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    Echo Chamber

    Echo Chamber Presents... Movie Night

    Put on your 3D glasses: Echo Chamber, on October 27, is bringing you to a night at the movies!

     New York, NY, United States

    What we've done

    Since 2015, Echo Chamber has been commissioning exciting new music—to create a repertoire of our own, for our slightly strange instrumentation—from some of the most exciting young composers of our time. We've presented six concerts over the last two seasons, created new works with 10 composers, and tried our very best to get the word out about contemporary music—our main mission in the world.

    What we're doing

    Now, we'd like to put a spotlight on the music in our catalogue that is accompanied by moving image—and for the occasion, we're also getting a brand new work and animated film to go with it! Echo Chamber’s MOVIE NIGHT is a project aiming to showcase new multimedia works combining live music and video, as well as projects from Echo Chamber’s repertoire, to bring new music and art lovers together for a night at the movies. We'll be premiering a new piece from Fjóla Evans, alongside collaborator Amanda Bonaiuto who created a new animation to pair with Fjóla’s music.

    We'll also be presenting the world premiere of a music video for Pascal Le Boeuf's Don't Say A Word, created in collaboration with FourTen Media/Evan Chapman, Myssi Robinson, and Kyle Marshall. In addition, there will be Echo Chamber favorites My Feet to the Sun by Florent Ghys, accompanied by video created by the composer himself, and opening with Brooks Frederickson's Fat Quarter. Finally, a performance of Aleksandra Vrebalov's open-instrumentation work Echolocations will take advantage of the cavernous Cary Hall.

    What it takes and what you get

    Of course, putting on an exciting show like this isn't free. We need to hire a sound engineer, pay artists' fees, commission fees, space rental, and we'll incur other production costs. This is where you come in! Through this crowdfunding campaign, we hope to raise the funds to produce this concert, pay a fair fee to our musicians as well as Fjóla and Amanda, and remain in the black while doing it.

    Whether you have $10 or $1000, there's something in this for everybody. Check out our great perks: signed sketches by Amanda Bonaiuto, unreleased tracks by Fjóla Evans, a dinner concert, co-commissioner credit—there's something in there just for you! If you're feeling inspired, please consider donating what you can. We'd also greatly appreciate spreading the word. And of course, seeing you there!

    When it happens

    Here are the details:
    MOVIE NIGHT
    October 27 @ 7:30p
    The DiMenna Center, 450 W 37th St, NYC
    Cary Hall

    $12 advance / $15 door

    Curious about what else we do? Check out our website and Instagram!

    Echo Chamber, an emergent sextet with a flair for contemporary music, is dedicated to commissioning and performing works written specifically for its unique instrumentation (clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello, and double bass). Founded in 2015 by artistic directors Kyle Tieman-Strauss and Adam Holmes, Echo Chamber has created a repertoire unto itself, through commissions from such varied composers as Brooks Frederickson, Matt Frey, Florent Ghys, Pascal Le Boeuf, and Molly Joyce. Future projects include commissions from some of the most exciting young composers of today, including Caroline Mallonée, Brian Petuch, Conrad Winslow, and a collaboration with vocalist-composer Derek Piotr.

    Echo Chamber is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of fundraising for Movie Night must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

    Rewards

    Donate $10.00 or more

    Amount is fully tax-deductible.

    Popcorn

    You'll be supporting some of the top young composers and performers of our time. And we'll put your name in the rolling credits! (i.e. in the program.)

    Donate $25.00 or more

    Amount is fully tax-deductible.

    Jujyfruits

    We'll send you a thank-you postcard featuring one of the stills from Amanda Bonaiuto's new animations created with the help of your generous donation. And we'll put your name in the rolling credits.

    Donate $50.00 or more

    Amount over $5.00 is tax-deductible.

    3D Glasses

    We'll send you some unreleased tracks by Fjóla Evans, one of the featured composers of this concert. Plus all the above.

    INCLUDES:
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $75.00 or more

    Amount over $30.00 is tax-deductible.

    Stadium Seating

    You'll get 2 tickets (with reserved seating) at the concert on Oct. 27th. (NB: we don't ACTUALLY have stadium seating.) Plus all of the above.

    INCLUDES:
    - 2 reserved-seating tickets
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $125.00 or more

    Amount over $75.00 is tax-deductible.

    Silent Movie

    We'll send you a signed sketch by Amanda Bonaiuto from her brand new animation premiered on this concert. (Check out this page's header image for a sneak preview—they're fully gorgeous.)

    INCLUDES:
    - signed sketch from Amanda Bonaiuto
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $250.00 or more

    Amount over $120.00 is tax-deductible.

    Private Screening

    Select members of Echo Chamber will prepare a dinner concert for you and your guests! We'll sort out the details with you (repertoire, location, etc.). This reward also includes 2 tickets with reserved seating at the concert. Must be in the NYC area.

    INCLUDES:
    - dinner music
    - 2 reserved-seating tickets
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $500.00 or more

    Amount over $200.00 is tax-deductible.

    Investor

    You'll be listed in the score for Fjóla's piece, and the concert program as well, as co-commissioner of the new work. We couldn't do it without you!

    INCLUDES:
    - co-commissioner credit
    - 2 reserved-seating tickets
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $750.00 or more

    Amount over $350.00 is tax-deductible.

    Executive Producer

    You'll be listed as the Executive Producer of the entire concert. We couldn't do it without you!

    INCLUDES:
    - Executive Producer credit
    - 2 reserved-seating tickets
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program

    Donate $1,000.00 or more

    Amount over $500.00 is tax-deductible.

    Head Honcho

    You'll be listed as the Producer of the entire concert. We couldn't do it without you!

    INCLUDES:
    - Producer credit
    - 2 reserved-seating tickets
    - drone tracks from Fjóla Evans
    - thank-you postcard
    - your name in the program