Making Modern Noise
Jazz artist, Chris Coyle, and his ensemble open students’ eyes to the world of a professional composer, improviser, and songwriter while highlighting the ability of visual art to influence and inspire original music.
Pennsylvania Curriculum Standards
(A=Assembly; W=Workshop; R=Residency)
3.4 Science, Technology and Engineering Education A, W, R
9.1 Production, Performance and Exhibition of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts A, W, R
9.3 Critical Response W, R
15.4 Learning Through Experience A, W, R
25.3 Pro-Social Relationships with Adults W, R
25.4 Pro-Social Relationships with Peers W, R
Art Form(s): Music, Media
Instrument(s): Percussion, Bass, Vibraphone, Keyboard
Assembly, Workshop, and Residency Offerings
Featuring: Outside Sound
Chris Coyle is a bassist, composer and music educator based in Philadelphia. He has both performed and taught in a wide variety of settings and specializes in jazz, classical, world and experimental music. With the Outside Sound project, Chris has had the chance to teach, perform and present extensively in Philadelphia, Boston and Minneapolis. The OS Ensemble has held numerous assemblies and workshops at schools throughout the Philadelphia area and has notably performed at local venues such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Free Library of Philadelphia. Through this work, Chris has also taught and collaborated with artists with disabilities at numerous art centers serving disabilities communities.
Joined Musicopia: 2013