The recipient of awards and commissions from the French & Italian Governments, the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the City of Berlin, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ford, Rockefeller, Fromm, and Guggenheim Foundations, his music has been performed on the Warsaw Autumn Festival, the Darmstadt Summer Courses, the Almeida Festival (London), … Continue Reading »
Karen Rosenak has spent all of her professional life in the Bay Area where she has divided her time between teaching and performing. As a graduate student at Stanford University she was introduced to the performance of early music and in particular, the fortepiano, an interest that she continues to pursue.
Christy Dana holds a Bachelor of Music in Brass from DePauw University, and two degrees from Indiana University: Master of Music in Theory, and Doctor of Music in Brass Literature and Pedagogy, with minors in jazz studies and music history. At Berkeley, Dr. Dana teaches Musicianship (49B, 50, 51) and Jazz Theory and Performance (116A-B).
Books Oxford History of Western Music, 6 vols. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005); Music in the Western World: A History in Documents (with Piero Weiss), second (expanded) edition (Belmont, CA: Thomson-Schirmer, 2007); The Danger of Music, and Other Anti-Utopian Essays (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2008); On Russian Music (University of … Continue Reading »