Luciano Chessa’s Orchestra of Noise Intoners

In October 2018, CAGE invited composer, author, and performer Luciano Chessa, along with his reconstructed orchestra of Futurism intonarumori for a series of events at Cornell University, hosted as part of the Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) Biennial at the HF Johnson Museum of Art.

Chessa’s visit included instrument unpacking and calibration, rehearsals, and class visits, as well as a lecture and 3-hour performance at the museum.

Kevin Ernste

Kevin Ernste is a composer, performer, and teacher of composition and electronic music at Cornell University where he is Director of the Cornell Electroacoustic Music Center. He did graduate work in Music Composition at the Eastman School of Music (MA, PhD). In 2005, he was the Acting Director and lecturer at the Eastman Computer Music Center and Co-director of the ImageMovementSound festival.