From Page to Stage: Emerging Composers Masterclass

JUNE 28th @ 9AM-12PM | First United Methodist Church

The goal of  “From Page to Stage” is to support emerging women composers in gaining a clearer understanding of not only expressing their creativity, but also creating clear scores, cultivating relationships with performers, and the art of collaboration. The master class with festival composer-in-residence Jenni Brandon will explore works submitted by participants, while talks about collaboration and the role of the independent composer will offer participants a well-rounded approach to growing their own careers.

 

FREE EVENT!

Beyond the Muse: Women's Musical History - Lecture

JUNE 28th @ 6PM | Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Andrea Fowler, musicologist

"The main idea behind this talk is to highlight the varied roles that women play in the music industry. We are performers, composers, and scholars, yes. And those roles have been public for quite some time. But we are also pedagogues, consiglieri, critics, and administrators, not to mention conductors, librarians, and educators. My goal with this talk is to explore some examples of these roles and to demonstrate how women's cultural agency is a vital part of music in the 21st century."

FREE EVENT!

Moon Dances - Gala Concert

JUNE 28th @ 7PM | Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Join the LunART Festival in celebrating women in the arts! Enjoy this opening event featuring music by Composer-in-Residence Jenni Brandon; 2018 Call for Scores Winners Katy Abbott & Veronika Krausas; Valerie Coleman and Cecilia McDowall; with special guests Katie Schaag, writer and Zhalarina Sanders, hip-hop artist.

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The Woman with the Unfathomable Eyes - Gala Concert

JUNE 29th @ 7PM | Promenade Hall - Overture Center

​Join the LunART Festival in celebrating women in the arts! Enjoy this special event with music by Composer-in-Residence Jenni Brandon; 2018 Call for Scores Winners Xinyan Li; Doina Rotaru & Galina Ustvolskaya; with special guests Liz Sexe, dancer and Katrin Talbot, poet.

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That's What She Said

JUNE 29th @ 9.30PM | Bos Meadery

That's What She Said is a story-share production in which local women share real stories about their fears, their joys, their lives. Created in 2014, it is produced by The Bricks Theatre (Madison, WI) and directed by Molly Vanderlin (Owner/Producer, The Bricks Theatre). It has received great reviews, and after fifteen shows, The Bricks Theatre has decided it might have a great idea!

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Rose Gold

JUNE 29th @ 9.30PM | Bos Meadery

CANCELED!

Collaboration in the Arts - Panel Discussion

JUNE 30th @ 10AM-12PM | Bubbler Room - Madison Public Library

Led by Jenni Brandon, Katie Schaag, and Kelly Parks Snider

This engaging panel discussion is for anyone interested in arts entrepreneurship, and for those who want to learn how artists work together. Participation from attendees is encouraged.

FREE EVENT!

From Page to Stage: Emerging Composers Concert

JUNE 30th @ 2PM | Capitol Lakes Grand Hall

We are extremely excited to welcome our 2018 participants to LunART's educational program "From Page to Stage: Emerging Composers!" These 6 talented composers will participate in a master class and private composition lessons with composer-in-residence Jenni Brandon, as well as workshop their music with festival musicians. The program culminates with a concert showcasing their works!

FREE EVENT!

Women's Voices - Gala Concert

JUNE 30th @ 7PM | First Unitarian Society

Join the LunART Festival in celebrating women in the arts! Enjoy this event featuring music by Composer-in-Residence Jenni Brandon, 2018 Call for Scores Winner Ingrid Stölzel, and Abbie Betinis, Hildegard von Bingen, Linda Kachelmeier, Elizabeth Alexander, Marilyn Bliss, Brianna Ware, Madeleine Dring, & Amy Beach. ​Featuring the LunART Festival Women's Choir conducted by Kathy Otterson. With special guests: visual artist Kelly Parks Snider and photographers Jennifer Bucheit & Katrin Talbot. 

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Starry Night performance

JUNE 30th @ 9.30PM | Robinia Courtyard

Come enjoy our fabulous guest artists, singer-songwriter Helen Avakian and Tiny Dinosaur, and join us in celebrating the end of our inaugural 2018 season!

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