Associated Initiative

Experimental Films of Renée Baker

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Renée Baker

Saunders Lounge, Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls
902 College Court

Event Description

Composer, conductor, performer Renée C. Baker is an accomplished instrumentalist who conducts new music throughout the world that seamlessly blends improvisation and composition.  Baker is the founding music director of the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, which celebrates contemporary music across genres, highlights living composers, and often performs new scores for silent and experimental films.  Baker was the principal violist for the Chicago Sinfonietta for 25 years, is an active member of the famed AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians) and has premiered original compositions with Chicago Sinfonietta, Joffrey Ballet Chamber Series, PianoForte Salon Series and Umbria Jazz Festival.

Experimental Films of Renée Baker
Renée Baker will present her experimental films and discuss the creative process in producing these works as set pieces and moving scores.

All events cosponsored by:
Center for Advanced Study, Global Crossroads, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Krannert Art Museum, Robert E. Brown Center for World Music, School of Music

Renée Baker

Renée Baker is Improvisers Exchange Artist-in-Residence (September 18-26, 2018)