This past Wednesday evening, we celebrated our Michigan Premiere of Dried Tobacco Project in Kalamazoo. We held a workshop encouraging multimedia creativity and collaboration alongside our concert, featuring a forward by the author, Will Spargur, at 5:30 p.m. that evening.
Kalamazoo College Students engage with their peers in regard to new multimedia art projects.
The response we saw from attendees was touching and inspiring. We received very emotional feedback about the piece, and this may be because it was our most emotional performance thus far. Ian struggled to get through recitations, and I touched the piano with the most detail and attention that I have in a long time.
I got to play on a piano previously performed on by Mitsuko Uchida and Emmanuel Ax--talk about an inspiring experience, as we played and sang against a woodland backdrop in Michigan about a topic too important to dismiss.
We can't wait to take this piece to other venues. We really believe in the work we are doing and we hope that you do too.
Thank you, as always for the support and love.
To learn more about this show, please check out our interview.