Classical music+fashion+art to promote classical music to wider audiences. This event: Gigi Burris, fashion; Chris Rini, artist; various composers.
The Nouveau Classical Project is dedicated to promoting classical music to new audiences. We connect classical music with fashion and art and take classical music outside the traditional concert setting to expose the art form's relevance to today’s audiences.
Board of Directors:
President: Sugar Vendil
Vice-President: Marilyn Nonken
Secretary: Marcus Sands
Treasurer: Santosh Sateesh
Officers: Jason Jean
form/FIGURE took place on February 19, 2010 and we were excited to share classical music with a sold-out crowd! We are still fundraising for upcoming concerts, so please make a pledge if you feel compelled by this project. Photos: http://tinyurl.com/yegqpq9.
Read about form/FIGURE below....
Gifts for Pledging:
For pledging above the minimum amount, we have some fabulous gifts in addition to public recognition, including concert tickets to future shows (after this one) and limited edition 'Classical Music is Dead*' t-shirts designed exclusively for us by Gigi Burris (while supplies last!). Also--if you are not able to physically be at a concert to see your name on the program, fret not! We will have an online version on the blog for you to print and keep!
Limited Edition Unisex Tee by Gigi Burris:
We are only going to make 40 of these, so this is a great way to both become a supporter AND score one of these scarce gems! Available for purchase now! Pictures: http://tinyurl.com/yar6ffv.
form/FIGURE featured art, fashion, and music that take a direct cue from established/traditional elements. Fashion: (http://www.gigiburris.com) and Edward Lorenz (http://www.notjustalabel.com/edwardlorenz). Art by Chris Rini (http://www.christopherrini.com). Music: Bartok, Ginastera, Philip Glass, Handel-Halvorsen, Rodrigo, and emerging composer Danielle Schwob (http://www.danielleschwob.com). This concert offered examples of how perspectives on fixed things can still change over time.
10% of ticket sales will be donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund.
Musicians: Walter Aparicio, Hilary Castle, Rachel Christensen, Rebecca Dragonetti, Isabel Fairbanks, Amanda Hick, Patti Kilroy, Sugar Vendil, and Kiersten Cunningham and Nolan Roberts of Group Therapy.
Photos: Frank Wang Photography (http://tinyurl.com/yhc524c)
Video: Jesse Patch
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $1,000 goal
seconds to go
Dec 19, 2009 - Mar 19, 2010
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You'll get all our Kickstarter updates and your name will be listed on the program at form/figure.
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Kickstarter updates and your name listed on our program and website for a year.
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Kickstarter updates, a ticket to an upcoming event, your name listed on the program and on our website for a year, and a DVD of form/figure.
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Kickstarter updates, a ticket to an upcoming show, your name listed on all our programs and on our website for a year, DVD of form/figure, and a limited edition t-shirt created by Gigi Burris.
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Kickstarter updates, your name listed on all our programs and our website for a year, a complimentary ticket to all upcoming events this year, DVD of form/figure, and a limited edition t-shirt created by Gigi Burris.
Pledge $500 or more
Kickstarter updates, your name listed on all our programs and our website for a year, two complimentary tickets to all events this year, a DVD of the show, custom-embellished limited edition t-shirt created by Gigi Burris for form/figure, and a year-long Honorary Board Member position.