Video by Ben Gondrez, shot in July, 2018
2018 Season Highlights
In May, the Colorado Children’s Chorale came to The TANK and made this lovely video of their visit.
Solstice Festival, June 21, 22, 23
Our Solstice Festival culminated with a concert by the great jazz trumpeter, Ron Miles.
In July, Temple Grandin visited The TANK,
to advise us on programming for children on the autism spectrum.
“I cried when I sang America the Beautiful in The TANK!” –Temple Grandin
In September, R. Carlos Nakai and Will Clipman performed in concert.
“It was a life-transforming experience for me.” — Percussionist Will Clipman
Here are the artists who came to The TANK
to play, record, and perform in 2018:
Janice Taylor and Colorado Teardrop and Tiny Trailers
The University of Northern Colorado’s Uncommon Ensemble
Stuart Wheeler and Jasmine Stack
Mad Dog Friedman and Alex Bernat
Celeste Niehaus and Sweet Spot
Odeya Nini and Archie Carey
The Resonance Women’s Chorus
Grant Van Pelt
Strings Music Festival Percussion Ensemble
Drew Miller and Brother Saturn
Matt and Lindsay Adams
The MacMillan Family
Kelly Dulaney and Ian Bawn
Evidence: Stephan Moore and Scott Smallwood
R. Carlos Nakai and Will Clipman
Steve Skinner and Heddwen
Sue and Jim Hill
Myrrh (Melinda) de Marmion
Mary Lou Newmark
Resonance Women’s Chorus
Christi Morgan Family
Michelle Angel/Gong Temple
UNC Uncommon Ensemble, Director Anne Lanzilotti
Linda Erdely Pierce
Thanks to all, and to our brilliant technical and recording staff,
Samantha Wade and Michael Van Wagoner
“One road to the musical future now runs through Rangely.” – Alex Ross
Illustration by Vincent Mahé
Read Alex Ross’s article about The TANK in The New Yorker
A Water Tower Turned Music Venue
In Colorado, a uniquely resonant performance space.
Alive Inside The Tank, last year’s standout recording by Mysteries of the Night, continues to receive its accolades. Music critic Lloyd Barde has just proclaimed it the #1 Healing Arts and Yoga Music Album of the Year. The album features James Marienthal on world flutes with vocal harmonies by Sarah Gibbons. Plus royalties benefit The TANK Center for Sonic Arts. Click here to buy the album.
Listen to James Hoskins playing his cello in The TANK: beautiful, stately, resonant pieces, recorded at The TANK in 2017 and released as an album in 2018.
Inception: James Hoskins, Cello in The TANK, Listen here.
We’re pleased to share these voices of children from Rangely, Colorado.
Composed by Kathaleen Hancock Todd.