events 2015:

coming soon!

events 2014:

the pocket orchestra 2014 tour:

sat. nov 1, sun. nov. 2, 2014: kunsthaus zürich

tues. nov. 4: recording of a new album, chakra spiral, at studio 101a, rüschlikon (ch)

thurs. nov. 6, 2014: shapeshifter lab, brooklyn

sat. nov. 8, 2014: trinosophes, detroit

sun. nov. 9, 2014: constellation, chicago

program: chakra spiral (premiere); wish i'd thought of it sooner; detroit per se.

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events 2013:

thurs. nov. 21, 2013: siamese kits, joined at the kick, st ghetto festival, dampfzentrale bern

sun. nov. 16, 2013: premiere of commissioned work chakras rising at tage für neue musik festival, filmpodium zürich

 

the pocket orchestra 2013 tour:

fri. april 5, 2013: kunstraum walcheturm, zürich

sat. april 6, 2013: kunstraum walcheturm, zürich

thurs. april 11, 2013: dampfzentrale, bern

sat. april 13, 2013: gare du nord, basel

tues. april 16, 2013: nk, berlin

program: the full hinterzimmer records cd/dvd release: five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; detroit per se; arrival of the crows.

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events 2012:

jan. 17, 2012: mixed messages: the work of virgil moorefield, featuring visuals and surround mixes of 5 ideas, sponsored by icst/zürich university of the arts, haus florhof, zürich.

sep. 9, 2012: the seven chakras: an intermedia comprovisation, seminar and workshop performance, with ian ding, percussion dep't, university of michigan, ann arbor.

sep. 15, 2012: two premieres at strange beautiful music V: detroit per se, performed by new music detroit; the seven chakras, a new intermedia work performed by ian ding. museum of contemporary art, detroit

oct. 11, 2012: ShapeShifter Lab, 18 whitwell pl, park slope, brooklyn. mixed messages, works for mixed ensemble, drums, and immersive intermedia. program: five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; detroit per se; and arrival of the crows.

oct 13, 14, 15: the virgil moorefield ensemble records a new cd for hinterzimmer records at eastside sound, manhattan.

oct. 16, 2012: the stone, new york city. the virgil moorefield ensemble performs his forthcoming cd no business as usual (hinterzimmer records); the seven chakras, an intermedia comprovisation for percussion solo, featuring ian ding.

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events 2011:

apr. 8 no business as usual (freedom in five parts for piano, vibraphone, assorted percussion, electric guitar, baritone sax, and acoustic bass), performed by new music detroit featuring vicky chow, detroit institute of the arts

jun. 16, 17 mixed messages, works for mixed ensemble, drums, and immersive intermedia, maier's theater, zürich. two performances each of five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; siamese kits, joined at the kick; and arrival of the crows.

 

           
               
 

 

events 2010:

sep. 25 premiere of no business as usual (freedom in five parts for piano, vibraphone, assorted percussion, electric guitar, baritone sax, and acoustic bass), commissioned by new music detroit, strange beautiful music IV, museum of contemporary art, detroit

apr. 1  nominated best classical composer, detroit music awards

feb. 4 five ideas about the relation of sight and sound, windsor armory, windsor canadian music festival, ontario, canada

 

 

     
               
 

       
                                                                                             santiago de chile (2008)     
 

 

events 2009:

Premiere of Scenes From the Life I Want, commissioned by New Music Detroit. Strange Beautiful Music III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Detroit Insitute of the Arts, Detroit

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, with New Music Detroit. Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit

Chicago Union Station + excerpts from Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Imagine/Create Festival, Derry, N Ireland

 

events 2008:

Things You Must Do to Get to Heaven, the Stone, NYC

Siamese Kits, Joined At the Kick, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

premiere of Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Duderstadt Center, Ann Arbor

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Ai-Maako Festival, Santiago, Chile

Helicopter String Quartet (Stockhausen), Duderstadt Center, Ann Arbor