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Paul Dresher's Sound Maze

Listen, play, and discover sound anew as you improvise with more than a dozen newly invented musical instruments in Sound Maze, an interactive installation created by composer and instrument inventor Paul Dresher in collaboration with Alex Vittum and Daniel Schmidt. 

Designed for all ages, all levels of musical experience, and all types of minds, this remarkable hands-on installation lets you experiment with extraordinary inventions to discover new ways of creating sound and music. Sound Maze is designed to unleash the musical creativity of everyone, rewarding the curious but musically inexperienced as well as those who have a lifelong engagement with sound and music.

Audiences of all abilities are welcome at Sound Maze. This is a creative adventure and musical outing for everyone.

Sound Maze Open Hours

  • Friday, Aug 23, 4pm-8pm
  • Saturday, Aug 24, 11am-2pm
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, Aug 27-28, 11am-2pm
  • Thursday, Aug 29, 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Friday-Saturday, Aug 30-31, 11am-2pm
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, Sep 3-4, 11am-2pm
  • Thursday, Sep 5, 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Friday, Sep 6, 11am-2pm and 5pm-10pm
  • Saturday, Sep 7, 10am-5pm

Patrons will be allowed entrance to the exhibit until the closing time listed for each date.

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Event Details

Studio Theatre
Fr Aug 23, 2024 - 4:00pm CT
Sa Aug 24, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Tu Aug 27, 2024 - 11:00am CT
We Aug 28, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Th Aug 29, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Th Aug 29, 2024 - 5:00pm CT
Fr Aug 30, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Sa Aug 31, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Tu Sep 03, 2024 - 11:00am CT
We Sep 04, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Th Sep 05, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Th Sep 05, 2024 - 5:00pm CT
Fr Sep 06, 2024 - 11:00am CT
Fr Sep 06, 2024 - 5:00pm CT
Sa Sep 07, 2024 - 10:00am CT