Aspen Music Festival And School

Science of Music

Science of Music 2018

This summer, the Aspen Science Center and the Aspen Music Festival and School bring back the popular Science of Music series of lectures and demonstrations aimed at the "enthusiastic novice." No previous knowledge of physics or music theory is needed to enjoy these explorations.

Note: AMFS passes can not be used for this collaboration with the Aspen Science Center.

July 26
The Science of Music: Concert Hall Acoustics

Alan Fletcher, moderator
Larry Kirkegaard, speaker
Carl Giegold, speaker
Harry Teague, speaker

Aug 2
The Science of Music: Music and Memory

Alan Fletcher, moderator
Bruce Adolphe, speaker
Antonio Damasio, speaker

Aug 9
The Science of Music: Percussion Instruments

Alan Fletcher, moderator
Cynthia Yeh, speaker

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO