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A Talk with Ken Ueno

Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Experimental composer/vocalist/sound artist who collaborates with visual artists, architects, and video artists to create unique cross-disciplinary art works. Ueno, is the Jerry and Evelyn Hemmings Chambers Distinguished Professor Chair in Music at UC Berkeley Ken Ueno, Jerry and Evelyn Hemmings Chambers Distinguished Professor in Music, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Rome Prize and Berlin Prize winner Ken Ueno is a composer, vocalist and sound artist. Ueno’s collaborators include the Hilliard Ensemble, Kim Kashkashian and Robyn Schulkowsky, Steve Schick and SFCMP, and Frances-Marie Uitti. His music has been performed at venues and festivals around the world. He has performed as soloist in his vocal concerto with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project in New York and Boston, the Warsaw Philharmonic, the Lithuanian National Symphony, the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, and with orchestras in Pittsburgh, North Carolina and California. Collaborating with architects Thomas Tsang and Patrick Tighe and artist, Angela Bulloch, his sound installations have been installed at MUAC, the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Art Basel, and at SCI-Arc. Ueno is currently Associate Professor in Music at UC Berkeley, where he holds the Jerry and Evelyn Hemmings Chambers Distinguished Professorship in Music. His bio appears in The Grove Dictionary of American Music.