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Part 1 Solar Sounders Workshop

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Free – $50
Announcing:
 
We are pleased to host guest sound artist Daniel Fishkin at Antioch College! Daniel will give a two-part workshop for students and community members on building solar-powered electronic instruments. This workshop will teach students how to solder musical circuits and build sturdy wooden enclosures for the instruments. This consists of two work sessions and a musical session. Full participation means you will leave with your very own solar musical creature!
 
Part 1 – Late night circuit hacking Thursday May 2nd, 6-9pm (with pizza provided)
Part 2 – Afternoon carpentry session Friday May 3rd, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Part 3 – Sunlight Orchestra date TBD…
 
The workshop seats ten participants. The workshop is subsidized for up to six Antioch College students. Four more students or community members can attend for a small materials fee of $50.
Please sign up here.  (by Friday April 26) to participate. Email Daniel Fishkin with any questions: daniel.fiction@gmail.com.
 
Solar Sounder Workshop
http://dfiction.com/solar-sounders/ (work samples)
In this workshop, we will build musical circuits with circuit boards, wires, solarpanels, and wood. A Solar Sounder is a synthesizer played by sunlight. It works opposite from just about every other circuit you might encounter. A Solar Sounder has no batteries, and no knobs; instead, its speaker output is governed by sunlight, powering an internal synthesizer that is designed to work with ever-fluctuating power source. These instruments live outdoors and their sound changes as the shadows of daylight creep along their solar panels.

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Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $50
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Venue

Antioch College
1 Morgan Pl
Yellow Springs, OH 45387 United States
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