Tag: Percussion


BRIDGE MUSIC OPENS 15TH SEASON Listening Stations Located Along Mid-Hudson Bridge Sidewalk, Open April through October/Park Radios operate 365/24/7 on 95.3FMwww.bridgemusic.info Highland, N.Y. – Joseph Bertolozzi’s Bridge Music, a unique sound-art installation featuring the Mid-Hudson Bridge itself as the instrument, is marking 15 years since its original debut. The public is invited to access the music via the listening stations,… Read more →

20 years on…

20 years apart: composer Joseph Bertolozzi with Chief Engineer (retired) Bill Moreau of the New York State Bridge Authority. Without his approval & oversight there would’ve been no Bridge Music and subsequently no Tower Music, its sister project in Paris. It all began here  #bridgemusic #towermusic Read more →

Tower Music Dance Project takes a step forward

Here are Livia Vanaver and I at the French Embassy, taking the next steps toward bringing the Tower Music Dance Project to fruition. The plan is to convene the The Vanaver Caravan and percussive dancer extraordinaire Joel Hanna with several French dance companies & choreographers to present Tower Music in Paris as a public dance event much like last year’s… Read more →

“…an eye illumined by another sun…”

Featured artist Joseph Bertolozzi performs “…an eye illumined by another sun…” on the solo gong at the 9ways Academia Gong Conference in Perkasie, PA, July 10, 2023. Program Notes “…an eye illumined by another sun…” takes its formal structure from biblical Hebrew poetry using thought-based parallelism, primarily synthetic: a rhythmic and or timbral premise is proposed, and a variation of… Read more →

Solo Gong performance & discussion

Joseph Bertolozzi presents his work for solo gong: “…an eye illumined by another sun…” at the 9Ways Academia in Perkasie, PA., on July 10, 2023, performing and discussing his composition & techniques for the solo gong. All spots are sold out. #gong #bronze collection #bertolozzi #mitchnur     Read more →

Alison Chen & Joseph Bertolozzi

Here with Alison Chen of the Fei Tian College in Middletown, NY after their Spring Gala Performance. She is an illuminatingly sensitive chorographer; her work “Fleeting Moments of Youth” featuring special guest Yungyung Tsuai and company was very moving, and for me a highlight of the program. We met last year when she chorographed the opening set of the Bridge… Read more →


BRIDGE MUSIC SEASON 14 BEGINS…WHAT’S NEW? BRAND NEW SPEAKERS! After 13 years of solid work the original speakers have been retired. We’ve installed these new ones, much bigger and with a greater bass response. Installation is complete for opening day, April 1! This is so darn fun! #bridgemusic, New York State Bridge Authority, Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley, Dutchess Tourism,… Read more →