The People

behind Original Gravity


Keith Kirchoff, Artistic director

Keith is a pianist, composer, and the Vice President of the Society for Electro Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS). Specializing on works which combine interactive electronics with solo piano, his Electro-Acoustic Piano tour has been presented in six countries. Keith is also an accomplished homebrewer and beer connoisseur, having travelled extensively in the US and abroad in search of the perfect pint. @keithkirchoff


Amy Advocat, Program Assistant

Hailed as “dazzling” by the Boston Globe, and a "powerhouse" by the Boston Musical Intelligencer, Dr. Amy Advocat is a founding member of the bass clarinet and marimba duo, Transient Canvas, with whom she has has toured extensively in the United States and Europe. Amy Advocat is a proud endorsing artist with Henri Selmer Paris Clarinets.


robert williamson, clerk

Robert has worked over 40 years as an Architect, Contractor, and Project Manager. He has a passion for music and beer and sings under Keith’s direction in the First Parish in Brookline choir. Bob can figure things out and has the time to do stuff. Every non-profit needs a Bob.


David Ibbett, Sound Technician

David is a British composer based in Boston, USA. His music explores a fascinating conflux between the worlds of the classical, contemporary, acoustic and the electronic. By working to fuse key elements from a host of contrasting styles, David aspires to create art music that is rich, diverse, direct and dramatically deep. @davidibbett