Composition

 

Prof. Christopher KEYES

Composition; Electro-Acoustic Music; Intermedia; Ubiquitous Learning

Dr. Christopher COLEMAN

Composition; Music Theory and Analysis; Contemporary Music; Creativity; Improvisation

Dr. Matthew SCHREIBEIS

Composition; Music Theory and Analysis; Korean Music; Film Music and Multimedia

Dr. Eugene A. BIRMAN

Composition

 

Professor Christopher KEYES 祁道緯教授

Professor 教授

Research areas:

Composition; Electro-Acoustic Music; Intermedia; Ubiquitous Learning

Representative publications:

v  Resonant Passages (9 minutes) for piano, tape, interactive graphics and real-time digital signal processing. Premiered Hong Kong, 2014. C. Keyes - piano.

v  Tree of Remembrance (8 minutes) for violin, video and real-time digital signal processing. Premiered at the aNOther New Music and Art Festival in Vienna Austria, 2013.

v  Failure, Neuroscience, and Success: Differentiating the Pedagogies of Music Technology from Electroacoustic Composition in Organized Sound (Oxford University Press) August 2013.

v  The Dynamic Redistribution of Spectral Energies for Upmixing and Re-animation of Recorded Audio in the proceedings of the 133rd Audio Engineering Society International Conference, San Francisco.

v  With a Distant Eye: Celestial Images from the New General Catalog. CD and DVD containing 9 original compositions. Released by Rovello Records, RR7803, 2010.

Biography of Prof. Christopher Keyes (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk/keyes.html)

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Dr. Christopher COLEMAN 高爾文博士

Department Associate Head and Associate Professor 副系主任、副教授

Research areas:

Composition; Music Theory and Analysis; Contemporary Music; Creativity; Improvisation

Representative publications:

v  The Autumnal Mountain , suite for harp solo; Vanderbilt Music Company (2015); world premiere by Katerina Englichova, April 19, 2015.

v  Chrysalis: In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen for eleven winds (duration ca. 11:00) commissioned by the Hong Kong Composers' Guild for the Hong Kong Wind Kamerata; world premiere May 5, 2015.

v  Triptych I, for marimba, almglocken, and fixed media (4 channel recording); world premiere by Emily Cheung, April 19, 2015.

v  More Morro Lasso Loops , for fixed media (4 channel recording) with video art by Jamsen Law; world premiere April 19, 2015.

v  Rite: Flamenco Remix for fixed media and flamenco dancers, original choreography by Clara Ramona; dance by the Clara Ramona Flamenco Dance Center; world premiere April 19, 2015.

Biography of Dr. Christopher Coleman (https://www.christophercoleman-composer.com/)

 

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Dr. Matthew SCHREIBEIS

Assistant Professor 助理教授

Research areas:

Composition; Music Theory and Analysis; Korean Music; Film Music and Multimedia

Representative publications:

v  Sandburg Songs , for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, guitar, percussion, and piano, 28 min.; commissioned by the soundSCAPE Festival, Italy; premiered by Tony Arnold, soprano, and Eastman BroadBand, Tim Weiss, conductor, soundSCAPE Festival, Maccagno, Italy, 2016.

v  Kinetic Attractions , for percussion quartet, 8 min.; commissioned by the Athens International Film and Video Festival; premiered by NoBrow Collective, Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, OH, USA, 2014.

v  Celebrations , for 18-string kayagŭm, 10 min.; commissioned by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, South Korea; premiered by Jung Gil-seon, kayagŭm, National Gugak Center, Seoul, South Korea, 2013.

v  Incantation , for violin and viola, 8 min.; commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School; premiered by Tim Steeves, violin, and Xander Knecht, viola, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO, USA, 2013.

v  Four Sijo , for oboe, 12-string kayagŭm, 2 percussionists, and 2 reciters, 15 min.; commissioned through a Community Partners Grant from American Composers Forum; premiered by Sound Dialogue Project, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2013.

Biography of Dr. Matthew SCHREIBEIS (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk/Matthew%20Schreibeis%20.html)

 

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Dr. Eugene A. BIRMAN 貝臻雅博士

Research Assistant Professor 研究助理教授

Research areas:

Composition

Representative publications:

v  "Adagio," symphony orchestra, commissioned 2017 by the Royal Philharmonic Society for the Philharmonia Orchestra.

v  "Stabat Mater", female voices, commissioned 2015 by the Organalia Festival, Turin, Italy for the unveiling ceremony of the Shroud of Turin (April-June 2015).

v  "Manifesto," symphony orchestra, commissioned 2014 by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, further performances by the Minnesota Orchestra and Orchestre Symphonique Ose!

v  "Nostra Culpa," string orchestra + dramatic voice, commissioned 2013 by Estonian Music Days for Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with soloist Iris Oja on an original libretto by Scott Diel, further performances by Sinfonietta Riga and Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra, featured in BBC World TV, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Le Figaro, The Telegraph, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and countless others.

v  "Violin Concerto", symphony orchestra + solo violin, commissioned 2011 by Maxim Vengerov for himself and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra at the Sheldonian Theatre.

Biography of Dr. Eugene Birman (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk/eugene.html)

 

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