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Texas Touring Roster for performances from September 1, 2018-August 31, 2020

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American Dreamer

American Dreamer

Comprised of two former rockers (guitar and drums) and three classical musicians (violin, cello, bass), Austin orchestral folk ensemble American Dreamer has over 30 years of collective music school experience. Members can be found performing in the Austin Symphony Orchestra, directing school orchestras, leading studios, and teaching at the University of Texas at Austin. Not surprisingly, the band's sound mirrors the generosity apropos of educators. In performance, they selflessly let one another share the spotlight as much as they commingle in it, obviously in appreciation for what they do as individuals and as a group. From the rocker "Start-Stopping" to the more introspective "Apollo,” American Dreamer’s songs flow easily with intricate, lush harmonies and expressive instrumentation reminiscent of Sufjan Stevens. With one foot in classical music and the other comfortably in folk, the common thread that runs through every song, and each member of the group, is the natural urge to share sounds, emotions, and stories through music. Photo by Mark Maryonavich.

Sasha Klare-Ayvazian
800 W 38th St. #10302
Austin, TX  78705

phone 413-320-7327
phone#2 916-600-7566
e-mail americandreamermusic@gmail.com
public performance/concert $2,000
school performance $2,000
workshop fees $1,000
travel/per diem/lodging $1,000
website http://www.americandreamermusic.com/


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