Newsletter 03-2014

UPCOMING EVENTS – March

(* Starred events are REQUIRED for IU composition students.)

* STUDENT COMPOSITION RECITAL

Tuesday, March 4, 8:00pm, Auer Hall

PHILHARMONIC – David Effron, conducting

Wednesday, March 5, 8:00pm, Musical Arts Center

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra

* DOCTORAL RECITAL – Yie-Eun Chun

Saturday, March 8, 6:00PM, Auer Hall

SENIOR RECITAL – Alexander Blank

Saturday, March 8, 8:30PM, Recital Hall

DOUBLE EXPOSURE 2014 – IU Film and Music Composition Collaboration

Sunday, March 9th, 6:30PM, IU Cinema

double-exposure

NOTUS: IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble – Dominick DiOrio, director

Tuesday, March 11, 8:00PM, Auer Hall

Featuring new works by Professor Aaron Travers, and students Texu Kim and Patricia Wallinga

* GUEST COMPOSER LECTURE- Steven Mackey

Wednesday, February 12, 4:00PM, Ford-Crawford Hall

steven mackey

* SENIOR RECITAL – Jonathan Metzinger

Wednesday, March 12, 8:30PM, Ford-Crawford Hall

* NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE – David Dzubay, director; Steven Mackey, guest composer

Thursday, March 13, 8:00PM, Auer Hall

* SEMINAR – Don Freund, guest

Monday, March 24, 7:00PM, Sweeney Hall

* STUDENT COMPOSITION RECITAL

Tuesday, March 25, 8:00PM, Auer Hall

FACULTY RECITAL – Don Freund

Friday, March 28, 8:00PM, Auer Hall

* SENIOR RECITAL – Ari Fisher

Sunday, March 30, 3:00PM, Ford-Crawford Hall


NEWS – CURRENT STUDENTS

melodyeotvos_headshot-u1414Melody Eötvös receives New Work grant from the Australia Council for the Arts

Melody Eötvös’ successful application to the Music Section of the Australia Council for the Arts awarded her full funding for an 18 month collaboration with Australian Pianist Bernadette Harvey (Sydney) and will focus on a 21st century take on the piano sonata. Outcomes include the creation of a new large scale work for piano, with various performances including the world premiere in Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium, Australia.

Ben-taylor-2Ben Taylor Receives Commission from BYU-Idaho

Benjamin Taylor was recently commissioned by Brigham Young University – Idaho to transcribe his orchestra piece, Leaving White for wind ensemble. The premiere will be March 13, 2014 in Reno, Nevada at the CBDNA conference.
Listen to excerpts…

Texu_KimTexu Kim Wins OSSIA New Music 2013-14 International Composition Prize

Texu Kim (DM Composition)’s piece Monastic Sceneries won the OSSIA New Music 2013-14 International Composition Prize (first prize). It will be performed on Tuesday 4/15 by Ossia New Music at Eastman School of Music.

Read more…

Kim’s piece Sudoku Divertimento has been accepted to the GAMMA-UT 2014 Conference and will be performed on Saturday 3/29 at the University of Texas Austin.

In addition, Kim’s arrangement of Cossak Lullaby will feature the opening ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.


NEWS – FACULTY

Sandstrom-2Sven-David Sandström Receives Performance of his St. Matthew Passion

Sandström’s monumental St. Matthew Passion was premiered on February 16, 2014. Stefan Parkman led the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin and the Staatskapelle Halle in the world premiere in the Berliner Philharmonie. Future performances will take place on 17 and 18 April in Uppsala and Stockholm (Uppsala Academy Chamber Choir / Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir / Gävle Symphony Orchestra) and the Notre Dame School of Music will give the US premiere in July 2014. All performances will be conducted by Stefan Parkman.

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