The University of Iowa
Science on Tap: The Scientific Concert

Science on Tap

The Scientific Concert: New Music Distilled from Geology, Physics, and Chemistry

Presented by
UI Research Development Office
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Part of the Science on Tap series

Jean-François Charles will present how collaboration with musicians, scientists, and technicians has been at the core of the creative process for Scientific Concert, a show premiering on October 27, 2019. Charles will focus on the composition of “Petrasonic,” his sonata for double bass and percussion, which was created at the crossroads of music and geology. He will also demonstrate new musical instruments made of stones and detail some of the teamwork involved in the creative process.

Presenter: Jean-Francois Charles (Assistant Professor, Music)

Light entrees, snacks, and refreshments will be available for purchase from the Stanley Café.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at (319) 335-1160.