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COMPOSER TO TEACH AT THE U. JAN. 3-17

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American composer Samuel Adler will be this year's composer-in-residence at the University of Utah.

Since 1974, Adler has been chairman of the composition department at the Eastman School of Music. He will be conducting classes and rehearsals in the music department Jan. 3-17, to many of which the public is invited. He will also present a public lecture, "On Music of Today," Jan. 15 in Gardner Hall.Born in Germany in 1928, Adler came to the United States in 1939. He holds degrees from Boston and Harvard universities and honorary doctorates from Southern Methodist University, Wake Forest University and the St. Louis Conservatory.

He has received commissions from the National Endowment for the Arts, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Dallas Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic and Cleveland Quartet, among others. Prizes he has received include the Charles Ives and Lillian Fairchild awards. In 1983, he won the Deems Taylor Award for his book on orchestration.

For information on specific events, call the music department at 581-6762.