Charlie Sdraulig




Composing interactions defined by liminal perceptual and physical contingencies.

A recent work (headphones recommended):

About the piece: collector takes a hypersensitive approach to touch. The keyboard is conceived primarily as a physical environment to be navigated by the pianist in a quasi-indeterminate/exploratory way. Choreographic actions are seeded in this environment for the pianist to execute, which may only occasionally audibly sound. The pianist listens to these resultant sounds, comparing and categorizing them. These decisions in turn impact how the pianist navigates the keyboard: touch is mediated by listening.

Upcoming performances include a intimately staged performance of collector devised by Gwen Rouger as part of her fellowship at Akademie Schloss Solitude, as well as a new piece for line upon line percussion. Past highlights include performances by Adam Tendler at the MATA festival, the Spektral Quartet, and the Distractfold Ensemble. Future creative projects include a piece of composed theatre, a vocal sextet for ekmeles, and a brass duo for ELISION.