Larchmere PorchFest 2013!

Trepanning Trio at Larchmere PorchFest 2011

Trepanning Trio has been invited to play at the 5th annual Larchmere PorchFest on Saturday, June 22, 2013! PorchFest is a Free Music Festival. 30 Bands on 30 Porches in the Larchmere Neighborhood on Cleveland’s East Side. the event runs from 2:00pm to 11:00pm.  Trepanning Trio is playing at 5:00pm at 2658 E. 130th.  Join the event on facebook.

Trepanning Trio will be represented by the following musicians at this event:

Chris Auerbach-Brown: Alto Saxophone, Saw and Melodica
David Mansbach: Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Zhongruan
Joel Elvery: Mandolin, Percussion, Kalimba, Saw blades
Kris Morron: Trombone, Guzheng, Accordion
Peggy Latkovich: Accordion, Hang, Banjo, Piano
Tom Lempner: Woodwinds

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Good Fences

MorrisonDance‘s debut performance of “Good Fences”! Music by Trepanning Trio.

Inspired by “The Mending Wall” by Robert Frost
and “Outwitted” by Edwin Markham
He drew a circle that shut me out —
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in.”

Concept and direction by Sarah Morrison
Created collaboratively with MorrisonDance performers
Taliesin Reid Haugh, Kevin D. Marr II, Carli Taylor Miluk, and Bethany Nesta with support from Kalindi Stockton
Costumes by Sarah Morrison
Fences constructed by Scott Radke and Bella Radke
Music by Trepanning Trio
Lighting design by Trad A Burns
Video by Tom Common

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Fences

MorrisonDance

MorrisonDance, one of Cleveland’s very own award-winning dance companies, will premiere new choreography exploring the quirks and rhythms of neighbors and neighborhoods, set to the music of Trepanning Trio.  The dance is called “Fences” and it will be one of several pieces MorrisonDance will share as they feature the best of 15 years of creativity and imagination in a ONE NIGHT ONLY performance.  Be sure to join them at Playhouse Square on Saturday, May 4th at 7:00 p.m. for this very special one night stand of adventure and outrageous imagination!

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Auspicious Threes is out now!

Trepanning Trio’s third CD, Auspicious Threes is out now! BUY IT/STREAM IT/DOWNLOAD IT from Infinite Number of Sounds Recording Company!

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Trepanning Trio’s “Auspicious Threes” CD Release – Saturday, November 17, 2012

CONFIRMED: Trepanning Trio’s “Auspicious Threes” CD release party is set for Saturday, November 17, 2012 in the Music-Armory Building at the Beck Center in Lakewood, Ohio.

Doors open at 7:00
$10.00 for adults
Paid admission includes one “Auspicious Threes” CD
Young people (18 and under) get in FREE

More details TBA

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Trepanning Trio’s “Auspicious Threes” CD Release – Saturday, November 17, 2012

Lakewood, OH – Trepanning Trio, Cleveland’s acclaimed, instrumental avant-chamber ensemble, will showcase their newest album, Auspicious Threes, at a unique release party Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 pm in the Music-Armory Building of the Beck Center for the Arts.

Trepanning Trio harvests a mesmerizing all-instrumental sound by performing and recording using only classical, traditional and handmade instruments (i.e. viola da gamba, guzheng, pan lids screwed onto sticks and played with violin bows, etc). Modern technology has allowed Trepanning Trio to include nearly two dozens members from not just the Greater Cleveland area, but from all over the country. And while most of those musicians are classically trained, many, especially those who perform with hand-crafted, singularly unusual instruments, are autodidacts.

The third album in their canon, Auspicious Threes, is the culmination of EIGHTEEN skilled musicians with FORTY-SEVEN classical, traditional and handmade instruments composing and recording ELEVEN songs over a period FORTY-THREE months. The results retain much of the compelling classical and jazz-tinged compositional sense which made Trepanning Trio’s first two releases so noteworthy, however, Auspicious Threes delivers a thoughtful exploration of folk-like themes earlier releases merely touched upon. The resulting music is simpler, warm and hummable.

“Auspicious Threes is more personal and introspective than our previous releases,” said Trepanning Trio composer and bandleader David Mansbach of their newest release.  “We’re excited to perform at the Beck Center again.  We were fortunate enough to be a part of Kris “skinnyk” Morron’s Cloudlands release show at the Beck Center last February.  The Music-Armory Building is the ideal performance space for Trepanning Trio.  It’s small and secluded enough to enable us to create an intimate atmosphere for the audience, yet large enough to accommodate a 12-piece ensemble with a grand piano and full marimba.”

Mansbach says that even those who have seen Trepanning Trio perform previously will be in for a treat at the November 17 event. Not only will a 12-piece ensemble version of Trepanning Trio be in effect, a live edited visual backdrop will be provided by San Francisco-based video artist, Brent Gummow.  Solo performances by Peggy Latkovich (piano), Courtney Lambert (marimba), and several duos and trios comprised of Trepanning Trio members will also be featured.  Additionally, a complimentary, full-length copy of Auspicious Threes will be supplied for each paid admission.

Admission to Trepanning Trio’s November 17 release party is $10.00 for adults, which includes one “Auspicious Threes” CD.  Free admission for people 18 and under. Beck Center is located at 17801 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. Free onsite parking is available. For more information, call 216-521-2540 ext 37.

