3 is an electronic music trio featuring multi-instrumentalist and
sound designer Paul
guitarist and composer Orlando
drummer and composer Joe
group’s performances are marked by extended improvisation,
atmospheric audio, sonic discharges inspired by musique concrete
and the inventive use of hyper instrumentation. atom3 often
collaborates with visual artists adding video, projected light
and other visual components to their programs. The group’s work
at venues in New York State has been met with enthusiasm by fans
of the avant-garde, theatrical performance, electronica,
improvisation, new technology and new music.
Pignato, have a long history together collaborating as early as
1992 while both were graduate students at New York University.
Some ten years later, the two were reunited after accepting
teaching positions at the State University of New York, Oneonta.
Geluso had also worked with Legname, who had spent time at New
York University in the late 1990s.
atom3 made its debut
in the spring of 2005, for the State University of New York at
Oneonta’s New Music Concert series – a program spearheaded by
Dr. Legname. Since then, the group has performed at Hartwick
College, Hamilton College, New York University, the Society of Electroacoustic Music Conference, and at New York
City's Symphony Space.