In support of the Brooklyn College, CUNY and NY City-wide initiatives to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, all scheduled events of The School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts' departments -- Conservatory of Music, Theatre, Preparatory Center, FiIm and Art -- have been postponed until further notice.
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The 41st. Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival
Mar 25-Apr 3
Twice a year, this unique festival presents a cornucopia of cutting-edge works by masters and emerging talents.
Note: The March 25th performance will be a special Mario Davidovsky Memorial Concert; Conservatory faculty will perform works by this recently-deceased prioneer of electroacoustic music.Society for Electro-Acoustic Music
Mario Davidovsky was born in Médanos, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He studied with Aaron Copland and Milton Babbitt at the Tanglewood Music Center and in 1960, Davidovsky settled in New York City where he was appointed associate director of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center.
In 2006 Davidovsky received a commission by SEAMUS (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music) to compose two electroacoustic works in his Synchronisms series. Synchroisms No. 11 and No. 12 premiered in 2007 at the SEAMUS National Conference in Ames, IA. Davidovsky's association with the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center continued, and from 1981 to 1993 he was the lab's director as well as professor of music at Columbia. In 1994 he became professor of music at Harvard.
Mr. Davidovsky taught at many institutions, including the University of Michigan, the Di Tella Institute of Buenos Aires, the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and the City College of New York, pioneering and inspiring young composers and musicians in the growing genre of electroacoustic music.
His last postion was on the composition faculty at Mannes College, The New School for Music.
Davidovsky was inducted as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
George Bruner, Director
Wednesday, March 25, 8:00pmDon Buchwald Theatre
Wednesday, April 1, 7:00pmDon Buchwald Theatre
Thursday, April 2, 7:00pmDon Buchwald Theatre
Friday, April 3, 7:00pmDon Buchwald Theatre
A GRAND TRADITION OF FREE EVENTS
Brooklyn College and the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts are proud of our long tradition of offering a wide variety of concerts, films and other events throughout the season, all free to the general public. Brooklynites are invited to enjoy these offerings often and with friends. Watch for free events by the departments of the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.