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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In Context: Wayfinders

Wayfinders runs at BAM from November 19—22. Context is everything, so get even closer to the show with this curated selection of articles, interviews, and videos related to the production. Once you've seen it, help us keep the conversation going by telling us what you thought below.

Program Notes

Wayfinders (PDF)


"10 Things You Might Not Know About Holcombe Waller" (BAM Blog)
From Yale a cappella to collaborations with Miguel Gutierrez, Gabriel Kahane, and more.

"Portland Indie Singer's Latest Work Defies Description" (The Oregonian)
"Once I got a sense that mobility, movement, navigation and orientation might be key purposes that evolved our consciousness," says Waller, "I knew I had to make a piece just focusing on this idea."

Fear No Music Ensemble
Learn more about the new-music ensemble featured in Wayfinders.

Watch & Listen

Holcombe Waller: Wayfinders (MCA Chicago)
Waller discusses the details of his piece, which was developed in residency at MCA Chicago.

Behind the Performance: Wayfinders with Holcombe Waller & FearNoMusic (Artslandia Magazine)
Portland's performing arts magazine sits in on a Wayfinders rehearsal.

Excerpts from the show.

Holcombe Waller (Bandcamp)
Stream and download three of Waller's albums.

Now your turn...

So how did you enjoy the show? Likes? Dislikes? Surprises? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below.


  1. What do I think about it ? Why don't you send this email after I've seen the show and not before!

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