UCCS Music Program

Peak FreQuency Festival: George Lewis in Residence

Peak FreQuency Festival: George Lewis in Residence

November 20–24, 2019 | 5:00 PM

Peak Frequency Music Festival 2019
George Lewis, Artist in Residence
November 20 – 24

George E. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University. For George E. Lewis's full biography see https://music.columbia.edu/bios/george-e-lewis.

Wednesday, November 20
Heller Center for the Arts Fellowship: Collaboration as an Art Form

Join us as we launch the 2019 Peak Frequency Festival with student works specifically created for the George Lewis Residency addressing composition, improvisation, technology, culture and collaboration.

Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities, UCCS
1250 N. Campus Heights Drive
5:00 pm Reception
6:00 pm Performance

Thursday, November 21
UCCS Dean’s Distinguished Scholar Series
George E. Lewis: “Improvisation as a Way of Change”
Kraemer Family Library, UCCS
2nd Floor Apse
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
https://www.uccs.edu/research/deans-scholar-series

Thursday, November 21
George Lewis with UCCS Music Faculty and Students
Music faculty and students along with George Lewis will perform a variety of his compositions.

Ent Center for the Arts
Chapman Recital Hall
5225 N. Nevada Ave
7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 24
Lonnie and Lonie (2019), a Double Concerto for Trumpet and Piano (World Premiere)
Susan Grace, piano
Glen Whitehead, trumpet
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs

This commission is a grand collaboration between UCCS, Colorado College and the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs for their "Beginnings of Bluegrass” concert.

First United Methodist Church
420 North Nevada Ava
2:30 p.m.
To purchase tickets visit chamberorchestraofthesprings.org/2019-2020-season.html