credit: Alexandra Galewsky
Mother Falcon is a symphonic rock band from Austin known for their wide-ranging instrumentation and collaborative songwriting. Founded in 2008, the group has grown to include a collective of up to 20 musicians playing strings, horns, guitars, and percussion. The group has toured throughout the United States and Canada, and collaborated with artists such as Ben Sollee, Kaki King, Todd Reynolds, and Gina Chavez. For the last 8 years, the band has been running an annual summer songwriting camp called Mother Falcon Music Lab, encouraging young musicians to find their creative voice through collaborative songwriting and other mediums. In summer 2019 the band began their first collaboration with Austin’s Trouble Puppet Theater, creating original songs and scoring for their production of American Blood Song. Mother Falcon plans to release new material in 2023, including their original score for Glass Half Full Theater’s show Petra and the Wolf.
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