Composition Colloquium: Dennis Aman

Colloquium | October 20 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Dennis Aman was born in Alameda, California in 1971. He studied Composition and Electronic Music at San Francisco State University with Richard Festinger and Wayne Peterson. Soon after, he performed and recorded as a member of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and on the American Mavericks Festival. As a singer, he has also performed briefly with the Meredith Monk Ensemble. His compositions include works for various chamber groups and chorus with and without electronics. A large number of works have been written for Disklavier, a modern day version of a player piano - able to be controlled via a computer using MIDI. Mr. Aman is a founding member of TouchMeHear, a San Diego based new music ensemble performing collaboratively composed mixed media works. His music has been performed in the United States as well as Europe, most recently in Kaunas and Vilnius, Lithuania on the Is Arti New Music Festival.