The symposium will explore the ecology of the oceans while highlighting humpbacks and their complex social behaviors and unique vocalizations. Speakers include National Geographic photographer Flip Nicklin and marine biologist Jim Darling. Featuring the premier of Unsoftly, to the Night by composer Matt Curlee.
The symposium was created by the Arts in Mind Project at the School of Medicine and Dentistry in collaboration with the Institute for the Performing Arts, Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music, and the Program of Dance and Movement.
3 p.m. Panel Discussion with Q&A
4:20 p.m. - Performance: 'Unsoftly, to the NIght'
Composer - Matt Curlee, Eastman School of Music faculty
Music Director: Mark Powell, ESM Alumn & Queens College faculty
Photographer: Flip Nicklin
Choreographers: Missy Pfohl Smith and Mariah Steele
Performers: Students from the Program of Dance and Movement and Eastman School of Music; and BIODANCE.
5 p.m. Reception
Sunday, November 3 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing
26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604