Newsletter 11-2014

UPCOMING EVENTS – November

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

*DOCTORAL RECITAL (AH) – Phillip Sink

Sunday, Sunday, November 2, 4:00pm, Auer Hall

ORATORIO CHORUS, PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND IU CHILDREN’S CHOIR (MAC) – Britten’s War Requiem; Michael Palmer, conductor

Tuesday, November 4, 8:00pm, Musical Arts Center

* MASTER’S RECITAL (FH) – Nick Morandi

Wednesday, November 5, 7:00pm, Ford Hall

NEW VOICES OPERA (FH) – Fall Exhibition

Friday, November 7, 7:00pm, Ford Hall

IU CINEMA – The General: Andrew Simpson, alumnus composer

Saturday, November 8, 7:00pm, IU Cinema

GUEST RECITAL (OFF CAMPUS) – Emily Levin, harp

Saturday, November 8, 8:00pm, First United Church
Premiere of Strange Loops by IU alumna Natalie Williams (DM ’12)

IU CINEMA – The General: Andrew Simpson, alumnus composer

Sunday, November 9, 3:00pm, IU Cinema

FACULTY RECITAL (FH) – Kathleen McClean, bassoon

Sunday, November 9, 3:00pm, Ford Hall
Program of works written within the last 30 years

GUEST LESSONS (JS 311) – Andrew Simpson

Monday, November 10, 9:00am – 12:00pm, JS 311

Simpson

*GUEST COMPOSER SEMINAR (SH) – Andrew Simpson

Monday, November 10, 7:00 – 8:20pm, Sweeney Hall

WIND ENSEMBLE (MAC) – Stephen Pratt, conductor; Carl Lenthe, trombone; Nitish Kulkarni, tabla

Tuesday, November 11, 8:00pm, Musical Arts Center
Performance of David Ward-Steinman’s Raga for Winds (1972) and other 20th century works

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (AH) – David Effron, condutor; Atar Arad, viola

Wednesday, November 12, 8:00pm, Auer Hall
Featuring Atar Arad performing his own Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra (2005)

FACULTY/GUEST/STUDENT RECITAL (AH) – Music of Edwin Penhorwood on the Occassion of his 75th Birthday)

Tuesday, November 18, 8:00pm, Auer Hall

FACULTY/STUDENT RECITAL (FH) – Atar Arad, viola; with a Student String Ensemble

Tuesday, November 18, 8:30pm, Ford Hall
Featuring Atar Arad performing his Twelve Caprices for Viola (2013)

*GUEST COMPOSER SEMINAR (M242) – Mark Applebaum

Thursday, November 20, 7:30 – 9:00pm, M242


NEWS – CURRENT STUDENTS

Yieeun ChunYie-Eun Chun’s Choral Music to Receive Performance in California

Yie-Eun Chun’s choral piece Kkomaya Kkomaya (꼬마야 꼬마야), which was premiered by the IU Symphonic choir, will be performed by the USC Recital Choir in Los Angeles on November 18.

Tyler HabigTyler Habig Wins 2014 IMEA Composition Competition

Tyler won the 2014 IMEA Composition Competition for his concert band piece, Always In Question, and for his string orchestra piece, To See and to Feel (the World). Always In Question will be performed in January at the 2015 IMEA convention in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Nicole DiPaoloNews Update from Nicole DiPaolo

This past August, Nicole DiPaolo (current DM minor, PhD theory major) served as Composition Department Chair at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, MI, instructing middle-school composition majors and minors and coaching the staff New Music Ensemble as they prepared to premiere the students’ works. Additionally, she has been invited to serve as an adjudicator for the Southwest Division of the Music Teachers National Association Composition Competition this November. Nicole also recently completed and published Venturing Beyond, a collection of twenty late-elementary and early-intermediate piano solos in all key signatures with 3 or more sharps and flats. The collection, having already garnered glowing reviews, is currently available on SheetMusicPlus. Read more…


NEWS – ALUMNI

Sang Mi AhnSang Mi Ahn’s (DM ’14) Electroacoustic Works to be Performed in Portugal and Italy

Sang Mi Ahn’s Permission to Engage has been selected for performance at the OLE.01 Festival in Italy. The work will be presented at Piazza del Gesù in Naples on October 19, 2014. In addition, her Metabolism has been selected to be presented as a Soundwalk installation at the Música Viva Festival 2014. The festival will be taking place between November 22 and December 13 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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