UC San Diego's Department of Music
May 11, 2012
NEWS OF THE WEEK
UCSD COMPOSER AND SCHOLAR CAROLYN CHEN HAS BEEN INDUCTED INTO THE BOUCHET GRADUATE SOCIETY. Carolyn's induction took place in March at the Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity. UCSD pianist and music scholar James G. Williams was inducted into the society last year.
COMPOSER AND MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER LEI LIANG gave a lecture this week titled "One-Note Polyphony, Shadows and Remembrance" at the Hamburg Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg, Germany. Lei's solo piano piece My Windows is being performed this spring by pianist Anna Kijanowski at the Budapest Conservatory of Music, and at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church in London.
CONTRABASSIST AND UCSD MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER MARK DRESSER joins a premiere performance of 2011 Guggenheim Fellow Earl Howard's Superstring. Howard is a pioneer in the development of live electronic processing. The Roulette concert is May 12 in Brooklyn.
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