3rd Annual Young Composer Concert
Mar
25
2:00 PM14:00

3rd Annual Young Composer Concert

Tickets can be purchased here. Every ticket directly supports the production of this concert and the further growth of our programs with youth musicians!

Our 3rd Annual Young Composer Concert presents ten new works from Austin-area youth ranging between ages 9 and 18. Writing the new works under the guidance of professional mentors, each piece will be performed by local ensemble Tetractys, between brief interviews with the composers. This year, we are collaborating with the Austin Symphony and 250 other artists to celebrate the great Leonard Bernstein through Bernstein 100 Austin. Recorded live at the concert collectively produced by the participants, the new music will reach wide audences, including those listening to KMFA and KUTX.  Click the image for more info about the event.

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Thinkery 21: Listen Up!
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Thinkery 21: Listen Up!

Tune in to Thinkery21: Listen Up! for science and sound in perfect harmony. Thinkery is teaming up with Golden Hornet and Alamo Drafthouse Mueller for a booming block party featuring artists, musicians, scientists and designers who explore sound in innovative ways. Have a jam session with a robot, trace the shape of a wave, or listen to the Sound of Science. No matter how you hear it, this is sure to be one of #Thinkery21’s greatest hits.

The Sound of Science – Preview a cello and electronics performance of new music from upcoming The Sound of Science, courtesy of Golden Hornet.

Austin Musician History 101 – Austin History Center, Austin Public Libraryshowcases famous musicians born ‘n raised in the Live Music Capital of the World—Austin, of course.

Get Into the Groove – Go Dance brings various genres of dance to get you movin’ and groovin’.

Robo-Beats – Jam out with Ponytrap's robotic drums.

Guess Who? – Get warmed up for Golden Hornet‘s The Sound of Science with a matching game of music to scientist.

YOU ROCK! – Create a “rock band” (using literal rocks) using Makey Makey, one of Thinkery EdExchange’s greatest hits.

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String Quartet Smackdown IV
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

String Quartet Smackdown IV

Tickets can be purchased here. Every ticket purchase supports adventurous music in Austin and beyond!

In its fourth year and slated for yet another highly successful and sold-out performance, this bracketed, NCAA-basketball tournament style competition brings original string quartet compositions head-to-head in front of a live, participatory audience which determines the winner. It's like March Madness for the ears! Submissions were accepted from around the world, and the sixteen finalists will have their works performed by Invoke. Click the image for more information.

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