Sound artist, producer, and singer-songwriter Seylon Stills will be featured in the first of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology’s Courtyard Concert Series at The University of New Mexico on Friday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. This is a free event and open to all ages. Moreover, the museum and its store will be open before and during the concert.
Stills is known for her captivating audience interactive performances. She uses technology to create immersive, ambient experiences. By weaving in field recordings collected while out in nature, she transports her audience to beautiful natural spaces. She has a deep sense of wonder and appreciation for the natural word.
Stills fuses the vulnerability of acoustic folk with experimental electronic soundscapes. Her background as a classical singer and composer surface in her intricate instrumentation and hypnotizing vocal harmonies. She sings, and noodles on many different instruments, including the piano, ukulele, melodica, and glockenspiel, which make many special appearances on her debut EP.
Register in advance for this event. Those who register will receive a confirmation email containing information about the Maxwell Museum’s seating and late policies as well as parking.
This event is sponsored by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, UNM Art Museum, and UNM El Centro de la Raza. It is the first of three concerts, each featuring superb local and regional artists. Join the Maxwell Museum as it transforms its intimate courtyard into a unique cultural venue.