Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month (Philly JAM) shines a spotlight on the city’s special place in the history of jazz, and encourages people of all ages to experience, appreciate and participate in Philadelphia’s flourishing performance scene. Throughout the month, scores of venues large and small across the city will present performances by the Delaware Valley’s finest jazz practitioners, along with a surprise pop up performance, workshops, celebrations and events. Read more »
In conjunction with the centenary of John Cage’s birth and the 20-year anniversary of his death, Philadelphia experimental-music presenter Bowerbird presented a major festival celebrating the acclaimed musician and theorist’s myriad contributions. Cage: Beyond Silence, presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, ran October 26, 2012–January 20, 2013. Read more »
Situated at the forefront of artistic experimentation, Bowerbird is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that presents music and interdisciplinary events by local and internationally recognized artists at a variety of venues across the region. The mission of Bowerbird is to raise the public’s awareness and understanding of provocative and divergent music traditions by providing numerous and diverse opportunities to directly experience the work of today’s leading artists.
Ars Nova Workshop, Philadelphia’s leading nonprofit jazz and experimental music presenter, announces two special weekend concert series in Spring 2011. Featuring the work of Fieldwork and Instant Composers Pool Orchestra, the concerts take an in-depth look at the work of two important groups of composers and musicians representing both today’s most pioneering new music and decades of influence in the creative music scene. Read more »
Ars Nova Workshop (ANW) is a Philadelphia nonprofit jazz and experimental music presenting organization. ANW acts as a facilitator between artists and their audiences, while working to inform, inspire and challenge listeners in order to elevate the role of jazz, improvisation and experimental music. Read more »
Girls Rock Philly (GRP) is a non-profit organization presenting Philadelphia’s only rock camp for girls which is now in its fourth summer of teaching junior rockers, ages 9 to 17, how to rock out. This week long camp serves 80 girls from the Greater Philadelphia region, with fifty percent of campers receiving scholarships or financial aid to attend. Read more »
Girls Rock Philly is a music and mentoring 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls and women from the greater Philadelphia region through music education and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, self-expression, critical thinking, and collaboration. GRP is a founding member of the Girls Rock Camp Alliance. There are currently over 40 Girls Rock Camps across the world, including over 30 in the U.S.
Canary needed to re-architect Future of Music Coalition’s (FMC) established site with massive amounts of content and bring the best of that content to light. The site needed to feature research, congressional testimonials, issue-focused articles, and an annual policy summit that invites hundreds of people to convene in Washington. Read more »
Ars Nova Workshop had outgrown their early static html site and needed a site that allowed them to much more easily spread the word about the unique Jazz and Avant-Garde events they promote in Philadelphia. They also wanted the ability to easily turn their calendar of events into a rich database of musical history with streaming audio and video, and to create an online store to support their new music label. Read more »