Daniel Kazez and Carol Y. Lucchesi
Daniel Kazez is Professor of Music at Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio). He earned a bachelors degree at Oberlin Conservatory, masters at Peabody Conservatory, and D.M.A. at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Kazez has performed recitals throughout Europe, including London (Manor House and Sternberg Centre), Paris (Temple Victoire), Brussels (Cercle Ben Gurion), and Rome (Il Pitigliani). He has performed at international festivals in Berlin, Prague, and India and presented a concert tour in Eastern Europe with performances in the Czech Republic (Prague and Český Krumlov), Poland (Łódź, Częstochowa, and Cracow), and Hungary (Budapest). He has performed in Casablanca and in Morocco’s three “imperial cities”: Meknes (Royal University Moulay Ismaïl), Marrakesh (National Conservatory), and Fez (Centre Maïmonides). Kazez has performed and lectured in Bangkok and northern Thailand and has recorded with a Bombay film orchestra (Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye, 2006). In India, he gave a series of 14 lectures/performances, in Bombay (Indian Institute of Technology and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research), Madras (one-week residency at the School of the Krishnamurti Foundation in Madras), and Pune (Kala Chhaya Festival). Kazez is author of more than a dozen scholarly articles on music theory, pedagogy, and performance, a dozen editions of music, and two books, including Rhythm Reading (W.W. Norton). Kazez has given talks at 25 U.S. music schools, including Manhattan School of Music and University of Texas. Kazez’s study of world music has taken him to India, Java and Bali, Turkey, Greece, and Thailand.