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WESTON

RAGE THORMBONES IS A COLLABORATION BETWEEN TROMBONISTS MATT BARBIER AND WESTON OLENCKI. RAGE ATTEMPTS TO PROBE THE OUTER REACHES OF BRASS TECHNIQUE, EMPLOYING MATERIAL-CENTERED APPROACH TO THE INSTRUMENT, EMBEDDED ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS WITH EXTENDED, IMMERSIVE PERFORMANCES.

THEY HAVE PRESENTED WORK AT THE LA PHIL’s NOON2MIDNIGHT SERIES, WASTELAND, BLUDENZER TAGE FUR ZEITGEMASSIGER MUSIK, AND THE DARMSTADT SUMMER COURSES. COLLABORATORS INCLUDE MICHELLE LOU, GEORGE LEWIS, TIMOTHY MCCORMACK, LAURA STEENBERGE, KATHERINE YOUNG, & LIZA LIM, AMONG OTHERS. WESTON LIVES AND WORKS IN NEW YORK AND MATT IN LOS ANGELES. THEY ARE BEST FRIENDS.