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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: November 12, 1999


New Music Festival Computer to Speak


Daniel Kingman, prize-winning composer and emeritus professor of music at California State University, Sacramento will present the keynote lecture of the Festival of New American Music at noon, Friday, Nov. 12 in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall.

Kingman will speak in place of the originally scheduled speaker, composer Libby Larsen. Larsen is unable to attend the event due to family obligations.

Kingman, an American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers award-winner, was the musical director for the Camellia Symphony for 12 seasons. He began working at the University in 1956. His latest composition is entitled "Pictures from the Terrestrial Paradise."

His talk will be on "What Does New American Music Mean to Me?" Kingman also will discuss compositions to be performed at the Festival of New American Music Finale, including works by Larsen. The finale is at 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Community Center Theatre. Complimentary tickets to the finale are available at the Central Ticket Office in the University Union by calling 278-4323.

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