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SHH! A Very Quiet Concert Series

Hoofless, Darlene Castro, and Ashkan Fakhrtabatabaie

2018-12-09 14:00:00 2018-12-09 16:00:00 America/Denver SHH! A Very Quiet Concert Series Main Library

Sunday, December 09
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-12-09 14:00:00 2018-12-09 16:00:00 America/Denver SHH! A Very Quiet Concert Series SHH! is a new concert series featuring the work of nine local composers who have composed and arranged quiet music specifically for the Library. Main Library

SHH! is a new concert series featuring the work of nine local composers who have composed and arranged quiet music specifically for the Library.

Spend time in the Library while listening to live, ambient music. SHH! concerts will be held the second Sunday of each month: October 14, November 11, and December 9. Performances will take place at different — sometimes surprising — locations throughout the Main Library. 


Artist About the Artist

Hoofless


Imitating the sound of pages turning, Hoofless will present a specially crafted, gently rhythmic set of new music created just for the library and its patrons.

“The intimacy of acoustic instruments, arresting vocals and the almost sacred quality of Hoofless’ music allow audiences to become enveloped in the sound and performance rather than merely to observe casually.” – SLUG Magazine

Darlene Castro


Darlene Castro will present a new piece for clarinet and flute which plays with the unique space of the library atrium. Poetry will be worked into the instrumental sound world.

Darlene Castro (b. 1993) is a composer, researcher, and classical guitarist living in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her music has been performed and commissioned by ensembles such as the Runnin' Fl'UTES', Salty Cricket Composers Collective, and PANTS (Wind Quintet). Currently, she serves as the executive director of the Louis Moreau Institute for New Music Performance and is working on her PhD in music composition at the University of Chicago.

Ashkan Fakhrtabatabaie


Bridging acoustic and electronic sound worlds, Fakhrtabatabaie’s new composition for electric guitar, violin, and live electronics uses beat frequencies (formed by the micromanipulation of specific musical pitches) as a key structural element.

Tabatabaie’s artistic and scholarly works are interwoven. Thanks to his different backgrounds, ranging from music composition to engineering, and his exploration of music psychology, he has reached an interdisciplinary approach between science and art. Currently, he is a composition Ph.D. student and a graduate teaching assistant teaching music theory and music technology courses at the University of Utah. He has also studied at Tehran University of Art and Azad University and taught at the Iran University of Applied Science.

AGE GROUP:   Teens   All Ages   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Performances & Presentations   Music  

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Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
Mon, Dec 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 15 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. The six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the glass lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. A roof-top garden, accessible by walking the crescent wall or the elevators, offers a 360 degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the library and the crescent wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

Upcoming events

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Sat, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Mon, Dec 17, 10:00am - 10:30am

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Dec 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Canteena Gallery
Mon, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Dec 18, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Dec 19, 10:00am - 11:00am

Story Room
Thu, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Craft Room
Sat, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Dec 26, 10:00am - 11:00am

Wed, Dec 26, 10:00am - 10:30am

Auditorium
Wed, Dec 26, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Story Room
Thu, Dec 27, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Fri, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Dec 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Canteena
Fri, Dec 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Mon, Dec 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Story Room
Wed, Jan 02, 10:00am - 10:30am

Computer Lab
Wed, Jan 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 19 2018 at 9:00am

Canteena
Wed, Jan 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Wed, Jan 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 19 2018 at 9:00am

Story Room
Thu, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Jan 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Thu, Jan 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Level 2 Conference Room
Thu, Jan 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Story Room
Fri, Jan 04, 10:00am - 11:00am

Fri, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tinker Lab
Fri, Jan 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Fri, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Story Room
Sat, Jan 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Jan 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Jan 07, 10:00am - 10:30am

Level 2 Conference Room
Mon, Jan 07, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Computer Lab
Mon, Jan 07, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration opens Monday, December 24 2018 at 9:00am

Auditorium
Mon, Jan 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tue, Jan 08, 10:00am - 11:00am

Computer Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Tinker Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Tue, Jan 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Tuesday, December 25 2018 at 9:00am

Urban Room
Wed, Jan 09, 7:00am - 8:00am

Story Room
Wed, Jan 09, 10:00am - 10:30am

Story Room
Wed, Jan 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Jan 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Wed, Jan 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Lab
Wed, Jan 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, December 26 2018 at 9:00am

Story Room
Thu, Jan 10, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tinker Lab
Thu, Jan 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Lower Urban Room
Thu, Jan 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Story Room
Fri, Jan 11, 10:00am - 11:00am

Tinker Lab
Fri, Jan 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Canteena
Fri, Jan 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Jan 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

205 E 500 S
Fri, Jan 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Story Room
Sat, Jan 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Canteena
Sat, Jan 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm