Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Organizations: Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Event Types: Music
The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts Violinist, Composer & Technologist Robin Cox in concert on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at The Cube inside the Moss Arts Center.
Robin Cox is a composer, violinist, and collaborator known for performance of his own works and that of other contemporary artists. With the Robin Cox Ensemble, he led over 170 performances, produced three critically acclaimed CD recordings, and premiered works by over eighty composers. He also led a mixed-media performance series as Executive Director of Iridian Arts, Inc. and served on the Board of Directors of San Francisco’s Switchboard Music. His latest large scale ventures are the community participation event HOURGLASS and the immersive performance environment BIG TENT. In 2017 he will also unveil two new projects, "Ghost of Time," an album release of seven works for violin and electronics, and "Horizon Music," an ultra-wide range outdoor multichannel audio installation.
Cox has received numerous awards, including multiple Lester Horton Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music for Dance and an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for the founding of Iridian Radio. He holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, University of Michigan, and the University of Miami, and after many years on faculty at California State University Long Beach and California Institute of the Arts, Dr. Cox joined the Music and Arts Technology faculty at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in fall of 2013.
Admission is free however tickets are required. To reserve your spot, visit: https://artscenter.vt.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=allperformancesonsale&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=.
For more information on the Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts, visit: http://www.performingarts.vt.edu/index.php or http://facebook.com/VTperformingarts.