Composer forum series: Forrest Larson, composer, violist and electronic musician.
MIT Lewis Music Library staff member Forrest Larson will discuss his compositions that use “found sounds” from both natural as well as urban landscapes in compositions with acoustic instruments. MIT student Emily Su will perform The Crows Return for flute and recorded sound. Forrest will also discuss Seabird Fantasy, commissioned by the MIT Wind Ensemble.
He has also written works for string quartet, string orchestra, unaccompanied violin, viola and cello. He plays live analog electronic instruments with the group Sonic Sandbox.
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Place: Lewis Music Library, Bldg. 14E-109
Time: 5-6 pm
Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by MIT Music and Theater Arts.