Tag archives: Ben Halpern

In Concert with The Squire Foundation with NCEAS & the Music Academy of the West
By Joanne A Calitri   |   July 25, 2019

The “Cocoon” world premiere arrived in a sold-out concert on July 19 at the Music Academy of the West (MAW) Hahn Hall, as part of the MAW Fellows “Picnic Concert Series.” The guest artist composition titled “Cocoon,” by Jim Stephenson, is a trifecta Artist in Resident project which started July 2018 incorporating science, music, and […]

Music and Science Meet: NCEAS & the Squire Foundation
By Joanne A Calitri   |   August 9, 2018

The Squire Foundation’s second mini-partnership residency this summer 2018 is Chicago-based music composer and conductor Jim Stephenson. He is working in partnership with Ben Halpern, Ph.D.,UCSB marine scientistand executive director of the UCSB National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) and the Music Academy of the West (MAW) Montecito. Stephenson will be composing a […]