Theremin: Music of Lightning & Air -
Presented and Conducted by C.G. Martiello
Strange, ghostly music will soon float through the air at your local library! Sounds that could be described as purely science fiction, vibrating from the world’s oldest electronic instrument, the Theremin! Since the turn of the 20th century, this bizarre device has been enchanting audiences around the world, from concert halls to rock and roll bands to motion pictures, as the only instrument on earth played without ever actually being touched. Thereminist C.G. Martiello will present a truly unique experience to introduce the instrument in an engaging, educational show, exploring the captivating history of its creation, how it works, and how the Theremin has come to shape the face of modern sound, such as movie scores and sound effects! Join him for a presentation / concerto, followed by a workshop and Q&A session where you will be able to experience and test this incredible device hands-on! Lecture-performance-workshop typically runs 45 minutes to an hour. Its more than just spooky sounds, it’s the music of lightning and air!