbal descriptions of their faces..

3/4/2002

“Listen In” Presentation at Harvestworks in New York, NY
596 Broadway Suite 602 (phone contact: 212.431.1130)

Composer/Performer Pamela Z discusses her performance works and recorded works, and performs pieces for voice, MAX MSP, and the BodySynth gesture controller. The evening includes a performance of "Metal/Vox/Water", a work for live performance and video which she created during her artist residency at Tryon Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC, and which includes some of the MAX patches she developed during her August 2001 Harvestworks residency.

2/8/2002

Online Web Performance as part of HTMlles Festival at CCRMA, Stanford, CA /Société des Arts Technologiques, Montréal, QC Canada

Pamela Z will do a live, solo performance at Stanford’s CCRMA “Ballroom” which will be transmitted live over the internet to the HTMlles Festival at Société des Arts Technologiques in Montréal.

1/12/2002
Solo performance as part of the CalArts CEAIT Festival at Roy O. Disney Hall in Valencia, CA
12/8/2001 to 12/9/2001

Visiting Artist Seminar at San Francisco State Univerity Art Department
in San Francisco, CA

 

12/6/2001

Lecture/Demo at San Francisco State University Art Department
in San Francisco, CA

11/28/2001
Performance by Pamela Z, Kathy Kennedy, and Katt Sammon of a short vocal trio at Bruno's in San Francisco, CA
11/27/2001
Lecture/Demo as part of Charle’s Boone’s Sound Art class at The San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA
11/10/2001
“3”, a performance of works in progress at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC
The evening includes one work each by Pamela Z, John W. Love Jr., and April Jones
10/29/2001
Solo Performance and Presentation as part of ASCAP “Thru the Walls” Showcase at The Cutting Room in New York, NY
The evening includes the work of composers Pamela Z, Jed Distler, and Brandon Ross.
10/1/2001
Performance of a new commissioned work, Persistence for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble as part of San Francisco Inventions Series at The Green Room in the War Memorial Arts Center in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Inventions includes commissioned works by Pamela Z, Beth Custer, and Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez.
9/28/2001 to 9/30/2001

Premiere of a new commissioned work Persistance for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Inventions includes commissioned works by Pamela Z, Beth Custer, and Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez.

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9/4/2001 to 11/19/2001
Artist Residency Program at Tryon Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, NC
8/21/2001
Solo Performance at The Knitting Factory Old Office Space in New York, NY
8/13/2001 to 8/28/2001
Artist Residency at HarvestWorks in New York, NY
6/22/2001 to 6/24/2001
Presentation as part of the Human Voice/Computer Vox Conference at Banff New Media Institute in Alberta, Canada
6/15/2001
Solo Performance as part of Radient Fields, an evening with Chiarra Giovando and Anne Bean at The LAB in San Francisco, CA
5/24/2001
Solo Performance at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA
5/16/2001 to 5/19/2001

Gaijin (a performance work with Butoh dancers Leigh Evans, Kinji Hayashi, and Shinichi Momo Koga) at Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA

 

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5/10/2001
Panel Discussion in collaboration with Elliott Sharp, DJ Spooky, Marina Rosenfeld, & John Hudak as part of Modulations: Experimental Sound in a Digital Age at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY
4/20/2001
Solo Perfomance and Workshop at Oroville State Theater in Oroville, CA
4/12/2001 to 4/13/2001
Solo Performance and Talk as part of the Art and Technology Festival at The Juilliard School in New York, NY
4/10/2001
Solo Performance at Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin, OH
3/22/2001 to 6/10/2001
Audio installation as part of the Bitstreams Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY
2/21/2001

Solo Performance as part of the Music at Noon series at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA


