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Detroit Composers’ Project: Songs & Stories

A collaboration between composers and storytellers to present new works that highlight the power of sharing stories in both art forms.

  • Project Created By

    Detroit Composers' Project

    Detroit Composers’ Project is a new organization aiming to empower composers and performers by creating opportunities for meaningful collaboration and imaginative performances, inside and outside of the Detroit-area. Our team came together over a year ago, in hopes of building more opportunities for composers and performers to collaborate on contemporary music.

  • Project Location
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Composers
    Artistic Producer, Composer, Pianist
    Composer, Detroit Composers' Project Managing Director
  • Key Collaborators
    Patricia Wheeler

    Storyteller, Producer

  • Project Dates
    Start Date
    September 1, 2020
    End Date
    May 1, 2021

Detroit Composers’ Project: Songs & Stories

A collaboration between composers and storytellers to present new works that highlight the power of sharing stories in both art forms.

Detroit Composers’ Project is partnering with local storyteller and live performance producer Patricia Wheeler to present Songs & Stories, a commissioning project and interdisciplinary collaboration between artists in the community to present live storytelling alongside premieres of new music. In Spring 2021, the project will culminate in the performance four new musical works by emerging composers to be created, developed, workshopped and premiered alongside performances of four local storytellers.

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