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UC San Diego's Department of Music

October 21, 2014
COVERAGE: STEVEN SCHICK'S HALL OF FAME INDUCTION



  Percussionist, conductor, relentless new music advocate and UC San Diego music Prof. Steven Schick gets a definitive profile in the November issue of Percussive Notes magazine, the journal of the Percussive Arts Society, which inducts Schick into its Hall of Fame in November. Writer Lauren Vogel Weiss traces Schick's life and work, from his Iowa childhood and education at the University of Iowa to his stint on the faculty of Fresno State University, vital experiences in Europe, mentoring of several generations of percussionists, persistent advocacy of new music and ability to perform long and complex works from memory. In the article, Schick often reflects on his career thus far, but by the end the reader is most excited about the many surprising artistic twists and turns sure to come in the road ahead.

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