Christopher LaRosa’s music exhibits a fascination for temporal perception, human aggression and compassion, natural phenomena and technological advancements. His music has been performed throughout North America, Europe and Asia by ensembles such as the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, United States Marine Band, Boston New Music Initiative, CEPROMUSIC, Genesis Chamber Singers and NOTUS, as well as by soloists such as pianist Thomas Weaver, Gregory LaRosa (percussion) and James Kibbie (organ). LaRosa’s electronic music has received performances at the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, Seoul International Computer Music Festival and Electronic Music Midwest. He has received commissions from the American Guild of Organists, Atlantic Coast Conference Band Directors Association and Hartford Symphony Orchestra. LaRosa holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and studied electronic music creation and critique at IRCAM in Paris.
Date: May 1, 2018