Norman LowreyProfessor Emeritusat Drew University
Norman Lowrey is a mask maker/composer and Professor Emeritus of Music at Drew University, Madison, NJ. He is the originator of Singing Masks - ceramic, carved wood, leather, virtual. He has presented Singing Mask ceremony/performances in such diverse locations as Plan B and SITE Santa Fe in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Roulette and Lincoln Center in New York City, The Deep Listening Space in Kingston, New York, The New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, and at the site of pictograph caves outside Billings, Montana. His most recent work has included performances in the CRAIVE lab at Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute, and a commissioned video installation in the Smithsonian's Arther M. Sackler Gallery of Asian Art for an exhibit of 2500-year-old Chinese Bells, Resound: Ancient Bells of China.