Brainchild Part 4

Composer Laura Steenberge
Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, January 8, 2017. Dominique Cox as Brainchild and Carolyn Chen, Heather Lockie, and Argenta Walther as the chorus. Costumes by Jill Spector.

For Brainchild Part 4 composer and multi-instrumentalist Laura Steenberge created a layered A Cappella score for the waning daylight of the Armory’s two-story art studio. The audience watched from above as the novice Brainchild, guided by the chorus, a set of handbells, and the shared oversized songbook, learned the score’s melodies.

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Image: Monica Nouwens
Courtesy Armory Center for the Arts