Earth in Concert
Type of Event:
A community and family event for all ages.
In honor of Earth Day, Dennis Hysom, field recordist and composer, will share his experiences recording in North and Central America and talk about the importance of being still in nature and listening closely. He will discuss the nature of sound and demonstrate field recording equipment and techniques. He'll play animal and weather sounds from Costa Rican rainforests, Louisiana bayous, Dakota prairies, Alaska's Glacier Bay, and the Caribbean and lead a fun "Identify that Animal!" activity. He will also share his experiences developing Nature Maestro, mobile IOS apps for environmental education that incorporate sounds from his extensive library.