12/12/2000
Performance and Lecture/Demo at The Juilliard School in New York, NY
12/10/2000
Performance of Bone Music as part of the Bang On A Can Marathon at the BAM Opera House in Brooklyn, NY
12/1/2000
Solo performance as part of the "Words and Voices" Festival at DAI (the German-American Center) in Heidelberg, Germany
11/3/2000
Solo works and duets in collaboration with cellist Joan Jeanrenaud at Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco, CA
10/5/2000 to 10/7/2000
Z Program 8 (Infinity) at Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA
8/15/2000
Solo works and duets in collaboration with bassist Peter Kowald at Galerie Epikur in Wuppertal, Germany
8/13/2000
Performance of “Bone Music”Bang On A Can as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival at Kampenagel in Hamburg, Germany
7/30/2000

Electroacoustic works in collaboration with Crispus at 848 Space in San Francisco, CA


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7/15/2000
Solo Performance in the Courtyard as part of the "Avant Yard" Series at Zeum in San Francisco, CA
6/23/2000
Solo Performance and workshop at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA
6/1/2000
Original score for "Copra Dock Dances" in collaboration with Jo KreiterFlyaway Productions at Pier 84 in San Francisco, CA
5/8/2000 to 5/12/2000
Visiting Artist Residency at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH
5/8/2000
Performance with Eric Lyon at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH
5/7/2000

Performance with sensorChip (Miya Masaoka, Donald Swearingen, & Pamela Z) as part of the First Annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival at Cellspace in San Francisco, CA

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5/6/2000
Solo Performance as part of the First Annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival at Cellspace in San Francisco, CA
4/27/2000
Improvisational works with contabassist Peter Kowald (Germany) and bass saxphonist Tony Bevan (U.K.) at The Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco, CA
4/12/2000 to 10/25/2000
Sound installation “...and on your left...” as part of The "Walkmen" Sound exhibit at the Diözesanmuseum in Köln, Germany
4/12/2000

Solo Performance at the Diözesanmuseum in Köln, Germany

 

3/24/2000
Solo performmance at Columbia College in Chicago, IL
3/10/2000
Solo and collaboarative perfromances with Donald Swearingen, Miya Masaoka, Amy X Neuburg and Sarah Cahill in the "Shuffle Show", a benefit for the Common Sense Composers' Collective Opus 415 Marathon. at Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA
1/16/2000
Recorded work as part of the exhibition "I Am Sitting In A Room: Sound Works by American Artists: 1950-2000" at Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY
11/18/99

An evening of women in experimental music with Laetitia Sonami, Zipperspy, and Pamela Z at Diego Rivera Theatre, City College Phelan Campus in San Francisco

 

11/10/99 to 11/13/99
Solo performance of excerpts from "Gaijin" as part of NewOp 8 Festival at Le Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal in Montréal
10/23/99
Solo Performance and discussion at CellSpace, BurningArt Presents at Cell in San Francisco
10/2/99
Dance performance on a 75-foot high Crane with original music by Pamela ZJo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions at the Copra Crane at Pier 86 in San Francisco
9/3/99
Solo Performance, An Edge Gallery/Bug Theatre co-production at The Bug Theatre in Denver, CO.

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7/4/99
Performance of Experimental Electro-acoustic music and Traditional Japanese Gagauku in collaboration with TONO Tamami at Kenchouji Temple in Kamakura, Japan
6/28/99
Solo and Collaborative works in collaboration with ADACHI Tomomi (Voice, Electronics, Selfmade instrument), and Yuko Nexus6 (Macintosh, Voice) at MANDA-LA2 in Kichijoji, Japan
6/25/99
Solo performance on a bill with Wiggle and The Ruins at Milk in Ebisu, Tokyo
5/17/99
An evening of solo performance & lecture/demo (with Japanese Translation by Christopher Blasdel) at the International House in Tokyo
5/6/99 to 5/7/99
Original live music Maureen Freehill's BRIDGE at Sphere Mex in Tokyo
3/27/99
Performance of The Schmetterling (Other featured composers on this program will be Meredith Monk, Julia Wolfe, Steve Martland and Gavin Bryars.) in collaboration with Bang On A Can Allstars at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center in New York, NY
3/20/99
Solo performance as part of Expanding Your Horizons Conference at Mills College in Oakland, CA
3/15/99 to 3/16/99
Solo performance and a shared talk with in collaboration with Akio Suzuki as part of SoundCulture '99 Festival at Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium in Auckland, New Zealand
1/11/99 to 7/10/99

