Led by Chicago teaching artist Billie Howard, this soundwalk is geared for people of all ages. Join us for a guided soundwalk for developing important sensory awareness skills. On July 14 from 10-11 a.m. at Humboldt Park, meet at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1301 N …
Norman W. Long and Sara Zalek will lead an internal body scan for the assembled group; a meditation in finding our presence in places that may not be familiar. Together, we breathe and walk new pathways at Big Marsh Park, with an intention toward immersion, …
First EcoVoice Festival July 8-10 at Loyola University and the University of Illinois, Chicago.
The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology is excited to partner with the new EcoVoice Project on their first EcoVoice Festival, three days of performances and activities that build awareness, educate, and call others to action on climate change. The 2022 inaugural festival will take place July 8-10 and be hosted at Loyola University and the University of Illinois, Chicago. The festival will feature the premiere live performance of the New Earth Ensemble and two new song cycles, as well as educational panels and sessions. All events will be open to the general public, and the Sunday morning sing along encourages family participation.
Saturday July 9
Soundwalk | 10 AM
Join us outside Loyola U’s Madonna della Strada Chapel at 10AM on Saturday, July 9 to explore listening in the lovely Loyola campus area. Sound artist and Deep Listening practitioner Paige Naylor facilitates our journey.
Featured Panel and Discussion | 2:30 PM CST
“Music as Environmental Activism”
Kirsten Hedegaard, Conductor, Loyola University Chicago
Eric Leonardson, President, Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology
Norman Long, Sound artist, designer, and composer
Mark Pedelty, Sociology/Musicologist, University of Minnesota
Thomas Aláan, Panel Moderator
Visit https://ecovoiceproject.org/ecovoicefestival for full schedule of events and to reserve your place.