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THE GAITS 2015: A HIGH LINE SOUNDWALK

December 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

DATE & TIME
Monday, December 21, 2015 | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
LOCATION
Meet below the High Line at Gansevoort Street

The Gaits: A High Line Soundwalk is a free, downloadable smartphone application that features a score of electric guitar chords, zen gongs, and more composed by Lainie Fefferman, Jascha Narveson, and Cameron Britt. As participants walk along the High Line, footsteps are turned into twinkling metallic sounds, electric guitar chords, dulcimer notes, water splashes, car horns, and applause. This program is produced by Friends of the High Line in association with Make Music New York, with software development by Daniel Iglesia, and with special thanks to MATA.

To join the fun, download the iPhone or Android application and arrive promptly at 5:00 PM. The walk begins on street-level below the High Line at Gansevoort and Washington streets, moves through the park, and ends at West 30th Street.

If you own a small portable speaker, bring it along to use during the soundwalk, or be one of the first 100 participants to arrive at the meeting location to borrow a free, wearable speaker for the duration of the event.

This program is free and open to visitors of all ages. No RSVP required. This event will be held rain or shine.

ADDITIONAL LOCATION INFO
The walk begins on street level below the High Line at Gansevoort and Washington streets, moves through the park, and ends on the High Line at West 30th Street.

For those who need elevator access, enter the High Line via the elevator at Gansevoort and Washington Streets.

ABOUT MAKE MUSIC WINTER
Make Music New York’s third annual Make Music Winter features twelve participatory, musical parades throughout New York City on December 21st, the first night of winter. Inspired by composer Phil Kline’s annual Unsilent Night, which has drawn thousands of participants since its launch in 1992, Make Music Winter includes innovative projects for bells, brass bands, electric guitars, iPhones, percussionists, singers, strings, and more. Like its summer counterpart, Make Music Winter is free, outdoors, and profoundly participatory. All are invited to join in. Details are available at makemusicny.org.

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ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE
Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line’s annual budget. Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

MEDIA CONTACT
Cub Barrett | Friends of the High Line
cub.barrett@thehighline.org | (212) 206-9922

Details

Date:
December 21, 2015
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Friends of the High Line
820 Washington St.
New York, New York 10014

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