UCCS Music Program

Peak FreQuency Festival: George E. Lewis in Residence

Peak FreQuency Festival: George E. Lewis in Residence

November 20, 2019 | 5:00 PM

George E. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University. A 2002 MacArthur “genius” Fellow, as well as a Guggenheim Fellow, a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Lewis's work in electronic and computer music and multimedia installations, chamber and orchestral music, opera, and improvisative forms is documented on more than 150 recordings, presented by the world’s finest ensembles. Lewis has also published extensively on music, interactive technologies and media, experimental art, and improvisation, including his award-winning book, A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (University of Chicago Press, 2008) and his co-edited two-volume Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies (2016), which brought together scholars from the humanities, arts, and the social and natural sciences. For more on George E. Lewis visit music.columbia.edu/bios/george-e-lewis.

Wednesday, November 20
Heller Center for the Arts Fellowship: Collaboration as an Art Form with world renowned composer, George Lewis
Heller Center for Arts & Humanities
1250 N. Campus Heights Drive
5:00pm Reception; 6:00pm Performance
Free of charge

With a focus on the Heller Center Fellowship and the nature of collaboration, 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.

For information on the Peak FreQuency Festival contact Glen Whitehead at gwhitehe@uccs.edu or 719-255-4155.