PERFORMANCE NOTES.Byline: The Register-Guard
conference at UO
About 100 new musical compositions will be presented in Eugene next week when the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) is a nonprofit US based organization founded in 1984 which aims to promote electro-acoustic music. holds its national conference at the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. .
The conference, which begins March 30 and runs through April 1, also will feature the world premiere Noun 1. world premiere - (music) the first public performance (as of a dramatic or musical work) anywhere in the world
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performance of a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Mario Davidovsky Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. Born in Argentina, he emigrated in 1960 to the US where he lives today. He is best known for his series of compositions under the name Synchronisms .
Public concerts featuring eight to 10 electronic music selections by various composers will be held at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. each day of the conference in Beall Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave. Admission is $10 at the door.
Founded in 1984, SEAMUS SEAMUS Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States is a nonprofit national organization of composers, performers and teachers of electro-acoustic music. Electro-acoustic music is a term used to describe music that is dependent on electronic technology for its creation or performance.
For more information, call music professor Jeffrey Stolet at 346-5652.
Free concert with
Meg Graf in Hult lobby
Ragtime ragtime: see jazz.
U.S. popular music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries distinguished by its heavily syncopated rhythm. Ragtime found its characteristic expression in formally structured piano compositions, the accented left-hand piano, novelty music, familiar and obscure folk tunes, South American ballads and Eastern European dance music will be featured in a free concert at 12:15 p.m. today in the lobby of the Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
Performing will be Meg Graf, a versatile musician, who is a member of a Dixieland combo, a soloist, an accompanist and a transcriber and arranger of all forms of music. She also plays flute, clarinet, saxophone, accordion, fiddle and the hammered dulcimer.
Parking in the Hult garage will be free on the third level and above from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunches.