Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Steven Stucky in Residency at HHSOM Oct. 12-18

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Steven Stucky, awarded the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Music for hisĀ Second Concerto for Orchestra, will be in residence at the Hodgson School of Music Oct. 12-18

Mr. Stucky has taught at Cornell University since 1980, where he serves as Given Foundation Professor of Composition. He has also been associated with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 20 years, and is currently Consulting Composer for New Music.

His residency will include several performances and presentations that will be open to the public, including a presentation about his oratorio "August 4, 1964," which focuses on two iconic events in American history that took place on that date: the announcement of the Gulf of Tonkin attack and the discovery of the bodies of three slain civil rights workers in Mississippi. This presentation will be at 2:30 pm on Wednesday Oct. 13 in Edge Hall.

Other events of the residency include:

  • Wed, 10/13, 8:00 PM, Hodgson Hall, University Wind Ensemble Concert - the program includes Dr. Stucky's "Funeral Music for Queen Mary"
  • Fri, 10/15, 11:15 AM, Dancz Center for New Music, Dr. Stucky will speak with UGA students about his music
  • Mon, 10/18, 8:00 PM, Ramsey Hall, Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and Concert Choir - The CCE and Concert Choir present all-Stucky program to conclude the residency.

For more information, contact Dr. Adrian Childs, 706/542-2765, apchilds@uga.edu