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Saturday Seminar to explore the role of technology

January 20, 2012

The next Saturday Seminar of the 2011–2012 academic year will take place on February 4. The topic will be The Role of Technology.

Led by Astrid Baumgardner, the coordinator of YSM’s new Career Strategies Office, the seminar will feature three guest panelists: Greg Anderson, Anya Grundmann, and Jessica Lustig. The seminar begins at 11 am on the stage of Morse Recital Hall.

Greg Anderson (left) is a 2008 School of Music graduate and one half of the technologically and musically innovative Anderson & Roe Piano Duo.

Anya Grundmann (pictured at right) is Executive Producer of NPR Music, the part of the network that develops and presents music on a variety of radio and online platforms.

Jessica Lustig, Managing Director and Founding Partner of 21C Media Group, was the more project architect of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra concert last March that was viewed by 34 million people.

All three guest speakers work in areas that blend music and technology in new and interesting ways. The use of technology and new media has become an increasingly important part of the broad fields of music and the arts, and many artists employ these technologies to broaden their audience, connect with their fans, and promote their careers.

“Our first seminar in September was a great success,” said Associate Dean Michael Yaffe, “and I hope that students will take advantage of this next session.”

Students must register for the Saturday Seminar in advance. Registration is now open.


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