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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.

Wadada Leo Smith's

in three distinct concerts at three different venues:
Ten Freedom Summers
September 15 -17, 2017

October 13, 2017, 8PM

CEPROSound Small Ensembles
NS workshop
CEPROSOUND Small Ensembles
Friday, September 15, 8pm
Presented in Collaboration with MECA

Hear the Revolution
Performed by Ensamble CEPROMUSIC
Saturday, September 16, 3pm
At Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Presented in Collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Sunday, September 17, 8pm

CEPROSOUND Small Ensembles and Orchestra will feature:
Orlando Aguilar, Carla Benítez, Leonardo Chávez, Juan José García, Gonzalo Gutiérrez, Carlos Lot, Roxana Mendoza, Luis Mora, Diego Morábito, Alena Stryouchkova, Ryan Edwards, Sonia Flores, Jason Jackson, Justin Jones, Lisa Harris, John Kennedy, Rebecca Novak, Ivette Román-Robert, Jawwaad Taylor.

The first full production in the American South of
Wadada Leo Smith’s
major work on the American Civil Rights Movement 

performed by
Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet
and RedKoral String Quartet
with video images by Jesse Gilbert

presented in 3 parts in 3 cities
Audience is invited to travel to experience the full production

Thursday, October 12, 2017
"Defining Moments in America"
in Austin, Texas
at Boyd Vance Theater at George Washington Carver Museum
Presented by Epistrophy Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017
"What is Democracy?"
in Houston, Texas
Presented by Nameless Sound

Saturday, October 14, 2017
"Ten Freedom Summers"
in New Orleans, Louisiana
at Loyola University
Presented by New Quorum



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 2017 Classes begin on June 5, 2017 and end on July 21, 2017.

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!

Every single donation to Nameless Sound, large and small, makes a difference. Read more here.

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