PechaKucha Presentation

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Sébastien Faszczowy

musicien in Lille

Luthier sauvage

PRESENTED ON FEB 07, 2019
IN LILLE @ VOL 24

Sébastien is an intervening musician and wild luthier, he runs workshops of musical practice and uses original instruments that he manufactures since 3 years from materials of recovery and diversion of objects.

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A Life as a Luthier

BY ANTÓN VARELA
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 02, 2010

The following presentation by Anton Varela is in Spanish, and was part of PechaKucha Night in Ferrol Vol. 2. Esta ponencia ha sido presentada por Antón Varela en Ferrol #2. Una vida como luthier.
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Denis d'or

BY DAVID LOBPREIS
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2012

David Lobpreis introduces the Denis d'or (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denis_d%27or), the first electric musical instrument built in Znojmo, around 1750. (in Czech)

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The Sanshin

BY TRAVIS SEIFMAN
@ VOL 6 ON JAN 31, 2013

Travis Seifman talks about the sanshin, a traditional Okinawan string instrument, explaining both how and why he learned to play the instrument. He goes over the history of the instrument, its construction, and its use in traditional Okinawan music, demonstrating some of the different styles of music along the way.

 
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Knock on Wood

BY JOSH RIECK
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 04, 2015

Josh Rieck began studying the art of lutherie (stringed musical instrument making) in 2002 at Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical in Red Wing, MN. After graduating with honors from the Guitar Repair and Construction course he moved back to his hometown, Aberdeen, SD and started String Theory Musical Instrument Repair and Custom Construction, performing guitar repair for local musicians while also beginning to build various acoustic and electric instruments.

Due to local needs, Josh also began to work with violin family instruments while studying double bass performance at Northern State University. Double bass studies continued in 2007 at the University of South Dakota at which point the business also moved to Sioux Falls.

After completing his masters in 2009, Josh went full time as a luthier in a new location in Sioux Falls. Though he did return to academia in 2012-2013 while studying the history of musical instruments at the National Music Museum.

Since beginning in lutherie, Josh has built over 40 instruments and repaired thousands. As of 2015, the focus of his business has shifted toward J. Rieck Lutherie - the instrument making side of his endeavours.

He also plays with The Union Grove Pickers; sits on the board of the SD Friends of Traditional Music; is co-founder of Different Folk Records, and is a member the Guild of American Luthiers and the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii.

http://www.stringtheoryluthiery.com/

 

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Monk Drums

BY JOHN LAWEKA
@ VOL 11 ON OCT 10, 2015

John Laweka presents the work of Monk Drums, drums locally crafted by the hands of the desert dwelling monks of Chaparral, NM.

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Bloom Where You're Planted

BY DAVID HINSON
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

In Honor of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage:

"Once you become more comfortable (with) making music, you find making music with other people to be a powerful experience."

In "Bloom Where You're Planted" from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 3, Ex- Baton Rouge Symphony member Dave Hinson talks about the foundation of the Adult Music Club in Baton Rouge and how his life has inspired him to help ordinary people find ways in which they can express themselves creatively.

 

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A Tale of Two Luthiers

BY JOEL ECKHAUS
IN PORTLAND MAINE

Joel Eckhaus presents A Tale of Two Luthiers. Is it a ghost story, a tale of reincarnation, or perhaps, just a coincidence? Watch to find out! 

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Elektronikos · Fantasticos

BY RYOICHI KIYOMIYA
@ VOL 150 ON SEP 27, 2017

古い電化製品を使って様々な電子楽器や音楽を産み出してきたアーティストの和田永さん。現在は、多くの協働を通じて、新たな楽器を創作し合奏する祭典を目指すプロジェクト「エレクトロニコス・ファンタスティコス!」に燃えています。今年で活動3年目を迎える本活動は、11月に家電楽器の展示および体験型コンサートを開催します。活動の魅力とイベントにかける想いを協働メンバーの一人、清宮凌一さんが、皆さんでたっぷり語ってくださいます。

Ei Wada uses old electrical appliances to make electronic musical instruments and music. His latest gig will be at "Elektronikos · Fantasticos!", a festival solely to celebrate the creation of new kinds of instruments. In its third run this November, "Elektronikos · Fantasticos!" promises a whirlpool of houseware-turned-instruments and music concerts. Join in, as Ryoichi Kiyomiya presents aboout Ei Wada and his posse and their idiosyncratic genre of music making.

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Can't Sing, Can't Play, Did it Anyway

BY DAVID GOODY
@ VOL 35 ON JUN 07, 2018

In “can’t sing, can’t play, did it anyway” David Goody talks about his DIY pathway to musical success using bizarre instruments and songs about the Coventry Ring Road & Spon End Santa.