Dimensions Variable: Raven Chacon + Nameless Sound
Musicians and dancers activate multiple works
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).