Will Guthrie

The Graham Foundation

Madlener House
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60610

Will Guthrie offers his powerful solo percussion work in a rare U.S. appearance.

Will Guthrie (b.1977, Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian drummer and percussionist living in France. He works in many different settings of music: live performance, improvisation and studio composition, using various combinations of drums, percussion, objects, junk, amplification and electronics. He plays solo, and in The Ames Room (with Jean-Luc Guionnet and Clayton Thomas), Elwood & Guthrie (with Scott Stroud), and Thymolphthalein (with Anthony Pateras, Natasha Anderson, Clayton Thomas and Jérôme Noetinger). He also runs the experimental improvised CD label, Antboy Music, and is part of the collective CABLE#. Regular collaborators past and present include Jean-Philippe Gross, Julien Ottavi, Jérôme Noetinger, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Keith Rowe, David Maranha and Anthony Pateras. Guthrie is based in Nantes.

Will Guthrie made his Chicago debut in May 2008, performing at Lampo with Jérôme Noetinger and Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Presented in partnership with the Graham Foundation