Computer Music Concert, Alcides Lanza and Meg Sheppard

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Computer Music Concert, Alcides Lanza and Meg Sheppard

8:00pm Griswold Hall
On April 15, 2000 actress-singer Meg Sheppard performed the composition “Trilogy” by alcides lanza, director of the Electronic Music Studio of McGill University in Montreal. Trilogy is an evening of music theater for acress-singer, electronic sounds, and electronic extensions, with digital synthesizers and lighting effects. The piece is an autobiographical cycle of songs evoking the composer’s youth, growing political awareness and mature reflections.

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Computer Music Seminar, Hugh Livingston

Computer Music Seminar, Hugh Livingston

5:30pm Room 314C
Cellist Hugh Livingston performs contemporary music. He has recently moved to the Bay Area, where he is a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and a Performer-in-Residence at UC Berkeley. He is known for his innovations and creations in the fields of interpretation of the European, American and Asian literature of the past thirty years, as well as improvisation, Asian instrumental traditions, electronic music, and extended cello technique.