Brooklyn Bound

The loft scene is alive!

Now in its sixth year, Brooklyn Bound is a popular series of concerts at Sō’s working studio in the Navy Yard section of Brooklyn. 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 underneath the listing, and we have an archive at the bottom of the page.

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

2019-2020 Artists

Aynsley Vandenbroucke
Aaron Edgecomb
Jenny Beck

Petra Elek/Joan Tower
Mike Marcinowski and Rachel Sigrid Freeburg Duo
The Bergamot Quartet

Damsel
Andē
Matt Evans

Upcoming Shows


November 13, 2019
Doors at 7:45pm

Learn more about our artists through the Brooklyn Bound Podcast beneath each bio! Jason Treuting interviews each of this week’s artists prior to their appearance at Brooklyn Bound.

Featuring: Aynsley Vandenbroucke, Aaron Edgcomb, and Jenny Beck!

Aynsely Vandenbroucke

Called “gifted” by The New Yorker and “an elegant, sensitive thinker” by The New York Times, Aynsley Vandenbroucke is obsessed with the movement of ideas and the choreography of experiences. She’s a performance maker, teacher, and writer — and less and less sure of any difference between the three. In different iterations her current project has been called Gathering SpaceArt Church, Body and Language Project, and Contemplative Evenings That Sometimes Happen in the Afternoon. It is probably all of these and for Brooklyn Bound she’ll be trying new, related experiments.

Read more about Aynsley HERE!

Aaron Edgcomb 

Aaron Edgcomb is a composer, and percussionist whose work appears in such contexts as improvisational music, jazz, “new music”, noise, and song.

Aaron has performed in and composed for many ensembles and has collaborated with such artists as Chris Williams, John Zorn, Ted Reichman, Katie McShane, Joanna Mattrey, Anthony Coleman, Simon Hanes, The Ladles, and Adam Dunson.

Featured at Sō’s Brooklyn Bound: REA is a solo percussion and electronics project that incorporates aspects of song-writing, improvisation, and electronic music. A major thesis of REA is to engage in a clear, non-abstract, way with social, intellectual, and political concepts that Aaron sees as valuable to social discourse.

Read more about Aaron HERE!

Jenny Beck

Jenny Beck is a composer who is interested in listening and breathing, listening and breathing…

She writes music for instruments, voices, electronics, and found objects in a variety of small and large ensembles. Her work reflects her interests in nature, meditation, ambience, and ambiguity.

Jenny is currently pursuing a PhD in music composition at Princeton University.

First come first served
$10 suggested donation

Sō Percussion studio
20 Grand Ave, #205, Brooklyn
(between Flushing and Park)

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Previous Performers on Brooklyn Bound:

Alex Appel
Alex Dowling
Andē
Angelica Negron
Anna Wray

Annika Socolofsky
Arx Duo
Ashley Fure
Bergamot Quartet
Bora Yoon
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
Jeremy Malvin

Ji-Hye Jung

Joy on Fire
Kaoru Watanabe
Kendall Williams
Kid Millions

Leah Asher
Llama/Lama

Long Leash

Lucy Dhegrae
Mantra Percussion

Matt Evans
Mike Marcinowski
MrE
Mobius Percussion

M.O.T.H.

Neutrals

Palladium Percussion

Pascal Le Beouf

Petra Elek
Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk)

Rachel Sigrid Freeburg
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