'All' means 'necessary'

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 9:00pm
World Music Hall


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The "Tuesdays with Wesleyan Composers" concert series culminates in a collaborative show featuring members of the composition seminar taught by the esteemed David Behrman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. Graduate students Peter Blasser, Hallie Blejewski, Jason BroganDaniel Fishkin, Cecilia LopezDina MaccabeeCleek Schrey, Ron Shalom, Sean Sonderegger, and senior Benjamin Zucker ’15 present new works composed under Mr. Behrman's tutelage, as well as some of Mr. Behrman's own music.

Together with Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier,and Gordon Mumma, Mr. Behrman founded the Sonic Arts Union in 1966, and he began working with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in 1967. Working at Columbia Records in the late 1960s, Mr. Behrman produced many of the “Music of Our Time” series of new music recordings for Masterworks and Odyssey. Among them were the first recording of Terry Riley's In C and works by Mr. Ashley, Mr. Lucier, Mr. Mumma, John Cage, Mauricio Kagel, Richard Maxfield, Pauline Oliveros, Henri Pousseur, Steve Reich, David Tudor, Christian Wolff, and other influential composers.