DiCicco Hall, Room 121 Cogswell Hall
The Lively Arts
Award-winning performance artist and Julliard trained trombonist Abbie Conant is a legend in the international brass world. Abbie Conant has performed instrumental music theater works with surround sound electronicsin over 150 different cities around the world. She has given masterclasses in many esteemed music institutions such as The Julliard School, The Eastman School, New England Conservatory, Yale School of Music, Indiana University, Royal Northern College of Music, the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg, Sweden, DePaul, CalArts, McGill, Oberlin, and many others. In collaboration with composer/husband William Osborne, the pair has created a new genre of chamber music theater. The have produced five evening-length chamber operas for singing/acting trombonist.