A technical writer in the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development, Richard St. Clair is also an active and prolific composer and pianist in the Boston area. This weekend, the Somerville Community Chorus premieres his Flower Of The Dharma, a cantata for chorus of Buddhist sacred literature set to music in traditional Western classical style. The concert takes place on Sunday, Dec. 7, the traditional date of the Buddha Shaka-yamuni's enlightenment under the bodhi tree, at 3:30pm at St. Catherine's Church in Somer-ville. For information and tickets, call 666-8447.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 19, 1997.