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Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt '58 Begins DePauw Residency with Speech, 'A Life in Music'

February 16, 2005

joseph flummerfelt.jpgFebruary 16, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Leonard Bernstein called him "the greatest choral conductor in the world." Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Joseph Flummerfelt, a 1958 DePauw University graduate who is back at his alma mater as Elizabeth P. Allen Distinguished University Professor of Music, will present a convocation, "A Life in Music." The speech, which will take place in the Performing Arts Center's Thompson Recital Hall, is free and open to all.

Named "Conductor of the Year 2004" by Musical America, Dr. Flummerfelt will spend his residency at DePauw actively working with the DePauw University Chorus, Chamber Singers and other interested students and community members in a series of rehearsals, convocations, concerts and master classes.

Read more about the conductor and the events he'll be a part of in the coming days in this previous story.