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U P C O M I N G  E V E N T S

U P C O M I N G  E V E N T S

  • pt.fwd presents Jeremy Young
    Sun, Mar 19
    McLean County Museum of History
    Mar 19, 2023, 4:00 PM CDT
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Jeremy Young (Montréal, Canada) performs sketches for tape loops, oscillators, and EMF waves.
  • pt.fwd presents Normal Community High School Experimental Ensemble
    Apr 15, 2023, 7:00 PM CDT
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    We welcome back Bloomington-Normal's most exciting new music group!

Past Events

  • pt.fwd presents John McCowen
    Sun, Oct 30
    The Hangar Art Co.
    Oct 30, 7:00 PM CDT
    The Hangar Art Co., 105 W Jefferson St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    John McCowen (Reykjavik, Iceland) is a composer/clarinetist focused on extending the possibilities of the contrabass clarinet and other instruments.
  • pt.fwd presents Daniel Wyche
    Sat, Sep 17
    Bloomington
    Sep 17, 7:00 PM
    Bloomington, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    To kick off pt.fwd's fifth season, we're thrilled to welcome Daniel Wyche to the McLean County Museum of History!
  • NON:op + pt.fwd present "Six Words"
    Fri, Jun 24
    McLean County Museum of History
    Jun 24, 7:00 PM CDT
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Using archival research, community dialogue, and collaborative music-making, "Six Words" engages directly with Central Illinois residents, non-profits, and youth organizations to reflect on our collective experience of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • pt.fwd presents Normal Community High School Experimental Ensemble
    May 13, 7:00 PM
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Debut performance by Bloomington-Normal's most exciting new music group! Students will play arrangements of American classics and improvisations with guest artists.
  • NON:op + pt.fwd present "Six Words" Youth Writing Workshop
    Sat, May 07
    McLean County Museum of History
    May 07, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Youth workshop to write brief reflections on the Central Illinois pandemic experience.
  • Jon Mueller
    Thu, Mar 17
    McLean County Museum of History
    Mar 17, 7:00 PM
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Jon Mueller's "Afterlife Cartoons" are solo acoustic percussion performances that use repetitive patterns and subtle shifts in grid-like pulsing to instigate overtones, phasing, and choir-like acoustic phenomena that transform the work from mere drum solo to the sonic illusion of a small orchestra.
  • Lia Kohl & Macie Stewart
    Sat, Feb 26
    McLean County Museum of History
    Feb 26, 7:00 PM CST
    McLean County Museum of History, 200 N Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Lia Kohl and Macie Stewart are a Chicago-based duo creating freely improvised music that explores rich harmonies, timbres, and textures. Starting from the quartet of their two voices, cello, and violin, the duo’s varied sound centers curiosity and an uncanny receptivity to each other.
  • pt.fwd presents The Quarantine Concerts: Friday, Sept 3, 2021
    Sep 03, 2021, 7:00 PM CDT
    Facebook Live
    Join us for a streaming concert and artist fundraiser featuring performances by sonic artists, musicians, and composers from Central Illinois and beyond. All donations will go to our performers.

All pt.fwd events are free and open to the public.

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