Wednesday@Noon Lecture by pianist/composer Keith Kirchoff. Making It: The 21st-Century Professional Musician

UCR Department of Music

Wednesday@Noon Lecture/Performance

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:

Free and open to the campus
Information: (951) 827-3245

• 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

Event Type

Arts, Music & Concerts, Lectures & Presentations


Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, International Students, Transfer Students


Free and open to the campus

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