"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

MAY 2022

Music For Your Inbox

premieres

Time Whorl Canyon

Get tickets by May 15!


COMING SOON 2022


Ghost Ensemble premieres new work by Catherine Lamb, Sky Macklay, Miya Masaoka, Ben Richter, Lester St. Louis


New compositions for Ensemble Linea, Jeonghyeon Joo, Music For Your Inbox, Ghost Ensemble, and accordion solo


New accordion works for Ben by Nomi Epstein, Michael Pisaro, and Carolyn Chen


Recordings: solo record (Infrequent Seams), LP/CDs with Phill Niblock (Matière Mémoire), Ulrich Krieger (room34)

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