| 2019 |
04/16-22: Phonography session #134: the images, sounds and culture of Istanbul, Turkey.
04/17-19: Mike is an invited composer at the Music & Sciences Symposium at Istanbul Technical Univ., with The Holy Sea as a featured lecture-recital.
03/29-4/02: Vernusky is an unsolicited guest in the city of dreams, NYC.
03/04: New album officially in the works; Dhuan: Textures of Mumbai now underway.
03/01: Radio Ghosts is a finalist in The Hyde Park Theater New Play Development Workshop series.
02/21: Official worldwide release date for MotherSpeak on AudioBulb Recordings via streaming and high fidelity audio disc.
02/15: Phonography session #133: the sounds, culture, and people of Mumbai, India.
02/08: MotherSpeak, an album of sounds from South Africa, has received a stellar review over at Chain DLK magazine, read it here.
01/15: Mastering sessions for The Holy Sea: Black at Altered Ear Studios, Austin.
| 2018 |
12/10: Mastering sessions for The Holy Sea: Green at Altered Ear Studios, Austin.
11/22: Mastering sessions for The Holy Sea: Blue at Altered Ear Studios, Austin.
10/18: Mastering sessions for MotherSpeak with Cory Allen at Altered Ear Studios, Austin.
09/14: Vernusky’s latest album, MotherSpeak, will be released in February of 2019 on Audiobulb Recordings, the UK-based label for electronic sound.
07/21: The 2nd workshop for The Holy Sea is being hosted at Austin Presbyterian Seminary, featuring 4 actors, voice & electronic sound.
06/02: The Hidden is being performed at the Ionian Academy concert hall, as part of the 70th Anniversary concert of Musique Concrète.
06/01: Vernusky is a featured composer at the 11th Sonic Arts Summer Festival at Ionian University in Corfu, Greece.
05/15: Inaugural workshop for The Holy Sea: Live, for 5 actors, breakdancer, and electronic sound at Central Presbyterian Church, Austin.
03/17: Phonography session #132: the sights, sounds, and culture of Nagano and Tokyo, Japan.
02/23-26: Mike Vernusky is sound designing Adam R. Burnett's Mammoth, showing at SAC Blackbox at The University of Texas at Austin.
02/13-16: Big Iron Fires chosen for Best of the Week at FronteraFest Austin and has received two additional performances.
02/10: Big Iron Fires chosen for Best of the Night at FronteraFest Austin and will receive an additional performance.
02/09: Premiere: sound design for Greg Romero's play Big Iron Fires, showing at FronteraFest Austin at Hyde Park Theater.
01/21: A new collaborative work for field sound from South Africa and live clarinet featuring Vicki Hallet (Melbourne), has been released on FMA. Link here.
| 2017 |
11/16: Mike Vernusky is joining Francisco López for the 2017 Sonic Mmabolela field listening expedition in Limpopo, South Africa.
11/14: Phonography session #131: the sights, sounds, and culture of Johannesburg, South Africa.
10/09: Vernusky is performing sounds of The Holy Sea with live electronics with Abinadi Meza at the Me-Mer-Mo series at The Volstead in Austin.
10/06: Music & sound design for Ariana Reines' play Telephone, directed by Khristian Méndez, showing October 6-8 at The University of Texas at Austin.
09/23: H.O.M.E. is screening at the Georgia Latino Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia.
09/02: Vernusky is performing sounds of The Holy Sea with live electronics with Abinadi Meza, at the Museum of Human Achievement in Austin.
6/04: H.O.M.E. is screening at the Festival Int'l de Cine Cuenca, Ecuador.
6/01: Phonography session #130: The sights, sounds, and culture of Oslo & rural Norway.
5/18: H.O.M.E. receives its spotlight screening at The Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
4/19: H.O.M.E. is being screened at the Festival Int'l de Cine de Gibara, Holguín, Cuba.
3/26: H.O.M.E. is screening at The North Hollywood CineFest, Laemmle Noho Theater.
2/24: Mike is a guest composer at the Sound and Music in Documentary Film Symposium at The Univ. of Huddersfield, UK.
2/24: U.K. premiere of Dallas on the 48-channel HISS Loudspeaker Orchestra at The University of Huddersfield, UK.
2/17: Mike is a guest composer at the TransX Transmission Art Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
2/17: Excerpts of The Holy Sea will be presented at the TransX Transmission Art Symposium, Geary Lane, Toronto
| 2016 |
12/03: Premiere of new a/v work Carnivale (video by D. Maldonado) at Art for Progress showcase: Miami Art Basel.
11/11: Vernusky is an invited artist at The National Arts Marketing Project in Austin, Texas.
10/24: H.O.M.E. is screening at the Violet Crown Cinema in Austin.
10/2: Sant Andreu de la Barcelona Film Festival: H.O.M.E. - sound design & music by Vernusky.
9/29: Thou was performed at the 2016 MUSLAB Int'l Music Festival of Mexico City.
9/18: San Francisco Latino Film Festival: H.O.M.E.
8/12: Queens World Film Festival Encore Series: H.O.M.E.
7/04: Becomes Wing Life officially released on iTunes and other online channels. Listen here
6/16: New Jersey International Film Festival: H.O.M.E.
6/01: Radio Ghosts is the monthly feature on The Cutty Strange radio show, on WGXC 90.7-FM in upstate NY.
5/14: Vernusky is a guest on the DriveTime Underground radio show on Resonance FM, London.
5/13: AudibleVisions: Episode 21: The Hidden is screening at St James Hatcham Church, Goldsmiths, London.
