Laura Ortman in Concert

A dark-haired woman smiles wearing red and black plays violin in an outdoor setting in front of an audience.
Laura Ortman in Concert, Tang Teaching Museum, September 30, 2021, photo by Cindy Schultz

Join us in person on Thursday, September 30, at 6 pm for a musical performance on the Tang’s roof by artist Laura Ortman, whose work is featured in Elevator Music 41: Laura Ortman—Dust Dives Alive. Her solo performance will include amplified violin, effect pedals, noisemakers, and other instruments. Listen to Ortman’s music on her Bandcamp page. Audiences are encouraged to use elevator to reach the Tang roof so as to experience the exhibition prior to the performance.

About Laura Ortman

Laura Ortman (White Mountain Apache) is a composer, musician, artist, and collaborator working across recorded albums, live performances, and filmic and artistic soundtracks. She is versed in violin, Apache violin, piano, electric guitar, and keyboards; often sings through a megaphone; and is a longtime maker of field recordings. She has received numerous awards and has performed across the United States, Canada, and Europe, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Toronto Biennial, Ontario; the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Ortman has lived and worked in Brooklyn, New York, for more than twenty years.

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