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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.

Nameless Sound presents
Nameless Sound presents

Biliana Voutchkova & Michael Thieke
Ran Blake
December 9, 2016 at 8pm
January 7, 2017

Voutchkova Thieke Duophoto: Lora Vasileva
Ran Blake
at 14 Pews
800 Aurora St, HOUSTON, TX 77009

Friday, December 9, 2016

1st set: Free improvisation
2nd set: Blurred Music

$13 General/$10 Student/FREE under 18

Biliana Voutchkova (Bulgaria/Berlin) - voice, violin
Michael Thieke (Berlin) - clarinet

under James Turrell's Skyspace at Live Oak Friends Meeting House
1318 West 26th St, HOUSTON, TX 77008

Saturday, January 7, 2017
Doors open at 4:30pm. Concert begins at 5pm (on time) in order to coincide with the sunset and James Turrell's Skyspace. The second set will be performed with Turrell's Night Piece.

- FREE Admission -

Ran Blake (Boston, MA) - piano

Nameless Sound presents
Acuerdo de Musica Libre/Free Music Agreement
January 13-15, 2017 - Mexico City
January 21 & 22, 2017 - Houston


Eli Pinto
classes and workshops
1900 Kane St, HOUSTON, TX 77004

Mexico City performance dates:
Friday, January 13, 2017
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Houston performance dates:
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Sunday, January 22, 2017

concert times TBA

a collaboration between improvisers from Mexico and Texas:

Sarmen Almond (Mexico City) - voice
Rolando Cantú (Mexico City) - oboe, english horn
Denis Cisneros (Houston, TX) - guitar
Ryan Edwards (Houston, TX) - guitar, voice, viola
Juan García - (Mexico City) - double bass
Jason Jackson (Houston, TX) - saxophone
Ivette-Román Roberto (San Juan, PR) - voice

Mexico City events copresented by CEPROMUSIC
Houston events copresented by MECA

more information coming soon...

Youth & Special Needs Classes

at MECA, 1900 Kane St., Houston, TX
Nameless Sound's Ensembles at MECA are open to all and unite a diverse range of young people from throughout Houston.

Summer classes begin on Monday, June 6, 2016.

See Youth Ensemble page for class descriptions and times.

Nameless Sound in the Communities:
Each week, Nameless Sound's Creative Music Workshops serve over one hundred young people in homeless shelters, refugee programs, public schools, and community centers. Classes often feature hands-on workshops by visiting artists, some of the most innovative and pioneering musical thinkers in the world. If you would like to host a workshop in your community, please contact us!

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