Atlantic Center for the Arts: Soundscape I

November 9th 11am-3pm
Canaveral National Seashore
S Washington Ave, Titusville, FL 32796

A full day of soundscape immersion with special guest Jack Hines of Wild Sanctuary, the internationally acclaimed soundscape field research and sound arts group founded by Dr. Bernie Krause (author of The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places and a key figure in implementing natural soundscapes as a resource for the U. S. National Park Service). Jack Hines is a musician, environmental advocate, GIS technician, field-recordist, soundscape ecologist, and educator with nearly 20 years as an associate member of Wild Sanctuary. His deep understanding of sounds of the natural wild, their relationship to music, and to those of enhancing human health and wellness, make him a multi-talented leader in this field. Both studied and intuitive, Jack’s comprehensive field and teaching skills along with his enthusiasm to share the wonders of the outdoors – and relate them to life in the modern world – are timely and vital.

Join Atlantic Center for the Arts and Jack Hines for a Soundwalk at 11 AM, then explore deeper into the inner world of soundscape and field recording with a presentation at the Leeper-Schultz House at Canaveral National Seashore. Learn about the history of soundscape ecology in the U.S. National Park Service, and practice listening awareness exercises developed by the Wild Sanctuary team.

RSVP required. Limited to 60 participants. Free with park admission ($15)

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Atlantic Center for the Arts: Soundscape II
November 16th 11am-3pm
DeLeon Springs State Park
601 Ponce Deleon Blvd, De Leon Springs, FL 32130

Second full day of ACA soundscape immersion with Stetson University professor, Dr. Nathan Wolek, and special guest Jack Hines of Wild Sanctuary, the internationally acclaimed soundscape field research and sound arts group founded by Dr. Bernie Krause (author of The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places). Jack Hines is a musician, environmental advocate, GIS technician, field-recordist, soundscape ecologist, and educator with nearly 20 years as an associate member of Wild Sanctuary. His deep understanding of sounds of the natural wild, their relationship to music, and to those of enhancing human health and wellness, make him a multi-talented leader in this field. Both studied and intuitive, Jack’s comprehensive field and teaching skills along with his enthusiasm to share the wonders of the outdoors – and relate them to life in the modern world – are timely and vital.

Stetson University professor, Nathan Wolek is an audio artist and researcher whose works have been shared across the United States, in addition to engagements in Korea, Germany, Norway, Canada and Brazil. Dr. Wolek holds a Ph.D. in music technology from Northwestern University and a B.M. in digital arts from Stetson University. He serves as the Chair of Creative Arts and is a professor of Digital Arts and Music Technology.

Join Atlantic Center for the Arts, Stetson University, and Wild Sanctuary for a Soundwalk at 11 AM, then explore deeper into the inner world of soundscape and field recording with a presentation at DeLeon Springs State Park. This beautiful park contains a natural spring, wooded trails, and a plethora of sounds! Dr. Wolek will enlist the participation of Stetson University students to share the hyperreal resolution of microphones to amplify the soundscape. Jack Hines will be on hand to lead the public in listening awareness exercises and share stories from his many global excursions in sound.

RSVP required. Limited to 60 participants. Free with park admission.

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Atlantic Center for the Arts: Somatic Vibes of Gaia
March 21, 2020 2pm-6pm
Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., Orlando

$10 cash at the door (a portion of the proceeds support ACA Soundscape Field Station artist residency program at Canaveral National Seashore)

An afternoon of sound immersion presented by Atlantic Center for the Arts. Join Rachel Chase and Lady Eve for a nod to the five elements that move through our bodies and connect us to the living planet. A little metaphysical and a little scientific, this creative experience incorporates sound bathing, environmental sounds, and slow movement to create a complete atmosphere of elemental forces. Bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing.
Call (386) 423-1753 for more information.

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