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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.

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Nameless Sound at Richmond Hall
Alumni of the Nameless Sound creative music education program soundcheck before 'Sources and Echoes: Celebrating a Decade of Nameless Sound in Houston' at Richmond Hall, the Menil Collection, March 24, 2012



Organizations and Venues:

Deep Listening Institute (Kingston, N.Y.)
The Barn/Barnevelder
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Epistrophy Arts
Infernal Bridegroom Productions
Menil Collection
Sound Exchange
Super Happy Fun Land


Tetuzi Akiyama
Susan Alcorn
All Ears
Brian Allen
Han Bennink
Peter Brotzmann
John Butcher
Maria Chavez
Loren Connors
Marilyn Crispell
Chris Cutler
Axel Dörner
Hamid Drake
Alvin Fielder
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten
Satoko Fujii
Frode Gjerstad
Frank Gratkowski
Henry Grimes
Mats Gustafsson
Gerry Hemingway
Holland Hopson
ICP Orchestra
Leroy Jenkins
Edward "Kidd" Jordan
Susie Ibarra
Matt Ingalls
Greg Kelley
Annette Krebs
Konk Pack
Joëlle Léandre
Thomas Lehn
Alan Licht
Paul Lovens
Paul Lytton
Kaffe Matthews
Joe McPhee
Sean Meehan
Ikue Mori
Toshimaru Nakamura
Tatsuya Nakatani
Andrea Neumann
Kurt Newman
Paal Nilssen-Love
Pauline Oliveros
Evan Parker
William Parker
Zeena Parkins
Bhob Rainey
Rick Reed
Sam Rivers
Keith Rowe
Alexander von Schlippenbach
Wadada Leo Smith
Steve Swell
Liz Tonne
Trio X
Roger Turner