Events

December 2023

December 15th Diaphanous Ensemble!WAKE! @Stone Circle Theatre 6pm-12am

https://theticketing.co/e/wake23#about

December 16th- ISSUE Project room. An Improvisational Symphony @8pm

https://issueprojectroom.org/event/improvisational-symphony-coordinated-suzanne-langille

January 2024

January 11th- The NEXT festival with Yvette Young and Curtis Stewart at Kaufman Center

Performing Yvette Young’s 3 pieces for Strings and Guitar and Selections from 24 Negro Melodies with Curtis Stewart at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall

https://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/the-next-festival-with-yvette-young-and-curtis-stewart/

January 28th- Columbia Composers at the Church of St. Paul and St Andrew. NYC

Loadbang gives world premiere of ”City Psalms.”

January 30thInner & Outer Worlds, with Domenic Salerni, Carrie Frey, Raffi Boden

Performance of ”the eye above the mask” at St Paul Chapel, Columbia University

February 2024

February 3rd- Hauser and Wirth- In Response: Poetry, Prose & Performance for ‘The Flesh of the Earth

Performing ”Cosmic Echoes” alongside Adama Delphine Fawundu.

https://www.hauserwirth.com/events/in-response-poetry-prose-and-performance-for-the-flesh-of-the-earth/

February 25th- Boston Conservatory at Berklee Faculty Concert

Performance of ”From the Sustaining Air” by violinists Markus Placci and Judith Eissenberg, violist Paul Laraia, and cellist Rhonda Rider.

https://bostonconservatory.berklee.edu/events/boston-conservatory-faculty-quartet

March 2024

March 3rd- Music in the Valley at St. John’s Church, Western Run Reisterstown, MD

icarus Quartet gives the world premiere of ‘home portraits’

https://icarusquartet.org/events/2024/3/3/music-in-the-valley

Past Events—————–

February 2023

February 16th- Valentines Showcase at Persona Gallery

Performance of ”i said…” at Persona Gallery

https://partiful.com/e/bBAWCpEr4TZivJRjOVWj

February 19th- Schwob Chamber Music Series

Longleash performs ”i don’t see stars where I’m from”

https://events.columbusstate.edu/#event-details/d3c661b8-5ef0-43a7-9863-cbd6c877aa63

livestream link: https://www.youtube.com/@SchwobSchoolofMusic/streams 4 pm EST

March 2023

March 15-18th-Palaver Strings ”Joy”

Performing as a guest artist with Palaver Strings in their ”Joy” performance cycle

March 15th – 7:30 PM. National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/joy-brooklyn

March 16th- 8:30 PM. Edward Pickman Hall @ Longy School of Music. Cambridge, MA https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/joy-cambridge

March 18th- 3 pm. Mechanics Hall, Portland, MA https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/joy-portland

March 18th- 8:30 pm. Mechanics Hall, Portland, MA https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/joy-portland-ldb98

April 2023

April 2nd- University of Wisconsin-Madison

I have been here before featured on Anthony DeMartinis DMA recital

Collins Recital Hall- 12:00 PM CDThttps://music.wisc.edu/events/anthony-demartinis-2/embed/#?secret=aZTflbjeNS#?secret=5mTJwBJklm

April 8th- human.machine.interface // string.theory

string quartet live coding performance by Eric Lee

Persona NYC, 202B Plymouth St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 8 pm

April 27th-30th– Palaver Strings ”Elements”

Performing as a guest artist with Palaver Strings in their ”elements” performance cycle

April 27th- 7 pm Next Stage Arts Project, Putney, VT https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/elements-tbd1

April 28th- 7:30 pm, Carroll Hall, Brooklyn, NY https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/elements-new-york

April 29th- 2 pm, WBUR CitySpace, Boston, MA https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/elements-boston

April 30th- 8 pm- 534 Congress St, Portland, MA https://www.palaverstrings.org/events/elements-portland

May 2023

May 12th- Time Square Midnight Moments ”Liquid Gold”

http://arts.timessquarenyc.org/times-square-arts/projects/midnight-moment/liquid-gold/index.aspx

May 31st- Roulette – Brooklyn, NY

I have been here before at MATA festival- 8 pm at Roulettehttps://roulette.org/event/25-years-mata-festival-2023/embed/#?secret=ncGNCZGcc9#?secret=BDGf2l7uke

