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
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
* 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
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.
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 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.
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
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.