Jan 29, 7 PM
Epicure Cafe, 11104 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
Alfred Yun is a composer, pianist, producer, audio engineer, and music teacher. As a composer, he composed a score for Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea. The video was featured on national television, movie theaters, subways, and airports. As a pianist, he has performed in venues across the country: from New York to Boston and Washington DC. He is also a skilled producer and audio engineer who has worked with Clean Cuts to design sounds and tag animations for major video game titles like WWE2k20. Last but not least, Alfred Yun is a popular music teacher in DC and Nova.
Flow-bending artist aSanTIS discusses art, culture, and whether sound can solve the world’s problems in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
My interview with Amy Santis aka aSanTIS began in the most unexpected way. The Maryland-based flow-bending artist and lyrical storyteller came prepared to engage in conversation around questions I had posed – and she also brought one or two of her own thoughtful prompts based on her curiosities around my view of learning.
This practice of taking in her surroundings deeply through observation and inquiry has come naturally to aSanTIS ever since she was a young child. In terms of her early starts in music, she notes that she began as a discerning listener. “Just listening to music from my mom, on the radio, just being a consumer in the world of sound. But I think mainly, my mom has always loved dancing and listening to music, so that was sort of like second nature. We play music at gatherings, we play music in the car, and these songs are sort of like diaries that take us into a specific place.”
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