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Lecture/Demo

Two presentations will be given in this session:

This week's Composition Forum features cellist Seth Parker Woods. His presentation is titled "Almost Human: The Study of Physical Processes in Performance with Electronics."

Seth Parker Woods is Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, cello, at the University of Chicago. He previously served on the music faculties of Dartmouth College and the Chicago Academy of the Arts.

This week's Composition Seminar features cellist Seth Parker Woods. His presentation is titled "The Augmented Cello".

Seth Parker Woods is Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, cello, at the University of Chicago. He previously served on the music faculties of Dartmouth College and the Chicago Academy of the Arts.

This week, the Composition Seminar has the privilege of hosting internationally renowned composer, band leader, saxophonist, sound experimentalist, and mixed-media practitioner Matana Roberts, who will be joining us via Zoom for a presentation entitled "Strategies for creativity (in the midst of crisis)."Roberts works in many contexts and mediums, including improvisation, dance, poetry, and theater.

This week, the Composition Seminar has the privilege of hosting flutist extraordinaire Keiko Murakami, a solo and chamber music virtuoso who will be joining us via Zoom from Strasburg, France.

This spring, MUSIC 323: Doctoral Seminar in Composition is being presented online, and our faculty is sharing these discussions of compositional issues and techniques with the public. 
 

Marco Fusi is a violinist/violist and a passionate advocate for the music of our time. Marco also plays viola d’amore, commissioning new pieces and collaborating with composers to promote and expand existing repertoire for the instrument.

This event has been canceled due to the acceleration of domestic coronavirus developments. Stanford University has extended its previous restrictions on large-scale university gatherings to now include events of over 50 people through May 15.

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The Clayman Institute Artist’s Salon presents Patricia Alessandrini, assistant professor in the Department of Music. She will discuss Ada’s Song, a composition for mezzo-soprano, ensemble, and a piano automata system employing artificial intelligence. In addition to using AI to generate musical material, it attempts to make real-time machine learning processes comprehensible to the public.

Please join the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Stanford Live for the 15th Annual Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Lecture and Demonstration with multi-instrumentalist and musicologist Rhiannon Giddens. Giddens is a founding member of the Grammy-winning American roots band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a 2017 MacArthur Genius Award recipient and a regular on CMT’s Nashville.

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