Brian Archinal

  Basel, Switzerland

Brian Archinal

A native of Texas living in Switzerland, Brian Archinal has been collecting awards and praise for his musical activities as a percussionist, educator, and artistic director. Together with ensembles like Ensemble Nikel (Tel Aviv, Israel), ET | ET (Basel, Switzerland) and Collegium Novum (Zurich, Switzerland), he pursues the forefront of musical exploration and collaboration. As Professor of Percussion at the Hochschule der Künste Bern (The University of the Arts at Bern), his pedagogy is built around an experimental approach to percussion interpretation and performance as well the role of multimedia in performance. Archinal has performed internationally at various contemporary music festivals such as Gaudemaus Music Week in Amsterdam/Utrecht, Netherlands; Donaueschingen, Germany; Wien Modern in Vienna, Austria; ArsMusica in Brussels, Belgium; The Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy; and Tzlil Meudcan in Tel Aviv, Israel and has recorded for various labels such as G.O.D. recordings, MODE Records, Klarthe, Tzadik, Galaxa, and Silentes.

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“Parker Notch” by Peter Ablinger

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Wabash Ballroom

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