New Music and Culture Symposium


January 29-31, 2015

Organized by UAlbany faculty member Max Lifchitz, Max Lifchitz this SUNY-wide conference includes public concerts, lecture/recitals, panel discussions and master classes highlighting the artistic accomplishments of composers affiliated with the SUNY system. Please see the links below for more information:

Press Release
Times Union Article
Schedule of Events
Program Copy

These events are made possible with funding from the SUNY System Administration Conversations in the Discipline Program, Office of the UAlbany Vice-President for Research, CAS Dean's Office, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars Program and public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Participating Composers:

Augusta Read ThomasJoel Chadabe
 Augusta Read Thomas                   Joel Chadabe                     
 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar     Keynote Speaker

Andrew ConklinDavid Felder Perry GoldsteinJonathan Golove
 Andrew Conklin            David Felder              Perry Goldstein       Jonathan Golove

Nathan HeidelbergerDavid Heuser Bill PfaffMargaret Schedel
 Nathan Heidelberger      David Heuser              Bill Pfaff               Margaret Schedel

Brett WeryWinnie Yang
 Brett Wery                   Winnie Yang

Participating Performers:

Meroe Adeeb Gina CuffariAnn EllsworthRay FurutaJoseph Han
 Meroë Adeeb       Gina Cuffari          Ann Ellsworth   Ray Furuta              Joseph Han       

Marianne Gythfeldt  Martha Herr  Eric Heubner Tom Kolor
 Marianne Gythfeldt                    Martha Herr             Eric Heubner           Tom Kolor

Kumhee LeeClaudia Schaer        
 Kumhee Lee                Claudia Schaer