Nameless Sound

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Nameless Sound was established in 2001 to present the best of international contemporary music and to support the exploration of new methods in arts education. Nameless Sound presents concerts by premier artists in the world of creative music. In addition, Nameless Sound artists work directly with students from Houston’s public schools, community centers, and homeless shelters. Nameless Sound’s educational work helps to nurture a new generation of artists and inspire tomorrow’s creative thinkers.

In Fall 2016 and Fall 2017, IICSI and Nameless Sound will collaboratively hold two symposia dedicated to exploring – through discussion, reflection, and practice – applications, practices, outcomes, and assessment for music pedagogies that emphasize creativity, with a priority on improvisation. The 2016 Symposium, hosted by Nameless Sound in Houston, Texas, will focus on Improvisation: pedagogy, implementation, and practice. Keep an eye out for the call for papers in early 2016!

Mission: The mission of Nameless Sound is to present the best of international contemporary music and to support the exploration of new methods in arts education. Nameless Sound presents concerts by premier artists in the world of creative music. In addition, Nameless Sound and its artists work directly with young people in public schools, community centers, and homeless shelters.

Vision: Nameless Sound’s vision is that creative music is a powerful tool for addressing critical adolescent issues, such as: diversity, group-awareness, self-awareness, creative problem solving, peer support, spontaneity, and vulnerability. Nameless Sound nurtures a new generation of artists and inspires tomorrow’s creative thinkers.

For more information about this IICSI partner please visit their website: namelesssound.org