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Violinmaker Sam Zygmuntowicz's lecture and demonstration "Talking to your Maker" will explore the collaboration involved in the design and making of an instrument.

Violinmaker Sam Zygmuntowicz's lecture and demonstration "Evolution of the Violin" will include information on instrument maintenance and sound adjustment.

The St. Lawrence String Quartet and Chamber Music Seminar faculty Paul Groves and Pedja Muzijevic collaborate for this keynote presentation.

Bring an original song to play and get feedback from Johan and Fredrik, or just come by to listen to the conversation with our international guests and talented Stanford student songwriters.

Moderated by Music Professor Mark Applebaum.

Psychiatrist and concert pianist Dr. Richard Kogan will give a presentation that explores the impact of psychological forces and psychiatric and medical illness on the creative output of the great American composer George Gershwin (1898-1937). The program will include excerpts from Gershwin’s masterpieces Rhapsody in Blue and Porgy and Bess.

Doctor of Philosophy candidate Katherine Anne Riopelle defends her dissertation, “Contemporary American-Chinese Operas as the Nexus of Business, Innovation, and Aesthetics."

Doctor of Philosophy candidate Joseph Robert Cadagin defends his dissertation, “Through Ligeti’s Looking-glass: The Composer’s Musical Reflections on Lewis Carroll."

Chilnualna: Mystical Numerology, Speech Orchestration, and Natural Sound

Laetitia Sonami, composer, sound installation artist, and technologist, discusses her forty-year musical trajectories and encounters.

Sonami has studied with Eliane Radigue, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, and Joel Chadabe. She moved from France to the U.S. in the late seventies to pursue her interest in electronic music, away from the more conservative French institutions of the time.

Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) would like to invite you to our annual Open House. Please join us for demonstrations, lectures, performances, and posters that present some of our latest research projects (speakers and topics TBA). Throughout the day, there will be a range of hands-on exhibits and opportunities to discuss the various research interests of students, faculty, and staff.


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