School of Music

Bridget Convey Performs Prepared Piano Music of John Cage

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, September 20, 2013, 8:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5555
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

Bridget Convey, pianistIn celebration of the 101st anniversary of the birth of the influential composer John Cage, pianist Bridget Convey will perform the complete Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano. This work is widely regarded as Cage's magnum opus for the instrument he pioneered. The performance will feature a visual premiere by video artist Hillary Tozier. Come and experience this masterwork, this meditation, the journey.    

Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for seniors and USM employees and alumni, and $5 for students. Make reservations online at www.usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice, or call the USM Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555.

Those needing special accommodations to participate fully in this program, contact Lori Arsenault, (207) 780-5142, larsenault@usm.maine.edu. Hearing impaired: call USM's telex / TDD number (207) 780-5646.

Press contact is Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu.