Dr. Stacey Barelos is a pianist and composer specializing in modern classical music. Her composed works have been performed across the US, Europe, and Australia, including the recent work Rambunction, which was featured on tour with the New Muse Duo.
Barelos has extensively researched the avant-garde piano music of Henry Cowell and released the album, Henry Cowell: Piano Music, in 2012. Dr. Barelos is the Education Chair for the Omaha Under the Radar Festival and teaches at the Omaha Conservatory and Iowa Western Community College.
In this talk, she challenges us to think more deeply about what qualifies as “music.”