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Dimensions Variable: Raven Chacon + Nameless Sound

Musicians and dancers activate multiple works

Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 7:00pm-8:00pm
Moody Center for the Arts
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Join us for a very special evening of live performances that will activate several of the music-based artworks in our current exhibition, Soundwaves: Experimental Strategies in Art + Music. 

Headlining this multidisciplinary event, artist Raven Chacon will lead musicians with the Shepherd School of Music and Houston-based Nameless Sound in an outdoor performance of his graphic score American Ledger No. 1. The program continues with a procession to the exhibition galleries led by dancer Joseph Stevens, wearing Nevin Aladag's Body Instruments where Shepherd School student Nick Finley will perform on Aladag's Resonator Percussion. Completing the music-filled evening will be punk guitarist Mad Whit activating Naama Tsabar's Transitions

Performing musicians also include Sarah Ruth Alexander (voice, harmonium, aquaphone); Anthony Almendárez (trumpet, electronics); Tom Carter (electric guitar); Allison DeFrancesco (piccolo); David Dove (trombone); Sonia Flores (double bass, voice); Emmanuel Guajardo (electric bass); Jason Jackson (saxophone); Badie Khaleghian (electronics); Daniel Leibovic (voice); Nicholas Lindell (viola); Gabriel Martinez (percussion, ax, wood); Rebecca Novak (cornet); Ivette Roman-Roberto (voice); Annie Winkleman (oboe); Anders Zelinsky (drums, percussion); Sam Wu (conductor).