Wednesday, March 23, 2011

KSU Festival of New Music



















Student Composers Recital
Monday, March 28, 2011 | 8 p.m. | Bailey Center Performance Hall | Free
New works by students from Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology will be featured.

Faculty Composers Recital
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 | 8 p.m. | Bailey Center Performance Hall | Free
Featuring compositions from the faculties of Kennesaw State, Georgia State, and Georgia Tech, including Robert Cronin, Nickitas Demos, Drew Dolan, Jason Freeman, Jen Mitchell, and Laurence Sherr.

Residency with eighth blackbird and Nico Muhly
Friday, April 1, 2011

Chamber Ensemble Coaching
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Bailey Center Performance Hall
Members of eighth blackbird will coach KSU students in chamber music performance.

Panel Discussion and Q&A Session
2 – 3:30 p.m. | Wilson Building, Room 103
Member of eighth blackbird and Nico Muhly will discuss topics related to modern chamber music performance.

Discussion Session with Composers
4 – 5:30 p.m. | Wilson Building, Room 103
Composer Nico Muhly hosts a discussion session aimed at composers
and composition.

Analysis Symposium
Saturday, April 2, 2011 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Wilson Building, Room 103
Music theorists Benjamin Wadsworth, Yayoi Everett, and Mark McFarland present their research on modern music.

eighth blackbird
Saturday, April 2, 2011 | 8 p.m. | Bailey Center Performance Hall
Grammy Award®-winning sextet eighth blackbird returns to the Bailey Center displaying their uniquely provocative and engaging performance style. The program will include the world premiere of “How Soon?”, a new work Nico Muhly, featuring the combined KSU Women’s Chorus and Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The work was co-commissioned by eighth blackbird, the KSU School of Music, and the Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago.

2 comments:

Darren said...

Looks like a great festival. I hope to attend some of it.

Darren said...

Had a great time checking out the composers session. Loved Nico Muhly's feedback to the student composers.