January 25, 2007 — American Music Expert Joseph Horowitz will deliver the annual Gardner Lecture on Wednesday, February 7, 2007. Mr. Horowitz is a renowned artistic consultant, teacher, and author. The lecture and associated discussion with students and faculty docents is free of charge. The public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, February 6th
3:30-5:30 p.m. Dumke Recital Hall, room 400 in David Gardner Hall
Informal interactive talk, “Piano and the 21st Century” with American Music History, American Studies, American History, Humanities students and faculty docents
Wednesday, February 7th
“Race, National Identity, and the Search for New World Sounds-How Music History Informs Our Understanding of the American Experience”
Joseph Horowitz Biography and Contact Information:
Joseph Horowitz is an artistic consultant, teacher, and author. He is one of the most prominent and widely published writers on topics in American music. As an orchestral administrator and advisor, he has been a pioneering force in the development of thematic programming and new concert formats. His seven books offer a detailed history and analysis of American symphonic culture, its achievements, challenges, and prospects for the future.
Mr. Horowitz has taught at the