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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 and Lawndale present...

Nameless Sound presents

experimental sound-making, improvised music, noises, the sounding of art, the performance of art and . . .

ÉLIANE RADIGUE: tape music
Vice-Versa, etc... + Kyema from Trilogie de la Mort

They, Who Sound

Radigue Trilogie de la Mort
photo credit: Eleanore Huisse

Different Artists and Performers
Every Monday
Two distinct sets each night

Doors open at 7pm

at Lawndale
4912 Main St.
(Parking behind the building on Travis & Rosedale)

on October 21, 2019
will feature:

Annotation 3
Thomas Grasha/Muhammad Jafari

Annotation 3 is:
Sonia Flores (Houston) - double bass, voice
Rebecca Novak (Houston) - cornet, voice
Ronnie Yates (Houston) - text, voice
Anders Zelinski (Houston) - percussion

Thomas Grasha/Muhammad Jafari is:
Thomas Grasha (Houston) - acoustic guitar
Muhammad Jafari (Houston) - congas

FREE ADMISSION. Donations to They, Who Sound welcome.

December 10, 2019

location and time TBD

Nameless Sound presents
Occam Ocean

for bassoon, cello, harp, and tuba


Radigue Occam Ocean
photo credit: Eleanore Huisse
workshops and calsses

December 11, 2019

in Sanders Hall at Christ Church Cathedral
1117 Texas Ave
Free parking will be available in Cathedral Parking Garage on San Jacinto between Texas and Prairie.

Youth and 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.

Fall classes are in session now.

See our Creative Music Communities Ongoing Classes and Workshops page for class descriptions and times.

Nameless Sound in the communities:
Each week, Nameless Sound's Creative Music Communities workshops serve over two 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!

Nameless Sound is funded in part by:

  HAA CoH         NEA          Simmons          Brown Foundation         

Houston Endowment               Joan Hohlt & Roger Wich Foundation          Cullen Trust for the Performing ArtsTCA