The Center for the Arts in Society and BXA Intercollege Degree Programs present
"A Dance to the Music of Bernard Herrmann: A Figurative Dance Suite." A Lecture by David CooperApril 4, 2012 at 4:30 PM
CFA Kresge Theatre
David Cooper, Dean of the Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications - University of Leeds, UK
David Cooper was brought up in Belfast where he studied at Belfast Royal Academy and the City of Belfast School of Music. He came to Leeds as an undergraduate student in 1975 and was awarded a first class degree in Music, studying composition with Alexander Goehr and Peter Paul Nash. He subsequently completed his doctorate at the University of York under the supervision of David Blake. He was appointed as a lecturer at the University of Leeds in 1988 and was promoted to a personal chair in Music and Technology in 2003. He was technical Director of the TLTP phase 2 Music Consortium Project (1993-6) and has sat on the AHRC and EPSRC peer-review colleges. His current role gives him responsibility for the management of the innovative multimedia faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications of which Music is one of the five constituent Schools.