H Project/H Project Performing Arts Association seeks sponsors and grant funding to commission new works and arrangements for public performance.
An HPPAA project under development will spread international goodwill and creativity worldwide, emphasizing the global and cross-cultural impact of the arts, especially music.
The Project (complete details here) will harness, enlist, and elevate global creativity as a bond across nations and cultures.
HPPAA President Hank Hehmsoth has been selected
as principal investigator for a Performance Grant from
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music @MusicTxstate
Eddie Durham Celebration with NEA Jazz Masters Rufus Reid and Dan Morgenstern
Proceeds are used to further the mission of H Project, including commissioning and mentoring programs.
Jazz Educator's Network JEN 2013 Convention
with Count Basie vocalist Miss Carmen Bradford
For more than 15 years, H Project members — Hank Hehmsoth, John Mills, James Fenner, Steve Summer, and Spencer Starnes have pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to expanding the range and context of the group to include a synthesis of American jazz, contemporary art music, and an international mix of world cultures.
In the process, H Project has become an influential 21st century ensemble in Texas, performing concerts, and releasing videos and recordings.