Musician. Guitarist. Vocalist. Composer. Artist.
Sunday, March 31st
Scot Jon Schwestka - Guitars, Vocals
Richard Webb - Keyboards, Piano, Organ
Brad Schulte - Drums and Precussion
3:00 PM Jazz Matinee
Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines Campus - Chapel
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
Wednesday, March 20 | 8 – 9:30pm
MAHANEY ARTS CENTER, OLIN C. ROBISON CONCERT HALL
From the Middlebury website
Data Stream: Live Electronic Music Improvisation
Sandy Nordahl, Scot Schwestka, and Peter Hamlin ’73 celebrate a musical friendship and creative collaboration that goes back 30 years, with improvisatory concerts that explore electronic technology’s many possibilities for performance and sound.
Schwestka is a virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer who is also a visual artist and instrument builder. Nordahl is a versatile bassist and keyboardist with extensive experience as an electronic music composer and teacher, recording engineer, programmer, and creator of interactive digital visual art. Hamlin has been interested in electronics since childhood and works with sound design and performance on non-traditional instruments as well as live processing of acoustic instruments and voice.
They will be joined on stage by Music/Computer Science major and vocalist Fiona Sullivan ‘19, saxophone/flute master Matthew Evan Taylor, and guitarist/Chapman Stick artist Mark Christensen
Scot Jon Schwestka and Sandy Nordahl - Opening Reception: August 2 from 5-6:30 p.m.
Formal/Informal: Innovations in Portraiture
August 2 - September 15, 2019
On loan from the Syracuse University Art Collection
This exhibition explores the historical development of photographic portraiture, via work by portraitists Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen and Paul Stand, as well as contemporary photographers Larry Fink, Rena Small and Lucien Clergue, among others.