Vocal Instant Composition

Concert Archive

16th January 2016Vorlesebühne, Flamish writers edition, in Molen de Ster, Utrecht

15th January 2016Vorlesebühne, Flamish writers edition, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam

3 January 2016 – Catching Cultures Festival, Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht

17 December 2015 – Vocal Impro Session at De Pletterij, Haarlem

4 December 2015 – Church Songs for the 21st Century  –  CD release concert at the Obrechtkerk , Amsterdam, with a.o. special guest Jacob Lekkerkerker

29 November 2015 – Genetic Choir @ Bart Invites – reacting on the exhibition in the gallery as part of Young Blood Initiatives’ “The First Blossom

15 November 2015 – premiere of “Ijsbeer in de Tropen” a puppet theatre piece with original soundtrack composed by the Genetic Choir, Amstelveens Poppentheater, Amstelveen

6 November 2015Sessionview X performance as part of the Loop-Copy-Mutate project, STEIM, Amsterdam

11 October 2015 – Sauna Caravan, Proeftuin de Luwte, Amsterdam

10/11 October 2015 – sunrise concert on 24 Hour Resonance, curated by Merlijn Twaalfhoven, Muziekgebouw aan het Ij, Amsterdam

27 September 2015Zing het Land, an exposition on the visual poetry of Frisian landscapes curatd by Stefan Belderbos, with music by Martijn Pieck, Sub Up, Utrecht

26 August/2 September 2015 – Recording and Research sessions with Robert van Heumen in Amsterdam, as part of the Loop-Copy-Mutate project

10-15 Juli 2015LARGO – Genetic Choir creates the music and performs in physical-/location- theatre piece by Judith Hazeleger, Amsterdamse Bostheater, Amsterdam

20/21 June 2015Echo: Labyrinth – six concerts on location in the relicts of the Floriade in Amstelpark, Amsterdam – Special guest: Mark Alban Lotz

6 June 2015  – Collaborating with three solo performers of the Genetic Choir and an ad-hoc GC group of 30+singers in Merlijn Twaalfhoven‘s Resonance Lab, a durational concert of 4 hours at Van Gendthallen, Roest, Amsterdam

17 May 2015  – a site-specific concert with dance and poetry as part of ImprovXL, in the Mariaplaats Garden, Utrecht

30 January 2015 – Site-specific Sound Performance on the Be_Hacker Minikunstfestival 2015

29 January 2015 – Late Night Concert on the 20th edition of the international festival IMPRO Amsterdam

24 December 2014 – Christmas Eve edition of the Vorlesebühne Utrecht in collaboration with the Genetic Choir

13/14 + 20/21 September 2014 – “Dijk vol Dromen” – location theatre with people from the village of Pingjum and musical interventions of the Genetic Choir, Pingjum, Friesland

30 August 2014 – 2nd intimate Church Concert and recording session in the White Church of Holysloot

24 August 2014 – “Three Songs” in Amstel Park, Amsterdam – a walk in the park with three site-specific musical performances. Part of  “Secret Signals Passages

02 July 2014 – “The Silo Tapes” – second recording session in semi-public abandoned industrial building, Amsterdam

25 May 2014 – Church concert in the White Church of Holysloot, as conclusion to a weekend of CD recordings, Holysloot, North-Holland

02 May 2014 – Opening “Kunst achter de dijken” – a concert on location, singing for artworks in the village of Pingjum, Friesland

19 April 2014 – “Good ways of bringing bad news” – a collaboration with the absurdist writers of the Vorlesebühne, Houtzaagmolen de Ster, Utrecht

30 March 2014 – “The secret Life of Phrases” – Genetic Choir performs with Instant Composition Dancers at The Boiler Room, Het Huis, Utrecht

29 March 2014 – “The secret Life of Phrases” – Genetic Choir performs with Instant Composition Dancers at Dansmakers, Amsterdam

08 February 2014 – “Particle Fields & 3D Laser Objects” as part of “De Cumulus 2“. A collaboration with fine artists/video art. Kunstkapel, Amsterdam

02 November 2013 – “Alive&Buzzing” Insects concert in collaboration with Central Library Utrecht and the Vorlesebühne   – see audience reaction here

25 September 2013 – “The Silo Tapes” – first recording session in semi-public industrial building, Amsterdam   – sound/video link here

03 July 2013 – “The Weaving – live performance” – human sound installation, in collaboration with Anna Orlikowska at the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam.

26 June 2013Tabula Rasa Concert – curated by John Dikeman, MLK, Amsterdam

22 June 2013 – “Long night of short, strange stories” – a whole night of improvising with writers who read from their own work – Vorlesebühne, Utrecht

20 April 2013 – Absurdist writers, accompanied by the Genetic Choir on “Braakzaamheid van de Vliesvleugelingen”, Vorlesebühne, Utrecht

28 February 2013 – The Genetic Choir performs in the “Axolot Aquarium #1: Space Odyssey”, Dokhuis Gallery, Amsterdam   –    find audio excerpts here

10 February 2013 – “Genetic Choir sings Tanja Smit” – Graphic/Words Scores concert as part of the Toon&Taal Festival in Provadja, Alkmaar.  –    find audio excerpts here

10 January 2013 – “Tanja Smit + Genetic Choir: voices and images” – graphic scores concert as part of the Ephémère series at LOOS, Den Haag  –    find audio excerpts here

24 October 2012 – “Signs & Wondering” concert with improvisation orchestra and Michael Fischer in MLK, Amsterdam

15+16 September 2012 – Guerilla Choir ‘Smaakapella’ performances on the Smaakexplosies Festival, Zaandam

01 September 2012 – “Elevator Music” in the ‘Haagse Toren’, The Hague

24 June 2012 – concert with composer/pianist Jeroen van Veen in the Metaalkathedraal, Utrecht   –  find audio excerpts here

01 June 2012 – full evening concert – Punt WG, Amsterdam

05 May 2012 – youtube performance for artrocks! – Museum Boijmans van Beuningen – video link here

19 June 2011 – 3 small concerts on Midzomerschans Festival

12 June 2011 – In Vocal Response to this space – PuntWG, Amsterdam

5 May 2011 – supporting the Museum of the Bohemian with a communal concert in Ruigoord

20 April 2011 – Trytone concert curated by Michael Fischer – Zaal100 / Trytone  Amsterdam –   find audio excerpts here

25 April 2011 – Finissage concert – Het Glazen Huis / ZET Foundation, Amsterdam

24 March 2011 – full evening concert – Punt WG, Amsterdam

21 August 2010 – Lasloods concert Amsterdam – Grachtenfestival 2010   –     find audio excerpts here

27 June 2010 – informal concert at CW Boost, Amsterdam

7 May 2010 – The Sound of Shadow – incognito concert to silent art films in the cinema! – Ketelhuis Amsterdam / The Sound of Shadow

14 March 2010 – Ijle Klanken – as guest of poetry café Blauw in Utrecht

11 June 2009 – opening concert – KlankKleurFestival 2009, Amsterdam

20 February 2009 – Slow Future concert – Smart Project Space Amsterdam


The Session and Workshop Archive of the Genetic Choir can be found here