The work-in-progress is an opportunity for the artist to present an early draft of their new compositions. The artist plays all the new material they’ve written for the residency so they can hear it live for the first time in public. They then take questions and direct feedback from the audience. This input is vital for the artist as they finish writing their project.
Luke Carlos O’Reilly, composer, piano
Sanchel Brown, choreographer and dancer
Pannan Hewitt, lyricist and vocalist
Jazz Residency Project: Luke Carlos O’Reilly, a composer specializing in piano, is focusing on the Black Lives Matter movement with choreographer Sanchel Brown and lyricist Pannan Hewitt. Beginning with his personal encounters with law enforcement, O’Reilly plans to channel fear, passion, sadness, and anger to inspire new music.
Luke Carlos O'Reilly Performance Schedule
Residency Kick-Off: Tuesday, December 5, 8:00 PM
Public Workshop: Thursday, February 15, 6:00 PM
Work in Progress: Thursday, April 5, 8:00 PM
World Premiere: Thursday, May 3, 8:00 PM