Historic Nashville: A Celebration in Music and Film
12:00 PM12:00

Historic Nashville: A Celebration in Music and Film

  • Nashville Public Library - Main Auditorium (map)
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Friday, June 21st, 2019 12:00 PM

Timbre Cierpke and Aaron Walters, curators
with members of chatterbird

Chatterbird and Metro Archives Audiovisual Conservation Center invite you to join us as we present a new live performance combining music and archival film footage. Working alongside Metro Archives Staff, chatterbird selected unseen and endangered footage from the collection for preservation. The ensemble then created a new music soundtrack and film which will debut live at Nashville Public Library's main auditorium on June 21 at 12 PM. The performance is free and open to the public.

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chatterbird presents Hit and Pluck
7:30 PM19:30

chatterbird presents Hit and Pluck

Thursday, April 18, 2019

7:30 PM

Tickets: This concert is offered on a sliding scale, with a suggestion to "Pay Your Wage" - at the door or online, pay an hour's worth of your wage. Cash and cards will be accepted at the door.

Join us for four WORLD PREMIERES featuring the music of composers Chris Bell, Annalyse Clark, Nick Heilborn, and Matthew Shorten. This concert will be the culmination of a spring project with Vanderbilt University’s Composition Studio.

Also on the program are Alex Temple’s homage to Frank Zappa and Robert Honstein’s tribute to a childhood clapping game.

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chatterbird presents Hello Gold Mountain
7:00 PM19:00

chatterbird presents Hello Gold Mountain

  • Vanderbilt University's Ingram Hall (map)
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Saturday, February 23rd
7 PM
Tickets: $25 (General Admission) and $90 (with 6 PM Cocktail Reception + Reserved Seating Area)

College students are free with ID. To purchase tickets or reserve a free ticket, click the link below.

Featuring the world premiere of Wu Fei's evening-length work, Hello Gold Mountain, inspired by stories of Jewish refugees in Shanghai.

Hello Gold Mountain is a requiem for lost possibilities of the Jewish community of Shanghai. The work, an original composition by Wu Fei, will feature chatterbird along with Wu Fei, guzheng, and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz, oud (Silkroad Ensemble). The piece is inspired by stories of Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai from Europe during World War II. This premiere is supported in part by the MAP Fund.

Leading up to the premiere, chatterbird will partner with the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Public Library, and the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville to offer community programming that shares the stories of these refugees.

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