OFF the HOOK Chamber Music Festival

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TAKE NOTE.  June 8 – 29, 2015
Fourth Season

 Straight.Out. Music +

+ the Brain:  Symposium: In the Zone.
With Music In Mind : Music and the Brain, Meditation and the Zone. June 27
+ Meditation: the neuroscience of meditations effect on the brain. June 27
+ Light: Einstein’s Light Film celebrates Theory of Relativity (100th year!) +Bruce Adolphe, original film score. Joshua Bell, recorded. June 15

Light, Film, Discussion — Music, IN ACTION….
Like we’ve never had before! 

Miami String Quartet in Residence:
June 15 – 21.

PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS:

Second Annual Pianoathon! Fundraiser for local non-profit — 12 hours of piano playing on restored mid-1800’s Erard piano in historic downtown Fort Collins.
June 6

OFF the HOOK Music Workshop: 5-day Summer Arts Camp for young musicians.
June 8 – 12
OtH Music Workshop Showcase: A public exhibition concert of our String Playing Campers!
June 12

Miami  String  Quartet Tara McMullen

Miami String Quartet
Tara McMullen

A Musical Picnic: Vi Wickam and FriendsPYCh Fiddlers join Vi for Food. Fiddling. and Fun.
June 13

FESTIVAL EVENTS:

Opening Night: Whispers and Wines. A House Concert with Miami String Quartet.
June 15

Einstein’s Light...A new film celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Theory of Relativity and music’s sway over Einstein. Original music score by Bruce Adolphe.
June 16

Music of Light —- A Show of Introspection. Illumination. Inspiration.
Reflecting Albert  Einstein’s relationship to music and art…..
June 17 – 20

Children’s Music of Light Art Events:
Wizards, Wands and Words: turn a pen or a wand, a story or a letter for a Veteran.
Provided by  The Rocky Mountain Woodturners Assoc. and Pens for Veterans.
June 17

Print Making and E-Textiles: a day of hands-on art exploration.
Provided by the CSU Art Department and Pretty Brainy.
June 18

Cows, Cars and Composers… oh yes, and Miami String Quartet. A Musical talk and performance led by Bruce Adolphe.
June 17

Czech Connect: Chamber Music House concert: + Deborah Marshall, clarinet + Marija Stroke, piano.
June 18

Master Class: Miami String Quartet
June 19

quARTet Connect. Meet & Greet Miami Quartet + Art Show. Music of Light art show and music sampling with Miami String Quartet and Bruce Adolphe.
June 19

Tet a Tet! Quar, Quin, and Oc! Miami String Quartet’s closing night’s concert and final day of Music of Light Art Show.
June 20.

Miami String Quartet in a Run Out concert….find them on the road in Boulder. INFO coming SOON.
June 21.

Dances & Folksongs. Light and Joyous….Folksongs of the ages with special guest, Mezzo Soprano, Abigail Fischer.
June 23 (Run Out), June 24 (Fort Collins)

In the Zone — With Music In Mind : Music and the Brain, Meditation and the Zone. A Symposium
June 27      

Self Comes to Mind: Music, Art and Science Come Together. A chamber music concert featuring cellist Bion Tsang and OtH Colorado Festival Artists.
June 28  

Music, Art, and Science Come Together —  in Self Comes to Mind
June 29            


Children’s Programming like never before! June 8 – 12

Meryl DanzigerDo you study an instrument yet? Great! Haven’t yet found the right ‘voice’ for you or are you just curious about what this ‘music thing’ is all about? We’ve got the right summer Arts week for you! OFF the HOOK’s Music Workshop. A fun filled, 5 days of enriching music classes with some of the finest instructors that will inspire all levels of students. This program is great for those who are just curious about music and arts related classes as well as that student that’s been studying for years or somewhere in between. Join Meryl Danziger, Margaret Gutierrez, Vi Wickam and many more for fun and music enrichment!