University of Pittsburgh

Physics and Astronomy Artists in Residence Performance

April 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

The 2017 Artists in Residence Program is a joint collaboration between Departments of Physics and Astronomy, English, Music, Studio Arts, and Theatre Arts. This year's collaboration culminates in musical performances, poetry readings, and an art exhibit. The final program features compositions by Department of Music graduate ocmposers Kenneth Brown and Brian Riordan.


Musical Performances:

Kenneth Brown– Simulation No. 1

Juan Fernando Velásquez Ospina (violin)
Jennifer Sternick (violin)
Roger Zahab (violin)
(Professor Jeffrey Newman)

Brian Riordan – The First Wave

Ben Barson (bari sax)
Emily Cook (bass clarinet)
Brian Riordan (electronics)
Devon Tipp (bassoon)
(Professor Arthur Kosowsky)

Readings:

Gabrielle Rajerison – The Universe Offers No Conditionals: Poems
(Professor Carles Badenes)

Jessica Moore – As Light Leaves: Poetic and Imagistic Response to Astronomical Studies
(Professor Michael Wood-Vasey)

Artwork:

Sarah Thornton – Eudaemonia
(Professor Andrew Zentner)

 

Light refreshments will be provided.


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