Music at Noon Series - Örjan Sandred, composer

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Music at Noon Series
Örjan Sandred, composer (University of Manitoba)
Electronic sounds in contemporary music
12:15 pm, October 17 2017
University Recital Hall
Free admission, everyone welcome!

Professor Örjan Sandred discusses his aesthetics and ideas in his composition “A Ghazal” for soprano and live electronics.

Örjan Sandred is a Professor of Composition at the University of Manitoba in Canada, where he founded Studio FLAT - a studio for computer music research and production. He is a composer of both instrumental and computer music. His instrumental works reach from music for Symphony Orchestra to solo instruments. In recent years Sandred has composed a series of pieces with live electronics, including solo parts for oboe, percussion, saxophone, piano, violin, cello and voice. Sandred's music is regularly performed at concerts and festivals in many countries, for example at the Nordic Music Days in Helsinki, the Electronic Music Week in Shanghai, the SALT Festival in Victoria and numerous other events.

Sandred was teaching electro-acoustic composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm 1998-2005. In 2016 he was a D.A.A.D. visiting professor at Hochschule für Musik Detmold in Germany. He is a frequent guest lecturer around the world and he has given seminars at for example Harvard University, Columbia University and at the University of California at Berkeley.


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