Join us for an evening of live music and movement featuring bandleader, composer, and trumpet player Brandon Woody and choreographer, modern dancer, and teaching artist Asya Shaw. Along with a host of musicians and dancers, Woody and Shaw will perform the original piece Many Rivers, an interdisciplinary collaboration representing healing, new life, and the divinity of the waters that carry us. Through the flow of music and movement, many streams of consciousness and expression exist simultaneously in this performance.

This event will be held in the BMA Sculpture Garden. Registration is required

Rain date: Thursday, September 23.

About Brandon Woody

An alumnus of the Brubeck Institute and the Manhattan School of Music, Brandon Woody is a bandleader, composer, and trumpet player from Baltimore, Maryland. He has curated his own events and festivals, and traveled the country and world with his band. He has gotten the opportunity to score films and explore the world of interdisciplinary collaborations. Through music, Brandon aspires to bring together people from all walks of life.

About Asya Shaw

Baltimore native Asya Melan Shaw (she/her) is a modern dancer, choreographer, teaching artist, and is pursuing a Master of Science in Dance/Movement Therapy at Sarah Lawrence College. Asya is an alumna of Towson University and the Baltimore School for the Arts and has performed nationally and internationally with Dallas Black Dance Theatre: ENCORE!, the Dallas Opera, and Norwegian Creative Studios. Through her movement, she expresses gratitude for the human experience and advocates for the therapeutic beauties of the creative process.

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