"likely to offer a profound impact on the very nature of listening."

— Stephen Smoliar, The Rehearsal Studio


"cloudy, mysterious, and dark ... Beckettian in its slow spread"

Brian Olewnick, Just Outside


"a multifaceted texture that evokes the primeval"

Meg Wilhoite, Meg's New Music Blog


"a look, perhaps, into a different dimension … the music sounds like something incomprehensibly massive is passing by, slowly."

— George Grella, The New York Classical Review


SURROUNDSCAPES: The Future of Music

listen here for Ben's podcast interview with Graeme Harrison


Ghost Ensemble's Mountain Air is here! Listen and pre-order — music by Pauline Oliveros, Marguerite Brown, Teodora Stepančić


COMING SOON, 2022:

recordings with Phill Niblock, Ulrich Krieger

solo works and more!

2021 TOUR DATES


Nov. 12: Cold Spring, NY

"Beyond the Human: A Sunset Concert"

with David Rothenberg

Cold Spring Train Station

4pm sharp meet for walk to outdoor location


Nov. 15: Athens, GA

Cloud Recordings Festival

with Lea Lea, John Kiran Fernandes, Vernon Thornsberry, and Gabrielle Daniels

Flicker Theater


Nov. 28: Asheville, NC

with Laura Steenberge and KCM Walker

Revolve


Dec. 18: Paso Robles, CA

Cypher Winery

Ben Richter is an accordionist, composer, and founding director of Ghost Ensemble.