Wheelwright Museum 85th Anniversary Kickoff Concert
The Wheelwright Museum( https://wheelwright.org/event/85th-anniversary-kick-off-celebration-of-music-with-nacap/ )kicks off its 85th anniversary year with the Native American Composer Apprentice Project (NACAP) Celebration of Music in partnership with the Grand Canyon Music Festival. This public event will take place on May 27, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Wheelwright, featuring the Strata Quartet and renowned composer in residence Raven Chacon (Navajo) and NACAP alum and teaching composer Michael Begay (Navajo). The Strata Quartet will perform the original compositions by Native youth apprentice composers Elijah Ben (Navajo), Xavier Ben (Navajo), Cina Curley (Navajo), Russell Goodluck (Navajo), Nataani Hanley (Navajo/Húŋkpapȟa Lakota), Arika Morningstar (Hopi), and Christina Shupla (Hopi). Each composer will share the inspiration behind their composition. The event is generously supported by the Santa Fe Community Foundation’s Native American Advised Fund.
General admission seating is $10.00 and can be purchased through the Wheelwright Museum website. Light refreshments will be served.