The Peabody Post

Faculty and alumni involved in ‘RENGA:Cage:100’ performance

Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) was one of 100 composers invited to contribute a few seconds of music to a work entitled RENGA:Cage:100, marking the centenary of John Cage, by Chicago’s outstanding Third Coast Percussion. The piece will was previewed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and premiered in its entirety on Aug. 9 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Others involved with the work include Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition), music theory faculty member David Smooke, and former faculty member Oscar Bettison.

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