When:
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 3:00p -
Sunday, Sep 19, 2021 4:00p

Where:
Somerville Community Growing Center
22 Vinal avenue
Somerville, MA 02143

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, Innovation, Kid Friendly, LGBT, Music, Performing Arts

Event website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bikencerto-a-concerto-for-solo-bicycle-and-orchestra-tickets-169894299423?fbclid=IwAR3I2eVDUF8GkFWmSfBT0fpS1fj8fkD2DLQa6GApiYbhtB-whS2qn8H9r2k

IDEAS, NOT THEORIES. By Reynaliz Herrera presents:

Premiere of new upcoming program:
“BIKEncerto: a concerto for solo bicycle and orchestra”
(NEW composition by Reynaliz Herrera)

"Continuing her exploration of music for bicycles, Reynaliz Herrera will present her new composition/program BIKEncerto: a concerto for solo bicycle and orchestra, performing it at Somerville Community Growing Center with her company Ideas, Not Theories."

WHEN: September 18th (3pm & 6pm) & September 19th (3pm), 2021*
*Rain Date: Sept 26th (2pm & 5pm)

WHERE: At the Somerville Community Growing Center (OUTDOORS and In-Person)
(22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143)

FREE.
==== RSVP to either of the performance's dates and times at this Eventbrite link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/.../bikencerto-a-concerto-for...

This program is supported in part by the Somerville Arts Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
This project is made possible (in part) by a Live Arts Boston grant from the Boston Foundation. __________________________________________________________________________________________
CREDITS:
Composer & Orchestrator: Reynaliz Herrera
Producer (through “Ideas, Not Theories”): Reynaliz Herrera

PERFORMERS
Reynaliz Herrera: Bicycle Percussion Soloist
Amelia Hollander-Ames: Orchestra Conductor
The “Ideas, Not Theories Orchestra”
(Comprised of Somerville and Boston-based performers and produced by Ideas, Not Theories)

List of Orchestra Performers:
Amelia Hollander Ames (Conductor)
Reynaliz Herrera (Bicycle Soloist)
Joanne Sadler (Concertmaster)
Flight or Visibility (Raf Nat)
Tom Nikiper
Brooke LaMonica
Mary Elizabeth Barba
Natalia McDermott
Kaitlin Crull
Caroline Drozdiak
Caroline Shaffer
Carrol Lee
Johanna Bobrow
Sahil Warsi
Marnen Laibow-Koser
Kourtney Lowman
Laura Reyes
Wolcott Humphrey
Brian Stuligros
Linda Hwang


WEBSITE:
www.ideasnottheories.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/540861917163594?ref=newsfeed

Photo Credit: Meg Ramirez
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MORE ABOUT "Ideas, Not Theories": a theatrical percussion company for unconventional percussion instruments that offers several programs featuring Reynaliz Herrera's original music for bicycles and other unconventional instruments. “BIKEncerto…” will be performed as a NEW program of “Ideas, Not Theories”, performed by the “Ideas, Not Theories Orchestra” (orchestra specifically produced for the premiere of this new work). Other programs regularly offered by Ideas, Not Theories have included: The “Ideas, Not Theories- Full Staged Show” a full staged theatrical program featuring bicycles, water, tap and body percussion, brushes etc, The “Ideas, Not Theories- Bicycle Rock Band”, among others.
“Think “STOMP” with Bicycles. That’s the foot-tapping vibe you get from Boston bike-percussionist Reynaliz Herrera’s performances” says Lauren Daley, writer for The Boston Globe.

MORE ABOUT Reynaliz Herrera: an award winning Mexican-born percussionist, composer, and educator who after starting her studies at the ESMD on Monterrey, MX, graduated from The University of Ottawa (BMus) and The Boston Conservatory (Master of Music) . Reynaliz holds a 20-year performing career and has performed in countries like the U.S., Mexico, Cuba, Canada, Spain, Italy, and Germany. She has collaborated with renowned ensembles, like The National Arts Center Orchestra (as a percussion soloist), Danza Contemporanea En Concierto (Mexico), and Double Edge Theater Company (U.S.A), and has performed at venues like SXSW Festival, The Palau Hall (Spain), Teatro Amadeo Roldan (Cuba), Wang Center and Paramount Theater and Revolutions International Theater Festival (NM). In 2012, she founded “Ideas, Not Theories” which she has toured and performed at renowned festivals and venues in the U.S, Mexico and Canada, such as The Institute of Contemporary Arts Boston, The Currents New Media Festival 2021 (NM), The International Festival of Arts & Ideas (CT), The Flea Theater (NYC), The National Arts Center of Canada, M.I.T, Please Touch Museum (PA), The Boston Children’s Museum, Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, and Brooklyn Children’s Museum, World Maker Faire, NY International Fringe Festival, NYU/KoSA/HLAG Day of Percussion, and many local festivals and venues. Reynaliz has also won national and international competitions and awards in Mexico, Canada, and Cuba.

MORE ABOUT The Boston Foundation’s Live Arts Boston Grants program: Performing artists, small performing arts organizations, bands, and groups of artists in the Greater Boston area were invited to apply for support to create, produce, or present new performing arts work for Greater Boston audiences. In addition to $15,000 each, LAB 2021 grantees will receive project documentation, one-on-one advising, peer networking opportunities, and support for other professional development, in partnership with local arts service organization Dunamis. Funding supports work in dance, theater, music, opera, musical theater, spoken word, performance art, circus arts, traditional and folk performing arts, and any multi-disciplinary combination of the above. In the 2021 cycle, LAB is supporting 65 projects out of 308 applications.
More about The Somerville Arts Council LCC Grants program: The Local Cultural Council (LCC) Grant Program is funded and overseen by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). Somerville LCC program grants are reviewed by SAC board members and local peers with expertise in the appropriate disciplines. Each year new panelists are convened to review new submissions. Grants are available for projects in the community, individual fellowships, and support to schools for art projects or cultural field trips.
More about The Somerville Community Growing Center :The Somerville Community Growing Center is much more than a green space, it is where community grows. Situated on a ¼ acre of gently sloped hillside near bustling Union Square, the high school, and the library, it hosts rich programming including environmental education and cultural performances and offers unique volunteer opportunities.
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This program is supported in part by the Somerville Arts Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
This project is made possible (in part) by a Live Arts Boston grant from the Boston Foundation.

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