In a live installation, Density512 puts pandemic stories to music in private performances

'AudioLog' is a musical time capsule for the pandemic, performed live in private for each participant


Everyone has a pandemic story.

Music collective Density512 began collecting stories as part of its ‘Audiolog’ project, inviting the public to call in a hotline and leave their story.

Then collective co-artistic director Jacob Schnitzer, led an ensemble of soprano Charissa Memrick, flutist Kenzie Slottow and guitarist Alan Retamozo, to create and record a musical soundtrack to accompany each edited and remixed story. The resulting Audiolog, Vol. 1 is 13 minute mix.

Now, ‘Audiolog’ is going live. Again, Density512 is inviting the public to call in and share their storiies. But on Oct. 29, you’ll have the chance to hear your story performed live by the ensemble in a private performance installation.

Here’s how to participate:

    • Register for AudioLog. Each registered participant is permitted to bring friends or family members to experience AudioLog at their registered time. Each registered group is invited to submit no more than two stories to the AudioLog hotline.
    • Call and leave a message at 512-710-4745 telling your pandemic story. In less than 3 minutes share: How has your life been changed during the pandemic? What you discover about yourself or about the world? What was the most important thing you learned ?
    • On Oct. 29, at your registered time, show up for your private performance the Draylen Mason Music Studio in the KMFA building at, 41 Navasota Street

COVID-19 Policy for AudioLog
All attendees will be asked to show proof of vaccination (either a vaccination card or a photo of a vaccination card) or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the event. Masks will be required for all audience members throughout the performance.

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