As musicians we know how athletic the mastery of an instrument can be. Hours upon hours of practicing repetitive finger patterns as well as the amount of energy we use creates fatigue and sometimes resistance in our bodies. In this class we will explore poses designed for flutists to optimize performance and explore a more relaxed and healthy approach to music making.
The annual New Media Art and Sound Summit is a three-day summer festival dedicated to diversifying Austin’s musical ecosystem. Performers include Dave Dove & Jawaad Taylor (Houston, Tx), Lisa Harris (Houston, Tx), Slant Ensemble (Austin, Tx), Lacey Lewis with Jess Garland, Sevseveer (Chicago, IL), Elizabeth A. Baker (FL) + Austin players, Thollem McDonas w/Seetha Shivaswamy, Emily Beanblossom(Chicago, IL), Lime Rickey International (CA), Dax Norman, Jassie Rios(Washington DC), Post-Industrial Artyšok (CZ), Daniel Fawcett & Li Tao(CA), Lynn Lane (from Transitory Sound & Movement Collective in Houston), Thomas Bey William Bailey and Alex Keller (Austin, TX), FACE OFF: YourFaceMyFace with art by Dieter Geisler (Austin, Tx), North Texas Feminist Improvising Group, Mossery, A.R. Abbauen, Donny Who Loved Bowling, Steve Parker and more TBA soon!
A multi-week chamber music camp that runs simultaneously with the Austin Chamber Music Festival. The Summer Workshop provides musical opportunities for musicians ages 7 to adult. Activities include chamber music, chamber orchestra, composition, improvisation, percussion ensemble, and rhythmic classes in addition to coaching and masterclasses with renown international touring artists.
TRAFFIC JAM is a project featuring Austin's most abundant (and controversial) commodity: transportation gridlock.
Our next performance is 7:30PM, June 9th, State Parking Garage B at 1511 San Jacinto Blvd, 78701
Showcasing choreographed ensembles of automobiles, motorcycles, and amplified bicycles, our culminating performance will feature a live participatory concert featuring an all-star roster of Austin artists.
TRAFFIC JAM is produced by Collide Arts and directed by Steve Parker.