John Cage and the development of the prepared piano

When: Thursday, October 04, 2012 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : Leah M. Smith Lecture Hall
Event Type(s): Lecture

Pianist Eliza Garth will explore the origins of the prepared piano, prepared-piano effects, and techniques for preparing a piano properly.

This lecture includes short performances of music for prepared piano.

Widely regarded as an artist with a passionate voice and an adventurous spirit, pianist ELIZA GARTH has championed some of the most demanding works in the repertoire.

A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Garth is a founding member of the Chamber Players of the League of Composers/ISCM in New York City, and is in frequent demand as a guest artist. She is a member of the music faculty at St. Mary's College of Maryland, and has been recognized twice by the Maryland State Arts Council with the Individual Artist Award.

Website: http://claricesmithcenter.umd.edu/events/2012/john-cage-and-prepared-piano

For more information, contact:
Cara Natalie Fleck
School of Music
+1 301 405 7283

music.umd.edu




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