Mikel Kuehn

Mikel Kuehn 71191

Position: Professor (composition)
Coordinator of Composition
Phone: 419-372-2836
Email: mkuehn@bgsu.edu
Address: 3008 Moore Musical Arts Center

Degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the University of North Texas; studied with Samuel Adler, Cindy McTee, Robert Morris, Joseph Schwantner and Phil Winsor; former co-administrator of the Eastman Computer Music Center; has served on the adjunct faculties of Indiana University, South Bend and Saint Mary’s College; has received awards and grants from ASCAP, BMI, Eastman, Indiana University, the League of Composers/ISCM, the MacDowell Colony, Meet the Composer, University of Illinois Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Contest and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (First Hearing Contests); has been selected twice to represent the United States abroad, by ISCM and SEAMUS, in both the acoustic and electroacoustic mediums; has been programmed on concerts and conferences by the Bonk Festival, the BGSU New Music & Art Festival, pianist David Burge, Ensemble 21, the June in Buffalo Festival, Harvey Sollberger and the New York New Music Ensemble, the Society of Composers, Inc., Florida Electro-acoustic Music Festival, Festival Elektrokomplex, the International Computer Music Association, Kesatuan, the League of Composers/ISCM, members of the New Millennium Ensemble, Texas Computer Musician’s Network, Western Illinois New Music Festival and Kansas City Festival of Electronic Music; has lectured on contemporary music theory at conferences of the Society of Composers, Inc. and the Society for Music Theory; author and New York Times critic Paul Griffiths has described Kuehn’s Between the Lynes as having “sensuous phrases produc[ing] an effect of high abstraction turning into decadence.”