Thomas Patteson is a writer, teacher, and musician whose work explores the connections between music, technology, politics, and society. Since 2013, he has been a member of the faculty the Curtis Institute of Music, where he teaches courses in the history of music since 1900. He is also an associate curator at Bowerbird, a non-profit organization that presents contemporary music, film, and dance. Thomas’s first book, Instruments for New Music: Sound Technology and Modernism in the Weimar Republic, will be published in late 2015 by the University of California Press. More information can be found at his personal website, thomaspatteson.com.
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Fringe 2015: 'Available Light' by Childs, Adams, Gehry
Let there be more light
Lucinda Childs’s hauntingly formalist 1983 dance piece Available Light is revived as part of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Terry Riley's 'In C' at the Kimmel Center
In C in the round
A retro-themed performance marked the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley's In C, a foundational piece of minimalist music.