Thursday, August 24 @7pm
Opening Reception
Josephy Center for Arts and Culture
Free Admission

Friday, August 25 @ 7pm
Concert: The Geography of Music

Enterprise Christian Church
$20 Adults $15 Seniors Free 18 and under
Online ticket sales have ended–tickets will be available at the door.

Saturday, August 26 @ 10am
Panel Discussion: How Does Place Inspire Art

Fishtrap
Free Admission

The three days of events begin with a reception on Thursday, August 24 at 7:00 pm at the Josephy Center You will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of the artists while viewing the Josephy Center’s exhibit of photographs of the Snake River and Hells Canyon.

Friday, August 25 features a full evening’s concert of interwoven classical music, spoken word, and the visual arts, including real-time painting inspired by the artist’s impressions of the music.

Saturday morning, August 26Fishtrap hosts a panel discussion with artists, writers and musicians exploring how place informs and inspires the creation of art . Admission is free.  Refreshments will be provided.

 

Full details in the press release below:


The Wallowa Valley Music Alliance, in collaboration with Fishtrap and the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, will present a three-day program of interwoven music, literature, and art on August 24, 25 and 26, 2017. “The Geography of Music”, the performance on Friday night, August 25,, will be a multi-media concert using classical music, spoken word, and visual arts to interpret our connection over the ages to the Wallowa Mountains, Snake River, and Hells Canyon.

The three days of events will begin with a reception on Thursday, August 24 at 7:00 pm at the Josephy Center in Joseph to introduce the musicians, writers, artists and photographers to the public. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of the artists while viewing the Josephy Center’s exhibit of photographs of the Snake River and Hells Canyon. The evening will include the performance of a short piece of music complemented by an author’s reading, as a preview of the main concert taking place the next night in Enterprise. Refreshments will be served. The reception is free to the public.

On Friday, August 25 at 7:00 pm at the Enterprise Christian Church, there will be a full evening’s concert of interwoven classical music, spoken word, and the visual arts, including real-time painting inspired by the artist’s impressions of the music. The program presents the music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, and an original composition by Mark Eubanks.

Musicians include Jim Cook (piano), Laura DeLuca (clarinet), Lauren Guthridge (oboe), Rodger Burnett (French horn), Mark Eubanks (bassoon), Jeannie Wells Yablonsky (violin), and Ed Dixon (cello). Artist who will be capturing the performance live to canvas are Sam Collett and Rodd Ambroson.
Admission for the concert will be: $20 general, $15 for seniors, and free for youth age 18 and under. Refreshments will be provided.

Fishtrap will host the final event on Saturday, August 26 at 10:00 am at the Coffin House, 400 E. Grant St, Enterprise. This will be a moderated panel discussion made up of visual, musical, and literary artists exploring how place informs and inspires the creation of art. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact event coordinator Bob Webb at (541) 432-0156 or 304 550-3799, and music program coordinator Mark Eubanks at bassoonbrothers@gmail.com.