Sonic Butterfly is a long string chromatic harp designed by Andrea Brook. The resonating chambers with butterfly wing shaped projection screens, “projection wings,” or LED wings, have 2 full octaves and the strings are at minimum 60ft long. All 26 strings expand out over the audience, creating a full sensory experience. Sonic Butterfly is available for Solo and Multi-Media Performances, Collaborations with other artists, speakers, and teachers, as well Andrea’s own Sonic Butterfly Yoga Workshop.
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Please read the Sonic Butterfly Tech Rider to understand not only the necessary requirements for staging, sound and lighting, also for full details of the installation.
(Create a link to a pdf of the tech rider attached to the email.)
YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT ANDREA HERE:
Andrea Brook is an international performing artist, yoga teacher/life catalyst and public speaker. As a musician and installation artist, Andrea has toured since 2001, presenting visually and sonically stunning performances and transforming architecture and natural environments into large scale musical instruments, including the Coliseum in Rome, the Space Needle in Seattle, the Temple at Burning Man and the Grand Theater in Shanghai. In 2013, Andrea began Sonic Butterfly Productions to unite her talents. She designed her own long-string harp, Sonic Butterfly, to spread her wings and fly.
Sonic Butterfly Multimedia
is an exciting collaboration between Andrea Brook and Nima Rezai. Nima brings extraordinary live visuals to the performance with projections mapped onto Sonic Butterfly’s projection wings and fully surrounding the performers. Nima also plays the Chapman Stick, which sounds stunning with the long strings and offers 2 unique instruments together on one stage. These multimedia performances can present with just Andrea and Nima plus backing tracks and/or more musicians can be added, including drums, guitar, violin, bass, etc. Sonic Butterfly Multimedia is an extraordinary show that can be scaled to fit your event’s budget.
Sonic Butterfly Multimedia promo video features Andrea Brook on the Sonic Butterfly harp, and Nima Rezai on visuals and Chapman Stick and Brad Ranola on drums. Filmed on the panasonic GH4 in 4K with Lumix and Leica lenses. Post and color correction in Final Cut Pro X. Projected using Resolume Arena. Video by Nima Rezai
Sonic Butterfly Solo performances feature Andrea Brook and her gorgeous and deeply moving songs and performance. You can hear many of these songs are on the Sonic Butterfly EP “Becoming”: https://sonicbutterflyproductions.bandcamp.com/releases.
These solo performances are perfect for festivals, and/or smaller events and budgets.