David Shively

David Shively

Biography: 

David Shively works in media ranging from Hungarian cimbalom to percussion to analog electronics and feedback systems.  Solo appearances throughout North America and Europe include Spectrum XXI (Bucharest), Dia:Beacon, EMPAC, Miller Theatre, Performa, SONiC Festival, the American Academy in Rome, Other Minds, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Wittner Tage für neue Kammermusik, and Münchener Biennale. Since 2004 he is co-director of Either/Or, curating its programming and performances in New York City and elsewhere.  Other ongoing projects include the noise/drone band UllU, Balkan and Carpathian folk musics, and a wide range of work as an improviser.  Recent commissions from Dia:Beacon, Donna Uchizono Dance Group, and Harvestworks.  Recordings for Starkland, New World, Tzadik, Mode, Quecksilber, Braxton House, and other labels in addition to works for film, sound installation, and radio broadcast…