Meditation with Music. February 19th, Princeton, NJ
Join us for Meditation with Music, an hour long guided meditation led by Dean Matt Weiner, Associate Dean of Religious Life with a live music performance by Chris Douthitt and PLOrk. Indulge in attentive, focused, and mindful listening. Open to all.
PLOrk @ TCNJ. November 20th, Ewing Township, NJ
Come to the TCNJ Art Gallery this Thursday, 4:00 to hear the Princeton Laptop Orchestra demo a few of their pieces as part of our In The Groove exhibit.
PLOrk @ Newark Rhythms. October 12th, Newark, NJ
PLOrk in collboration with HPRIZM will perform Do You See/Do You Hear?, a site-specific piece that uses projection and improvisational audio to react to the history and architecture of Hill Hall.


Sideband Tour. October 25th to November 1st, California
Sideband, the professional offshoot of PLOrk, made stops at UC Berkeley, Mills College, and Stanford on their Fall 2018 tour.
PLOrk with Ellen Fullman. November 20th, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk will perform a piece by director Jeff Snyder alongside sound-artist Ellen Fullman playing her infamous creation, the Long String Instrument, in the Lewis Arts Complex's CoLab Gallery in Princeton, NJ.
PLOrk @ Rutgers University. March 4th, New Brunswick, NJ
PLOrk performs alongside the Rutgers Laptop Orchestra (RIME) in a rare double-bill.


PLOrk @ the Festival of the Arts. October 6th and 7th, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton, NJ.
Join us on in the main atrium of the new Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton, NJ. PLOrk will begin its adventures in the incredible new arts facilities with a multi-sensory inaugural "Wave Fanfare." The performance features original music by Jeff Snyder for the Laptop Orchestra, Tilt Brass, and Sō Percussion interacting with a kinetic lighting installation by Tony Award-nominated theatrical lighting designer Jane Cox.
10th Anniversary Show. May 3rd, Princeton, NJ
PLOrks annual end-of-year concert features the all-star ensemble along with guest artists Hprizm (rapper/composer, also known as High Priest, from Antipop Consortium) and Iarla O Lionaird (Irish singer and producer). Prepare yourself for the sounds and sights of neurons firing, planets spinning, stars glimmering, and voices transforming.
The Science of Memory. February 24th, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk joins forces with the Council on Science and Technology and hosts Stevie and Bryan from the WPRB radio show These Vibes Are Too Cosmic to present "The Science of Memory." Neuroscientists Mike Lemonick, author of Perpetual Now, and Sabine Kastner (Princeton faculty) will be interviewed with musical interludes by PLOrk. PLOrk will premiere a new neuroscience-inspired work called Connectome, jointly developed by Mike Mulshine (tech/composition), Jeff Snyder and Aatish Bhatia (neuron model sound synthesis), and Drew Wallace (neuron visualization).
PLOrk @ the Princeton Art Museum. February 23rd, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk engages with the celestial theme of the Museum's installation of contemporary art with Opposite Earth, a new piece by PLOrk director Jeff Snyder. A second piece, titled Five States of Being, composed by Princeton graduate student Chris Douthitt, will also be performed.


PLOrk @ Brooklyn Bound. Sō Percussion Studio, Brooklyn, NY
PLOrk will perform with So Percussion at their Brooklyn digs alongside TAK Ensemble. PLOrk will present Five States of Being, by Chris Douthitt, and PLOrkCycler, composed by the ensemble.
PLOrk Arch-Sing. November 28th, 1879 Arch, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk presents a "PLOrk Arch-Sing" beneath 1879 Arch, Princeton's traditional A Capella "arch-sing" venue. PLOrk will perform Five States of Being, composed by our own Chris Douthitt, and PLOrkCycler, composed by the ensemble. The performance is dedicated to the great Pauline Oliveros, who recently passed away.
Human Modular. April 18, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk presents "Human Modular", a program of live electronic music that explores how technology both connects and disconnects us from each other. Two classic works by John Cage and a piece from the 1980s by Nicolas Collins are combined with new compositions by the ensemble and a raucous electronic arrangement of a Swedish folk song.


