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Steve Reich

Reich was born in New York in 1936 and, while growing up, studied music with special focus on percussion. Among his composition teachers were Darius Milhaud and Luciano Berio. Intertwined with his traditional studies was a budding interest in the music of other cultures. Reich is one of several highly successful minimalist composers of his […]

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Not just new music – a new musical experience! This season features a melding of traditional African music and western styles with African drummer Damascus Kafumbe and the ensemble. We present 20th century masterworks, this year’s Pulitzer prize winner Kevin Puts, and a major new work by Thomas Read. And, we return to the marriage […]