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Jan. 19, 2007

Music Created For Electronic Media Class Will Be Presented Jan. 28

The Electronic Music Studios of the University of Iowa School of Music will present a free concert of recent works at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in Clapp Recital Hall on the University of Iowa campus.

Admission to the concert will be free.

The works that will be featured in the concert were submitted as final projects for the Electronic Media 1 class, taught this past fall by visiting UI music faculty member Jean-Paul Perrotte. These electro-acoustic compositions will be defused in Clapp Recital Hall using a 16-speaker system.

The complete program will be:

--"Pankow/Schönhauser Allee 2004" by Perrotte.

--"Different But The Same" by Josh Hoffman.

--"Being and Becoming" by Patrick Fitzgibbon.

--An untitled work by Carlos Cuellar.

--"Out of the Frying Pan" by Christopher Gainey.

--"Crystal Whispers of a Lonely Mind" by Timothy A. Davis.

--"Extended Interruptions" by George T. Marie.

--"An Early Valentine" by Angie Toomsen.

The Electronic Music Studios (EMS) have been part of the composition program at the UI School of Music for more than 30 years. By offering a traditional emphasis on the compositional aspects of electronic media, the studios have helped prepare UI graduates for composing, research and teaching careers at colleges and universities throughout the United States. More information is available at the EMS Web page, http://theremin.music.uiowa.edu/.

The director of the EMS is Lawrence Fritts, who has brought the latest generation of technologies to the studios, assuring that students working in the EMS have the broadest possible range of technologies available as compositional tools. Fritts is a leading figure in electronic and acousmatic music. His works have been performed around the United States and have been broadcast in the United States and Europe. See http://www.uiowa.edu/~music/bios/THEORYfritts.htm.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. You may visit the UI School of Music web site at http://www.uiowa.edu/~music/.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Peter Alexander, 319-384-0072; cell: 319-541-2846; peter-alexander@uiowa.edu.