Code Listen

Music for Healing and Dialogue

Code Listen is a civic arts project using the transformative power of creative music and music performance to support healing and dialogue on gun violence, race and law enforcement practices for Boston residents. Led by violinist and composer Shaw Pong Liu who initiated the project in 2016 as an Artist-in-Residence with the City of Boston in collaboration with the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, the Boston Police Department, and community organizations including the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute Teen Empowerment and the Mattapan Teen Center.

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Harmony and Hope: Responding to Violence With Music

  • Arlington Street Church 351 Boylston Street Boston, MA, 02116 United States (map)

Code Listen is collaborating with Riverview Chamber Players' Harmony and Hope: Responding to Violence With Music all-day concert  (12-hours, 12 concerts), working with director Rebecca Strauss to honor and remember individuals lost to violence. Four families will be speaking about their loved ones lost to violence at four different concerts that day. 

Code Listen artist Shaw Pong Liu will perform with colleagues Tanya Maggi and Julia Cash at the 3pm-4pm concert.

Later Event: May 4
Info Session for BPD officers