George Lewis in Guelph

March 4th, 2016 | 3-5pm
University of Guelph, MacKinnon 203

The Creative Music Symposium and Thinking Spaces: The Improvisation Reading Group and Speaker Series Present: How Do You Turn an Academic Book into an Opera? George E. Lewis in Conversation with Harald Kisiedu.

Photograph of George E. Lewis.IICSI is pleased to present an afternoon with esteemed composer, trombonist, computer music pioneer, and scholar George E. Lewis. He is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also the author of A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music. Mr. Lewis will discuss the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), its cosmopolitan dimension, and his work as a composer with a focus on his chamber opera Afterword, An Opera.

Free and open to the public!

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