June 2023

June 2nd- Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

World premiere of new string orchestra work by The Next Festival of Emerging Artistshttps://next-fest.org/2023-season/embed/#?secret=gpsPCZX5HU#?secret=a3g6mEvfjO

June 2nd- Roulette

i said… performed by Che Buford at MATA festival

8pm at Roulettehttps://roulette.org/event/25-years-mata-festival-2023-2-2/embed/#?secret=qNCRQAXWjh#?secret=3AeAsDo1nA

June 3rd- The Next Festival of Emerging Artists at SONiC Festival

World premiere of new string orchestra work by The Next Festival of Emerging Artistshttps://next-fest.org/2023-season/embed/#?secret=gpsPCZX5HU#?secret=a3g6mEvfjO

June 23rd- Trans Pecos

Solo set. Shared bill with Sadnoise, MDN, Dreamcrusher, CY X, and Ritsche

https://www.thetranspecos.com/cal/2023/6/23/sadnoise-mdn-dreamcrusher-che-buford-cy-x-ritchse

July 2023

July 8th- Sound Off: Music for Bail: Sound Off x Justice Committee @ The People’s Forum: NYC 2022-2023 Season Finale!

Performing string quartet repertoire by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, Sebastien Zel, Florence Price, and Akua Dixon.

https://www.groupmuse.com/events/13378-sound-off-x-justice-committee-the-people-s-forum-nyc-2022-2023-season-finale?utm_source=weekly_mailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=muser

July 9th- Sound Off: Music for Bail: Sound Off x Abolitionist Law Center @ Philadelphia Ethical Society: 2022-2023 Finale & Philly Debut!

Performing string quartet repertoire by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, Sebastien Zel, Florence Price, and Akua Dixon.

https://www.groupmuse.com/events/13376-sound-off-x-abolitionist-law-center-philadelphia-ethical-society-2022-2023-finale-philly-debut

July 28nd– Haus der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany

World Premiere of installation and performance piece, When The Spirits Dance in collaboration with Adama Delphine Fawundu

https://www.hkw.de/en/programme/o-quilombismo/when-the-spirits-dance-we-adama-delphine-fawundu-che-buford

August 2023

August 17-21st Bay Chamber Screen Door Festival with Palaver Strings

https://www.baychamber.org/calendar

August 23rd- Diaphanous Ensemble + Borey Shin @Lunita Loft Gowanus 7:30pm

Premieres by Diaphanous Ensemble members: Che Buford, Aimée NiemannAbby SwidlerKirin McElwain

September 2023

September 27- Shelter Music Boston @ St. Cecilia Parish in Boston, MA

The world premiere of my string quartet ”i like you.”

https://www.sheltermusicboston.org/2023-songs-of-life-public-concert.html

September 30th- Arts for Arts inGardens series @ children’s magical garden 2 pm

performing an improvisatory set in a trio with Hans Young Binter- Piano and Joshua Mathews- Drums

https://www.artsforart.org/ingardens-2023.html

October 2023

October 7th- ”We Are Greater Than (The Sum [From 1 To Selendis’s {=?=} Of 4n): The Show Series”

Solo set in Ridgewood, Queens

October 13th- Big Band @ The P.I.T

Performing selections from Cal Massey’s Black Liberation Movement Suite at the P.I.T (Property is Theft)

October 14th- A Metta Prayer: Ioanna Gika + Diaphanous Ensemble 7pm

Diaphanous Ensemble with Ioanna Gika perform at the Great Hall @ The MET in celebration of Jacolby Satterwhite’s installation, A Metta Prayer

https://engage.metmuseum.org/events/metlivearts/fy23-24/jacolby-satterwhite-a-metta-prayer/a-metta-prayer-ioanna-gika-and-diaphanous-quartet/?_gl=11fniuzn_gaMTU2MzE1OTU3Ni4xNjk2MDA5OTAz_ga_Y0W8DGNBTB*MTY5NjYwOTQ4Ny4yLjEuMTY5NjYwOTUxMS4wLjAuMA..

October 26th- Trans Pecos 8pm

Solo violin & electronic set. Shared bill with Kirin McElwain, Kwami Winfield, and Leo Chang

November 2023

November 2nd- Newark Arts Museum

Newark premiere of ”When The Spirits Dance We” in collaboration with Adama Delphine Fawundu and Steph Davis

November 26th- 360 Record Shop

Performing improv set with Hans Young Binter and Joshua Mathews at 360 Record Shop in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY