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Raven Chacon Mini-Festival: Night 2 – Music Gallery

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Raven Chacon Mini-Festival: Night 2

Music Gallery Productions in Series

Arraymusic, The Music Gallery, and Native Women In The Arts present
Raven Chacon Mini-Festival, night 2

raven chacon mini festival

We are pleased to team up with Arraymusic once again together alongside Native Women In The Arts to present the Raven Chacon mini-festival featuring the world premiere of For Zitkála-Šá, dedicated to the first American Indian librettist.
Originally from the Navajo Nation, Raven Chacon, born in 1977, is a composer of chamber music, a performer of experimental noise music, and an installation artist. He performs regularly as a solo artist as well as with numerous ensembles in the Southwest and beyond, and was a long-time member of the Indigenous art collective Postcommodity. Chacon’s work explores sounds of acoustic handmade instruments overdriven through electric systems and the direct and indirect audio feedback responses from their interactions.

SATURDAY 4.13

Performances by: Suzanne Kite – Laura Ortman – Carmina Escobar – Cheryl L’Hirondelle – c_RL

Native Women In The Arts co-presents Saturday night’s For Zitkála-Šá, dedicated to the Dakota violin teacher, activist, and librettist for The Sun Dance Opera, (1913), the first American Indian opera. Each composition is custom written for an Indigenous woman currently working in contemporary music performance or composition: Suzanne Kite, Laura Ortman, Carmina Escobar and Cheryl L’Hirondelle. The evening also features Raven collaborating with the caustic improvisation of c_RL (Allison Cameron, Nicole Rampersaud, and Germaine Liu).

 

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FRIDAY: 

Raven Chacon Mini-Festival

SUNDAY:

Raven Chacon Mini-Festival: Night 3

Festival pass $30

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