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The Guest Artist Series invites renowned composers, performers and scholars to the University at Buffalo to present, perform, lecture and hold workshops on a variety of contemporary music topics throughout the academic year.


2019-20 Guest Artists

Fall 2019
Olivier Pasquetcomposer, visual artist
Berlin, Germany

November 1, 2019
Workshop for new pieces by UB graduate composers

Edge of the Center has this write-up on their residency and workshop

November 15, 2019
Visiting Artist Kevin Ernste
masterclass and lecture

Edge of the Center has a post about his biography and his time in Buffalo

December 6-8, 2019
Ensemble Mise-En Residency
Graduate Composer Workshop

Edge of the Center has a post about the pieces workshopped, including the composer’s own descriptions of their pieces

Friday, February 14, 2020
Visiting Artist Timothy McCormack
masterclass and lecture

Friday, March 27, 2020
Visiting Artist Marcos Balter
masterclass and lecture

April 8 – 11, 2020
Ensemble Mise-En Residency with Irvine Arditti

April 9, 2:00 pm, Graduate Composer Workshop, Lippes Concert Hall
April 11, 7:30 pm, Concert, Lippes Concert Hall

April 17 – 23, 2020
Creative Arts Initiative: Arditti Quartet Residency
Details to be announced

June in Buffalo 2020
June 1 – 7, 2020

Senior Composers:

David Felder
Hilda Paredes
Robert H.P. Platz
Roger Reynolds
Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon

Other, TBA

Resident Ensembles:

Arditti String Quartet (Creative Arts Initiative Residency 2)
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Ensemble Signal
Slee Sinfonietta
Ensemble Son

Special Guest:
Brad Lubman

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