Auspicious Threes is 33rd music release by Cleveland-based Infinite Number of Sounds Recording Company.  For additional information on Trepanning Trio’s “Auspicious Threes”, or Infinite Number of Sounds Recording Company, please contact David Mansbach (david@infinitenumber.com) or visit www.trepanningtrio.com or www.infinitenumberofsounds.com.

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Light-UP Lantern Festival (Akron, Ohio)

Trepanning Trio has been invited to perform at the fourth annual Light-UP Lantern Festival! The event runs from 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Trepanning Trio be performing on the Patchwork Stage from 8:45 – 9:15.

ABOUT THE EVENT:

The streets of Crouse, Kirn, Spicer and East Exchange St. in University Park neighborhood will come to life for the fourth annual “Light-Up” Lantern Festival on Oct 13th 2012 6-10pm. This years theme is Caravan of Lights!

Mission:
The Light-UP Lantern Festival in University Park is an effort to revitalize the University Park Neighborhood in Akron through art, entertainment, collaboration, and highlight the unique talents and achievements of the community.

Description:
Artists and art instructors work with the community, schools, libraries, businesses, and the university, to teach classes in lantern making, puppetry, costumes, and work on collaborative art projects and installations. The results of these classes and collaborations culminate in a magical display of the arts at the “Light-UP” Lantern Festival in University Park on the evening of the event.

Trepanning Trio will be represented by the following musicians at this event:

Chris Auerbach-Brown: Alto Saxophone, Saw and Melodica
David Mansbach: Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Zhongruan
Joel Elvery: Mandolin, Percussion
Kathryn Metz: Flute, Pan Tree
Kris Morron: Trombone, Guzheng, Accordion
Peggy Latkovich: Accordion, Hang, Banjo, Piano

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Light-UP Lantern Festival (Akron, Ohio) – Saturday, October 13, 2012

Trepanning Trio has been invited to perform at the fourth annual Light-UP Lantern Festival! The event runs from 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Trepanning Trio be performing on the Patchwork Stage from 8:45 – 9:15.

ABOUT THE EVENT:

The streets of Crouse, Kirn, Spicer and East Exchange St. in University Park neighborhood will come to life for the fourth annual “Light-Up” Lantern Festival on Oct 13th 2012 6-10pm. This years theme is Caravan of Lights!

Mission:
The Light-UP Lantern Festival in University Park is an effort to revitalize the University Park Neighborhood in Akron through art, entertainment, collaboration, and highlight the unique talents and achievements of the community.

Description:
Artists and art instructors work with the community, schools, libraries, businesses, and the university, to teach classes in lantern making, puppetry, costumes, and work on collaborative art projects and installations. The results of these classes and collaborations culminate in a magical display of the arts at the “Light-UP” Lantern Festival in University Park on the evening of the event.

Trepanning Trio will be represented by the following musicians at this event:

Chris Auerbach-Brown: Alto Saxophone, Saw and Melodica
David Mansbach: Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Zhongruan
Joel Elvery: Mandolin, Percussion
Kathryn Metz: Flute, Pan Tree
Kris Morron: Trombone, Guzheng, Accordion
Peggy Latkovich: Accordion, Hang, Banjo, Piano

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Trepanning Trio with MorrisonDance, Saturday, September 15, 2012

Trepanning Trio will be performing in collaboration with MorrisonDance, Saturday, September 15, 2012, between 1:00 and 3:00 PM at Market Square Park on the corner of W.25th Street and Lorain Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113.

MorrisonDance pushes the boundaries of dance by exploring unusual presentation and rehearsal venues, cross-disciplinary approaches to creation and education, and new creative marriages with other artistic media, science, nature, and technology.

Trepanning Trio is an instrumental, avant-chamber ensemble which performs and records using only classical, traditional and handmade instruments (i.e., viola da gamba, kalimba, guzheng, pan lids screwed onto sticks and played with violin bows, etc).

They will be represented by to following musicians at this event:

Brad Bolton: Guitar, Ukulele, Baster, Animal Calls, Pigglesworth, etc.
Dan Wenninger: Tenor Saxophone
David Badagnani: English Horn, Oboe, Fiddle, Sheng, Yueqin
David Mansbach: Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Zhongruan
Joel Elvery: Mandolin, Percussion
Kris Morron: Trombone, Guzheng, Accordion
Peggy Latkovich: Accordion, Hang, Banjo
Tom Lempner: Woodwinds

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Trepanning Trio with MorrisonDance – Saturday, September 15, 2012

Trepanning Trio will be performing in collaboration with MorrisonDance, Saturday, September 15, 2012, between 1:00 and 3:00 PM at Market Square Park on the corner of W.25th Street and Lorain Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113.

MorrisonDance pushes the boundaries of dance by exploring unusual presentation and rehearsal venues, cross-disciplinary approaches to creation and education, and new creative marriages with other artistic media, science, nature, and technology.

Trepanning Trio is an instrumental, avant-chamber ensemble which performs and records using only classical, traditional and handmade instruments (i.e., viola da gamba, kalimba, guzheng, pan lids screwed onto sticks and played with violin bows, etc).

They will be represented by to following musicians at this event:

Brad Bolton: Guitar, Ukulele, Baster, Animal Calls, Pigglesworth, etc.
Dan Wenninger: Tenor Saxophone
David Badagnani: English Horn, Oboe, Fiddle, Sheng, Yueqin
David Mansbach: Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Zhongruan
Joel Elvery: Mandolin, Percussion
Kris Morron: Trombone, Guzheng, Accordion
Peggy Latkovich: Accordion, Hang, Banjo
Tom Lempner: Woodwinds

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