Performers – C

Performers listed alphabetically by first name.


Caleb Crittendon / Flesh Shuddering

A band of cut up noise maniacs who love scrap metal. (Syracuse, NY)

callie Chapman

Callie Chapman is a projection designer and programmer based in Boston. She has worked with Odyssey Opera, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Prometheus Dance, Zoe Dance, Sleeping Weasel, New England School of Dance, Walnut Hill School for Arts, and Anakaya Dance among others. Her work has been shown in Illuminus Boston 2015 and 2018 as well as the projection installation at Emerson College 2018. Callie is also director of Studio@550, director of Zoe Dance, and former dancer with Prometheus Dance. (Somerville MA), YouTube

Cameron Christopher Stuart

Writer, producer, director, actor. (Brooklyn NY)

Cameron Farash / Dr Hamburger

Weirdo, other, noise, analog, feedback, nature. (Rochester, NY) Instagram

Charles Dodson

Noise. (Queens NY) Bandcamp

Chester Hawkins

CHESTER HAWKINS (Washington DC) has recorded and performed a wide range of experimental music since 1985. The best-known project was BLUE SAUSAGE INFANT, which began as an exercise in modern audio Dadaism (via musique concrete and tape-collage) and later expanded to embrace drone, krautrock, electronic psychedelia, brutal noise, and cinematic sound design. (Washington DC)

Chris Perry

Guitar. (New York NY) Bandcamp

Chris Strunk

CHRIS STRUNK is a Boston based percussionist and drummer. His solo work focuses on cymbal overtones, friction, and the vibration and rattle of non traditional objects used as percussion instruments. He has been an active show promoter and musician in the Boston area for the past sixteen years. He has been active in many groups such as Los Condenados, Avoidance, Taps, Phantom Rides, Sheer Anxiety, Conversions, Baja Blatz, Sleeper Cell, and many more. His first full length CD No Chart Could Map My Constellations is soon forthcoming on the newly minted, Philadelphia-based label Killing Time Between the Ice Ages. (Boston, MA) YouTube, Bandcamp

Chris Welcome

Jazz/experimental guitarist, composer, and bandleader. Welcome’s compositions combine space and pointillism with extended techniques, electronics, and a loose jazz sensibility. He attended Rutgers University where he studied closely with Vic JurisStanley Cowell, and Ralph Bowen. He was born in 1980 in New York and grew up in the Chicago area where he studied guitar with Frank Portolese. (Brooklyn NY) Bandcamp

Christopher Kanopka

Christopher Konopka is a multidisciplinary artist who researches and experiments with bleeding edge technology and looks to find new forms of interconnectivity. He focuses on everything from audio programming to video synthesis trying to find new ways to streamline standard practices and create new learning techniques. He attended the Berklee College of Music where he received a BFA in Electronic Production & Design. While attending Berklee, he studied Computer Music with Dr. Richard Boulanger and interconnectivity practices with Tom Zicarelli. Along with that he worked on several Music Therapy projects, one of which, “wiiDrum”, was a sample-based wiiMote drum set for visually-impaired students. (Boston MA)

Christos Koulendros

A sound artist and sculptor living in Lowell MA USA and Mazatos Cyprus. He performs as Egregoros with Walter Wright, and as a member of ensemble inédit?! and prefers to mix electro-acoustic instruments and styles. That includes a collection of modular synths, Peter Blasser instruments, as well as several Mid-Eastern strings like the saz and the Persian settar, as well as piano and accordion. Egregoros represents a “thought-form” or “collective group mind.” (Lowell MA, Mazotos CY) Soundcloud

Claire Elizabeth Barratt

Inter-disciplinary artist and director of Cilla Vee Life Arts, an arts organization with focus on cross-media collaboration. Her work utilizes artistic disciplines of dance, music, text, media, visual and installation art. Claire received her professional training in London at The Laban Centre For Movement and Dance and at the London Studio Centre For Performing Arts. She also served an apprenticeship with the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation in New York, and holds an MFA in Creative Practice from the Transart Institute with Plymouth University UK. On moving to the USA in 1992, Claire held the position of Dancer for Unto These Hills drama on the Cherokee Indian Reservation and for Asheville Contemporary Dance Theater in North Carolina, as well as serving as co-founder and director for Circle Modern Dance and as choreographer for the Knoxville Opera Company in Tennessee. Claire founded Cilla Vee Life Arts in New York in 2002 and, with the support of arts advocates such as Chashama, Bronx Council on the Arts and Arts for Art, began to develop and present her signature modes of work – Motion Sculpture Movement Installations and The Sound Of Movement projects. She now lives in Asheville NC and tours frequently to connect and collaborate with a variety of international artists. (Asheville NC)

