Tiger Garage

Tiger Garage

Events

This events page includes upcoming and past events. These include performances of original compositions and others’ works (early and new music), various presentations, workshops, publications, etc.


  • Frog Pond 433 Ensemble, including Tom Bickley (recorder and EWI) and Nancy Beckman (shakuhachi) Ambient Bird 433
    We're excited to perform in this work by our friend and colleague Wendy Reid and her African Gray parrot Lulu.
    Pro Arts Gallery, The Forum at Frank Ogawa Plaza, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612
    Eventbrite lists $10, but it is audible through the public space

  • Tom Bickley, electronics with interwoven collaboration by dancers and other musicians 万音 ("man-on"= all sounds) algorithmic composition to accompany dance score by Eric Kupers titled "Equinox - emergence of joy"
    multi-layered, distributed performance at venues in the SF Bay Area, southern California, NYC, Barcelona, and Sollefeteå, Sweden.
    Equinox - Emergence of Joy, international observance in honor of the Ghost Ship Fire victims, California State University East Bay Theater, lobby and courtyard, 25800 Carlos Bee Bl, Hayward, CA 94542
    free

  • TG Sextet: Gael Alcock, Nancy Beckman, Tom Bickley, John Givens, Earll Kingston, Bonnie Kwong four musicians, an actor, and a poet
    poetry reading with music, in an intimate performance space. Limited seating; to reserve a space, email tbickley@gmail.com Free admission; Location provided upon confirmation; This event is four blocks from Ashby BART; venue is accessible; unfortunately restrooms there are not.
    The Tiger Garage, email tbickley@gmail.com for details, Berkeley, CA 94703
    free

  • Three Trapped Tigers (duo version: David Barnett and Tom Bickley) Three Trapped Tigers at Trinity Chamber Concerts
    For the new year: pre-modern music for post-modern ears and and vice versa
    Trinity Chamber Concerts, Trinity Chapel, 2030 Dana St., Berkeley, CA 94703
    $20 gen.;$15 sen/disabled/student; no one turned away for lack of funds

  • San Francisco Contemporary Music Players and The Cornelius Cardew Choir Sonic Meditations
    SFCMP performs a sonic meditation by Pauline Oliveros followed by Cardew’s The Great Learning, Paragraph 7 with guests The Cornelius Cardew Choir and audience members
    SFCMP in the Community, The Women’s Building, 3543 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94110
    free

  • The Cornelius Cardew Choir and Meridian Music Curators Anne Brodsky Memorial Concert
    honoring the memory of Meridian Gallery’s founder
    San Francisco Friends Meeting House, 65 9th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
    free

  • Ewald Henseler, Günther Höller, Yoshie Tokimitsu, Mayumi Ohtsu, Hana Miura CD release of two versions of Bickley’s Repose
    Ewald Henseler and colleagues released a CD of new music for recorders, including Tom Bickley’s work Repose in two versions for two renaissance recorders in g. Details forthcoming.
    Music for the Recorder vol. 2, , Tokyo, Japan

  • artists honoring the Ghost Ship victims GUST Ghazals for the Ghost Ship
    Poems read and sung by Tom Bickley and Nancy Beckman with many other collaborators
    The Milk Bar, 241 A 2nd St., Richmond, CA 94804
    free

  • The Deep Listening Community Remembering Pauline Oliveros
    Tom Bickley and Andrew Jamieson lead this event with Deep Listening meditations and Oliveros’ Four Meditations for Orchestra
    All Ears Interfaith Sangha, Temescal Art Center, 511 48th St., Oakland, CA 94609
    free, donations welcome, please bring food to share

  • The Uptown Ensemble Headlights, Uptown Ensemble, Ero Guro
    Li Harris -theremini and voice, Amy Reed -guitar, Biggie Vinkaloe -alto sax, Gabby Fluke-Mogul -violin, Tom Bickley -EWI
    Active Music Series, The Uptown, 1928 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA 94612
    $5-$15 sliding scale

  • The Long Tone Choir Autumn, an immersive soundscape composed by Rae Diamond
    Tom Bickley and Nancy Beckman perform with this small vocal ensemble
    HUSH SERIES, Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    $15 General, $10 Members

  • Cilla Vee (voice and electronics) and Tom Bickley (electronics) Live radio performance of a Sonic Collage by Cilla Vee and Tom Bickley
    performing a sonic collage using shortwave radio samples, spoken word, song and instrumental music
    Discreet Music on KPFA.org (the last broadcast), KPFA FM, email tbickley@gmail.com for details, Berkeley, CA
    free

  • Cilla Vee/Claire Elizabeth Barrett (movement and voice), Karen Stackpole (percussion), Nancy Beckman (shakuhachi), Tom Bickley (recorder and electronics) Listening Sounding Moving Being
    *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED* (capacity 15) Location provided when you reserve. Visiting artist Cilla Vee/Claire Elizabeth Barrett joins Karen Stackpole (percussion), Nancy Beckman (shakuhachi), and Tom Bickley (recorder and electronics) for a performance of experimental music and dance. Door opens at 7:00 pm.
    house concert, The Tiger Garage, email tbickley@gmail.com for details, Berkeley, CA 94703
    $5-$15 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)

  • Three Trapped Tigers (duo version: David Barnett and Tom Bickley) Three Trapped Tigers' Birthday Performance
    Door opens at 6:30 pm.
    house concert, The Tiger Garage, email tbickley@gmail.com for details, Berkeley, CA 94703
    by donation

  • Heloise Gold, Viv Corringham, Nancy Beckman and Tom Bickley Reflections of a Deep Listening Retreat
    Door opens at 6:45 pm.
    house concert, The Tiger Garage, email tbickley@gmail.com for details, Berkeley, CA 94703
    free

  • Three Trapped Tigers (duo version: David Barnett and Tom Bickley) The American Recorder Society Recorder Relay
    We're on at 9:45 performing Ryohei Hirose's remarkable work, Aki (アキ=autumn).
    Berkeley Festival 2018 Fringe, Trinity Chapel, 2030 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Suggested donation: $15

  • Three Trapped Tigers (David Barnett and Tom Bickley with guest tiger Greta Hryciw) Looped Local Roads
    including a performance of the rarely heard Serenade for Three Recorders (1943) by Lou Harrison.
    Berkeley Festival 2018 Fringe, Trinity Chapel, 2030 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Suggested donation: $20, no one turned away for lack of funds

  • Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra Harmony Out of Chaos
    Tom Bickley guest conductor for Bells by Roy Sansom and You Cannot Have a Crowd without a Kitten by Tom Bickley.
    Berkeley Festival 2018 Fringe, First Presbyterian Church, 2047 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Suggested donation: $15