Yoshiaki Onishi: Guest Lecturer in Composition Seminar

April 13th @ 4 PM CST Zoom link: https://memphis.zoom.us/j/86481050019?pwd=d3pmUUI5WGlmZkVPcE41eGFQU1FBZz09 Japanese-American composer, conductor, and clarinetist Yoshiaki Onishi received his doctorate in music composition from Columbia University in 2015 and is currently the Postdoctoral Fellow in Music Composition at the University of Missouri, serving as Assistant Conductor for the Mizzou New Music Ensemble. As a composer, he is interested…

Masterclass with Onur Turkmen, composer October 6, 2020

For information on attending, contact Dr. Mahir Ceitz.  “Onur Türkmen is one of the few composers who has been deeply, conscientiously, and, I think, pioneering transcultural music (…) Onur is for me the perfect cultural and aesthetic “ambassador” for an artistically and musically convincing treatment of Turkish Makams in a contemporary context” ( Ulrich Mertin, violist, Hezarfen…

Masterclass with Sky MacKlay, composer, oboist and installation artist November 3

For more information on attending, contact Dr. Mahir Cetiz.  The music of composer, oboist, and installation artist Sky Macklay (b. 1988) explores bold contrasts, audible processes, humor, and the physicality of sound. Her works have been performed and championed by ensembles such as ICE, Splinter Reeds, Wet Ink Ensemble, JACK Quartet, Mivos Quartet, Ensemble Dal…

Esteemed composer and alumnus Mahir Cetiz returns to School of Music as Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is excited to welcome composer and UofM alumnus Dr. Mahir Cetiz to his new position as Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition. Cetiz will be teaching theory, composition and film music on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. “It is my distinct privilege to welcome Dr. Mahir Cetiz…

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