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October 5, 2014 | Performance | MIA ZABELKA at the Sonic Circuits Festival for Experimental Music

  • Pyramid Atlantic 8230 Georgia Ave NW Silver Spring, MD 20910 USA (map)

MIA ZABELKA at the Sonic Circuits Festival for Experimental Music

Mia Zabelka, composer, violinist and vocalist from Vienna, with czech, jewish and french familiar background, lives in the Austrian region of southern Styria. As a performer of Avantegarde Music she has developed a unique language based on the deand reconstruction of the violin’s sonic possibilities, expanding the instrument using live electronic devices and innovative performance techniques


Mia Zabelka developed the process she describes as automatic playing, continuously exploring sound and music as physical phenomena, always pushing back the boundaries in radical and provocative performances and compositions that question established notions and given structures. She has given concerts and performances throughout Europe, America and Asia. Recipient of numerous prizes (3-time winner oft the Prix Ars Electronica) and awards, she was a guest of the DAAD's (German Academic Exchange Service's) international artists' programme in Berlin and the Fulbright Commission in New York. Collaborations with various international artists.

In 2007 Mia Zabelka founded the, a centre for sound and interdisciplinary art at her house in southern Styria. The is a meeting point for international and local artists and hosts the klang.zeit festival four times a year. In 2009 Mia Zabelka became the artistic director of phonofemme Vienna, an international Festival of Sound Art and improvised Music.

Mia Zabelka will be perfoming at the Sonic Circuits Festival for Experminetal Music at the Pyramid Atlantic in Washington DC.

For further information about the artist please visit:

Sonic Circuits Festival for Experimental Music

Sonic Circuits is a Washington, DC area promoter for experimental music. Sonic Circuits seeks to expose audiences to cutting edge contemporary music that defies genres, and offer artists new platforms to present their music and opportunities to network and collaborate with artists from around the world.

In addition to organizing an annual festival since 2001, Sonic Circuits programs performances year round. Sonic Circuits is presented in part by Improv Arts Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting the artistic and career development of artists and creating new markets for contemporary music.


Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 @Pyramid Atlantic

7:30 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Insect Ark
Mind Over Matter Music Over Mind
Chester Hawkins
[ówt krì]
Bonnie Jones
Chris Lynn

Sat, Oct 4th 2014 @Pyramid Atlantic

5:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Gilles Aubry
oceans roar 1000 drums
Anthony Pirog
Bee vs. Moth
The Use
Limax Maximus
The Subtle Body Transmission Orchestra + Movement

Sun, Oct 5th 2014 @Pyramid Atlantic

5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Mia Zabelka
Boat Burning
Gen Ken Montgomery and Andrea, The Enchantress of Bioluminosity* - “8-Track Magic:
A Light Odyssey”

Valerie Kuehne
Sarah O'Halloran
Fast Against the Wall
Layne Garrett

When: October 5, 2014
Where: Pyramid Atlantic | 8230 Georgia Avenue | Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tickets: please visit