Technology has made listening to music so convenient that we take it for granted. Once if you wanted to hear your favorite tune, you had to seek out a musician willing to perform it for you; now, our favorite songs are embedded in our phones. But hearing music is not the same as listening to it. To sit and do nothing but listen to a song as its played is to bear witness to a singular act of alchemy: Notes someone heard in their head and transposed on paper, and then transmuted to audible thought and feeling by the fingers/lungs/talent of a musician. To listen actively to music as it plays is to be engaged in the process first begun by the composer in solitude. Chamber Project Saint Louis invites you to become part of... More >>>