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Signature Program Series | Dimensions Variable: Raven Chacon + Nameless Sound

Artist Raven Chacon led musicians with the Shepherd School of Music and Houston-based Nameless Sound in an outdoor performance of his graphic score American Ledger No. 1. Chacon is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Diné artist known as a composer of chamber music, as well as a solo performer of noise music. He was born in Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation, Arizona, United States.

Performing musicians 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).