Six Month Residency on a Fellowship from the US/Japan Friendship Commission and the NEA in Tokyo

 

12/1/98 to 12/5/98
Solo Performance of Parts of Speech at Theater Artuad in San Francisco
11/7/98

Performances with Charles Amirikhanian, Henry Brant, and sensorChip as part of the Opus 415 Composer's Marathon at Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco

10/28/98
Solo Performance at The University of California in Irvine
10/28/98
Solo concert at UC Irvine Concert Hall in Irvine CA.
10/26/98 to 10/31/98
Visiting artist residency at at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA
10/21/98

Performance of "The Schmetterling" in collaboration with The Bang on a Can Allstars as part of Other Minds Series at Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA

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10/14/98
Solo Concert as part of Pina Bausch's Festival 25th Anniversary Festival at Pavillon in Wuppertal, Germany
9/13/98
Performance of "The Schmetterling" in collaboration with the Bang on a Can Allstars as part of The People's Commissioning Project Benefit at Angel Oresanz Foundation Center for the Arts in New York, NY
8/12/98 to 8/12/98
XYZ w/ Amy X Neuburg and J Y at Venue 9 in San Francisco
5/29/98
Solo performance and in collaboration with The Screaming Horns of Terror Funtime Orchestra in the Gallery 8 Late Night Series at The Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN
5/17/98

Premiere performance of "The Schmetterling" in collaboration with the Bang on a Can Allstars at The Knitting Factory in New York, NY

 

1/14/98

Premiere of "Shifting Conditions in the Southland" in in collaboration with California E.A.R. Unit at LA County Museum of Modern Art in Los Angeles, CA

 

11/15/97
Solo performance as part of "Tage für Live-Elektronik Musik" at Musik-Akademie der Stadt in Basel, Switzerland
11/10/97
Solo & Collaborative performances with Donald Swearingen, Laetitia Sonami, and the Japanese media ensemble Visual Brains as part of the "Other Minds" Festival at Cowell Theatre in San Francisco, CA
9/6/97
Solo performance in Theater Artaud's Annual Performance Marathon.
8/17/97
Solo Concert as part of “Palermo di Scena” at Santa Maria allo Spasimo in Palermo, Italy
7/28/97 to 8/8/97
Solo and collaborative performances as part of the "Six Exquisites" Sound Art Festival in Tacoma, Spokane, and Seattle WA
July 1997
Shared evening with Lukas Ligeti at Alte Schmiede in Vienna, Austria
July 1997
Live soundscores for animated short films in in collaboration with the Sprocket Ensemble at Venue 9 in San Francisco, CA
May 1997
Solo Performance in C.U. as part of the Modern Chamber Players' New Music Festival at University College of Music Theatre in Boulder, CO
March 1997

Solo works in a shared evening at Studio 4 in Oakland, CA

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February 1997
Solo works and in collaboration with Lukas Ligeti at The LAB in San Francisco, CA
January 1997

Performed narration to a live score for the German film Orlac's Hände in in collaboration with the Club Foot Orchestra at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco, CA

10/23/96 to 11/1/96
Four-city tour of Japan in in collaboration with Donald Swearingen, Laetitia Sonami, and Japanese Media duo Visual Brains as part of the Interlink ‘96 Festival in Tokyo, Kyoto, Kobe, and Sapporo
7/12/96 to 7/13/96
Z Program 40 at The LAB in San Francisco, CA
July 1996
Solo performance as part of the Bang on a Can Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, NY
June 1996
Solo performance as part of the Festival of Improvisers at Footwork in San Francisco, CA
June 1996
Solo concert as part of The Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City, UT
May 1996
Solo performance and in collaboration with Kotoist/Composer Miya Masaoka as part of the Ventura Chamber Music Festival in Ventura, CA
April 1996
Solo Performance of "Parts of Speech" as part of the SoundCulture '96 Festival at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA
January 1996

