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"Lucy the chimpanzee's life makes for compelling art "
Washington Post on opening night of Lucy with Urban Arias

Washington DC's Urban Arias presents the East Coast premiere, of Lucy with baritone Andrew Wilkowske, direction by Erik Pearson, libretto by Kelley Rourke, and conducted by Robert Wood.
Tickets: April 1, 2, 7, and 8

String Noise + Decline of Western Civilization
Violin duo String Noise live-scores the seminal documentary 'Decline of Western Civilization' including an arrangement of Black Flag's Depression' by Glover
Tickets: AC Institute

Lucy released on New Focus Records April 7, 2017
Recorded live at the world premiere at Milwaukee Opera Theater, New Focus Records releases Lucy on April 7. The recording features baritone Andrew Wilkowske with REDSHIFT ENSEMBLE and Christopher Zemliauskus.


May 2017: sound design for HERE
a new immersive performance work by choreographer/director Kelly Bartnik in the intimate LES venue The Mist. Following a sold-out preview run in February, premiere dates to be released soon.