UCR Department of Music
Keith Kirchoff, piano
Making It: The 21st-Century Professional Musician
Without any formal ties to a university, pianist/composer Keith Kirchoff offers a unique perspective on ways to make a meaningful impact as a freelance musician.
Ian Dicke, coordinator
January 23, 2019
Wednesday, 12:10 – 1:00 P.M.
Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Pianist and composer Keith Kirchoff has performed throughout North America, Europe, and the Pacific Southwest. A strong advocate for modern music, Kirchoff is committed to fostering new audiences for contemporary music and giving a voice to emerging composers, and to that end has premiered over 100 new works and commissioned over two dozen compositions. Specializing on works which combine interactive electro-acoustics with solo piano, Kirchoff's Electroacoustic Piano Tour has been presented in ten countries, and has spawned three solo albums. Kirchoff is the co-founder and a director of SPLICE and the founder and Artistic Director of Original Gravity Inc. Kirchoff has won awards from the Steinway Society, MetLife Meet the Composer, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and was named the 2011 Distinguished Scholar by the Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association. He has recorded on the New World, Thinking outLOUD, Zerx, Ravello, Tantara, New Focus, and SEAMUS labels.
You can follow Kirchoff on Twitter @keithkirchoff and learn more at his website: keithkirchoff.com
Free and open to the campus
Information: (951) 827-3245 email@example.com www.music.ucr.edu
• The Wednesday@Noon Series offers concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. Ian Dicke, coordinator.
Wednesday, January 23 at 12:10pm to 1:00pm
Arts Building, Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Arts Building, Riverside, CA 92507
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