Kate Haugan and Bradley J. Thomas have been confirmed to play the lead roles in “As I See You”. Bios following shortly!
Stacy Busch is a composer, multimedia artist, and pianist residing in Kansas City. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Music Composition from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance where she is the Public Relations chair for the Conservatory Composers Guild. Stacy studied anthropological journalism at Boston University before receiving her BM in Composition from Western Michigan University where she studied with composers Curtis Curtis-Smith, Christopher Biggs and pianist Lori Sims.
Cody Kauhl is a composer and multimedia artist investigating the hidden musical potential of urban noise pollution while utilizing new methods of human and computer interaction. His work has been performed at international and national festivals and conferences including the International Computer Music Conference and Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States. Cody graduated in 2011 with a B.M. in Music Theory/Composition at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and received his M.M. in Music Composition at the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2015.
Sarah Beth Mundy is a freelance writer trained in academia. She is part-time Academic Support staff at the Kansas City Art Institute, and seeks collaboration bridging writing and performance. Some of her experience includes staged readings in the Dear Diary series via Fishtank Performance Studio (2010-2013) and multi-media performance with Black House Collective (2013), as well as playwright experience with Fishtank Performance Studio (“12 Days of Christmas,” 2013). Sarah received her M.A. in English Literature from University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2014.
The live instrumentalists for the premiere of “As I See You” has been confirmed:
Courtney Burris Ruth, violin
Hillary Sametz, viola
Esther Seitz, cello
Bryce Craig, percussion
Bios of all participants including Stacy, Sarah, and I will be posted shortly!
Over the next 10 weeks, Sarah, Stacy, and I will be documenting our contributions to ‘As I See You’, an exciting new film/concert experience, premiering at the Kansas City Art Institute on 13 October 2015, 7:30pm!