News
January 4, 2018

So Percussion performs in Susan Marshall's Construction on January 13 as part of APAP. 

 
January 2, 2018

Color Theory, the 2017 release from So Percussion and PRISM Quartet, is included on Second Inversion's Top 10 Albums of 2017. 

August 7, 2017

After seeing So Percussion perform David Lang's man made with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Times critic Anthony Tommasini featured a video of the group performing Steve Reich's Drumming as among the "Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube."

Members of So Percussion at Lincoln Center, from left: Adam Sliwinski, Josh Quillen, Eric Cha-Beach and Jason Treuting.
May 24, 2017

Williams Center for the Arts in Easton, PA presents the US premiere of So Percussion's ambitious From Out a Darker Sea on October 13, 2017.

 
April 3, 2017

In February 2016, So Percussion participated in the TED Conference in Vancouver, BC, presenting an excerpt of Bryce Dessner's 'Music for Wood and Strings.' The performance is now available to stream on the TED website.

October 19, 2016

So Percussion has been awarded a 2016 Bessie Award for work on Rebecca Lazier's There Might Be Others at New York Live Arts.

June 22, 2016

So Percussion has announced its 2016 Summer Institute concert series, which will take place in Princeton, NJ in July. 

 

February 12, 2016

So Percussion will perform with Shara Worden and Buke & Gase at the 2016 Eaux Claires Music Festival. The festival, curated by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, will take place on August 12-13, 2016 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

February 3, 2016

The influential website The Daily Beast named So Percussion among the 40 most intriguing musicians of 2016.

January 29, 2016

On Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 7:30pm PT, Second Inversion presents a live broadcast of So Percussion, presented by the University of Washington World Series. This performance kicks off a week-long residency with UW World Series and UW School of Music.

January 22, 2016

So Percussion will give four performances at the 2016 Lincoln Center Festival, with programs devoted to the music of Steve Reich, Bryce Dessner, David Lang, and more.  

For more information on the performances in July 2016, visit:
http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org


January 16, 2016

In 2016, So Percussion will embark on a retrospective project highlighting the ensemble's 15 years of commissioning new works for percussion quartet. 

January 12, 2016

So Percussion and composer / percussionist Glenn Kotche will release a collaborative album, Drumkit Quartets, on February 26th, 2016 on Cantaloupe Music.

January 5, 2016

The Bandcamp blog recently published a feature on So Percussion, exploring the ensemble's role in contemporary percussion music. 

December 21, 2015

In October 2015, So Percussion joined JACK Quartet in the Out of the Box marathon, which presented New York and world premieres by 17 composers over the course of six hours. 

November 23, 2015

So Percussion is featured on Houston Public Media's Classical Classroom program, which provides the story of the creation of a piece of classical music.

September 1, 2015

Read a So Percussion Year in Review written by member Adam Sliwinski. The piece offers firsthand detail on a busy 2014-15 season that included performances with the LA Philharmonic (broadcast live on NPR), collaborations with Bryce Dessner, and a set at the Bonnaroo Festival.

 

May 28, 2015

So Percussion's album featuring Bryce Dessner's Music for Wood and Strings is the "hot shot debut" on this week's Billboard Classical Chart -- landing in the top 20 higher than any other new classical record this week.

April 15, 2014

The department of music at Princeton University has chosen So Percussion to be the new Edward T. Cone Performers-in-Residence at the school.

September 23, 2013
So Percussion is featured on BBC Radio 3 performing the world-premiere of David Lang's man-made with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
September 11, 2013
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the roster for its 2014-15 Mid Atlantic Tours program, and it includes So Percussion.
June 19, 2013

Installation artist and percussionist Eli Keszler and So Percussion combine piano wires suspended from the Manhattan Bridge, motors and a small battery of bowed percussion, for a new piece, called Archway, as part of the 2013 Make Music New York celebration.

 
January 3, 2013
The December 18th edition of New Sounds features So Percussion and Grey McMurray in two tracks from Where (we) Live.
April 20, 2012
So Percussion members Adam Silwinski and Eric Beach visit with New Hampshire Public Radio in advance of their show at The Hop at Dartmouth College. Streamable here.
 
April 4, 2012
So Percussion visited NPR Music to perform as part of the Tiny Desk Concert series. See it all here.
April 3, 2012
So Percussion’s Cage 100 Bootleg Series is Q2's Album of the Week. For one week, the album is streamable here.
March 22, 2012
On March 22, So Percussion performed on WQXR's Cafe Concert series. Video from the performance is available here.
March 19, 2012
So Percussion visited WNYC's Soundcheck on March 19. You can listen online here.
March 7, 2012
For Maverick Mixtapes, WQXR asked musicians from different musical backgrounds to curate an hour of music that they deemed best fit the ideal of an "American Maverick." Check out So Percussion's here.
December 19, 2011
The documentary The Woodmans, directed by Scott Willis, will be broadcast nationally on PBS on December 22. The film features music by composer David Lang, performed by So Percussion. More info about the film and broadcast is here.
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