Saturday, July 5, 2014

Sketches from the Tango Music Institute at Reed College, 2014

The opening concert when we learn that the amazing pianist and maestro Octavio Brunetti won't be joining us this year.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014



Bertram Levy is a bandoneon player from Port Townsend who spent a lot of time in Buenos Aires perfecting his bandoneon technique.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Pablo Aslan's class on Tango Rhythm. We clap various our marcatos and síncopas.

  Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


During lunch every day Morgan Luker lectures on History of Tango Music.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

A spontaneous jam session with Francis Soriano, Alex Zeyliger, and DalRae.

 Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Carlos Moreno, a bandoneon player from Seattle who recently moved there from Boston.

 Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

Sarah, Ben, Dana, and Jeff are playing Ben's original composition to Julian Hasse.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Natalia Tichovidova during the piano master class with Pepe Motta.

 Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

Korey Ireland talks about the intricate business of playing live music to the dancers.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Only half of the large orchestra could fit on one page of my sketchbook.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Small Ensemble I during the ensemble showcase.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Intermediate ensemble during the showcase.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

The most darling duet of two bando players brings tears to our eyes.

  Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014


Natalia Tichovidova performing a super complicated arrangement of Adios Nonino for piano solo.

Tango Music Institute, Reed College 2014

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