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November 23, 2011
NEWS OF THE WEEK: NOVEMBER 23



  UCSD FACULTY COMPOSER KATHARINA ROSENBERGER's Scatter 2.0 is included on Hat Hut Records' Women Composers I. The piece will be performed in March by the San Francisco Contemporary Players, directed by UCSD's Steven Schick. Katharina's portrait CD with Wet Ink Ensemble, also on Hat Hut, will be released next spring.

GRAD-LEVEL RESEARCHER GRACE LESLIE has been working with neuroscientist and music PhD alumnus Scott Makeig running EEG experiments to analyze the brain activity of music listeners as they are engaged in listening and expressing movement. Her project is based at UCSD's Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience.

MUSIC ALUMNUS AAKAASH ISRANI'S MULTIMEDIA WORK KASHMIR HAD ITS WORLD PREMIERE at the Fundaçao Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal, and will be performed in NYC next spring.

FORMER LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DES McANUFF is directing a new production of Faust at New York's Metropolitan Opera.

AND AT THE PLAYHOUSE: PHISH GUITARST AND FOUNDER TREY ANASTASIO is developing his new musical Hands on a Hardbody.

R.I.P.: JAZZ DRUMMER PAUL MOTIAN

CLASSICAL MUSIC BUSTS FREE FROM THE CONCERT HALL


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