Hack the symphony with audacious new explorations of sound and symphonic classics through science and technology.
A special Maker Faire Ottawa edition of TUNETOWN. Tinker with unique inventions and instruments featured in the concert! Brought to you by the creative engines of the NAC Orchestra, Canada Science and Technology Museum, pHacktory, and Artengine.
Join us 45 minutes prior to the concert for a fun and interactive TUNETOWN Maker Faire. Activities will include a 3D printing demonstration of musical instruments with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, hands-on demos of the LITTLEBITS music modules and the MakeyMakey platform, an interactive musical sculpture, Johann Sebastian “Box”, an interactive sound station, a create-your-own tin can percussion activity and much more!
University of Ottawa physicist, biologist, all-around technology hacker and Ted talker Andrew Pelling knows all about the power of music. He went to an arts intensive school. He also played the flute. And his partner is a violin maker who plays in community orchestras in the area. But that’s not why he was asked to take part in a unique experimental process and classical music concert called the Symphony Hack Lab put together by the National Arts Centre.
Read more at: http://artsfile.ca/hacking-the-symphony-with-andrew-pelling-to-create-a-unique-mash-up-of-technology-and-music/