Todd Barton

music, composition, buchla synthesis

Buchla 200e & Easel Workshops


Have Easel, Will Travel. . .

I’m happy to arrange a workshop for just travel and accommodation expenses. If you’re interested in hosting a Buchla 200e or Music Easel workshop just email me using my contact form to continue the conversation.

Check here for Scheduled Workshops

Possible workshop topics:

  • Understanding the Easel: basic principles
  • Conceptualizing and manifesting patches and sounds: basic to advanced
  • Easel Keyboard technique
  • Tips and Tricks
  • How to navigate and create Program Card patches
  • Master Class: bring your patches and techniques and we’ll share and explore them together.
  • Petting Zoo: a chance for people to explore an Easel on their own
  • Private lessons

Possible format:

Solo or jam with local musicians on the first night.
Workshop on next day morning and afternoon session


  • Morning: 9am-noon – the basics and creating patches
  • Noon—2 pm – lunch and time for participants to create patches for
    The afternoon session
  • 2pm – 5 pm — share patches, tips and tricks, the program card
  • Next Morning: 9-noon. . .improvisation techniques, live performance tweaking,
    master class, private lessons. . .

If interested in hosting a workshop please email me using my contact form.