Join us on Saturday, June 28 and 12 pm for PianoTexas International Academy & Festival's Recital by Piano Teachers. Featured are piano teachers Kristi Baker, Ann DuHamel, Virginia Bigelow, Miho Fisher, May Phang, Tatyana Shrago and Maria Khavin. Admission is FREE.
Live Bates: Structured improvisations inspired by the David Bates exhibition
Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth will present structured improvisations inspired by the works on display in the David Bates exhibition Appearances will be scattered periodically throughout the evening, 5-8 pm. With original costumes by Crickett Pettigrew, themes from the works on display will be reflected in movement sequences and “still life” arrangements in the format of a “happening.”
Sounds Modern takes a “Walk on the Wild Side” to celebrate the work of David Bates. Bates is a passionate outdoorsman and fisherman, and much of his work has been inspired by nature. Sounds Modern presents recent music that reflects the natural world and its effects on our awareness of sound. The program will feature Eleven Echoes of Autumn by American master George Crumb. Admission is free.
In conjunction with Mexico: Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, the Jacaranda Guitar Ensemble will play the music of contemporary Mexican composer Ernesto García de León. De Leon from Veracruz, Mexico currently lives in Mexico City where he teaches at UNAM. His improvisational style of writing reflects the spontaneity in today's world while his musical melodies and rhythms are distinctly Mexican. The program will consist of solos, duos and a guitar quartet.
Members of the ensemble are Leslie Enlow, Pedro Haley, Carlo Pezzimenti, and Brian Rowe
Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to continue the tradition of collaboration between its own company artists and unique and powerful guest artists at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Amphibian presents three dynamic performers: Sinuhé Padilla , Peyrak Herrera, and Melanie Smith. Sinuhé Padilla is an ethnomusicologist born in Mexico City; his work merges the disciplines of sacred Aztec music and dance with other influences such as jazz, Afro-Latin music, Mexican folk, and trova.
Showcase concert presented by the Texas Wesleyan University Music Department
The Texas Wesleyan University Music Department will present a showcase concert at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm. The concert will be a true 'sampler,' featuring student ensembles, student solo performers, and faculty solo performances. Admission is free. We invite you to discover the many facets of Texas Wesleyan's Music Department. Smaller. Smarter. For more information, please call 817.531.4992.
The Applause Music Festival presents CiCLOP - Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project
Concert at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Saturday, August 10
Admission free; first-come, first-served seating.
Incorporating Scandinavian sound artist Leif Inge's mind-bending 9 Beet Stretch as the sound score (Beethoven's 9th symphony stretched to 24 hours with no pitch distortion), a series of special performance events will be scattered throughout the museum building and grounds, with contributing artists offering up works related to the ancient idea of the "Music of the Spheres." During the 24 hours of music, various dancers/companies/artists will come and go, presenting a variety of visual offerings to be surrounded by this extraordinary music.
Photo by Milton Adams.