Guest Lecturer Richard Teitelbaum comes to StetsonU

February 15, 2013

Composer and performer Richard Teitelbaum will be visiting the Stetson University School of Music to give a guest lecture on Friday, Feb. 22, at 2:30 p.m. in Presser Hall.

Composer and performer Richard Teitelbaum will be visiting the Stetson University School of Music to give a guest lecture on Friday, Feb. 22, at 2:30 p.m. in Presser Hall.

Composer and performer Richard Teitelbaum will be visiting the Stetson University School of Music to give a guest lecture on the Composer Forum, followed by question and answer session.

The lecture will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, at 2:30 p.m. in Presser Hall, Room 132, 419 N. Woodland Blvd., on Stetson’s DeLand campus. This event is free to the public.

Well known for his pioneering work in live electronic music and his early explorations of intercultural improvisation and composition, Teitelbaum received his Master’s degree in theory and composition from Yale University in 1964. He co-founded the pioneering live electronic music group Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV) with Frederic Rzewski and Alvin Curran in Rome in 1966, bringing the first Moog synthesizer to Europe the following year. He returned to the United States in 1970 to create the World Band, one of the first intercultural improvisation groups which were made up of master musicians from India, Japan, Korea, the Middle East and North America. He has performed his works at Berlin’s Philharmonic Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Almeida Theater and South Bank in London, the Pompidou Center in Paris, the Kennedy Center in Washington, and in concerts and festivals throughout Europe, North America, East Asia and Latin America.

Teitelbaum is currently professor of music at Bard College, in upstate New York, where he teaches electronic and experimental music, and co-chairs the Music Department in the Master of Fine Arts program.

The appearance of composer Richard Teitelbaum is made possible through the Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artist in-Residence outreach program. http://www.atlanticcenterforthearts.org/

For more information call Stetson University’s School of Music at (386) 822-8950 or (386) 822-8983.




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