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Ikuko Inoguchi

PhD student

Department of Music

E: iikuko@gmail.com

Title of thesis: The notion of time in the piano works of John Cage, George Crumb, and Toru Takemitsu and how to respond to it in performance

Supervisor: Ian Pace

Overview and research interests

This practice-based project focuses on performance practice issues, such as notation, time, and timbre, in the piano works of John Cage, George Crumb, Toru Takemitsu, and Yuji Takahashi. 

  • 20th and 21st century performance practice
  • Post-tonal theory
  • Music aesthetics
  • Japonisme
  • Exoticism

Ikuko has an MA in Music from University of California, Los Angeles, and a DMA from University of Colorado, Boulder

Publications

  • 2009 College Music Society National Conference, Portland, Oregon: Lecture-recital
  • 2009 Colorado State Music Teacher Association State Conference, Northglenn, Colorado: Lecture-recital
  • 2009 College Music Society Rocky Mountain Chapter Regional Conference, Denver, Colorado: Lecture-recital

Teaching

  • 2006-2009 University of Colorado, Boulder: Accompanying TA, Freelance Accompanist
  • 2006-2009 University of Colorado, Boulder: Lecturer (Piano Performance)
  • 2006 Boulder Area Music Teacher's Association, Achievement Day: Judge

Performances

  • March 2012 City University, London Lunchtime Concert
  • January 2012 University of Reading Lunchtime Concert
  • October 2012 University of Reading Lunchtime Concert
  • April 2011 Cafe Arco
  • January 2011 University of Reading Lunchtime Concert
  • 2010 Würzburg, Germany: Solo Recital
  • 2010 Saarbrücken, Germany: Solo Recital