Thursday, April 4
Telpochcalli Orchestra | theWit: 9:00 – 9:15am CT
Conference guests will be treated to a morning of music by Telpochcalli Orchestra. Telpochcalli Elementary is a long-time CAPE partner which centers the school’s culture and learning on the community’s Mexican heritage. Led by music teacher Renato Ceron, Telpochcalli Orchestra will perform a selection of Mexican folkloric songs to kick off the conference.
Neima Qureshi and Betsy Zacsek | theWit
Artists will lead an audio reflection station and activate the station/s between breakout sessions.
Ayako Kato | Host Event at CAPE Gallery
Kato will perform a dance piece wherein movement is suspended between composition and improvisation, responding to space and a resonant soundscape.
Jason Roebke, Norman Long, and Nick Meryhew | Host Event at CAPE Gallery
Musicians and sound artists will blend their sonic ruminations on instrumentation, electronics, and found sound. They will perform a suite of improvisations that weave unprocessed acoustics and processed, synthesized recordings in playful and unexpected aural structures.
Icebreakerz | Host Event at CAPE Gallery
Icebreakerz will close out the evening program with bossanova influenced pop music. The seven member band from North-Grand High school will also perform an original composition.
Friday, April 5
Art-Making Reflection | theWit: 1:30 – 2:15pm CT
Artists will lead a group reflection session during Friday’s Coffee Chat.A