Introducing the Coda on Centre Musician-In-Residence: Gladstone Butler
Coda on Centre ownership, Oxford Development Company, in partnership with McCaffery and Kelly Strayhorn Theater, are proud to introduce classically trained musician and DJ, Gladstone Butler, as the first Musician-In-Residence!
Chosen by jury review after completing an application and audition process, Mr. Butler kicked off the program with a performance at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s annual fundraiser, Full Bloom Summer Dance Party on June 2nd.
“I am looking forward to bringing something special and creative to every aspect of this position,” said Butler. “I am an experienced performer in many genres and I would like to expand beyond traditional music performance and collaborate with other artists to create in-house art and sound installations.”
Originally from Washington, D.C., Gladstone Butler set out to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional musician after winning the D.C. Youth Orchestra’s concerto competition when he was 18 years old. He is a Spring 2018 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University where he was a student of orchestral percussion and expanded his capabilities to include electronic music production, composition, and sound engineering.
Stay tuned for the sweet stylings of Gladstone Butler!