beg’d

Bertrand, English, Gibson, Dana

Performed in March 2018 in Fairchild Chapel, Oberlin

Originally formed for a class, beg’d (named after the last initial of each member) is a free improvisation ensemble consisting of four Oberlin conservatory students. The initial idea for this ensemble originated from a desire to explore extended techniques on toy instruments and household ornaments. This resulted in a spread of instruments including everything from melodicas and thunder tubes to large sheets of metal.

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