Mara Gibson

Music Stories
2:56 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

New Composition called 'Canopy' inspired by Sculpture

Composer Dr. Mara Gibson of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance and Chicago-based violist Michael Hall in the KCUR studios.
photo: Laura Spencer/KCUR

Have you seen the gleaming silver "tree" that's twisting up from a rise in front of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art? The new sculpture called Ferment is almost 60 feet tall, the work of artist Roxy Paine. And it's inspired a new composition.

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