Visiting Artist: Leslie Ross
The University of Maine’s Intermedia MFA Program welcomes bassoonist, instrument-maker and sound artist Leslie Ross. Ross has played and toured both as a soloist and with other musicians ranging from Eugene Chadbourn to the baroque orchestra ‘Les Arts Florissant’.Ross will be performing multiphonic works for bassoon, 16 microphones, and laptop on February 19th at 7:30pm in the APPE Performance Space of the IMRC Center at the University of Maine in Orono.
The Masters of Fine Arts in Intermedia at the University of Maine provides substantial advanced study for individuals interested in interdisciplinary study in the arts. The program emphasizes intensive development of students’ creative and innovative abilities through a diverse engagement with multiple research processes, critical thinking skills and creative production tools and technologies. The visiting artist series supports and reflects the wide variety of disciplines represented by the program including but not limited to: Art, New Media, Theater, Dance, Philosophy, Art History, Engineering, Communications, Media Studies, Music, Psychology, Natural Sciences, and others.
This event is made possible by support from the Intermedia MFA Program, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The School of Performing Arts, the Department of New Media, The University of Maine Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series, and the Alston D. and Ada Lee Correll New Media Fund.