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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County

35/47 Cleveland Street, Orange, New Jersey 07050, (973) 674-0010.   (Just off Main Street, just a block from Scotland Road.   Off-street parking.   Directions )

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last updated May 22, 2017


tiny rainbow chaliceSunday, June 4th, 5 PM -- Doug Farrand

Douglas Farrand is a composer, musician, educator, and learner. Having lived in and around Nottinghamshire (UK), He directs and teaches with Sonic Explorations, a K-4 daily, free music program at the Oakwood Avenue Community School, and works with the music department of the University of Orange, a free people's urbanism school. Douglas' primary interests are in music and teaching that invite us to explore our myriad processes of listening and embody a collective investigation of place, community, and personhood. His work has been realized in the USA, Canada, Belgium and Switzerland, and includes close collaborative work with fellow composers, performers, artists, educators, & students. Douglas studied composition privately with Craig Shepard and at Oberlin Conservatory with Josh Levine and Ashley Fure. He has received additional mentorship in composition, improvisation, musicianship, and education from Christopher Fox, Tim Feeney, and Vic Rawlings.


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