Monday, January 03, 2011

Spring Semester Concerts

I have compiled the contemporary music concerts I found at our local universities and orchestras. If I missed something, don't hesitate to leave a comment! I hope you all can make it to as many of these as possible. Quite a few of them are FREE! We will have reminder posts, but I wanted to show an overview as you plan your new year.

Cobb Symphony - premiere by Atlanta composer Eric Alexander
January 15, 2011 • 8 PM - Murray Arts Center, Kennesaw

Sonic Generator
Monday, January 24, 2011, 8 pm - Tech

Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Cerberus Percussion Group
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 8:00 PM - Bailey Center, KSU

neoPhonia New Music Ensemble
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

ASO plays Golijov and Piazzola
Thurs-Sat, February 24-26 - 8PM - Symphony Hall

Sy Brandon in residence at KSU

March 4, 2011: masterclasses only - no concerts :(

Senior Recital - Micah Martin, composition
Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Graduate Recital - Chris Owenby, composition
Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Rusty Banks in residence at KSU
March 14, 2011 - recital at 8PM

Sonic Generator
Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 8 pm - Tech

Bent Frequency
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU


KSU Festival of New Music
- Bailey Center, KSU
3/28, 8 pm: Student Composers Concert (KSU, GSU, Tech)
3/30, 8 pm: Faculty Composers Concert (KSU, GSU, Tech)
4/1, all day: eighth blackbird and Nico Muhly residency activities
4/2, 11 am-1 pm: Theory Symposium
4/2, 8 pm: eighth blackbird concert with Nico Muhly Southeast premiere

GSU Percussion Ensemble
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

neoPhonia New Music Ensemble
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Instant Music Concert
Friday, April 08, 2011 - 12:00 PM - GSU

KSU Student Composers Concert
Friday, April 8, 2011 - 8:00 PM - KSU

4/11-13: Thomas Benjamin in residence at KSU
4/12, 8 pm: Mixed Chamber Ensemble, includes works by Thomas Benjamin
4/13, 8 pm: KSU Orchestra, includes work by Thomas Benjamin

Student Composers Concert
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00 PM - GSU

Guest Artist - California E.A.R. Unit
Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Wind Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble
with Michael Colgrass, composer
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

Graduate Recital - Hanna Lisa Stefansson, composition
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 7:30 PM - GSU

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