Vierk, Lois V.
- Kyle Gann
(b Lansing, IL, Aug 4, 1951). American composer. Originally interested in ethnomusicology, she attended UCLA (BA 1974), where she studied bugaku dance and fell in love with gagaku, the ancient Japanese music that accompanies it. She studied composition with Leonard Stein and Dean Drummond, and later with Mel Powell and Morton Subotnick at the California Institute of the Arts (MFA ...