Copy
Dear <<First Name>>,
View this email in your browser
THIS AFTERNOON! ARCOMUSICAL @ JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE'S MUSICA VIVA SERIES!

If you are in the Joliet area today and have a free afternoon, come out to the wonderful Musica Viva Series of concerts at JJC at 3PM! We'll be there today with some very special guest performers:
Rich Moore, alto saxophone
Matt Ulery, double bass
and Arcomusical alumni Tony Cable and Kyle Flens!
Viva la música! Viva!
SENDING LOVE AND SUPPORT TO AFRICA

In 2016, Gregory Beyer and members of Arcomusical Brasil traveled to Durban, South Africa, to participate and perform at the First International Bow Music Conference. There, our lives were profoundly changed by the bright ray of sunshine and musical virtuosity that is Mama Bavikile Ngema. Born in 1951 in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, Bavikile is revered as the foremost performer of the Zulu braced gourd-resonated bow, the umakhweyana

Her ever-present smile, emblematic of her profound joy and reverence for life in the moment, touched all of us at the conference. And her performing is a spectacle to behold. Greg stayed after the conference to spend time studying with Bavikile, and always imagined being able to return to continue that study in more depth. 

Sadly, her doctors have recently discovered a late-stage cancer that appears terminal. Heartbroken, Arcomusical is helping to organize fundraising efforts to send love and support to Mama Bavikile and her family at this critical time of need. At our album release party last Sunday, we raised and sent nearly $600 to Africa.

If you enjoy Arcomusical's music, trust that it is founded upon a pillar of research and community building with respected elder figures like Mama Bavikile whose musicianship is unparalleled. We want to do all we can to give her comfort and support at this critical moment. If you'd like to help us do the same, please consider making a donation to Arcomusical NFP, now through the end of April. We will be absolutely certain that your donations get to Mama Bavikile as soon as possible, and we'll keep our community appraised of our collective efforts to help.
DONATE TO ARCOMUSICAL NFP TO HELP MAMA BAVIKILE
DID YOU MISS OUR EMIGRE AND EXILE ALBUM PARTY?
We presented a wonderful and emotionally uplifting show at Constellation last Sunday evening thanks to so many wonderful special guests who all brought their wonderful souls and music to share. If you weren't able to see the show and still want to check it out, the good news is YOU CAN! Check the link below to watch the livestream, skillfully captured by our friend Nolan at Constellation. 
WATCH THE ALBUM RELEASE LIVESTREAM HERE!
VIDEO RELEASE no. 2 - Emigre and Exile, mvt. 3, "Tongues"
This video presents the third movement of Chicago-based composer and jazz bassist Matt Ulery's epic six movement work that gives the album its name. Subtitled "Bottomless," this movement begins the second half of the work and serves as a short introduction for movements four and five which together form the heart of this long journey that musically attempts to trace the memory of the berimbau Afro-Brazilian musical bow back to its African roots.
Order a Physical CD
Download a Digital Copy on Bandcamp!
Spring 2022 Arcomusical Events!

April 8 - Ripon College, Ripon, WI

April 9 - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

April 10 - Joliet Junior College


May 1 - Special Ukraine relief fundraiser event, Evanston, IL

May 5 - Give DeKalb County Annual Fundraiser Event!
Check out our Arcomusical Events Calendar!
Facebook Page
Website
YouTube
Email
Twitter
Thank you for reading!

Copyright © 2021 Arcomusical, All rights reserved.

Arcomusical
3925 South Pointe Dr Unit F
DeKalb, IL 60115
USA

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list






This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Arcomusical · 3925 South Pointe Dr Unit F · DeKalb, IL 60115 · USA

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp