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Lisa Bielawa presents her works and discusses Einstein on the Beach

 02/01/2012

Composer and singer Lisa Bielawa was a guest composer at the UM composition seminar.  She visited Ann Arbor in conjunction with the Philip Glass opera tour of "Einstein on the Beach."  Her visit included a discussion of Einstein, the challenges of starting a career as a composer, and the need for music in ones life.  On the latter she stated, "Not everyone needs music, but those that do really, really need it."

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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