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Cindy Cox

Cindy Cox, Music Department ChairIn addition to serving as department chair in the Music Department, Professor Cindy Cox has also had a busy year with performances of her works across the world. In April, there was a portrait concert in Shanghai, China at the Oriental Arts Center of “La cigüeña” and “Mallets,” Playing a round, Hishuk ish ts’walk, and Patagón. As part of the centennial celebration of the carillon, her Mysterium Coniunctionis was performed across the globe on April 1 in a series of coordinated performances. Hishuk ish ts’walk was performed by the department’s Eco Ensemble at the Festival of New American Music in Sacramento, and Wave was performed in Havana by the ensemble Third Sound, in a special delegation to Cuba with the American Composers Forum. This past summer, Cox was invited to participate in the International Gugak Workshop in Seoul, South Korea, as well as the Institute Français, “FOCUS Musique Contemporaine” by the Ministry of Culture in Paris. Her monograph CD, Patagón, by the Alexander String Quartet was released in October on Naxos, and named the “best new music disc this year” by Audiophile Audition magazine in a recent review.