Hunter Long, Talks 6/2 @ Kemper

Hunter Long is a composer, performer and producer. He has been awarded grants by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Charlotte Street Foundation and ArtsKC. Hunter was selected as a composer for the Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, the neif-norf Composition Workshop, the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab, the Banff

KC musician, songwriter, scriptwriter, composer and producer Christian Hankel tells his story @ GUILDit. Be inspired and learn from his successes and challenges. There are more talks like this @ GUILDit, every 1st & 3rd Thursday, noon-1pm at the Kauffman Foundation. Each talk is followed by 20 minutes of brainstorming to make art businesses even

Fringe Triple Take

Get ready for the KC Fringe Festival July 16-26, with GUILDit’s Triple Take on the Fringe. We’ll highlight Fringe artists and the Fringe organizers. 1) On June 18th  Christian Hankel talks about ‘Silver: A Noir Ballet‘ for which he wrote 11 original Jazz pieces. Plus, more on Christian’s 20-year career as a KC artist. 2) On July 2nd Fringe Festival

Christian Hankel will talk on “Silver: A Noir Ballet” which he solely composed, arranged and produced. The ballet features live jazz musicians and a singer, as well as dancers. Silver is his most ambitious work to date in a career that spans 20 years. Christian started out as a creator and performer of original music in