Composition Seminar

Students, Professor Augusta Read Thomas sit down with composer Philip Glass

Student and faculty composers meet weekly for composition seminars to discuss issues related to musical materials, imagination, design, aesthetics, and compositional techniques with leaders in the field from across the globe.

Seminar meetings during the 2021-22 Autumn Quarter will take place in the Logan Center for the Arts Penthouse on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:20 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

When artists are joining via Zoom, students are still expected to meet in-person in the Penthouse.

Refreshments will be served.

Autumn 2021

Sept 28: Carillon Concert (featuring world premieres by: Darelene Castro Ortiz, Ashkan Behzadi, and Hunter Brown at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, east side lawn, picnic-style, rain or shine as performed by Joey Brink. Co-listed with Ear Taxi Festival.)

Oct 5: Felipe Tovar-Henao

Oct 12: Benjamin Whiting including discussion about CHIMEFEST

Oct 19: Annika K. Socolofsky via Zoom

Oct 26: Matana Roberts

Nov 2: Shawn Jaeger via Zoom

Nov 9: Hannah Kendall via Zoom

Nov 16: Amy Williams (She will also teach 3 or 4 private lessons)

Nov 23: THANKSGIVING BREAK

Nov 30: FACULTY SEARCH: No seminar: Instead, this week, please attend interviews of the faculty search in composition. (Candidates will also teach some private lessons)