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Saturday, April 30 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Seeing Music: Multimedia Concerts for a Visual World

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In our YouTube-dominated society, music is devoured as much by the eyes as by the ears, through the screens of phones, computers, televisions and movie theaters. Audiences have become accustomed to seeing something when they hear something - not only in media, but when watching instrumentalists during live concerts. At this panel, you’ll discover genuinely innovative approaches to conceiving and producing a piece of music as a multimedia collaboration. You’ll walk away with some great ideas about how to engage musicians and listeners alike with art that’s a feast for the eyes, as well as the ears.


Moderators
avatar for Cia Toscanini

Cia Toscanini

VP, Concert Music, Membership, ASCAP
VP, Concert Music, Membership - ASCAP

Panelists
avatar for Veronika Krausas

Veronika Krausas

The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth, The Player Piano Project, midaregami, analemma, Composer
Composer - The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth, The Player Piano Project, midaregami, analemma Composer Veronika Krausas has had her works performed internationally. The Globe & Mail (Toronto) writes that "her works, whose organic, lyrical sense of storytelling are supported by a rigid formal elegance, give her audiences a sense that nature's frozen objects are springing to life." Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times said of her chamber... Read More →
avatar for Michael Patterson

Michael Patterson

Visual Director, Designer, Animator
Visual Director, Designer, Animator | | Michael Patterson is a director, designer and animator working in visual music. He studied at Calarts and began his career in music videos in 1985 by animating the epic MTV hit, Take on Me for A-Ha. He teamed up with his wife Candace Reckinger to direct a string of MTV hits that include, Suzanne Vega’s Luka, Sting’s Be Still My Beating Heart and Opposite’s... Read More →
avatar for Candace Reckinger

Candace Reckinger

Visual Director, Designer, Animator
Visual Director, Designer, Animator | | Candace Reckinger is an artist-director creating blended media and visual music using animation and photography. Her work ventures beyond the boundaries of conventional narrative exploring the border between the figurative and abstract, the mythic and experiential, and the tension between movement and stillness. In the mid 80s-90s, she co-directed music videos that pioneered a mixed media approach often... Read More →
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Alex Shapiro

Paper Cut, Immersion, Tight Squeeze, Deep, Composer
Composer - Paper Cut, Immersion, Tight Squeeze, Deep Alex Shapiro (b. New York City, 1962) composes genre-defying acoustic and electroacoustic pieces known for their lyricism and drama. Published by Activist Music, her works are heard daily in concerts and broadcasts across the U.S. and internationally, and can be found on over twenty commercially released recordings from around the world. Shapiro’s extensive catalog includes not... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

Attendees (110)