Watchworthy Wednesday: What Does Miami Sound Like?

For 100 days, Jan. 31-May 12, residents of Miami can contribute their own sound and video clips to the New World Symphony (NWS), America’s Orchestral Academy, as part of Project 305.

The project will use selected submissions to compose an orchestral work and accompanying video that will be performed by the NWS on Oct. 21 at the New World Center. Through a partnership between NWS, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and MIT Media Lab, the project is modeled after the collaborative City Symphonies created throughout the world by innovative and influential composer, inventor and educator Tod Machover.

His Detroit project in 2015 attracted hundreds of Detroiters, who submitted hundreds of hours of audio and visual clips of daily life in Detroit via their phone apps. Here is the 37-minute “Symphony in D”:

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