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Music inspired by the [center of the universe] Fremont Bridge

In two public events Paurl Walsh, the 2018 Fremont Bridge artist-in-residence, will share his artistic vision, inspiration, experience and a taste of the music he created while in the Northwest tower of the Fremont Bridge.

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 2 p.m.
Seattle Public Library, Central Branch, Microsoft Auditorium
1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 

Over the Moon, Under the Bridge: Building a Stronger Music Community
Join us for an afternoon of music and guided conversation about the struggles many musicians face such as mental illness, addiction, and poverty, and how our community can be strengthened to better support its members and these issues.

The program includes a public jam session and a panel of musicians and industry experts. This event is created by Paurl Walsh as part of the 2018 Fremont Bridge Composer in Residence in collaboration with Path With Art, Seattle Public Library, Seattle Department of Transportation and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Town Hall Seattle – Great Hall
1119 8th Ave, Seattle WA 98101

The public concert, Bascule, is a culmination of the 2018 Fremont Bridge Artist Residency completed by composer Paurl Walsh.

Paurl Walsh graduated from Cornish College with a degree in Classical Composition and Electro-acoustic music. He is an active composer of electronic music, modern classical chamber music, music for dance and theatre, and experimental rock. Writing and performing throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, he has been a core member of the experimental performance art/music groups Degenerate Art Ensemble, Implied Violence, and St Genet. He founded experimental hardcore band X-Ray Press, electronic pop group Rainbows, electroacoustic duo Medina/Walsh, and solo electronic act Trying. He has scored many stage works for choreographers and theater artists such as Kyle Loven, Ezra Dickinson, Peggy Piacenza, Paige Barnes, Paris Hurley, and PE|Mo. He also runs ExEx Audio, a creative recording studio centered around working collaboratively with artists to help them better express themselves through sound.

The Fremont Bridge residency is administered by the Office of Arts & Culture with SDOT 1% for Art Funds.