The Kinetix rock TEDxDU

Music and TEDx events are both creations bigger than the sum of their parts, says Eric Blumenfeld, lead singer for The Kinetix. Coming home to their alma mater while on national tour, the band closes out TEDxDU with a rocking performance. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music…

Vitor Araújo: piano fusion

Vitor Araújo is a 20 year-old pianist and one of the most promising classical musicians in Brazil.  He prefers to mix his interpretations with elements of pop music, jazz, rock and even forró. For him, the most important thing is fighting the pre-conceived idea that says classical music is difficult….

Longital

Thanks to Shina’s enchanting voice and Dano’s virtuoso bow play on guitar and the use of an extraordinary electronic instrument Lemur Jazz Mutant, they are one of the most original bands on the Slovak music scene. Their concerts are a captivating dose of energy, musical colours, words and images. At…

Longital at TEDxBratislava

Thanks to Shina’s enchanting voice and Dano’s virtuoso bow play on guitar and the use of an extraordinary electronic instrument Lemur Jazz Mutant, they are one of the most original bands on the Slovak music scene. Their concerts are a captivating dose of energy, musical colours, words and images. At…

Narcicyst: identity in flux

Yassin’s presentation is about the pain of loss, the triumph of family and the duplicity of identity in the information age. Performing with his back up band “The Fridge”, Yassin invites you into his living room and serves chai sweet enough to make you forget about the bitter global arena….

BOX: Baroque remix manifesto

(Baroque Orchestration X) is an artist collective exploring the full potential of early music instruments today, putting them in unorthodox settings and bringing them to a different audience. Ever heard of theorbo, triple harp, positive organ, viola da gamba or cornetto? And even if you did, surely in this way…

Leading Edge: Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1

Leading Edge is a choreography performed by two soloists, Marielle Rijkaart (cello) and Besim Hoti (dance). The audience experiences Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 with an extreme combination of street and modern dance. There is a vibrant connection between the cellist and the dancer, but how are they…

Arthur Newhall: rhythms from the ocean

By day, Art Newhall is an ocean acoustics engineer and by night, a musician and composer, and on special occasions—such as TEDxWoodsHole—he mixes it up. Newhall’s “songs” come from hydrophones placed below the ocean surface or on the backs of whales, a digital sound mixer, and a musician’s love for…

James Nash: Russell County Gorge

Songs about war are timeless and a part of American culture. In this talk, James Nash reflects on how he came to write “Russell County Gorge” about US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ryan McGlothlin, killed in Iraq in 2005. Over the course of two years traveling and performing the song,…

Alia Christian: Musical Interlude at TEDxPeachTree

Alia Christian, a 15 year-old Georgia song writer and musician is blazing her own trail in country music with her unique flavor of pop-country. She plays the piano, the guitar, sings and writes her own music…and is getting noticed. Out of thousands of entries submitted nationwide, Alia’s song was picked…