Composer & Professor, Don FreundHello and wel­come to the offi­cial Don Fre­und website. As a com­poser Don Fre­und is inter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nized for his works rang­ing from solo, cham­ber, and orches­tral music to pieces involv­ing live per­for­mances with elec­tronic instru­ments, music for dance, as well as large the­ater works. He is also active as a pianist, con­duc­tor, and lec­turer. And as a fes­ti­val coor­di­na­tor, he has pro­grammed over 1,000 new Amer­i­can works. Along with his var­i­ous artis­tic activ­i­ties, Don Fre­und has taught com­po­si­tion for over 40 years and is cur­rently a  pro­fes­sor of com­po­si­tion at the Indi­ana Uni­ver­sity Jacobs School of Music.


Gillespie Quartet, Paintings Composed FeatureSun­day, May 4, 8:30 pm

No Pres­sure to be a Giraffe: The Gille­spie Quar­tet after the Chris Silva paint­ing “There Is Often No Pres­sure To Be A Giraffe When You Are Not One.”

Paint­ings Com­posed,” a pro­gram of new cham­ber music inspired by paint­ing­sPre­view Con­cert: April 21st Chicago Cul­tural Cen­ter Pre­ston Bradley Hall after­noon series 12:15 to 1:00. May 4th 8:30pm, at Con­stel­la­tion, Chicago, IL