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No Fool'n... CrossSound To Perform in Ketchikan


April 01, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - CrossSound will be performing at the Saxman Tribal House this evening, April 1st, at 7:30 pm. The evening will premier three multidisciplinary collaborations created in Sitka (a Chinese poem set in SE Alaska by writer John Straley, actor Roblin G. Davis and composer Cecilia Kim), Juneau (a Tlingit tale with a Korean twist by writer Brett Dillingham, storysinger Chan Park, and composer Stefan Hakenberg) and Ketchikan.

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CrossSound members Rob Holsten (Tuba) and composer Fred Ho (Baritone Saxophone)
during a March rehearsal in Ketchikan..
Photograph by Chris Wilhelm©2005

The Ketchikan work is entitled The Raven Suite, and was created jointly by writer Keith Smith, with the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Writer's Workshop, and the prominent composer Fred Ho. Keith Smith, former director of the KAAHC, wrote the story which he will tell while accompanied by the musicians, about Raven and his fishing adventures.

Tickets for the evening are $15 for adults and $12 for students/seniors and will be on sale at The Edge, McPherson Music, the Arts Council and at the door.


CrossSound In the News:

Combining story & song; CrossSound festival explores new perspectives on experience and place...
Juneau Empire - March 31, 2005


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