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Feb 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

WEDS@7 Steven Schick, solo percussion

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Percussionist, conductor, and author Steven Schick was born in Iowa and raised in a farming family. For forty years he has championed contemporary music by commissioning or premiering more than one hundred-fifty new works. Schick is music director of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus and artistic director of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. He was music director of the 2015 Ojai Festival. He maintains a lively schedule of guest conducting including recent appearances with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Modern and the Asko/Schönberg Ensemble.

Among his acclaimed publications include a book, “The Percussionist’s Art: Same Bed, Different Dreams,” and numerous recordings of contemporary percussion music including a 3 CD set of the complete percussion music of Iannis Xenakis (Mode) and a companion recording of the early percussion music of Karlheinz Stockhausen in 2014 (Mode). Steven Schick is Distinguished Professor of Music and holds the Reed Family Presidential Chair at the University of California, San Diego.

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Date and Time

Feb 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Location

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Event Registration

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Event Fee

General Admission: $15.50 UC San Diego Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $10.50 Student Rush: Free with ID

Contact

UC San Diego Department of Music    boxoffice@music.ucsd.edu    858-534-3448

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

UC San Diego Department of Music

Event Category

Concerts, Performances and Exhibitions