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Charlemagne Palestine Organ Concert

Date: 6:00pm PDT March 15, 2015

Lewis & Clark is proud to host the Charlemagne Palestine Organ Concert on Sunday, March 15th at 6:00 p.m. in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. This is a FREE event sponsored by Yale Union. 

Charlemagne Palestine was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1945. As a boy, he trained as a cantor and then later became a carillonneur. He studied at New York University, Columbia University, Mannes College of Music, and California Institute of the Arts. He lives and works in Brussels. 

A contemporary of artists such as Steve Reich, Philip Glass and Terry Riley, Palestine’s music and sound compositions have garnered a devoted following since the 1960s. In recent years, he has collaborated with a diverse group of experimental musicians including Pan Sonic, David Coulter, Tony Conrad and Michael Gira. He has released more than twenty solo albums and has performed in festivals around the world such as The Meltdown Festival, London in 1999; Transmediale, Berlin in 2010; All Tomorrow’s Parties, UK in 2010 and Numina Lente, NY in 2011.