Corwin Chair Series

 
The Corwin Chair presents a series of engaging concerts and lectures each quarter, with performances and topics ranging from live experimental/improvisatory electronic music to the conversion of DNA sequences into sound. 

Fall 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 | 7:30 pm PT | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Free and open to the public
The Department of Music will present a Corwin Series Concert, "States of Change," on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm PT in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. The Corwin Series returns to in-person listening with a selection of multi-channel acousmatic and visual music works. Listeners will be invited to engage with aspects of the past and future, or the construction or deconstruction of nostalgic sound worlds through the works of Federico Schumacher, Leah Reid, Stéphane Roy, João Pedro Oliveira, and Mario Mary.
 
Friday, October 22, 2021 | 11 am PT | Virtual Event | Free and open to the public
The Department of Music will present a virtual Corwin Chair Series Lecture featuring composer Leah Reid on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11 am PT via Zoom. Reid will discuss her works, influences, and compositional aesthetic in a lecture titled "Multidimensional Timbre Representations and Current Work."
 
Friday, November 19, 2021 | 11 am PT | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Free and open to the public
The Department of Music will present a virtual Corwin Chair Series Lecture featuring composer Leigh Landy on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 11 am PT via Zoom. Professor Landy will discuss his work, aesthetic, and philosophies in a lecture titled "Things that are on my mind about (and in my own) sound-based music."