Clive Graham

Clive has been involved in making music since joining Morphogenesis in 1990. The group still does performances, including one in London earlier in 2019. He also has a working duo with fellow Morphogenesis member Adam Bohman that has played in the US and in European countries. He runs Paradigm Discs, a record label that specializes in archive releases, as well as reissues, and new titles by more unknown artists like Kymatic and Captain Maurice Seddon. In 2004, he was a “Sound and Music New Voice.” (London UK) Bandcamp

Conor Perreault

Human Flourishing explores the spiritual connectivity between people through the creation of tense sound environments in a variety of spaces. Whether located in an abandoned farm structure or a New York gallery, the audience is encapsulated by the experience happening before them; transforming the surroundings into an ethereal or satanical plane. Human Flourishing’s experimental sound horizons encourage inner reflection and spiritual connectivity to a world that seems isolated and cold. (New Haven CT) Bandcamp: CP; Human Flourishing;

Conrad Benjamin

Conrad has spent most of his musical life exploring the intersectional areas of the sound spectrum, eschewing traditional notions of style and approach to soundmaking in the pursuit of the best melding of all worlds. (Boston MA) Twitter

Corey Felt

Art. (Lowell MA)

Corey Luebbers

(Chelmsford MA)

Craig Chin

ERRANT SPACE is a project of composer/recordist Craig Chin. Its goal is spatio-temporal dilation through sound. Craig has also produced the monthly Errant Space Podcast for over five years, which often features interesting experimental and electronic musicians. Let him know if you’d like to participate! (Beacon NY), YouTube

Craig Douglas

Craig Douglas is a composer from western Massachusetts who makes music under the monikers Neonach and Omega Vague, among others. His improv skills have been vocal based and he has been exploring experimental performance avenues for the last 5 years. “The things I admire about improvisation is remaining humble and being completely in the moment as a conduit to exude these one time gifts for no one other than the universe….not even myself” (West Springfield MA) Bandcamp

Craig Pedersen

Craig Pedersen is trumpet player, and experimenting musician living in Montréal. He plays in the collaborative duos Sound of the Mountain (with Elizabeth Millar) and Provisional Mailorder (with Anne-F Jacques). He also occasionally leads the Craig Pedersen Quartet. (Montreal QC)

Crank Sturgeon

Scientific name: Acipenseridae; Order: Acipenseriformes; Rank: Family; Phylum: Chordata. (CA USA)

Crescent Malavet

Multimedia art maker/alleged space alien specializing in queer identity, eco consciousness-grief, nature intelligence-interconnection, and illness on personal + global scales. (Augusta NJ)

Curt Haworth

Curt Haworth has been improvising since his days in Santa Cruz CA in the 1980s, and enjoys creating works, structures and free environments. He danced and choreographed in New York City for twenty years before moving to Philadelphia in 2009. He curates improvisation with ISOP and coordinates the Curt Haworth has been improvising since his days in Santa Cruz CA in the 1980s, and enjoys creating works, structures and free environments. His curatorial interests lie in projects based in real time making. He seeks to place artists together so that the generative material fluctuating between initiation and response leads to states never before imagined. He believes the magic of improvisation lies in the traces inside the material that occur spontaneously, the embodiment of sound and the ex-corporeal vibrations of movement. He encourages the audience to view through the lens of a maker, watching the craft of building work grow though the artists into full-blown expressions. Curt lived and worked in New York City for twenty years before moving to Philadelphia in 2009. He has a BA in Creative Writing from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA in Dance form NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has created eight evening length works and dozens of shorter works. He performed with the collaborative improvisation group Vitamin C in NYC and toured internationally with David Dorfman Dance from 1990 to 2002, while creating 15 original roles. He has taught and set work as a guest artist throughout the United States, South America, Asia and Europe and is currently a Professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia PA),

Curt Newton

Curt Newton (b. 1963) coaxes whispers from drumsets and swing from stacks of rattly stuff, weaving varied musical traditions together in the spirit of serious playfulness. Over the past three decades he’s performed across the U.S., Canada and Europe and recorded over 30 CDs with some of contemporary music’s leading figures including Ken Vandermark, Joe Morris, Nate McBride, Pandelis Karayorgis, Jorrit Dijkstra, Eric Hofbauer, Charlie Kohlhase, Steve Norton, and Dave Bryant.  Curt studied privately with Bob Gullotti and has a Master’s degree in Jazz Performance from New England Conservatory. (Jamaica Plain MA)

Cybele Collins

Cybele is an artist and molecular biologist. (Providence RI)