The Chinook Winds will collaborate with local visual and performance artist Dakotah Watson for their next concert, Windscapes, on Sunday, January 22, at 2pm at the First Congregational United Church of Christ and on Tuesday, January 24, at 7pm at the C.M. Russell Museum. Each concert will be followed by a reception where guests may warm up with a cup of hot cider, treats, and a glass of champagne or sparkling cider to greet the New Year! Admission is $15 Adults / $5 Students. Season passes are available for purchase for $75 Adults / $25 Students. Season passes are punch cards that grant seven admissions in any combination. For more information, contact the Symphony office at 406-453-4102 or visit www.gfsymphony.org.
Windscapes features music inspired by snowy scenes, northern lights, and winter weather of far-away places. The program includes Wind Quintet, Opus 43 by Danish Composer Carl Nielsen and works by composers from other Scandinavian countries. Guest artist Dakotah Watson will create new visual works of art inspired while the performance takes. Her work in progress will be projected on to a large screen so that the audience can see how the music influences her creative process.
The Chinook Winds will also be LIVE STREAMING the Sunday, January 22 concert on Facebook! Follow us here.
About Dakotah Watson
Dakotah Watson was born and raised in Southeastern Idaho. After being involved in visual and performance art at a young age, Dakotah sought out to continuing her studies in the arts. In 2013, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Art from the University of Montana, as well as a minor in Art History and Criticism. Although her main emphasis is painting, Dakotah also enjoys working with a variety of mediums including; ceramics, sculpture, photography, and printmaking. In her current work, Dakotah creates imagery from her childhood using a digital painting approach. The stylization of this medium allows her to use color, line and form in a playful expressionistic quality. Dakotah Watson current lives and works in her home located in Great Falls, Montana. More information is available at dakotahwatson.com.