Scenes from Dinétah: An evening of music with Diné composer Connor Chee
April 26, 2023 6:00 pm
38 West 86th Street New York City
Join us for a special concert with acclaimed Diné pianist and composer Connor Chee, featuring piano pieces written about elements of Navajo life, land, and culture, including weaving. It will be followed by a conversation with Shaped by the Loom exhibition curator Hadley Jensen.
Diné (Navajo) pianist and composer Connor Chee is known for combining his classical piano training with his Native American heritage. Chee made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 12 after winning a gold medal in the World Piano Competition. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, Chee’s compositions are inspired by traditional Navajo chants and elements of Diné culture.Scenes from Dinétah: An evening of music with Diné composer Connor Chee