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  • Touching Sound: Levy Lorenzo on Lucier at the MCA Chicago

    Touching Sound: Levy Lorenzo on Lucier at the MCA Chicago

    April 11, 2014

    I had the wonderful opportunity to work closely with American experimental music visionary and pioneer–Alvin Lucier. I engineered and realized 11 of 15 works by Mr. Lucier spread out over ICE’s 3 night residency at the Chicago MCA, as well as served as the Project Lead for the ICE organization.

  • Sitting in a Room with Alvin Lucier

    Sitting in a Room with Alvin Lucier

    April 2, 2014

    Three straight evenings of ICE assaying 45 years of Alvin Lucier’s music, with Alvin present and performing, was like diving in crystalline Caribbean waters with the kaleidoscope of colors and textures a feast of sound for the ears, rather than a rainbow riot of fish and coral reef to delight the eyes. This total immersion into Lucier’s sound sea overwhelmed our senses in the fourth floor gallery and atrium at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago on March 21, 22, and 23, 2014.

  • Program Notes: Alvin Lucier at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

    Program Notes: Alvin Lucier at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

    March 18, 2014

    Presenting a three day portrait of Alvin Lucier's music in the galleries of the Museum of Contemporary Art (with Lucier's presence and support!!) is a dream project, even when compared to all of the dream projects that I get to work on everyday with ICE. Alvin's music is packed with an infectious imagination. Many of Lucier's scores are text descriptions of a simple musical process. That these descriptions leap to life as engaging music is an orchestrational feat, akin to a composer writing a rich orchestral score at the piano.