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Donald Metz

Donald Metz, art center director, musician. Member East Buffalo Media Association (founder, music writer).

Background

  • Metz, Donald was born on September 3, 1952 in Buffalo.

  • Education

    • Graduate, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977.

    Career

    • Business manager Buffalo Philharmonic Choir. Artistic director New Tralfamadore Jazz Institute. Assistant director Black Mountain College.

      Associate director S.E.M. Ensemble. Arts coordinator Polish Community Center. Music curator Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, 1982-1995.

      Director administration Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College, 1995-1996, now interim director, 1996-1998. Director administration Burchfield Penney Art Center, since 1998. Adjunct professor Buffalo State College.

      Adjunct professor department music State University of New York. Associate director North America New Music Festival, 1982-1995. Producer New York State New Music Network Tour, 1988.

      Producer, manager New Jazz Network Tour, New York State Council on Arts, 1991.

    Works

    • Composer, performer, guitarist, since 1977. Work performed by S.E.M. Ensemble, Percusso Agaro, Brazil, Composers Alliance Buffalo, U.B. Percussion Ensemble, New Jazz Orchestra, Buffalo, East Buffalo Media Association, also various ensembles and soloists.

    Membership

    Member East Buffalo Media Association (founder, music writer).
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    Born September 3, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      State University of New York
    • 1982 - 1995
      music curator Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center
    • 1995 - 1996
      director, administration Burchfield Penney Art Center
    • 1998
      director, administration Burchfield Penney Art Center
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