Colloquium, Lecture


Recent Obsessions: Mind-Numbingly Tedious Formal Structures, Ontological Problems, and Artistic Dilemmas (from Which You Might Correctly Derive Unsavory Mental Health Implications)
Mark Applebaum will give a presentation on his recent compositions including those with video. Mark Applebaum is Associate Professor of Composition and Theory at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the University of California at San Diego where he studied principally with Brian Ferneyhough. His solo, chamber, choral, orchestral, operatic, and electroacoustic work has been performed throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia with notable premieres at the Darmstadt summer sessions. He has received commissions from Betty Freeman, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, the Fromm Foundation, the Paul Dresher Ensemble, the Vienna Modern Festival, Antwerp’s Champ D’Action, Festival ADEvantgarde in Munich, Zeitgeist, MANUFACTURE (Tokyo), the St. Lawrence String Quartet, the Jerome Foundation, and the American Composers Forum, among others. His music can be heard on recordings on the Innova, Tzadik, Capstone, and SEAMUS labels. Additional information is available at
Contact: Ronald Bruce Smith


Wed, Oct 06, 2010

12:00 pm


354 Ryder Hall

Northeastern University
11 Leon St
Boston, MA 02115