Brooklyn Bound

The loft scene is alive!

Now in its seventh year, Brooklyn Bound is a popular series of concerts at Sō’s working studio in the Navy Yard section of Brooklyn. When social distance became a necessity, we decided to create a new version and transition to a fully virtual one. Casual and intimate, the concerts feature us and emerging ensembles from our local scene.

New in 2019, the Brooklyn Bound Podcast! Check it out below on this page. Each batch of new episodes appears in the youtube playlist, which you can search on the upper right hand corner of the embedded video.

Brooklyn Bound is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Interested in performing on Brooklyn Bound? Apply Here


The Brooklyn Bound Podcast

with Jason Treuting

navigate the playlist by clicking in the upper right hand corner of the video


2020-2021 Artists

Raquel Acevedo Klein
Pathos Trio
Sō Percussion

Bergamot Quartet
Kendall Williams
Sō Percussion

Arone Dyer
Adam Tendler
Sō Percussion

Shodekeh
Soo Yeon Lyuh
Sō Percussion

Stephanie Lamprea
Elijah Daniel Smith
Nina Dante
Sō Percussion

HPRIZM aka HIGH PRIEST
Beth Meyers
Iarla Ó Lionáird
Sō Percussion

JaW Percussion
MEDIAQUEER
Secret Drum Band

Upcoming Shows


Thursday, March 11, 2021
All performances will be live streamed on the Sō Percussion Facebook page, and on the Sō YouTube channel at 7:00pm (ET).

Raquel Acevedo Klein

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Raquel Acevedo Klein is an active conductor, vocalist, instrumentalist, and visual artist. Raquel has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, Town Hall, BAM, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Celebrate Brooklyn!, National Sawdust, and elsewhere. She has premiered works by Philip Glass, John Adams, Louis Andriessen, Nico Muhly, Caroline Shaw, Paola Prestini, Bryce Dessner, Missy Mazzoli, Shara Nova, and Richard Reed Parry, to name a few. She has recorded and performed with the likes of Glen Hansard, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, The National, Grizzly Bear, Sufjan Stevens, The Knights, NY Philharmonic, International Contemporary Ensemble, and Mariinsky Orchestra among others. She has performed on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the Late Show with David Letterman.

Read more about Raquel!

Pathos Trio

“Elevated themselves into those elite ranks alongside Yarn/Wire, Tigue, Iktus and Ensemble Et Al”, as described by the New York Music Daily, Pathos Trio (percussionists Marcelina Suchocka, Felix Reyes, and pianist/composer Alan Hankers) is committed to engaging classical/contemporary music, while also aiming to bring adventurous music to audiences through collaborations with young, living new music composers. Whether it’s performing with major ensembles overseas, to creating exciting collaborative chamber music projects with musicians across New York City, when each member is brought together they create a tour de force to be reckoned with.

Their most current project “When Dark Sounds And Classical Music Collide”, Pathos Trio has commissioned new works for piano and two percussionists written exclusively for ensemble by composers Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Evan Chapman, Alyssa Weinberg, Alan Hankers, and Finola Merivale, each piece currently scheduled to be recorded throughout Spring/Summer 2021 by Philadelphia based film company Four/Ten Media. This project is graciously supported by New Music USA, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and Artist Relief and will also be released as Pathos Trio’s very first LP.

The two pieces you’ll hear in Pathos’ set today, Distance Between Places and our teaser trailer for our new commission oblivious/oblivion by Finola Merivale (that’s part of our project mentioned above), add new originality to familiar sounds and characteristics that are oftentimes considered synonymous with New York City’s music – from utilizing urban sounds produced by using industrial metals as instruments, utilizing man-made/ found objects in unconventional ways, to even expanding on processes used in minimalist music such as that of Steve Reich and blending genres of music together. We hope you’ll all enjoy the performances of these works, and we thank Sō Percussion again for hosting and inviting us to be a part of their Brooklyn Bound Series!

Read more about the Pathos Trio!

Sō Percussion

Sō Percussion will perform selections from Jason Treuting’s Go Placidly With Haste.

Read more about Sō Percussion and Kendall Williams!

 

$10 suggested donation.

 

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Previous Performers on Brooklyn Bound:

Aaron Edgecomb
Alex Appel
Alex Dowling
Andē
Angelica Negron
Anna Wray

Annika Socolofsky
Arx Duo
Ashley Fure
Aynsley Vandenbroucke
Bergamot Quartet
Bora Yoon
Caroline Shaw
Cenk Ergun

Cisum Percussion
Charmaine Lee
Clara Warnaar
Damsel

Dan Trueman
David Degge

Dither Quartet
Echo Artifact

Emily Johnson

Emma O’Halloran
Empyrean Atlas
ensemble, et al

Evan Chapman
Excelsis Percussion

Forever House
Fusilier
Iktus Percussion

Jason Treuting
Jeff Snyder
Jenny Beck
Jeremy Malvin

Ji-Hye Jung

Joy on Fire
Kaoru Watanabe
Kendall Williams
Kid Millions

Lainie Fefferman

Leah Asher
Llama/Lama

Long Leash

Lucy Dhegrae
Mantra Percussion

Matt Evans
Matt Overbay
Mike Marcinowski
MrE
Mobius Percussion

M.O.T.H.

Neutrals

Palladium Percussion

Pascal Le Beouf

Petra Elek
Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk)

Rachel Sigrid Freeburg
Russell Fisher
Sandbox Percussion
Sirius String Quartet
Square Peg Round Hole

SR9 Trio

TAK Ensemble

Tanner Porter
TIGUE

Travis LaPlante
Troika
Ursula Eagly


Previous Brooklyn Bound Podcast episodes:

1 – Damsel

2 – Ande (Andrea Tafelski)

3 – Matt Evans

4 – Bergamot Quartet with Terry Sweeney

5 – Mike Marcinowski and Rachel Sigrid Freeburg Duo 

6 – SPECIAL PODCAST with Joan Tower

7 – Aynsely Vandenbroucke

8 – Aaron Edgcomb 

9 – Jenny Beck

10 – Lainie Fefferman

11 – Russell Fisher of MoRF percussion duo