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Nameless Sound was established in 2001 to present the best of international contemporary music and to support the exploration of new methods in arts education. Nameless Sound presents concerts by premier artists in the world of creative music. In addition, Nameless Sound artists work directly with students from Houston’s public schools, community centers, and homeless shelters. Nameless Sound’s educational work helps to nurture a new generation of artists and inspire tomorrow’s creative thinkers.

 Wadada Leo Smith's

 Ten Freedom Summers
October 13, 2017, 8PM

Wadada Leo Smith by Michael Jackson
photo: Michael Jackson

NS workshop
The first full production in the American South of
Wadada Leo Smith’s
major work on the American Civil Rights Movement 

performed by
Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet
and RedKoral String Quartet
with video images by Jesse Gilbert

presented in 3 parts in 3 cities
Audience is invited to travel to experience the full production

Thursday, October 12, 2017
"Defining Moments in America"
in Austin, Texas
at Boyd Vance Theater at George Washington Carver Museum
Presented by Epistrophy Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017
"What is Democracy?"
in Houston, Texas
Presented by Nameless Sound

Saturday, October 14, 2017
"Ten Freedom Summers"
in New Orleans, Louisiana
at Loyola University
Presented by New Quorum

Youth & Special Needs Classes

at MECA, 1900 Kane St., Houston, TX
Nameless Sound's Ensembles at MECA are open to all and unite a diverse range of young people from throughout Houston.

Fall 2017 Classes are in session.

See Youth Ensemble page for class descriptions and times.

Nameless Sound in the Communities:
Each week, Nameless Sound's Creative Music Workshops serve over one hundred young people in homeless shelters, refugee programs, public schools, and community centers. Classes often feature hands-on workshops by visiting artists, some of the most innovative and pioneering musical thinkers in the world. If you would like to host a workshop in your community, please contact us!



photo: Susan Rodgers
Every single donation to Nameless Sound, large and small, makes a difference. Read more here.
Volunteers are a valued part of our organization and are essential to the success of the concerts we present. If you’re interested in helping out, please email administration@namelesssound.org or call (713) 928-5653. Your help will allow you, plus one guest, to see whatever concert you’re volunteering at for free.

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