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“Soundry camp was an unforgettable experience where I learned many different skills and met really cool people. It helped me learn more ways to embrace my overflowing creativity in just a few days!” – Lily Soundry Explore 2015
Soundry Workshops provide opportunities for musicians and sound artists to explore and create with instruction from contemporary music and composition experts from around the country. Housed in the world-class facilities of KANEKO, Soundry is an opportunity for performers and composers to dive into the world of contemporary and experimental music, hone their craft, meet and work with exceptional professionals in the field, and try something new!
Deadline to register for Soundry Explore & Soundry Create is June 15!
*Students can sign-up for a single day of Soundry Workshops by contacting Stacey Barelos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 14 – 18 // July 5 – 8 // Cost: $100
Soundry Explore is a one-of-a kind workshop for students ages 14 – 18 to explore and create music. Participants will build unconventional instruments, learn about the art of listening and improvisation, and compose new works for the 21st century. Led by Omaha Under the Radar artists, students have the option to choose from single or multiple sessions.
18 & up // July 5 – 8 // Cost: $100
Soundry Create is a week-long summer institute for talented musicians interested in modern classical music. Soundry Create will include sessions in composition, improvisation and professional development given by renowned Omaha Under the Radar Festival artists and guests.
Director: Stacey Barelos
The KANEKO Soundry is directed by composer and pianist Stacey Barelos, and includes expert instructors from Omaha and around the country.
Omaha native Stacey Barelos is a performer and composer specializing in the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Regarding her first solo release, The Midwest American Piano Project, the American Record Guide said, “Stacey Barelos…plays with authority and poetic nuance, her beautiful tone captured vividly in this warm recording…” As a composer, Stacey’s works have been performed across the U.S. and in Europe and Australia. In addition to her concert works, Dr. Barelos frequently writes pieces for her studio. Her recent article, “Composing for Your Students!” encourages other teachers to do the same. Currently, Dr. Barelos teaches piano and composition at the Omaha Conservatory and is the Education Director for the Omaha Under the Radar Festival. For more information, see her website, www.staceybarelos.com.
Instructors: Guests and instructors are drawn from the phenomenal Omaha Under the Radar Festival line-up. Past contributors include:
About Omaha Under the Radar
Omaha Under the Radar is an annual experimental performance festival in the Midwest. We celebrate cultural innovators with performances throughout the city of Omaha. The festival emerged from a desire to recognize and elevate the adventurous and innovative performers and creators living and working in the Midwest, and to connect this community to other performance communities throughout the United States. Since the first festival, held in 2014, Omaha Under the Radar has presented over 200 artists from more than a dozen cities throughout the United States. We work to represent a multiplicity of genres, ideas, and identities through performances, talks, group discussions and educational opportunities. Omaha Under the Radar is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization. Learn More ->
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