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Formations is a monthly music series dedicated to fostering the growth of new and improvised music in Milwaukee.
Pat Reinholtz - solo cello
Patrick is a versatile cellist collaborating frequently with other musicians, artists, dancers, and even spoken word artists. An active member of the Milwaukee based Tontine Ensemble, he Improvises frequently as well as performs a variety of music including classical, new music, jazz, and rock. Notable collaborations include working with famed New York dancer Sally Gross on a minimalist dance film, and contributions of original music to choreography by Li Chiao-Ping. He has premiered chamber music by composers Steven Lewis and Filippo Santoro. Patrick has also played a very active role in the formation and performances of the new music ensemble Downbeat Means Attack, electroacoustic ensemble The Weather Duo, and the Jazz/Avant Garde group Lovely Socialite Mrs. Thomas W. Phipps.
Once Now Ensemble
Each moment passes and our music changes to meet the needs of the next moment – the Once.
We improvise freely, spontaneously – the Now.
We play by ear, listening closely to one another – the Ensemble.
Craig Berg: percussion
Linda Binder: violin
Frank Marquardt: reeds
Rick Ollman: guitar, reeds, cornet
Carl Raven: drums
Mark Truesdell: percussion, keyboard
ONE since 2009