The School of Music's Open Space Festival of New Music returns March 29-30 featuring a free concert of guest composer Kyle Gann's music performed by UNC faculty and students beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in Milne Auditorium (Kepner 2050). An informal talk with Gann will precede the concert.
Other events during the fourth annual festival include a free concert of work by Gann and composers John Cage and Cornelius Cardew at 5 p.m. Friday, March 30, in the Fireside Lounge of the Kress Cinema in downtown Greeley.
Gann also will conduct a composing master class for UNC students on Thursday afternoon.
The new-music critic for the Village Voice from 1986-2005, Gann has taught music theory, history and composition at Bard College in New York since 1997. He's the author of five books on music and composers and has performed throughout the world.
For more information about the festival, including an extended biography of Gann, visit the festival's website.