Arts Venture Projects
Communitas 161

Communitas 161 is a concert project that brings students of various ages into retirement communities to perform for residents. The goal is to provide a meaningful experience for elders, cultivate a habit of service among students, and to encourage earnest, positive interaction across generations.

In January of 1961, President John F. Kennedy encouraged service in his inaugural address one of the best known speeches in American history. 

Communitas is a Latin word that may be defined as

1) spirit of community, kinship
2) fellowship
3) partnership, joint possession/use/particpation

Sun Sneeze

Sun Sneeze is a concert project featuring contemporary music in Dallas, TX. The project is built on the goal of sharing new, targeted repertoire with the audience in mind.