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High Noon: Expanding The Violin: Performance And Artist Talk With Alex Cunningham, St. Louis Violinist

April 18, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

High Low
3301 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO United States

St. Louis violinist Alex Cunningham will open his High Noon with a performance an improvised solo. Following this, Alex will explain and demonstrate aspects of his work, influences, and creative process, and close with a lively Q&A discussion with the audience. Alex Cunningham is a violinist, improviser, and visual artist based in St. Louis, MO. His recorded output spans free improvisation, drone, noise, and minimalist composition. Cunningham has toured throughout the U.S. and has recorded with Lisa Cameron, Damon Smith, Claire Rousay, Chris Trull (under the Apathist! moniker), Mark Shippy, Thom Nguyen, Patrick Shiroishi, Jessica Ackerley, and Weasel Walter. Past collaborations include the groups Vernacular String Trio, Hess/Cunningham Duo, and Hardbody. Cunningham has released music on Close/Far Recordings, Personal Archives, Already Dead Tapes and Records, Fort Evil Fruit, Working Man Lay Down, Orb Tapes, Profane Illuminations, and Astral Spirits. Kranzberg Arts Foundation High Noon offers free cultural and artistic programming, during your lunch hour! The High Noon series features St. Louis thought leaders from across the arts, cultural, and educational spectrum. Spend a lunch hour enjoying presentations and performances in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere – take a break, and feel free to bring your lunch! High Noons in the Listening Room at High Low (3301 Washington Avenue) take place every Thursday from 12 to 1pm.