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Thanks to Jason Charney and the Kiosk Gallery for making this show a success. Continue reading
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We're excited to announce Jason Charney as the 2016 Black House Collective sound art residency at the Kiosk Gallery. ABOUT JASON CHARNEY Jason Charney creates music and sound installations which address the connections among scientific phenomena, sensory perception, and performative gesture. Recent projects include installations at KANEKO (Omaha, NE), Georgia Southern University, and Shaw Center for the Arts (Baton Rouge, LA), as well as musical collaborations with saxophonist Nick Zoulek (Bowling Green, OH), mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie (Philadelphia), and Duo d'Entre-Deux (Montréal/Ohio). Jason holds degrees in music theory and composition from the University of Kansas and Bowling Green State University. He... Continue reading
Drawing Down the Moon is an experimental chamber opera and performance installation organized by Black House Collective, featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno, singers Rebecca Woodmass and Sarah Hawkey, and violinist Maya Bennardo. The installation incorporates video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual. Sunday, December 13, 8:00 pm The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri The Luminary | RSVP on Facebook Continue reading
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Drawing Down the Moon is a preview performance installation featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno and mezzo-soprano Anna Hoard. This performance is an early look at an experimental chamber opera that Long and Moreno will produce later this year at the Luminary in St. Louis. The performance incorporates an installation of video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual. Two twenty-minute performances will take place at 7:30 and 8:30 pm on Thursday, November 12 at La Esquina. Due to the intimate nature of... Continue reading
the universe is no narrow thing, a Black Lab 2015 performance featuring Hunter Long and Ivonne Paredes Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Black House Workshop residents. Workshop Ensemble Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (Omaha, NE) - Visiting Artist, Voice Chris Wild ( Chicago, IL) - Visiting Artist, Cello Maya Bennardo (Brooklyn, NY) - Violin Steve Landis* (Kansas City) - Double Bass Molly McLauglin (Kansas City) - Flute Wendy Grew (Kansas City) - Oboe/English Horn Hunter Long* (Kansas City) - Tenor Sax, Recorders Russell Thorpe (Kansas City) - Bari Sax, Bass Clar. Joe Tucker (Brooklyn, NY) - Percussion Ashley Tini (Lawrence, KS) - Percussion Composer Residents Chistoffer Schunk (North Hollywood, CA) Dylan Baker (Kansas City) Ivonne Paredes (Brooklyn,... Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Kansas City-Montreal Exchange musicians and composers. Read more about them. Ensemble: Jane Chan, Krisjana Thorsteinson, Molly McLaughlin, Mai Tadokoro, Hunter Long, Jennifer Lachaine. Composers: Emilie Lebel, Juro Kim Feliz, Carmen Vanderveken, Russell Thorpe, Hunter Long. Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Black House Collective New Music Workshop and its visiting artists, Chris Wild and Amanda DeBoer Bartlett of Ensemble Dal Niente. 2015 Visiting Artists Chris Wild Cellist and conductor Chris Wild has performed in concert halls throughout North America and Europe and in broadcasts on CTV National News (Canada) and classical radio stations WQXR (New York) and WFMT (Chicago). His debut cello album, Abhanden, is described by New Music Box as "a virtuosic tour-de-force for solo cello ... Wild's approach to the material is soaring, lyrical, and bold ... confirms that Wild is not... Continue reading
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We just returned from the first Robert Rauschenberg SEED Summit at the Rauschenberg Residency on Capitva Island, where we were able to connect with many fellow arts organization founders and administrators. The week was a very special opportunity and we're very thankful to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation for the grant and all of its hard work in organizing the summit. Continue reading
The Black House New Operas project was featured on the most recent episode of KCPT's Arts Upload. Watch the episode: Continue reading
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We were very lucky to have Kansas City artist Rodolfo Marron III create the art for the Entanglement poster. Rodolfo shared some of the thought that went into this piece, entitled "I Won't Search for the Sun at Night": "Film has always been something I enjoyed sharing with a significant other. So the concept of the operas being based on romance in movies rang deeply with in. I started to think about love, cheesy romantic comedies, sweet chick flicks with Ryan Gosling or those quirky Wes Anderson odd attractions. With this piece I was inspired by something I use to... Continue reading
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TICKETS Five new chamber operas will make their world premiere at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on August 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in Entanglement: Love on Film as part of the 2014 Black House New Operas Project. The chamber operas are written on the theme of love stories in cinema and will be performed by live singers in front of projected film scenes. The films featured in the chamber operas include Chocolat, Lost in Translation, Cleopatra, Sherman's March and L'Etoile De Mer. The 2014 project will feature composers Eun Young Lee (Chicago, Ill.), Jorge Sosa Ortega (New York, NY),... Continue reading