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In Memoriam, Steven Stucky


Composer Steven Stucky was in residence at the Department of Music at UC Berkeley in spring 2003.

Leading American Composer Steven Stucky died on February 14, 2016 at age 66 in Ithaca, New York. He served on the faculty at Cornell University, Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School and served residencies at a number of leading international conservatories – including the Beijing Central Conservatory, Shanghai Conservatoire, Cleveland Institute of Music, Curtis Institute and Rice University. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for his Second Concerto for Orchestra, commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He was the Ernest Bloch Distinguished Professor in the Department of Music at UC Berkeley in 2003 where he delivered a series of lectures entitled “Searching for the Mainstream.”