Musician Vijay Iyer is 2024’s Lucas Lecturer in the Arts

15 January 2024

This week Carleton College plays host to Vijay Iyer, under the auspices of the Ward Lucas Lectureship in the Arts. Hosted by the Department of Music in collaboration with the Office of the Director of the Arts, the series of events will include a public interview, a masterclass, and a performance by the Vijay Iyer Trio.

On Wednesday, January 17, Iyer will participate in a public conversation with Prof. Tony Chemero. This event will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Weitz Center Cinema. That evening at 6:30 p.m. in Kracum Hall, Iyer will hold a masterclass with Carleton’s Jazz Ensemble and other students studying in the Jazz Area. The visit culminates on Thursday, January 18, with a concert in Kracum Performance Hall by the Vijay Iyer Trio at 7:30 p.m.