Gesture and electronics in my creative practice

Hans Tutschku is a composer of instrumental and electroacoustic music, currently the Fanny P. Mason Professor of Music at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard University Studio for electroacoustic Composition (HUSEAC). 

In 1982 he joined the “Ensemble for intuitive music Weimar” and later studied theatre and composition in Berlin, Dresden, The Hague, Paris, and Birmingham. He collaborated in film, theatre and dance productions, and participated in concert cycles with Karlheinz Stockhausen. Since 2004 he directs the electroacoustic studios at Harvard University.

Improvisation with electronics has been a core activity over the past 35 years. He is the winner of several international competitions, among others: Hanns Eisler Preis, Bourges, CIMESP Sao Paulo, Prix Ars Electronica, Prix Noroit, Prix Musica Nova, ZKM Giga-Hertz, CIME ICEM and Klang!. In 2005 he received the culture prize of the city of Weimar.

Besides his regular courses at the university, he has taught international workshops for musicians and non-musicians on aspects of art appreciation, listening, creativity, composition, improvisation, live-electronics, and sound spatialization in more than 20 countries. 


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Friday, October 22, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
1750 Arch St
Berkeley, CA
This Event is Free and Open to the Public