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Sean Dowgray, percussion - Graduate Recital

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 7:00 pm

Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater


The Grand Tour
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | Experimental Theater

Examining the time-bound and timeless, this event utilizes video from NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory, the Apollo XI mission, and amateur ground-based astronomers; photography from the twin Voyager space probes; audio derived from the plasma and radio waves of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, and the solitary red giant Xi Hydrae; amongst other media in tandem with a program with works by Christopher Adler, Josh Levine, Daniel Tacke, & Lewis Nielson

Sean Dowgray is a classical percussionist specializing in modern and contemporary music. Currently a doctoral candidate at UC San Diego, Dowgray performs frequently with resident ensembles red fish blue fish and Palimpsest. He has appeared with the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, RENGA, San Diego New Music, Art of Èlan, The San Francisco Contemporary Chamber Players, Monday Evening Concerts, the WasteLAnd New Music Series, La Jolla Music Soceity, members of the San Diego Symphony, and members of the International Contemporary Music Ensemble.

SEAN DOWGRAY:  As a soloist, Dowgray has been featured at the Oberlin Percussion Institute, the Percussive Art Society International Convention, the WasteLAnd New Music Series, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the University of Arizona, SoundON, and Eureka! Musical Minds of California. Dowgray collaborates closely with composers Daniel Tacke, Josh Levine , Lydia Winsor Brindamour, and Justin Murphy-Mancini. In the recent past, he has collaborated with composers including Jürg Frey, Christopher Adler, Ioannis Mitsialis, Lewis Nielson, and James Wood.

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