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Bowerbird is a Philadelphia based non-profit organization that shares music, dance, film, and related art forms with audiences at locations across the region. We specialize in experimental, outsider, avant, unknown, forgotten, futuristic, and rediscovered types of music, but also strive to build a space for conversation and discovery, an incubator for new ideas and an opportunity to explore extraordinary ones. Ultimately we hope to cultivate communities of artists and audiences around this work.

Since our 2006 founding we have produced over 500 events - all of which can be viewed in our archive here.
OUR PEOPLE

Dustin Hurt
Founder and Director

Heather Mease
Office Manager

Chris Forsyth
Associate Curator

Thomas Patteson
Associate Curator

ADVISORY BOARD

John Berndt
President
High Zero Foundation

Gene Coleman
Artistic Director
Soundfield, NFP

Jonathan M. Stein, Esq.
General Counsel
Community Legal Services, Inc.

Thaddeus Squire
Artistic Executive Director
Peregrine Arts, Inc

Robert Wuilfe
Curator
Landmarks Contemporary Projects


FOUNDATIONS
(2012 - 2014)

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
American Composers Forum
Dance USA Philadelphia, New Stages for Dance
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
Philadelphia Cultural Fund
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
Presser Foundation
Samuel S. Fels Fund
The Rotunda
Trust for Mutual Understanding

INDIVIDUALS - ANNUAL FUND
(2010 - 2014)

Thomas Ankersmit
Larry and Heidi Becker
Kirby Bell
Joe Burgio
James Brantley
Wyman Brantley
Samuel Burns
Peter Burwasser
Jeff Carpenter
Dave Champion
Doris Dabrowski
Tristan Dahn
Paula Diehl
Paul Epstein
Cheryl Feldman
Deena Greeson
Alex Grimely
Linda Caruso Haviland
William Hooper
George Korein
Takashi Koseki
Jesse Kudler
Douglas Laustsen
Dan Martin and Michael Biello
Julius Masri
Dan McCartney
Kate McGuire
Joo Won Park
John J.H. Phillips
Dan Rothenberg
David Suisman

GATE 13:14 KICKSTARTER SUPPORTERS
(alphabetical by screen name)

AAC
Adam Leeds
Adam Lesnick
adam nicely
Adam Vidiksis
Adams
Aharon Varady
Al Berkheimer
Alanna Stone
alex tyson
Alison Stout
Allitia DiBernardo
Amnon Freidlin
Amy Cimini
Andrew Nelson
Andrew Rudin
Andrew Zitcer
Andy Kahan
Anna Drozdowski
Annie
Anthony B. Creamer III
Ashley Tini
Asimina Chremos
austen brown
Bart Miltenberger
Beau Hancock
Ben Grinberg
Ben Polinsky
Benjamin Remsen
Bhob Rainey
biello martin studio
Bill Kilpatrick
Bob Blacksberg
Bonnie Jones
Brett Krasnov
Brock Bevan
Bronwen Everill
Bud Burroughs
Candra Kennedy
catherine pancake
Catherine Schmitt
Cathleen Lu
Celia
chris
Chris Forsyth
Chris McIntyre
Christian Graham
Christina Gesualdi
Christina Zani
christopher colucci
christopher shultis
Connor Przybyszewski
Corinna Burns
Dan Rothenberg
Daniel Blacksberg
Daniel Coren
Daniel Piotrowski
danielle gershkoff
Darian Scatton
Dave Champion
David
david first
David Fishkin
David Laganella
Dawn Pratson
devynn emory
Dirk Veit
Dolce Suono Ensemble
don miller
Doris J Dabrowski
Douglas Farrand
Dustin Hurt
E. I. D.
Edgar Davidson
Eli Litwin
Eliot Klein
Elizabeth Scanlon
Eric Carbonara
Eric T Davenport
Fred Knittel
Gabe Streisfeld
Gabrielle Revlock
Gene Coleman
Geoffrey Hindle
George Korein
Gerhardus C. Van Wilgen
Germaine Ingram
Gina Renzi
Gordon Faylor
Greg Kappes
Gregory Holt
Hallie Sianni
helena espvall
hungrymonsters
Ian Munro
Jaamil Kosoko
jackie zahn
Jacques-Jean Tiziou
Jaime Maseda
Jakub Otwinowski
James Falconi
James Pritchett
James Strong
James Sugg
James Weissinger
jamie
Jan Krzywicki
janet cobb
jebney Lewis
Jeff Carpenter
Jeff Zeigler
Jesse
Jesse Goin
Jesse Sheppard



Jim Altieri
jjhp
Joan La Barbara
Joe Patitucci
John Sands
Jon Abbey
Joo Won Park
Jordan Rockford
Joseph Houpert
Josh Marcus
Judd Greenstein
Judy L. Williams
Julie Courtney
Julie Keitges
Jumatatu Poe
Jung-Yoon Kim
Justin Gibbon
Kate Kraczon
Katherine McGuire
Kathryn Johnson TeBordo
katie y.
Keir Neuringer
ken ulansey
ken weiss
Kevin J. Cope
Kevin Tyson
Kilian Kröll
Kirby Bell
Laura Baird
Lee Prinz
Lianne Hartman
Lisa Kraus
Livia Nocounterspace
Loren Groenendaal
Manya Scheps
Margaret Leng Tan
Maria Moller
Maria Tessa Sciarrino
Marvin Rosen
Mason Rosenthal
Matjaž Jogan
Matt Davis
Matt Weston
Matthew
meg foley
Megan Wendell
Micah Silver
Michael McDermott
Michael Ritter
Michael T. Bullock
Michael Vogelmann
Michael Zerbe
Mike Hunter
Mike Pride
Ming Yeung Lu
Monica Fanya
Morris Levin
Nate
Nicholas Croft
Nichole Canuso Dance Company
Nick Crits-Christoph
Nick Millevoi
Nicole Bindler
Niki & Jorge
patricia devine
Paul A. Epstein
Paula Hanson
Pete Angevine
Peter Burwasser
Phill Niblock
Quinn Dougherty
R. Andrew Lee
raphael xavier
Renae Dinerman
Reuben Radding
Rich Wexler
Richard Kamerman
Richard Quinn
Rob Emanuele
Robert Sweeney
rosie langabeer
Sam Cusumano
Sam Henderson
samantha stevens the witch
Samuel G Mosca
Sarah Anton
Sarah Noble
Scott
Sebastian Darkly
Shaun Brady
Sheila Mohazzebi
Shyrie Edmonson
Stephanie Kish
Stephen Taylor
stephen buono
Steven Swartz
Susanna Bolle
Taum
Thaddeus Squire
The Everills
Thomas Choinacky
Thomas Patteson
tom chaykun
Tony Solitro
Travis Eliott Woodson
Tristan Dahn
Troy Herion
veronica mj
WendyG
Whit MacLaughlin
Willa
William(Bill) Hooper
Zachary Fairbrother
zack sternwalker