Wooden Cities | contemporary music ensemble


We're making big plans for the Spring, including collaborations with Buffalo band Cages, and Troy-based composer Ryan Ross Smith, as well as reconstructions of pieces by Julius Eastman, among others. Check back often as more shows will be added soon. For an archive of past performances click here.

Wooden Cities
January 26, 2015
UB Center for the Arts
Wooden Cities performs works by sound and concrete poets as part of the UB Department of Media Study's PLASMA series.

Gertrude Stein - From "In" *
Jackson Mac Low - 1st Milarepa Gatha (1976)
Evan Courtin - Good Form (2011)
Ethan Hayden - (tRas) (2014)
Steve McCaffery - Carnival (1967-75)
Kurt Schwitters - Ribble Bobble Pimlico (1946)*
Michael Pisaro - "Why" from Tombstones (2012)

*arr. by Ethan Hayden

5:00pm (WC performs at 8:00pm)
UB Center for the Arts (112)
April 17, 2015
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Wooden Cities & Ryan Ross Smith
Wooden Cities performs live-video scores by composer Ryan Ross Smith.
Program TBA
44 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180
May 1, 2015
Albright–Knox Art Gallery
Sight as Sound: Making Meaning from Symbols
Presented by Young Audiences of Western New York. Wooden Cities presents a program of graphic music, demonstrating various literacies in music and beyond, and engaging students to compose graphic pieces.
1285 Elmwood Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14222