Vernacular Dances performed in Prague, September 30

During the three-day concert series Czech-American Music Bridges, pianist Hugh Sung will perform my Vernacular Dances, as part of a concert lecture entitled “Visual Recital: New Technologies for Performers and Teachers,” on September 30 at 7PM, at the Wallenstein Palace in Prague.

Hugh will demonstrate new techniques for using technology to enhance music pedagogy and performance. Key technologies featured will include the Tablet PC for reading, storing, and annotating music scores, as well as hands-free page turning devices; mobile recording solutions for audio editing and pedagogy; techniques for integrating video in teaching situations; and the Visual Recital which explores techniques for combining responsive imagery and animation within live music performance settings.

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Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.