Guest Faculty | Sound Studies and Sonic Arts (M.A.)
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David Behrman has been active as a composer and artist since the 1960s. Over the years he has made sound and multimedia installations as well as compositions for performance in concerts. Leapday Night, On the Other Ocean, Interspecies Smalltalk, Open Space with Brass and My Dear Siegfried are among Behrman's works for soloists and ensembles. Among his sound and multimedia installations are Cloud Music (a collaboration with Robert Watts and Bob Diamond); Pen Light (2002), and View Finder (2005.) Together with Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier and Gordon Mumma, he was a founding member of The Sonic Arts Union. He had a long association with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and worked with John Cage on a number of projects. He was a recipient of the John Cage Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and (in 2016) of the Inge Maren Otto composer’s fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.