Electronic Music Studios to host Dec. 9 concert

Electronic Music Studios to host Dec. 9 concert

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The Electronic Music Studios, housed within the University of Iowa School of Music, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in 101 Becker Communication Studies Building on the UI campus.

The program will include:

  • Sirens Speak by Will Huff
  • La Voz del Fuelle by Diana Salazar
  • Epassi Suite by Zane Merritt
  • Casi nada (“Almost nothing”) Electroacoustic Suite by Elsa Justel
  • Tranquility for electronics by Kyong Mee Choi

The UI Electronic Music Studios were founded in 1963, when renowned physicist James Van Allen supervised a thesis project by James Cessna to build the world's first digital synthesizer. Van Allen persuaded the School of Music Composition Area to establish an electronic music studio. Lawrence Fritts, professor of composition in the UI School of Music, has served as director since 1994.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For accommodations at the concert contact the School of Music at 319-335-1603. For a UI arts calendar and details about upcoming events visit the new Arts Iowa website.


Christopher Clair, University Communication and Marketing, 319-384-0900


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