Make Music Winter: December 21, 2016

Make Music Winter

Make Music Winter, now in its sixth year, is a free, outdoor musical celebration each December 21st that turns audiences into music makers. With a diverse array of talent and themes, Make Music Winter transforms New York’s cityscape with thirteen participatory musical parades on the winter solstice.

Parade Schedule

yodeling

African Echoes
Jascha Hoffman & Onome

Start Old Fulton Plaza, 4:32pm

End 68 Jay St. Bar

How to Join Show up ready to sing!
bell-by-bell

Bell By Bell
Tom Peyton

Start Tompkins Square Park, 6:00pm

End TBD, 7:00pm

How to Join Just show up with your hands free!
wheels-blink

Cycles
Pat Spadine & Sam Sowyrda

Start 10 South Street, 12:00pm

End 10 South Street, 1:00pm

How to Join Sign up and pedal on over!
decantations

Decantations
Ravi Kittappa and Karl Larson

Start 271 Columbia Street (Stumptown Coffee roasting) 6:00pm

End Corner of Van Brunt and Pioneer, 7:00pm

How to Join Fill out this form to be assigned to a group; on Dec. 21, bring a sustaining instrument or download the drone files to your phone or playback device.
appalachia

Flatfoot Flatbush
Nick Horner Family

Start M&T Bank, 354 Flatbush Ave, 4:00pm workshop, 4:30pm start

End Rose's, 295 Flatbush Ave, 6:30PM

How to Join All are invited to play, sing, and dance -- no experience necessary! To dance, just attend the free workshop! To play, bring your instrument (email Nick by Dec. 18 to receive the music).
the-gaits

The Gaits: A High Line Soundwalk
Lainie Fefferman, Jascha Narveson, Cameron Britt & Daniel Iglesia

Start Southern end of the High Line, at the base of the Gansevoort Stairs, 5:00pm. (For elevator access, enter to the left of the stairs.)

End Northern end of the High Line, 6:30pm

How to Join Download the free Gaits application to your phone. Bring a small battery-powered speaker if you have one. Speakers will be available on loan for the first 100 participants.
kalimbas

Kalimbascope
J.C. King

Start City Hall Park, Jacob Mould Fountain, 4:32 pm

End 1 Centre Street, 5:32pm

How to Join Bring a kalimba (thumb piano), chimes or hand bells tuned to Db. Kalimbas will be available for the first 25 participants to borrow.
melrose-parranda

Melrose Parranda
Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC), WHEDco, Nos Quedamos, the Bronx Culture Collective

Start Railroad Park, Bronx, 5:00pm

End 6:30pm

How to Join Come ready to sing, dance, and play!
village-in-volume

Off The Afrobeaten Path
Kevin Raczka, Antibalas

Start Washington Square Park, 2:00 PM

End Two Boots West Village, 3:00 PM

How to Join BYOP! Bring Your Own Percussion
la-trullita

Parranda de Inverno
Fogo Azul

Start Rockefeller Plaza (btwn. 49th-50th Streets), 5:00pm

End 6:00pm

How to Join BYOP! Bring your own percussion to join the action!
pilgrimage

Pilgrimage
Malcolm J. Merriweather

Start 2537 Broadway (Bar Thalia, Symphony Space), 6:00pm

End Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave, 7:30pm

How to Join Bring a headlamp and print out the sheet music. A limited number of lights and scores will be distributed for those without.
prelude

Prelude
Thomas McCargar

Start West side of 5th ave @ 64th st, 4:00pm

End Bethesda Terrace, 5:00pm

How to Join Sign up and link to the tracks.
winterize

Winterize
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Christopher Dylan Herbert

Start Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Magnolia Plaza, 11:30am

End Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 12:45pm

How to Join Bring a small battery-powered radio if you have one. Radios will be available for the first 50 people to borrow. Note that admission to the garden is free before noon, and thus this event is free.

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