Black Seas Ensemble
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The Black Seas Ensemble is a revolving collection of artists and musicians who come together to perform and record material connected to the Black Seas project.

Upcoming:
Suoni per il Popolo Festival
June 11, 2019.
Sala Rossa
Black Seas Large Ensemble will consist of Thierry Amar, Elizabeth Anka Vajagic, Mathieu Ball, Steve Bates, Michaela Grill, Timothy Herzog, Christof Kurzmann, Mark Molnar, Marc-Alexandre Reinhardt, Sophie Trudeau, Robin Wattie, and special guest, Sam Shalabi.

Performance history:

Something Else Festival of Creative Music
Hamilton, ON. 2017.
Steve Bates (guitar, computer), Connor Bennett (reeds, bass, electronics), Aaron Hutchinson (percussion, trumpet, electronics)

Sporobole centre en art actuel
Sherbrooke, QC. 2017.
Steve Bates (guitar, computer, synthesizer, field recordings, radio and transmitter), Michaela Grill (live video), Timothy Herzog (drums, percussion, bowed cymbals, effects), jake moore (voice), Marc-Alexendre Reinhardt (cassettes, electronics, effects, cymbals, voice), Sophie Trudeau (violin, effects, bass, cymbals, voice).

Imago Dei Festival
Krems-an-der-donau, Austria. 2018.
Steve Bates (electric guitar, computer), Martin Brandlmayr (drums, percussion), Angelica Castelló (paetzold, cassettes, effects), Michaela Grill (live video), Christof Kurzmann (clarinet, voice), Burkhard Stangl (electric guitar).

Before, After, During
Casino Luxembourg. 2019.
Guy Frisch (percussion), André Pons-Valdés (violin), Anik Schwall (cello) of United Musicians of Lucilin.

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Collaborators to date:

Thierry Amar
Elizabeth Anka Vajagic
Drew Barnet
Connor Bennett
Big | Brave (Mathieu Ball, Robin Wattie)
Martin Brandlmayr
David Bryant
Angelica Castelló
Kevin Doria
Rebecca Foon
Michaela Grill
Blake Hargreaves
Timothy Herzog
Aaron Hutchinson
ILIOS
Jacob Kirkegaard
Christof Kurzmann
Mark Molnar
jake moore
Michael Morley
Seijiro Murayama
Marc-Alexandre Reinhardt
JR Robinson
Carsten Stabenow
Burkhard Stangl
Sophie Trudeau
Nikos Veliotis