Valerie S. Kuehne
The New School University/Mannes College of Music, 2005 - 2008, BA Philosophy/Music Performance.
Hammond High School, 1997 - 2001
Freelance Cello Teacher, 1999 - present
Performance Instruction/Master Classes, 2009 - present
Creator/Curator - The Super Coda, 2008 - present.
Artist/Curator - The Panoply Performance Laboratory, 2012 - present.
Artistic Director - Spectrum, 2012 - 2014.
Resident Artist/Curator - Vaudeville Park, 2011 - 2012
Curator - Small Beast, 2011 - 2013
Artistic Director - Cafe Orwell, 2008 - 2011.
The August Music Writing Project (an album a day) - 2014, The Super Coda
Various Philosophical/Performance Based Essays - 2013 - present, The Super Coda.
Contributor - 2013, The Fix
Founder/Blogger/Writer - Experimental NYC, 2011-2012, The Deli Magazine
Chapbook: Prague Poems, Green Zone Books, 2008
Contributor, Release Magazine - 2007-2008
Composer/Cellist/Director - The Wasps Nests and Valerie Kuehne. 2013 - present.
Composer/Cellist/Vocalist - Naked Roots Conducive, an ongoing collaboration w/ Natalia Steinbach (violin), 2014 - present.
Cellist/Vocalist/Co-Director - Valerie Kuehne & The PPL, 2013 - present.
Composer/Cellist/Vocalist - Dream Zoo, 2010 - 2011. Cellist - Prehistoric Horse, 2009 - present.
All of my solo projects are composed for cello and voice. They function as performance pieces, and although each contains an implicit narrative, the individual elements; actions, songs, recitations, stand on their own and may be extracted.
No. 1 - Suburbia, 2011
No. 2 - Love, 2012
No. 3 - The Air Berlin Fiasco, 2012
No. 4 - The Apocalypse as Witnessed by a Slice of American Cheese, 2012
No. 5 - "seid nuchtern und wachet", 2012
No. 6 - Tarrare, 2013
No. 7 - Pittsburgh/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, 2013
No. 8 - The Diagnosis, 2013.
No. 9 - Heaven Beside You, 2013
No. 10 - The Year of Experimentation, 2013 - 2014
No. 11 - Mr. Bacon, 2014
Naked Roots Conducive - Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music, 2014, DC
Organizer/Curator/Performer- BIPAF, Brooklyn, NY
Performer - MDW Art Fair, 2012, Chicago, IL
Performer - MPA - B, 2012, Berlin, DE.
Performer/Curator - the experi-MENTAL, 2011-2012, Brooklyn, NY
Performer - Woodstock, 2012, Boston, MA
Performer - Louisville Experimental Festival, 2012, Louisville, KY
Cellist - Ladies of Experimental Music Festival, 2011, Brooklyn, NY
Prehistoric Horse - Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music, 2010, D.C.
Curator - The Super Coda Festival, 2010, Brooklyn, NY
Duo w/ David Grollman - Boise Improvised + Creative Music Fest, 2009, Boise, ID
Performer - Desiderata Festival, 2008, Herkimer, NY
Cellist - JazzPeru, 2008, Lima, Peru.
The Wasps Nests and Valerie Kuehne, Midwest Tour, October 2013
Solo European Tour, June 2013
Valerie Kuehne & The PPL, European Tour, May 2013
"Southward Spiral Tour" w/ Joey Molinaro, December 2012
"PPL Tour" w/ The Panoply Performance Laboratory, November 2012
Midwest Tour no. 2 w/ Joey Molinaro, October 2012
"Totally Bald" Tour w/ Prehistoric Horse, August 2012
Midwest Tour no. 1 w/ Joey Molinaro, July 2012 Southeast Tour w/ Joey Molinaro, May, 2012
"Draw Blood" Tour w/ Clara Engel, April 2012
Rust Belt Tour w/ Jeffrey Young and Paul Pinto, December 2011
Dream Zoo Tour w/ Rachel Mason’s Little Band of Sailors, October 2011
California Tour w/ Dream Zoo, August 2011
Prehistoric Horse/Vampire Squid/Daikaiju U.S. Tour, July 2011
Dream Zoo European Tour, May 2011
"Animals on Parade" w/ Dream Zoo, April 2011
Prehistoric Horse Cross-Country Tour, July 2010
Radio On, May 2015, Berlin, DE
Art FM, October 2013, Louisville KY
CKUT’s Free Kick, January 2013, Montreal, QE
Mr. Tent’s Wild Ride, December 2012, New Haven, CT
WCBN Michigan, November 2012, Ann Arbor, MI
WKCR w/ Michael Hafftka, August 2012, New York, NY
WFMU - w/ Jandek, February 2012, New York, NY
East Village Radio - w/ Jandek, Feburary 2012, New York, NY
"Endless Possibilities" - w/ Dream Zoo, Rutgers, May 2011, New Brunswick, NJ
Sacred521 @ Dixon Place, April 2015
Happy Father’s Day in The Name of Science @ Spectrum, August 2014
Battery Operated Sonata @ Dixon Place, August 2014
How to Perform a Reunion w/ yourself @ The Panoply Performance Laboratory, August, 2014
Performance Music Series, The Super Coda at Ange Noir, August - November, 2013
Mountain Dew w/PPL @ ABC No Rio, Performance Music Marathon for The Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, Brooklyn, NY, July, 2013
No-Wave Performance Task Force, Solo/Collaborative performance in The Box, Brooklyn, NY, August, 2013
(CON)TEMPORARY Space-Time, solo performance, Berlin DE, June, 2013.
"9 at 109" Solo Residency at 109 Galley, Brooklyn, NY, January, 2013
"Rauchenberg ist Todlich" w/ The Panoply Performance Laboraory, January 2013
"Small Beast 4 Year Anniversary" Solo at The Delancey, NY, NY, January 2013
Sxip Shirey Hosts at Joe’s Pub w/ Todd Reynolds, Sarah Alden, October, 2012
The Compendium: time and technics, Curator, CPR, Brooklyn, NY, May 2012
Solo Residency, Goodbye Blue Monday, Brooklyn, NY, June 2012
Live Installation Interpretation, Gruntaler 9, Berlin, DE, May 2012
Solo Residency, Loophole Gallery, Berlin, DE, May 2012
"Valerie Kuehne and Joey Molinaro Release a Record,", Cake Shop/Vaudeville Park, NY/Brooklyn, NY, June - August 2012
Jandek at Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY, March 2012
"Alien Suns" w/ Rachel Mason, Dixon Place, NY, NY, January 2012
Dream Zoo Album Release, Advent Library/Subterranean Arthouse, Boston/Berklee, May/August 2011
"30 Rock", cellist, CBS, 2011
Shostakovich String Tio E Minor op. 67 w/ Storm Garner and Theo diCastri, Carnegie Hall, NY, NY 2011
"The Wendy Williams Show" w/ Alexa Ray Joel, CBS, August 2010
"The Father", La Mama, January 2010
The Apocalypse as Witnessed by a Slice of American Cheese, Brooklyn NY, April 2015 - Gold Bolus Records
Sacred 521, Brooklyn NY, April 2015
Kuehne/Shurdut Eat God, NY, NY, October 2014 - Naxos
Suite for Solo Cello, Brooklyn, NY, November 2014
Phoenix Goes Crazy, Brooklyn, NY, November 2012
Tartar Sauce, Prehistoric Horse, August 2012
Mythological Chaos, Hafftka/Kuehne, Six Gallery Press, Brooklyn, NY, July 2012
7" Split w/ Joey Molinaro, Inverted Music Company, Brooklyn, NY, May 2011
Hollow Bones, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Modern Vintage Recordings, Brooklyn, NY, January, 2012
Tape Strangle EP, Public Speaking, Brooklyn, NY, November 2011
Dream Zoo, Brooklyn, NY, March 2011
Dream Zoo EP w/ Storm Garner, NY, NY, May, 2010
Buttons and Keys, Adrienne Anemone, Brooklyn, NY December 2011
Prehistoric Horse, Verdant Studios, VT, August, 2009
David Grollman/Valerie Kuehne, Baltimore MD, June 2008