Solo performance at the San Francisco Art Commission Gallery in San Francisco, CA

 

December 1995
Performed a work by Louis Andriessen with visuals by Peter Greenaway in in collaboration with The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA
October 1995
Solo performance at the San Jose Tech Museum in San Jose, CA
September 1995
Solo performance and in collaboration with David Van Tiegham, Craig Harris, and Dan Senn as part of the “Sonic Circuits” Festival of Electronic Arts at The Red Eye Theatre in Minneapolis, MN
July 1995
DUETS in in collaboration with various Bay Area performers and composers at The LAB in San Francisco, CA
June 1995
Solo concert and a performance of “Correspondence” in in collaboration with 77hz at LACE in Los Angeles, CA
April 1995
Solo performance as part of the CRCA Interarts Festival at the Center for Research in Computer Arts in San Diego, CA
April 1995
Solo performance as part of The LAB’s "Utopia Dystopia" Conference at Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA
1/17/95 to 2/10/95

Appeared in the opera “A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil” by Erling Wold based on a Max Ernst picture novel in in collaboration with a cast including Laurie Amat and members of the Club Foot Orchestra at Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco, CA

 

November 1994

Solo performance of ReSounding as part of Secession Gallery’s “Site as Sound” series at Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA

 

September 1994
Solo and collaborative performances in the John Cage Memorial Concert in collaboration with New Music Theatre as part of “CageFest ‘94” at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA
July 1994

Solo Performance as part of the DICE Festival at The Knitting Factory in New York, NY

December 1993
Solo concert at COCA Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle, WA
September 1993
Solo and collaborative performances in in collaboration with New Music Theatre as part of “CageFest ‘93” at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA
July 1993
Solo performance and in collaboration with The Qube Chix at CBGB'S "Gallery 313" in New York, NY
July 1993

Concert in in collaboration with The Qube Chix at Renova Gallery in Warren, CT

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May 1993
Four-week run of “Parts of Speech” at The Marsh in San Francisco, CA
May 1993
Solo concert to open the new modern wing at The Denver Art Museum in Denver, CO
April 1993
Performance of “Dream Encoding” in in collaboration with New Music Theatre as part of “MacExpo” at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
March 1993

“Circle of Bone” in in collaboration with The Qube Chix at the University of Nebraska Theater in Omaha, NB

 

February 1993
Solo performance at The LAB in San Francisco, CA
January 1993

Opcode Performance/Demo in in collaboration with Randall Packer and New Music Theatre as part of Mac World at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA

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November 1992
Performed the roles of Dorabella and Fiordigli in K. Atchley’s “Cosi Fan Tutti” in in collaboration with K. Atchley and Barney Jones at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA
September 1992
Solo concert at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY
September 1992
Solo concert at CBGB's Gallery 313 in New York, NY
September 1992
Solo and collaborative performances in in collaboration with New Music Theatre as part of “CageFest ‘92” at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA
September 1992
Solo concert at Bucknell University in Bucknell, PA
July 1992
Solo concert at CBGB's Gallery in New York, NY
July 1992

Solo concert at EDGE Gallery in Denver, CO

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May 1992
Composed and performed music for “Outdoors in Oakland” Ellen Webb Dance Company in Oakland, CA
March 1992
Solo concert at The New Music Café in New York, NY
March 1992

Z program V at Life on the Water in San Francisco, CA

 

