Ken Ueno


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Principal Teachers

Professsional Awards/Grants/Fellowships/Commissions

Academic Awards/Grants/Fellowships


Kim Kashkashian(2); Boston Modern Orchestra Project (supported by a grant from the Jebediah Foundation); Community Musicworks (supported by a grant from the MAP Fund); Prism Saxophone Quartet (in collaboration with the Partch Ensemble); Boston Modern Orchestra Project (supported by Fromm Foundation); Takefu Music Festival (for a work for Mayumi Miyata and Teodoro Anzellotti);San Francisco Contemporary Music Players; Alarm Will Sound (supported by Meet the Composer); Harvard Music Association (concerto for Frances-Marie Uitti); Japan Society (for a work Mayumi Miyata and Reigaku-sha); Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival; Pacific Rim Music Festival; Stony Brook Contemporary Music Players; Rosa Ensemble; Netherlands Youth Orchestra (NJO); Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (supported by Fromm Foundation);  Relâche Ensemble (in cooperation with WHYY and the Rosenbach Museum); the Prism Quartet; Radius Ensemble (funded in part by a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts and Meet the Composer, Inc., with additional support from ASCAP, the Virgil Thomson Fund, and from the six New England state arts agencies and the National Endowment for the Arts); Dogs of Desire (Albany Symphony); eighth blackbird; Hopkins Center (Dartmouth College) for Non-Sequitur; CrossSound Music Festival; Boston Conservatory; John Kochevar; Odd Appetite; So Percussion Group; the Yesaroun’ Duo; Elm City Ensemble; Skyline Brass Quartet; Brian Sacawa; Duo X; Gemini Duo; Kamellion; Paul Fadoul; Duo Chiaroscuro; Music for Funky Music Mixers - Bandai America Inc.; Mr. John Corley and M.I.T. Brass Band

Selected Composition Performances

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Selected Performances as Vocalist

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  • Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, fall ’08-spring’11
  • Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, fall ’04-spring '08
  • Director, electronic music studios, Umass Dartmouth, fall ’04-spring ’08
  • Faculty, Boston Conservatory, spring ‘08
  • Assistant Professor, Berklee College of Music, spring ‘04
  • Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, fall ’03 – spring  ‘04
  • Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, fall ’03 – spring  ‘03
  • Teaching Assistant, Yale University, spring ‘99
  • Teaching Assistant, Yale University, spring ‘99
  • Teaching Assistant, Yale University, spring ‘98
  • Pre-Concert lecturer, the Newton Symphony, January ’00
  • Music Instructor , Abstraction Made Elementary, ‘00
  • Music Instructor, Watson House,  ‘96-’97

  • Residencies

    Invited Lectures/seminars/panels

    Arts Administration



    Articles and publications



  • Software proficiency

    Max/Msp; Pro Tools; Peak, Digital Performer; Audio Desk; Audio Sculpt; Diphone; Open Music; Reason; Finale. 

    Film scores

    Other Experiences

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