Image: Raven Chacon performing.

Canceled Tuesday, March 23, 2021 

Due to technical difficulties, we will not be able to present this program via live stream and are therefore canceling the March 23rd virtual event. We apologize for any inconvenience. The performance will be captured in a high-production-value documentary film to be distributed freely online here on our website as well as on our YouTube channel beginning in June 2021. To receive updates about this program and other Socrates events, please subscribe to our newsletter at and follow the Park on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Raven Chacon Bio

Raven Chacon is a composer, performer and installation artist from Fort Defiance, Navajo Nation. As a solo artist, collaborator, or with Postcommodity, Chacon has exhibited or performed at Whitney Biennial, documenta 14, REDCAT, Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Chaco Canyon, Ende Tymes Festival, 18th Biennale of Sydney, and The Kennedy Center. Every year, he teaches 20 students to write string quartets for the Native American Composer Apprenticeship Project (NACAP). He is the recipient of the United States Artists fellowship in Music, The Creative Capital award in Visual Arts, The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation artist fellowship, and the American Academy’s Berlin Prize for Music Composition. He lives in Albuquerque, NM