Februay 1992
Solo performance and in collaboration with Richard Zvonar as part of the SonicWorks Festival at DiversWorks in Houston
December 1991
Solo performance on the bill with Jim Carroll at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA
December 1991
Stich-Tche-Na-Ko in in collaboration with The Qube Chix at Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA
July 1991
Solo performance as part of the Composer to Composer Festival at the Opera House in Telluride, CO
July 1991
Solo performance as part of the “Lollapalooza” festival at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Oakland, CA
June 1991
Performed roles in String of Pearls mini-operas in collaboration with J. Raoul Brody and members of the Club Foot Orchestra at Life on the Water in San Francisco, CA
May 1991

Appeared in the interdiciplinary production “Ace Taboo” in in collaboration with SOON 3 at the Cowell Theatre in San Francisco, CA

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April 1991
Multimedia performance in in collaboration with Richard Zvonar and David Ziccarelli as part of The Deep Listening Series at Life on the Water in San Francisco, CA
March 1991
Presented by the Colorado New Music Association at The Mercury Café in Denver, CO
January 1991

“Z program 3 or 4” at The Lab in San Francisco, CA

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October 1990
Solo concert at Roulette in New York, NY
October 1990
Onstage conversation in in collaboration with Brian Eno as part of the Deep Listening Festival at Life on the Water in San Francisco, CA
July 1990
Solo concert at Penny Lane in Boulder, CO
July 1990
Solo concert at the Art Department Gallery in Denver, CO
May 1990
Solo Concert at 8:00pm at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA

Pamela Z performs works for voice and electronics on a evening shared with Oluyemi Thomas’ Positive Knowlege.
May 1990
Performed in Stockhausen's “Originale” in in collaboration with New Music Theatre at Theatre Artaud in San Francisco, CA
April 1990
Solo performance of Invisible Site in collaboration with George Coates Performance Works and Composer Marc Ream at George Coates Performance Works in San Francisco, CA
February 1990

Performed live original score of “Z Songs”Gary Palmer Dance Company at Theater Artaud in San Francisco, CA

 

12/13/89

Shared the bill with Negativland at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA

 

11/7/89 to 11/8/89
Z program 2.5 at Studio Four in San Francisco, CA
August 1989
Solo concert at Penny Lane in Boulder, CO
8/5/88 to 8/6/88
“Z program II” at New Performance Gallery in San Francisco, CA
July 1988
Solo concert at Pirate Gallery in Denver, CO
8/12/87 to 8/14/87

“Z program ONE” at The LAB in San Francisco, CA

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July 1987
Performed on the bill with Nina Hagen at Club DV8 in San Francisco, CA
November 1986
Vocal performance in collaboration with John Melcher and Philip Aaberg at New Langton Arts in San Francisco, CA
July 1986
Solo performance and in collaboration with Barney Jones and Liza Kitchell as part of the IMPACT New Music Series at Club 9 in San Francisco, CA
9/27/1885
Pamela Z in a shared evening with Dega Ray, Jungle Book, and Spider Box at Mabuhay Gardens on Broadway at 9pm - 1pm in San Francisco, CA USA
Pamela Z performs solo works for voice, delays, and found objects in a shared concert with Dega Ray, Junglebook, and Spider Box at the iconic punk club Mabuhay Gardens on Broadway (AKA The Fab Mab) in North Beach, San Francisco.
9/8/1885
Pamela Z with Love Club at the 16th Note
Solo performance of works for voice, delays, and objects at The 16th Note in San Francisco, CA USA
10/31/84 to 7/1/86
Solo Performances at various Bay Area Clubs, Performance Galleries, and Coffeehouses including: Media in SF, The Paradise Lounge in SF, The Sweetwater in Mill Valley, The Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Goat Hill Pizza in San Francisco, and The BayBrick in San Francisco
1978 to October 1984
Solo concerts in clubs, coffeehouses, theatre spaces, and busking (under the name "Pam Brooks") in the Denver/Boulder Area, CO
(after moving to San Francisco, her name was legally changed to Pamela Z)

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