About CHT

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Venezuelan-American conductor, producer, composer, scholar and interdisciplinary artist Carmen-Helena Téllez has been called “a quiet force behind contemporary music in the United States today” by the New York-based journal Sequenza21. She takes a co-creative approach to new music performance, devoting special attention to vocal-instrumental and staged genres, involving interdisciplinary media and musical scholarship, in an approach that The Washington Post has called “immersing and thrilling.” To view more about Carmen’s projects please visit:

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  1. Molly Hartshorn

    Hello Dr. Tellez! I’ve been following your work here and your main website, because I’m really interested in the ideas you’ve presented around redesigning the “concert paradigm.” What is your opinion on using social media during a performance to engage an audience (live and Twitter and Instagram feeds with interactive supplementary content during a concert, for example)? Thanks!

    • Greetings, Molly. Thanks for the interest. I definitely think that social media will increasingly become part of performances. I am about to post a link to research on building an audience and the usefulness of social media. It is a related topic…

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