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Visiting Artist Lecture Series – Frank Mauceri
April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Composer, saxophonist, artist and teacher, Frank Mauceri is based in southern Maine. His compositions include chamber music, electro-acoustic music, multi-media works, and jazz arrangements. As a saxophonist he has performed with the Boston based Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, and in Maine with fire-caught-fire, Loki, Tom Porter and Friends, as well as his own trio. He has a series of works for solo saxophone with computer processing. He has also performed multi-media works in Germany and the U.S. collaborating with video artist Maciej Walczak. He is also active as an artist producing computer generated prints and video.
Frank studied music composition at Oberlin College and at the University of Illinois. His research has focused on the social effects of music technology and on computer assisted composition. Currently, he is developing interactive computer systems for use with improvising musicians. Frank founded Jazz for a New Society, a collective of jazz musicians who perform in order to raise funds and awareness in support of local activist organizations. Frank teaches at Bowdoin College and at the University of Maine at Augusta.