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Backlight: Discussion and Q&A with UO Faculty Ensemble, Meredith Monk and Allison Sniffin

Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Virtual Event
Join us for a zoom conversation with Meredith Monk, Allison Sniffin and UO Faculty Ensemble to learn more about Monk’s work Backlight and the process of experimenting with new rehearsal techniques during the pandemic. During the session, recorded excerpts of live socially-distanced rehearsals will be shared, as well as some of Monk and Sniffin’s feedback with the musicians. Register now at:


Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films and installations. Recognized as one of the most unique and influential artists of our time, she is a pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance."


Campus co-sponsors for this virtual event include: Oregon Humanities Center's Endowment for Public Outreach in the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities; Division of Equity and Inclusion; Trotter Fellowship; and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. 

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