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date: 22 August 2019

Giteck, Janicelocked

  • Ingram D. Marshall
  •  and Catherine Parsons Smith

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(b New York, June 27, 1946). American composer and pianist. She studied at Mills College, California, with Milhaud and Subotnick (BA 1968, MA 1969), at the Paris Conservatoire with Messiaen (1969–70), and at the Aspen School, Colorado, with Milhaud and Charles Jones. She also studied electronic music with Lowell Cross and Anthony J. Gnazzo, Javanese gamelan with Daniel Schmidt and West African percussion with Obo Addy. She gained a second MA, in psychology, at Antioch University, Ohio (1986), and worked part-time as a music therapist (1986–91). Giteck held teaching positions at California State University, Hayward (1974) and the University of California, Berkeley (1974–6), before joining the faculty of the Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle (1979), as a teacher of both composition and women's studies. She was a founder and co-director of the Port Costa Players, a contemporary-music ensemble based in San Francisco (...

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