Aventa presents Spanning Tree By Michael Oesterle
Bill Linwood, solo percussion
Recorded August 20, 2020 – University of Victoria Farquhar Auditorium

Michael Oesterle, Spanning Tree (2013-14)

0:00 – introduction
00:15 – SIX
05:11 – THREE
09:55 – ONE
13:26 – FIVE
18:49 – FOUR
28:11 – TWO

Array Music’s Artistic Director and percussionist extraordinaire, David Schotzko, joins Aventa’s Bill Linwood in a chat about Michael Oesterle’s remarkable work for solo percussion, Spanning Tree.

Aventa presents The Sinking of the Titanic

Saturday, June 12, 2010 – 7:30 PM Margaret Greenham Theatre, Banff, Alberta Gavin Bryars, The Sinking of the Titanic Archival live performance with special guests: Gavin Bryars (double bass) Phil Dwyer (tenor sax) from Aventa: Mieka Michaux, Muge Buyukcelen (violas) Alasdair Money (cello) Darnell Linwood (horn, piano) Corey Rae, Bill Linwood (percussion) Kevin Lamotte, lighting designer / Tim O’Gorman, production manager Aventa Ensemble / Joel Ivany, Stage Director / Florian Krentz, Simon Gamache, Gonzolo Garcia, recording engineers. Special thanks to Sally Groves (Schott Music) and David Gleeson (The Banff Centre) The residency was a co-production of the Banff Centre and the British Columbia Arts Council.

Confluence by Lindsay Dobbin, filmmaker | Marcus Goddard, composer

Aventa Ensemble
Bill LInwood, conductor
Recorded March 1, 2020


Water speaks. It nourishes the earth, gives life and carries story. The memory of all landscapes, all bodies and all transformations are alive in water