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Strange & Sacred Noise: Sunset Concert

  • Lugar Plaza 20 North Alabama Street Indianapolis, IN, 46204 United States (map)

FREE CONCERT at sunset, August 3: "Strange and Sacred Noise" composed by John Luther Adams & performed by Aaron Butler, Corey Denham, Parker James, and Ryan Garrett.

Music starts between 9:00 and 9:15.

About the music: Strange and Sacred Noise is a piece for percussion quartet that reflects on the oscillating episodes of stillness and violence in nature. Using a large battery of instruments, including tam-tams, vibraphones, and snare drums, Adams gives voice to the many moods of nature.

About the musicians: Aaron Butler is a percussionist and teacher from Athens, OH who has played and toured modern classical music extensively for the last 7 years. Corey Denham is the percussionist of local chamber outfit Forward Motion, and is the percussion instructor at IUPUI. Parker James is a vibraphone wizard and percussion teacher based in Indianapolis. Ryan Garrett is a performer hailing from Athens, OH.

Brought to you by the Rhythm! Discovery Center & Big Car Collaborative.