Lectures

Class of 1960 Lecture with Robert Kyr
"Waging Peace through Text & Music"

Class of 1960 lecturer Prof. Robert Kyr of the University or Oregon Robert Kyr, gives a talk about his music, titled Waging Peace through Text & Music, on Thursday 11/1 at 4:15 in Bernhard Rm 30. The talk explores peacemaking through music using examples from several of his projects: Symphony No. 10 (“Ah Nagasaki: Ashes into Light”); “A Time for Life” (An Environmental Oratorio); “A Vision of Peace” (A Community Response to 9/11); and “Waging Peace” (Facing Violence in the Cities). Prof.  Kyr is especially interested in the relation of music to peace-making and the environment (“living in harmony with nature”).