Fromm Visiting Professorships

The following composers have been appointed Fromm Visiting Professors. The Professorship was initiated in 1985.   


Meredith Monk

Seminar: Interdisciplinary Composition

Due to COVID-19, performances were impossible


George Lewis

Seminar: Networks of Experimental Music and Sound

Concert: March 3, 2017

Mnemosis (2011) with Talea Ensemble


Michael Pisaro

Seminar: Experimental Music: Theory and Practice

Concert: November 13, 2014

Concentric Rings in Magnetic Levitation (2011) with Jason Brogan, electronics, objects; Joe Panzner, sine tones, mixing; Michael Pisaro, piano; Greg Stuart, percussion


Roger Reynolds

Concert: December 6, 2012

Passage (a set of multimedia presentations)

Seasons Cycle II with members of Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson, conductor, and Susan Narucki, soprano


John Luther Adams

Seminar: Music and the Physical World

Concert: April 1, 2011

The Immeasurable Space of Tones with the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Tim Weiss, conductor


Helmut Lachenmann

Concert: April 9, 2008

String Quartet No. 3, “Grido” (2001), Parker String Quartet

Allegro sostenuto (1986/88) with Michael Norsworthy, clarinet, Stephen Olsen, piano, David Russell, cello


Gunther Schuller

Concert: March 23, 2007

Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor

Densities (1962) 

Concerto Da Camera (1971) 


Magnus Lindberg

Concert: April 15, 2006

UR, Piano JubileesSteamboat Bill Jr., Quintet for clarinet and strings

Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor

With Randall Hodgkinson, Michael Norsworthy, David Russell, Gabriela Diaz, Alexei Gonzalez, Robert Caplin, William Fedkenheuer, Jonathan Vinocour


Judith Weir

Concert: April 18, 2004

Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble, Scott Wheeler, conductor. U.S. premiere of Tiger Under the Table.


Andrew Imbrie


Betsy Jolas

Concert: December 7, 1994

Piano Trio, Tranche for solo harp, Quoth the Raven for solo clarinet, and Songs.

1991 Gunther Schuller



Milton Babbitt

Peter Maxwell Davies

Concert: March 15, 1985

League ISCM