Program Spotlight

past event

February 21, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Member Only Event: Spotlight on KANEKO Programs!

Program Spotlight is a special behind-the-scenes exploration of KANEKO’s Core Programs. Members are invited to join us at KANEKO for an evening showcasing the musical stylings of Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, creator of Omaha Under the Radar and KANEKO’s Generator Series. Engage in meaningful conversation with a creative community accompanied by refreshments on February 21, 2018 from 6 to 7pm.

About Amanda: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, DMA is an Omaha-based classical soprano who specializes in the work of living composers. Along with her solo repertoire, she is a member of Ensemble Dal Niente, Hasco Duo and Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble.Born and raised in Omaha, NE, Ms. DeBoer moved to Chicago to study at DePaul University where she received a Bachelor of Music. She received a Masters degree from the University at Buffalo, where she studied with acclaimed contemporary interpreter Tony Arnold, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Bowling Green State University.

Omaha Under the Radar: Omaha Under the Radar is an annual experimental performance festival in the Midwest celebrating cultural innovators with performances and workshops throughout the city of Omaha. The organization supports innovative performers living and working in the Midwest and connects them to communities throughout the United States.

Soundry: Omaha Under the Radar’s educational program, was launched during the 2015 festival at KANEKO, and has presented yearly, multi-day workshops in composition, instrument building, improvisation, sound art, electronic music, and graphic score creation. The next workshop is on February 15 at 6 PM

Generator Series: The Generator Series investigates music’s relationship to our physical world, seeking the connections between sound and architecture, sound and natural landscapes, sound and the human body, and more. Check out the next performance, Sound and Memory, on March 8 at 7 PM.

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