Visiting Artists

Visiting artists and artists in residence play an integral part in the research conducted at UC San Diego's Department of Music. Outside artists collaborate with faculty and students in Focus seminars, concerts, week-long festivals and colloquia, bringing an array of new creativity and ideas. Several composers, performers, and scholars, including the Arditti String Quartet, Muhal Richard Abrams, Robert Ashley, Richard Barrett, Lisa Bielawa, John Cage, Paul Dresher, Morton Feldman, Vinko Globokar, Lydia Goehr, Gerry Hemingway, Toshio Hosokawa, David Lang, Anne LeBaron, Joelle Leandre, Lisa Lim, Alvin Lucier, Hilda Paraedes, Pauline Oliveros, Jean-Claude Risset, Kaija Saariaho, Jaap Schroeder, Wadada Leo Smith, Toru Takemitsu, Chou Wen-Chung, Iannis Xenikas, and Thomas Young, have visited the department.