Lecturer in Music
Benjamin J M Klein has presented work as a composer and tubaist internationally for over a decade. Benjamin has collaborated with numerous artists who focus on developing avant-garde, experimental, and cross-discipline projects including Alvin Lucier, Anthony Braxton, James Dillon, Ron Kuivila, Diane Willow, Han Bennink, the Flux String Quartet, and Butoh dancer Zulu Tsuruyama. Benjamin’s work is frequently heard at conferences, festivals, and concerts in the USA and abroad including the Society of Electro Acoustic Music of the United States Annual Conference, the National Student Electronic Music Event, the Hartford New Music Festival, the University of Cincinnati New Music Festival, the International Society of Improvised Music Annual Conference, and the NOW now Festival of Improvised Music. In 2005, he was awarded the Thomas J Watson Fellowship, to undertake a year-long project focused on collaboration with various artists in the cities of Amsterdam, London, Sydney, Wellington, Auckland, and Tokyo. Originally from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Benjamin has received degrees in music from Wesleyan University (MA), and Lawrence University (BMus). He is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota.
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