thingamajigs - a nonprofit performing and arts education organization

music and art created with made / found materials and alternate tuning systems

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Music for People & Thingamajigs

The Music For People & Thingamajigs Festival is an annual event dedicated to promoting experimental music that incorporates made/found instruments and alternate tuning systems. Each year, MFP&T invites artists who design their own musical instruments to join in a festival of workshops, music making, and performances with the goal of reaching a large, diverse audience of all ages. Past participants include Carla Kihlstedt, Walter Kitundu, Peter Whitehead, Brenda Hutchinson, William Winant, Laetitia Sonami, and many others.

Celebrating its 17th year in 2014, MFP&T is a celebration of new and unusual explorations in music and performance, featuring evening concerts, daytime family events and hands-on discovery.


Now through April 11th
Call for Proposals
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October 5 - 12, 2014
17th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs
admission is $15 general | $10 student/senior | sliding scale unless otherwise noted

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