Orión García + Graham Reynolds + Special Guests
Called “the quintessential modern composer” by the London Independent, Austin-based composer-bandleader Graham Reynolds creates, performs, and records music for film, theater, dance, rock clubs, and concert halls, with collaborators ranging from Richard Linklater and Jack Black to DJ Spooky and Deborah Hay. He recently scored Linklater’s “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” featuring Cate Blanchett for Annapurna Pictures, Michelle Josue’s “Happy Jail” for Netflix, the Rude Mechs’ “Stop Hitting Yourself” for Lincoln Center Theater, Ballet Austin’s “Grimm Tales,” and a multi-year commission from Ballroom Marfa, “The Marfa Triptych.” His Creative Capital Award winning bilingual opera, “Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance,” is currently touring. He recently spent time in Captiva, Florida as a selected Rauschenberg Residency artist (2019) and is currently scoring a work for the Cullberg Ballet of Sweden (2020). Amidst his many other projects, Graham also serves as the Artistic Director for the new music focused non-profit Golden Hornet.
From Monterrey México, Coka Treviño has worked extensively in art and music, holding every position imaginable within the cultural scene, curating being her favorite. In 2009 she founded The Projecto with musician Alfredo Ríos in Monterrey, looking to facilitate cultural exchange with different cities and artistic expressions. In 2010 The Projecto moved to Austin where they have been hosting international artists and collaborating with different local institutions to enable dialogue and community enrichment. She also works as a Program Coordinator with Big Medium.
Orión García is best known for his consistent contributions to cultural blendings of music and art. He has been writing, composing and performing varying styles of music for over fifteen years. In 2007 he founded Peligrosa, the widely known Latin/o/a/x collective of djs, producers and artists, who continue to promulgate music and visuals from a variety of diasporas with a considerable focus on sounds from Latin America, the Caribbean, and parts of Africa and Europe.
Considered one of the most active and recognized composers of Mexico’s musical scene, Felipe Pérez Santiago has received several prizes and recognitions in Europe, United States and Latin America. His compositions have been played and commissioned in more than 40 countries by internationally renowned orchestras and ensembles and has been invited as resident composer to conservatories, universities and institutions all over the world.” Check back later for Spanish.