GLANK

GLANK founder Paul Rudolph is a percussionist, composer, and 3-time Emmy-nominated music director for Sesame Street. He has collected over 300 altered/tuned instruments plus 100’s of audience interaction materials used in GLANK. While he continues to design and build these found-object metallophones, he works for Sesame Street as the vocal music director/arranger and composer. Paul has directed vocals and arranged music for Emmy-­award winning songs, live performances, and TV, including ABC’s Muppets Tonight, where he met his wife, Leslie Carrara­-Rudolph (puppeteer of Abby Cadabby on Sesame Street).

Founded in 2002 in Los Angeles, GLANK has played over 50 specialized performances unique to each venue and audience. Recent New York performances: La Mama July 2011, Roulette Brooklyn (2011, 2013), Secret Theatre, 2013, Maker Faire NYC 2011-2014: GLANK received an Educator's Choice Award in 2013 and Editor's Choice awards (2012-2014), Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY 2015.