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Upcoming Shows

August 15-27
Bardin-Niskala Duo at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

August 27-September 2
Burnett, Kozumplik, Yearwood Trio at Artfarm

More Dates TBA Soon...

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Loop 2.4.3 is a community of creative artists, and individuals who believe in this art, and the role it can play within our culture. Our non-profit programs (recordings, performances, and community outreach) are made possible through generous donations of time, energy, expertise, and of course the necessary funds.

Here are a few ways to get into it and get involved:

Host/Present:  Want to share Loop 2.4.3 with your community? Contact us to discuss a performance, talk, and/or workshop.

Donate online via the Brooklyn Arts Council https://secure.givelively.org/donate/brooklyn-arts-council/loop-2-4-3

To Donate by Check: Checks should be made out to "Brooklyn Arts Council", with "Loop 2.4.3" or "Music Starts From Silence" in the memo line.  If desired, you may also send a note to designate the funds to a specific project.  Checks/letters should be mailed to us directly at:

Music Starts From Silence
144 Spencer St., #517
Brooklyn, NY 11205-3960

Questions? Call/email Thom through our Contact page

Current Projects (each project includes 3 aspects - creation of new work; sharing/documenting the work through performance and recording; community outreach):

The Bardin-Niskala Duo (cello and piano) celebrates our shared humanity through the voices of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) composers, commissioning and performing a series of new works that incorporate the folksongs and children's songs of the composers’ different cultures.

Funding Levels:
Glissando $3000 and above - Fully fund a commission of your choice.
Arpeggio $1500 - $2999 - Partially fund the commission of a work.
Crescendo $750 - $1499 - Underwrite the expenses for a concert tour that includes several performances in different cities.
Pizzicato $250 - $749 - Fund a school outreach program (grades 1-12)
Trill $100 - $249 - Underwrite expenses for a single concert.
Other Any contribution amount furthers this project. 

MSFS Records - throughout the pandemic our artists have collaborated in new and old ways, including intimate chamber music performances/recordings, and a series of videos featuring NYC painters/visual artists. Funding for this project will help distribute these works, and produce live events featuring the artists (including Tom Burnett, Rachael Elliott, Jamie Kelty, Thomas Kozumplik, Elliott Levin, Catherine Rutgers, David Yearwood, Loop 2.4.3 and more.)

Become a Member:  Being a member allows you to access exclusive music streaming, free downloads, and more!  Content will be updated periodically, so check back for more.  See the upper right corner of this page to sign up.

Volunteer:  We are always looking for enthusiastic people to help with event production and promotion.  Drop us a line or give us a call.  You don't need to be in NYC either...

Internships:  Got skills and want experience, resume building, and/or college credit?  Give us a call!  We book gigs, build websites, run e-commerce, design posters, write press releases, make phone calls, shoot videos, publish music, run a record label, drive cars, move gear, run sound, etc...........

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Special Thanks to THIS YEAR'S LOOP SPONSORS!
Platinum Loop: Tsing Bardin, Hsiu Li Wu Chen, Maureen and Kip Engel, Thomas Kozumplik
Silver Loop: Anonymous, Anonymous II, Derek Crawford, Erika Freds, Joseph and Nancy Kozumplik, Rex and Betty Plasters, Richard and Beverly VanBrandt, Margaret Plucinsky, Sales Force Foundation
Friends Loop: Sean Boyd, István Peter B'Racz, Tom Burnett, Alex Colon, Joel Hamburger, Dolores Mitchell

and the HOHNER LEGACY ALBUM SPONSORS:
Dr. Jill Ball, Rebecca Becker, Dr. Graeme Francis, Erika Freds, Kevin Getchell, Dr. Scott R. Harding, Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, Jon D. Johnson, Seth Kilbourn, Kevin Kosch, Thomas Kozumplik, Stephen A. Martin, Lorne Watson, Jeff White, Tobie Wilkinson, David Zerbe, Tony Zilincik.

Thanks to the following arts businesses for their generous support and amazing services:
Sean Boyd and ArtFarm RecordingCarroll Music, Stephen Gilewski Design, Dan Gottesman Photography, Joel Hamburger and GodelString, Jon Lundstrum (Junebug Photography), New York Percussion Service, David Yearwood Yoga, David Zerbe and the Legacy Percussion Orchestra, the Hohner Institute of Percussion and HIP worldwide.

Thanks to the following artists for their collaborative efforts:  James Armstrong, John Amira, Allan Baker, Noelle Barbera, An-Lin Bardin, Scott Bearden, Istvan B'Racz, Tom Burnett, Jon Catler, Classical Revolution RVA, Clogs, James Godwin, Kiyoshi Inoue, Aviva Jaye, Todd Reynolds, Jon Waldo, and Shara Worden