july, 2018

19jul(jul 19)5:30 pm(jul 19)5:30 pmFeaturedBeat the RushAustin Chamber Music presents Invoke

Event Details

Join us for another free music-filled afternoon with the return of rampagers of the alt-classical chamber music scene Invoke.  This event is hosted in collaboration with The Austin Chamber Music Center.

Beat the Rush is a performance series that features live music inspired by visual art on view.

Museum admission is always free on Thursdays. On the third Thursday of each month, the museum remains open until 9 pm.

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.  Paid parking is available in the Blanton/Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring your ticket with you to the front desk of the museum.

ABOUT INVOKE

Described by one pretty important radio guy as “not classical…but not not classical,” invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The multi-instrumental band’s other not-nots encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. invoke weaves these traditions together to create truly unique contemporary repertoire, written by and for the group.

The band received First Prize in the 2016 Savvy Musician in ACTION Chamber Competition, and were the first place winners of the 2018 Coltman Chamber Music Competition. In addition to their debut 2015 album “Souls in the Mud,” the group has performed and recorded numerous world premieres. invoke has been selected as Artists in Residence at Strathmore, the Emerging Young Artist Quartet at Interlochen, the Fellowship String Quartet at Wintergreen Performing Arts, and the Young Professional String Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin.

Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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