photo by Mikael Dawson
Yuka C. Honda
Producer, Composer, Performer, Improvisor, Director
Watch the latest video “STATICS” from No Revenge Necessary here.
February: Performed at Symphony Space with Red Room Orchestra.
February: Performed at The Stone with Jeffrey Ziegler, Zachary Watkins, Laura Ortman and David Handler.
March: Performed at Le Bain with Exo-Tech, a collective with Kimbra, Sophia Brous, Dave Harrington, Jeremy Gustin, Cole Kamen-Green, Doug Wieselman, Mauro Refosco, Josh Warner, Cleek Schrey, Stuart Bogie, Danny Mayer.
March: Performed at Union Hall with Chealsea High with Brian Chase, Sophia Brous, Dave Harrington, Taylor Levine.
March: Performed NO REVENGE NECESSARY at National Sawdust.
March: Performed REVERT TO SEA at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
February: Performed at National Sawdust with CUP (duo with Nels Cline)
February: Music-directed the multi-sensory culinary show Epicurean Nights. Performers included Anthony Costanzo and Or Schriber (Batsheva Dance Company).
April : Performed with Dream Time Ensemble with Susie Ibarra (drums), Jennifer Choi (Violin), Yves Dharamraj (Cello), Jake Landau (Gtr, keys), Claudia Acuna (Vocals) at Firehouse 12
May : Debuted the first stage of No Revenge Necessary 27 min. Work-in-progress. At National Sawdust. (Brooklyn, New York)
May : Performed with Tanya Tagaq and Jeffrey Ziegler at The Alabama Ballroom (Harlem, New York)
May : Performed a duo collaboration with Vangeline France (Butoh Dancer), 60 min. Butoh piece “Elsewhere” with electronics improvisation music. Gibney Dance (Manhattan, New York) video
June : Performed with Dream Time Ensemble with Susie Ibarra (drums), Jennifer Choi (violin), Yves Dharamraj (cello), Jake Landau (gtr, keys), Claudia Acuna (vocals) at Asia Society (Manhattan, New York)
June : Acting debut in the art movie named “White Wolf” directed by Sue de Beer.
June : Performed her solo project “Eucademix” at Sled Island Festival (Calgary, Canada)
July : Performed “Eucademix” at Houser & Wirth (Chelsea, New York)
July - August : Instructed at “Jazz Camp” in Denmark
August : Performed with Red Room Orchestra (San Francisco)
September : Performed a show with her duo CUP (with Nels Cline) (Nagoya Japan)
September : Performed a trio show with Michiyo Yagi (Koto player) with Nels Cline (Shibuya, Tokyo)
October : Performed with Limbs with Susie Ibarra (drums), Kazu Kumagai (tap dancer), Andrew Nemr (tap dancer) at The Stone (Manhattan, New York)
October : Performed with Dream Time Ensemble with Susie Ibarra (drums), Jennifer Choi (violin), Yves Dharamraj (cello), Jake Landau (gtr, keys), Claudia Acuna (vocals) at The Stone (Manhattan, New York)
November : YPC (Young People’s Chorus of New York) debut her first composition choir piece “Every time, every tide” at Merkin Hall (Manhattan, New York)
November : Yuka's solo cello piece, “Her Confirmation” for the project Sound of Science was premiered. The piece is dedicated to Katherine Johnson (mathematician at NASA) and was performed by Jeffrey Ziegler at National Sawdust (Brooklyn, New York)
Photo by Nathan West Photography
Video courtesy of National Sawdust