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David Dove, founding director of Nameless Sound and longtime instructor at MECA, will explore the special and spatial acoustics of the Dow School in a performance/installation that extends his own practice as an improvising trombone player and his recent exploration of amplified/effected trombone through subwoofers. Dove's sub-bass trombone music uses the influence of visionary Houston mixed-tape artist DJ Screw to create a slowly moving and very physical sonic experience.

Through electronics, the trombone is pitched down one and two octaves and amplified through subwoofers. Dove's familiarity with the Dow building — and his interest in its acoustics — comes from his history as a MECA teacher since 1997. Dove's performance will use multiple sound-systems and several parts of the building as installation, performance space and resonating chamber.

The audience is invited to come/go freely during the duration of the performance and move throughout the building in order to experience sound from different acoustic perspectives.

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WHERE

MECA
1900 Kane St.
Houston, TX 77007
http://www.meca-houston.org/

TICKET INFO

$7 in advance; $10 at the door; $5 students.
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