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October 18, 2013

Performing with Ellen Fullman at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

Filed under: instrument building,performance — travis @ 12:04 pm

Projection sign

The Long string instrument fit perfectly into the space

Instruments set up

Ensemble!

September 12, 2013

New Music Box Article

Filed under: announcement,composition,instrument building — travis @ 12:01 pm

The Travis Weller Instrumentarium
By Andrew Sigler

Read the full article here

August 30, 2013

New spruce/mahogany/maple resonators for the skiff instruments

Filed under: instrument building,preparation — travis @ 11:59 am

March 2, 2013

Concerto Laguna

Filed under: composition,instrument building,performance,premiere — travis @ 11:24 am

Premiere of my piece “Concerto Laguna” featuring a cello soloist on row boat in the middle of Laguna Gloria. Audience is free to roam around the lagoon as an ensemble of 8 percussionists playing custom made steel bells accompany the soloist. The piece is audible acoustically as well as via lower power FM broadcast. Audience is provided with radios to hear the simulcast and a map of the environment.

Leanne Zacharias, cello

Audience listening with headsets

Map

One of the 8 percussionists

February 27, 2013

Percussion sectional for Concerto Laguna

Filed under: composition,instrument building,preparation — travis @ 11:23 am

December 15, 2012

Building the bells for Concerto Laguna

Filed under: instrument building,preparation,Uncategorized — travis @ 11:08 am

A long day of cutting metal with an angle grinder!

August 12, 2012

Piano bows

Filed under: instrument building — travis @ 1:09 am

Building piano bows for the upcoming performance of Cage’s “Fourteen.”

July 19, 2012

Hear Rightly rehearsal

Open rehearsal for “Hear Rightly.” Thanks to Meet the Composer!

June 23, 2012

Finished!

Filed under: instrument building,preparation — travis @ 1:04 am

The three skiffs are finished! Hats off to Norma Yancey for sticking with this crazy project!

June 18, 2012

Skiff production

Filed under: instrument building,preparation — travis @ 1:03 am

Running to a tight deadline getting these instruments built!

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