525th Convocation - 125th Anniversary Address and Composition

525th Convocation - 125th Anniversary Address and Composition

The University Ceremony of the 525th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held on December 11, 2015, in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The 125th Anniversary Address was given by Hanna Holborn Gray, President Emerita of the University and Harry Pr...

Summary

The University Ceremony of the 525th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held on December 11, 2015, in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The 125th Anniversary Address was given by Hanna Holborn Gray, President Emerita of the University and Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor Emerita, Department of History and the College.

In honor of its 125th anniversary, the University commissioned a musical piece by composer Anthony Cheung, Assistant Professor, Department of Music and the College. A woodwind quintet, brass quintet, and percussion from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago performed the piece under the direction of Michael Lewanski, Assistant Professor of Instrumental Ensembles at the DePaul University School of Music.

Details

Duration:
23 minutes, 59 seconds
Recorded:
December 11, 2015
Published: December 18, 2015
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