Weston Olencki a musician, composer, and sound artist. Their current work is centered on questions of instrumental music and its contexts and constructs, various mediated practices of listening and improvisation, and the technological, material, and cultural histories of rural space and time.
Weston has performed and presented work at the Borealis Festival, ISSUE Project Room, REDCAT, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, Ghent Jazz Festival, Blanton Museum of Art, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Squeaky Wheel, Festival Musica, Kalvfestivalen, the American Academy in Rome, Roulette Intermedium, Frequency Festival, Indexical, and the OPTION series, and was awarded the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis 2016 from the Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt.
Weston has held residencies at the University of Huddersfield, Harvard, NYU, Columbia, Princeton, Stanford, Northwestern, and was a 2018 visiting artist at CalArts. Various recording projects have been released by HatHut, Not Two, Sound American, Parlour Tapes+, Carrier Records, New Amsterdam, Clean Feed, Anticausal Systems, Notice Recordings, Dinzu Artefacts, Superpang, Creative Sources and Out of Your Head. His first solo brass release “Solo Works”, which featured on Bandcamp Daily's Best Experimental Music of 2020. They are an active member of Rage Thormbones, Ensemble Pamplemousse, the Wet Ink Large Ensemble, and perform regularly as a soloist and ensemble member on low brass instruments and various electronic media.
As of January 2022