Eberhard, Dennis (1943-2005) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Eberhard, Dennis (1943-2005)
Historical Note: Dennis Eberhard (1943-2005) studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Kent State University, University of Warsaw in Poland as well as at the Experimental Music Studio of the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1972. Composing both concert music and music for film and theater, Mr. Eberhard also worked with John Cage and Lejaren Hiller, participating in the realization of their compositions Music Circus and HPSCHD. He studied composition with Marie Martin, Frederick Coulter, Paul Martin Zonn, Salvatore Martirano, and Wlodzimierz Kotonski, and electronics, computer techniques, and programming with Gordon Mumma and Herbert Brun. He taught at the University of Illinois, Western Illinois University, the University of Nebraska, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Cleveland State University, while lecturing widely on his own music at such institutions as the Cleveland Institute of Music, Cornell University, Penn State, the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, the University of New Mexico, and the Sao Paulo State University in Brazil.
Note Author: Jan Carmichael, Travis McDade and Brandy Parris