Wooden Cities | contemporary music ensemble


Our 2016-17 Season features a collaboration with musicologist, James Currie, concert residencies at Buffalo State and Houghton Colleges, and an Improvisation workshop with the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County (Philadelphia). Check back often as more shows will be added soon. For an archive of past performances click here.

Wooden Cities
February 10, 2017
Houghton College Center for the Arts
Cobra @ Houghton
Wooden Cities performs a concert of new and improvisatory works during a residency at Houghton College's Greatbatch School of Music. Program to include John Zorn's Cobra, as well as compositions by Buffalo-based composers.
Ethan Hayden - in the beginning was the word (2014)
Zane Merritt - In Memoriam Brooks Frederickson (2009)
Anthony Braxton - Composition No. 358 (2006)
John Zorn - Cobra (1984)
Michael Pisaro - "Time May" from Tombstones (2012)
Pauline Oliveros - Antiphonal Meditation (1979)
Julius Eastman - Stay On It (1973) additional works TBA
April 14, 2017
Buffalo State College: Ciminelli Recital Hall
Women in the Electronic Arts
Wooden Cities caps off a two-day residency at Buffalo State College's Digital Music Production program with a concert of works emphasizing the contribution of female composers in electroacoustic music.
Anna Meredith - Lylat (2008)
Kaija Saariaho - Jardin Secret II (1986)
Gayle Young - Along the Periphery (1993)
Yoko Ono - Pieces for Orchestra (1962)
Amanda Stuart - Not Missing You (2013)
Gayle Young - Usque ad Mare (1981)
Pauline Oliveros - Buffalo Jam (1982)
$10 general, Buff State students free