5/11: Invited composer and presenter at the AudibleVisions conference at Goldsmiths University of London, England.
5/8: H.O.M.E. received the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at Cine Las Americas IFF.
5/7: Cine Las Americas Film Fest, H.O.M.E., musical sound design by Vernusky, Salvage Vanguard Theater.
5/6: Echofluxx 15 Festival of experimental digital art, Paralelní Polis, Prague, Czech Republic, Episode #21: The Hidden.
4/15: Manhattan Film Festival, Cinema Village Theater, NYC - H.O.M.E.
4/13: Rome Media Art Festival at MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts. Episode #21: The Hidden.
4/14-17: CollaborAction in Chicago: Installation of ekphrastic works for electronic sound featured at Mozawa's Y-Portraits 2.0 showcase.
4/01-10: Location sound and field recording of the sites, sounds, and culture of southern Brazil: Morretes, Foz do Iguaçu, and Tupassí.
3/20: Queens World Film Festival, NYC - H.O.M.E. - Winner, Best Narrative Feature.
3/19: Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NYC, Official World Premiere of the film H.O.M.E.
January - Vernusky is an invited composer for the Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Contemporary Music Residency on the island of Madeira:
- Performance of work Tanah for flutes and electronic sound, by Richard Craig (Scotland) at the John dos Passos Cultural Centre.
- World Premiere of the violin solo Drawn into the Sea by Karin Hellqvist (Sweden/Norway) also at the Passos Cultural Centre.
- Phonography Session #130: the sights, sounds and culture of Funchal and Ponta do Sol, Madeira.
| 2015 |
Online premiere of A Christmas Gathering, new work for found vinyl and electronics.
Episode #21: The Hidden is a finalist in the Audience Award's Super 8mm Filmmaker challenge.
Phonography Session #129: sites, sounds and audio-cultural landscapes of Mexico City.
A new large-scale work in development, A Christmas Gathering, for turntable, found Christmas sound objects, and electronic sound.
Vernusky is a resident artist and presenter for The Episodes at the Festival Internacional de Música Experimental in São Paolo, Brazil.
Premiere of a new work, 'Tuning the Moment' at Open Secret Studios, at the Y-Portraits gallery showcase in Chicago.
Mike is an invited composer for the Mise-En Music festival in June in NYC, where my piece Thou will be performed.
Mike has been invited to create a sonic portrait for the Mozawa group's upcoming gallery installation, Y-Portraits, debuting this Spring in Chicago.
Recording classical guitar, piano, moog and harmonium for Cory Allen's latest iteration in The Great Order album series.
HOME pt. 1 is screening at the 30th FICG Festival Internacional de Cine in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Vernusky's collaborative work The Episodes (with Daniel Maldonado) is featured in Creative Capital's "On Our Radar" program.
Final film scoring & sound design sessions for HOME, directed by Daniel Maldonado.
Phonography Session #128: Subways of New York City and the streets of Queens.
| 2014 |
October - Mike is performing live electronics alongside Yumi Kurosawa (koto) for Fallen, presented by the Mozawa group in Chicago.
November - Thou is being performed at the Escucha Errante festival in Bilbao, Spain.
Mastering sessions for MEDINA: Images of Marrakech at Altered Ear Studios.
Phonography Session #127: the sounds, culture & sonic landscape of Tokyo.
September - Phonography session #126: the sounds, culture & sonic landscape of Hong Kong and Kowloon Bay.
August - Novo Fogo audio mastering sessions.
Early music recording sessions with soprano Meredith Ruduski and Stephanie Prewitt, alto.
July - Early music recording sessions with Meredith Ruduski, soprano.
June - Phonography Session #126: Gray Wolf Ranch, Boerne, TX
May - Studio session with gambaist Jane Leggiero for upcoming project for viola de gamba and early instruments.
April - Creative sessions in music branding with Novo Fogo.
Phonography Session #125: the sounds, culture & landscape of Marrakech.
February - Soundscape work, Nanzen-ji Gate, is being installed in the taxis of the Marrakech Biennale.
January -Vernusky will be performing electronic sound alongside koto player Yumi Kurasawa in Mozawa's adaptation of Roshomon: FALLEN. Outerspace, Chicago
| 2013 |
Theatre collaboration with Greg Romero, The Babel Project for 10 actors and electronic sound is being performed at Towson University.
Thou will be performed at the 47th Edition of the Autumn Contemporary Music Festival in Cluj, Romania.
Becomes Wing Life is a featured track on the Wire Tapper CD, included with every issue of Wire Magazine this month.
Mastering sessions for the upcoming album Becomes Wing Life at Altered Ear Studios.
Vernusky's phonographic work The Holy Sea has been featured in Creative Capital's "On Our Radar" program.
Phonography session #122: the rain forests, sites, and sounds of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Episode #22: Missing is being performed at the Sonic Circuits Festival in DC.
The Hidden is a featured installation at the Qubit Noise Festival at CSV in NY.
A sneak peak of HOME: Part 1, is screening at Culturefix in NYC.
Means and Meditations is a finalist in the Fresh Minds Music Festival at Texas A&M.
Cory Allen's new ensemble work, The Great Order, is released on Quiet Design. Limited edition clear vinyl which features Vernusky on bowed classical guitar.
The latest work with playwright Greg Romero, The Babel Project, is a finalist in the 2013 Source Festival in DC.
Film score and sound design sessions with the feature film H.O.M.E. Part 1, directed by Daniel Maldonado.