Connection Works

Wide Open Works
Artistic Discipline: Music
Category: Local Arts Support
Grant Year: 2022
Location: Gowanus

The concert series Wide Open Works (WOW), now in its fifteenth season, has provided Brooklyn with events meriting large-scale international attention, maintaining the highest standards in performance and education, presented in a community-based format. World-class performers who have participated include Jazz legends; Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Sheila Jordan, Dave Liebman, Joseph Jarman, McArthur Genius Fellows; Steve Coleman, Dafnis Prieto, Tyshawn Sorey and many others. These exceptional and unique events have greatly benefited the community and musicians through deep and meaningful musical experiences with strong community connections.