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Jim Stephenson, a native of Lockport who attended Lockport Township High School for a year, will have the piece he is writing for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed in June 2019. Photos by Sandy Swanson
Lockport native and composer, Jim Stephenson, was invited to write a piece for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to debut in June 2019.
Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor
3:20 pm CDT April 9, 2018
For a final project in his summer course at Northwestern, Jim Stephenson was instructed to write a bad piece of music. The course, Adventures in Bad Music, had a backward approach to helping students discover what they do and don’t like.