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James Q. Davies

Professor jqd@berkeley.edu I was born in Cape Town, taking my first degree (majoring in piano performance) at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, the city of my upbringing.Commonwealth scholarships allowed me to spend time in the UK: first at the RNCM in Manchester and then at the University of Cambridge where I began a doctoral … Continue Reading »

Cindy Cox

Professor cacox@berkeley.edu Transparent yet richly multifaceted, Cindy Cox’s compositions synthesize old and new musical designs through linked strands of association, timbral fluctuation, and cyclic temporal processes. The natural world, ecology, and the concept of emergence inspire many of the special harmonies and textural colorations in her compositions, as in her piano trio la mar amarga, the … Continue Reading »

Edmund Campion

campion@berkeley.edu Edmund Campion is a Professor of Music Composition and Director at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies at the University of California, Berkeley. As a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, Mr. Campion composed for the Korean Traditional Contemporary Orchestra, an ensemble that features musicians performing on ancient instruments from Korea. The new work was … Continue Reading »