August 30, 2016 • Uncategorized

Amanda Hahn

Amanda Hahn is a  musician and music educator who has spent the last 18 years in the San Francisco Bay Area both performing and working with school children and adult students in a variety of settings. From small Montessori schools to large inner-city public schools and private students on piano, flute, and voice, she is […]

August 30, 2016 • Uncategorized

Jimmy Kansau

Jimmy is Vocal Director for the San Francisco Boys Chorus. He has performed in over 45 operas, including 15 appearances at the San Francisco Opera. He is passionate about singing and education and works with The Venezuelan Music Project an El Sistema style-system (as made world famous by Gustavo Dudamel), for choir singing. He studied […]

August 30, 2016 • Press

How NASA Scientists Created an International Space Orchestra

What do you get when you combine brilliant space scientists with musical instruments? Why, an International Space Opera, of course. The International Space Orchestra (ISO) is the brainchild of French director Nelly Ben Hayoun, who has the colorful title “designer of experiences” at the SETI Institute (short for Search for Extraterrestrial Life) in Mountain View, Calif.  “If […]

August 30, 2016 • Screenings

International Space Orchestra Screening

7th May, 21:15, De Balie, Amsterdam Join the International Space Orchestra – an assembly of star-spangled space scientists from NASA Ames Research Center, Singularity University, International Space University and the SETI Institute- as they perform a unique drama of non-terrestrial communication and the techno-wonders of mission control rooms. In this tangential reality, your Flight Controller […]

August 30, 2016 • PressUncategorized

NBH at Design Indaba 2013

Nelly Ben Hayoun: Design is all about passion and ambition At Design Indaba Conference 2013, Nelly Ben Hayoun chats to Michael Bierut about her project The International Space Orchestra Nelly Ben Hayoun has been called the “Willy Wonka of design and science” and has been on a mission to bring chaos, subversion and disorder into […]

August 30, 2016 • CollaborationsPress

The International Space Orchestra is IN Orbit

The International Space Orchestra features in Wired.  Read the full article here From: Nelly Ben Hayoun THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE ORCHESTRA (ISO) IS ORBITING THE EARTH 19th November 2013   Two Ardusat (Arduino based Nanosatellites run by Nanosatisfi) Carrying ISO’s Ground-Control: An Opera in Space Recordings Launched Into Space on 4th August 2013   On 19th […]

August 30, 2016 • PressUncategorized

SXSW_South by Southwest

Nelly Ben Hayoun, Designer of Experiences of the SETI Institute, will be speaking at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, USA  on March 11th with her International Space Orchestra collaborator Jasmina Tesanovic. READ ABOUT THE PANEL HERE The International Space Orchestra Nelly Ben Hayoun is Designer of Experiences at the SETI Institute. In 2012, Ben Hayoun assembled the world first […]

August 30, 2016 • Uncategorized

Evan Price

Two-time Grammy Award winner and jazz violinist extraordinaire Evan Price is the International Space Orchestra Musical Director. Evan Price is steadily gaining recognition as one of the world’s most confident voices in extra-classical string playing. A native of Detroit, MI, his musical background includes some earnest dues-paying in a variety of genres. From square dance […]