Brian Lawlor is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer, and educator residing in Jersey City, NJ. A fervent collaborator, Brian is the composer for Saint Genet (Seattle/Vienna). He has conducted, composed, and performed with a variety of ensembles — from chamber orchestra to synth trio — while working with the collective for the past ten years. Recent engagements include: WUK Performing Arts, Wiener Festwochen, Holland Festival, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, DonauFestival, New Island Festival, and more. .In 2005, he was named Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility's "most promising inmate. " brianlawlor.bandcamp.com
Benjamin Marx is an American composer, producer, and performer. Ben’s work is quiet and repetitious, borrowing from the American minimalist tradition. His music is often used in dance, theatre and film. He is a founding member of the hybrid percussion ensemble Striking Music, and occasionally serves as the assistant music director of the Degenerate Art Ensemble. Ben records under the name tov, and is one half of the duo Significant Other. bnmrx.com
Rose Bellini (cello) is an adventurous musician accomplished in traditional, experimental, and interdisciplinary performance. Her versatility has taken her to Carnegie Hall, neighborhood bars, and everything in between. Her live recording of Steve Reich's Cello Counterpoint is frequently featured on NPR's Performance Today. Rose is a member of Seattle Modern Orchestra and plays with singer/songwriter Rory Van James.
Storm Benjamin (percussion) hits things in a specific order to
make noise and calls it art. He originates from the Northwest and has some relevant higher-ed degrees. insta: @stormdacastle
Beth Fleenor (clarinet) is a composer, clarinetist, and vocalist who moves freely through genres including rock, jazz, classical, American folk, metal, music concrete, & pop. bfdirectline.wordpress.com
Aleida Gehrels (viola) is a leading collaborator in cross-genre music, equally at home touring with a hip hop group, improvising at a folk festival, or on stage with a symphony orchestra. For more information and upcoming events: aleidagehrels.com
Erin Jorgensen (percussion) is a musician and sometimes-producer specializing in the marimba. erinjorgensen.net
Rebekah Ko (percussion) is a percussionist specializing in contemporary and classical music, currently based in Seattle, WA. Rebekah performs with the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra, Harry Partch Ensemble, Inverted Space Ensemble, The Sound Ensemble, and is a founding member of re•create percussion and Striking Music.
Leanna Keith (flute) is a fl(a)utist improviser, and composer in Seattle. Keith creates sound experiences that make audiences say: “I didn’t know the flute could do that!” She is dedicated to music by living composers, and advocates for music as social activism.
Rachel Nesvig (violin) has built her career around a love of music, performance, teaching, and Scandinavian tradition. In addition to violin, Nesvig is an expert player of the Hardanger Fiddle, the national folk instrument of Norway. rachelnesvig.com
Alina To (violin) is a Seattle-based violinist with over 20 years of experience in live performances and studio recording. She is well-versed across classical, jazz, rock, pop, hip hop, experimental, and folk. She has collaborated with artists including Perfume Genius, Fleet Foxes, Macklemore, Wayne Horvitz, Jherek Bischoff, Judy Collins, and is an active member of Symphony Tacoma and Passenger String Quartet. helloalinato.com
Erin Jorgensen (concept & production) is a marimba player and artist who works with Shout Your Abortion.
Julian Martlew (sound) is an audio technician, producer, musician, and composer,. You've probably heard his voice on KEXP.
Charles Smith (lighting & design) has been involved in Seattle performance since 1991. He has designed lights numerous times for Dina Martina at Re-bar and was last seen onstage in The Legend of Georgia McBride at ACT Theatre.