PLOrk with Nicolas Collins. December 17, Experimental Intermedia, NYC
PLOrk plays at the release party for Nicolas Collins' new DVD.
Battleship Potemkin. December 14th, Garden Theatre, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk performs a live soundtrack to Sergei Eisenstein's classic film, Battleship Potemkin.
PLOrk @ Grounds for Sculpture. November 19, Hamilton, NJ
PLOrk performs IceBlocks, by Jeff Snyder, at the Grounds for Sculpture Museum, alongside members of Sō Percussion.
MEDI3VAL DR3@MS. April 22nd, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk presents MEDI3VAL DR3@MS, featuring recompositions and arrangements of Medieval and Renaissance music on newly invented electronic instruments.


PLOrk and Sinfonia. December 12th, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk joins Princeton Sinfonia for a performance of student Mike Mulshine's new piece "Displaced," for orchestra and electronics.
PLOrk @ NIME 2014. Mobile Device Marching Band. June 30-July 3, Goldsmiths, London
Members of PLOrk attend the New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) conference at Goldsmiths College in London in June of 2014. Thanks to the Lewis Center for the Arts, the Princeton University Music, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments for their funding support in making this happen! We presented two posters of PLOrk-related research and performed our arrangement of Brazilian Maracatu for Mobile Device Marching Band.
Machine Yearning. April 23, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk presents Machine Yearning, with special guests Sam Hillmer, Jason Treuting, and a giant industrial robot.


Annual PLOrk Concert. April, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk Concert with works by Ryan Carter, Anne Hege, Daniel Iglesia, Dafna Naphtali, Sarah O'Halloran, Meg Schedel, Ryan Ross Smith, Jeff Snyder, and one piece written collectively by the students in the class! Associate Press covered the event.
PLOrk @ Berlind Theatre. February, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk provides a live score to a performance of Merce Cunningham choreography led by Silas Reiner.


PLOrk with Kathy Supove. April, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton, NJ
PLOrk Concert with works by Ryan Carter, Anne Hege, Daniel Iglesia, Dafna Naphtali, Sarah O'Halloran, Meg Schedel, Ryan Ross Smith, Jeff Snyder, and one piece written collectively by the students in the class! Associate Press covered the event.
PLOrk Sideband @ SLEO. April 15-17, Baton Rouge
PLOrk's professional offshoot, Sideband, performs at SLEO (the Symposium on Laptop Ensembles and Orchestras).


PLOrk at Taplin Auditorum and 92Y Tribeca: documentation
PLOrk-o-sound, Woolworth Center, Princeton
with Anders Åstrand, Van Stiefel, and others: documentation.
MMiX Festival in NYC (and NYTimes podcast about it)
with Matmos, So Percussion: documentation
members of PLOrk with Laurie Anderson's Atelier Project
at the MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC Winner's Showcase
at The Kitchen in NYC with So Percussion and Matmos
at ffmup: Midterm performances
Northwestern Spring Festival, Chicago: documentation
04/25–27/2008 with the American Composers Orchestra presented by Carnegie Hall (Zankel) and the Annenberg Center (Philadelphia). read more! videos about the project here. reviewed here, and a good pic here (of half the group for this piece).
Woolworth (for Riley's In C) and Taplin
Winter Concert, Taplin Auditorium, Princeton
ffmup, plorktastic chamber music
Genomics Institute, for President Tilghman and guests.
3 Legged Dog, NYC, part of the Ear to the Earth festival.
In the Round: documentation
04/06/2006 first BIG show, with Zakir Hussain, So Percussion, Curtis Bahn, Tomie Hahn, Pauline Oliveros, Brad Garton, Paul Lansky: documentation
first show: documentation