On Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 8 pm the Friends of Deep Listening Institute will host Big Deep, a benefit concert at The Kitchen in New York City. The lineup of performances include a duo with Roscoe Mitchell
and Pauline Oliveros
, the Deep Listening Band with Stuart Dempster, David Gamper and Pauline Oliveros, video artist Benton-C Bainbridge and an afterparty with DJ Olive and DJ Oliveros.
In addition to these special performances, Deep Listening Institute will be honoring Roscoe Mitchell with the 2009 Deep Listening Golden Ear award. Deep Listening Institute recognizes Mitchell’s astute contributions to the world of music. The Golden Ear award was established in 2007 by Deep Listening Institute founder Pauline Oliveros & artistic director Ione in order to recognize musicians who in their practice are great listeners. Roscoe Mitchell will be the third artist to be honored with this unique award.
The concert is a fundraising event with proceeds going towards the Deep Listening Institute, Ltd. and its ongoing projects. Donors have the opportunity to purchase special VIP tickets at $250 each which includes a cocktail reception and reserved seating. General admission is $100 with advance purchase and $125 at the door. This $100 ticket includes the concerts and afterparty with DJ Olive. With awareness of these lean times, $35 tickets will be available at the door for the concerts only. The Kitchen is located at 512 West 19th St between 10th and 11th Avenues, New York City. For more information contact Deep Listening Institute deeplistening.org or call 800.497.4072.
The Deep Listening Institute is a non-profit arts organization founded by Pauline Oliveros that fosters a unique approach to music, literature, art and meditation through the practice of Deep Listening®. Deep Listening Institute promotes innovation among artists and audience in creating, performing, recording and educating with a global perspective.