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JACK Quartet (from left to right): Jay Campbell, John Pickford Richards, Austin Wulliman and Christopher Otto
During the performance the members of the quartet will be outfitted with sensors that can detect brain activity occurring while listening, seeing, and performing -  information which will then be transformed into a new kind of music of the brain. Concluding their extended 3-year residency at the University of Washington, the JACK Quartet is to premiere a new piece that uses their brain waves to generate music. The performance will take place at the Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater... Read more
Michael Berry, UW Music Theory (image via The Whole U)
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Whether you are curious about studying the arts, need to fulfill your VLPA credits, or just looking to further your education, these courses are sure to transform and inspire you! The following courses are open to all students for the upcoming Spring Quarter. School of Music:MUSAP 389/589: World Music: GamelanI&S/VLPA, 2 credits MUSEN 100B: Gospel ChoirVLPA, 1 credit... Read more
School of Music Composition professor Huck Hodge recently received a significant commission from the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, one of the most important commissions available to composers internationally. Named for the Russian-born composer and long-time former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the foundation has supported most of the leading composers of the 20th/21st centuries, including Bartok, Copland, Messiaen, Saariaho, Schoenberg,... Read more