Newsletter 11-2015

  Upcoming Events – November  
  (* Starred events are REQUIRED for IU composition students.)  
* Master’s Recital (AH)
Nic Chuaqui
Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 8pm | Auer Hall
NOTUS – Contemporary Vocal Ensemble: "While there is time…" – New Music of American Composers(AH)
Dominick DiOrio, director
Thursday Nov. 5 | 8pm | Auer Hall

       Dzubay: Cantate Domino (2011)
       Hedges: Psalm 10 (2015, premiere)
       Muhly: Like as the Hart (2004)
       Gibson: in flight* (2015, premiere)
       Betinis: Cedit, Hyems (Be Gone, Winter!) (2003)
       Thomas: Gitanjali (2011)
       DiOrio: Alleluia (2012)

*Commissioned by NOTUS: Contemporary Vocal Ensemble and funded by a New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Grant

Midwest Composer’s Symposium (AH)
Large Ensemble Concert
Friday, Nov. 6 | 8pm | Auer Hall
       Includes works by Indiana University, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, and University of Cincinatti        College-Conservatory of Music student composers, performed by IU’s New Music Ensemble, Brass        Ensemble, NOTUS: Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and        Chamber Orchestra.
Midwest Composer’s Symposium (AH)
Chamber Concerts

Concert 1: Saturday, Nov. 7 | 10am | Auer Hall
Concert 2: Saturday, Nov. 7 | 4pm | Auer Hall
Concert 3: Saturday, Nov. 7 | 8pm | Auer Hall

       Includes works by Indiana University, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, and University of Cincinatti        College-Conservatory of Music student composers, performed by students of the respesctive institutions.
Midwest Composer’s Symposium (SH)
Discussion on Music Entrepreneurship, Composers, and Opportunities
Saturday, Nov. 7 | 2pm | Sweeney Hall
Chamber Orchestra (AH)
Paul Nadler, guest composer
Jess Turner, composer
Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 8pm | Auer Hall
       Turner: Songs from Bedlam* for solo baritone voice and chamber orchestra (2015)
       Ives: Symphony No. 3 – “The Camp Meeting” for small orchestra
       Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

        *DM dissertation

* Senior Recital (RH)
Qi Li
Saturday, Nov. 14 | 5pm | Recital Hall
Guitar Ensemble (AH)
Daniel Duarte, director
Saturday, Nov. 14 | 8pm | Auer Hall
       Includes a performance of MM composer Andreas Apostolou’s piece fo eight guitars and chamber choir,        Why Do I Desire.
* Master’s Recital (AH)
Matt Recio
Sunday, Nov. 15 | 2pm | Auer Hall
* Senior Recital (RH)
Yihan Chen
Sunday, Nov. 15 | 5pm | Recital Hall
New Art New Music (GGoA)
Curated by the Student Composer Association
Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 6:30pm | Grunwald Gallery of Art
       A collaborative concert between student composers and artists of the Grunwald Gallery.
Concert Band and Symphonic Band (MAC)
Jason H. Nam & Nicholas P. Waldron (Concert Band)
Eric M. Smedley & Ryan Yahl (Symphonic Band)
Liam Teague, guest steel panist
Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 8pm | Musical Arts Center
       Including David Dzubay’s Myaku (1999) performed by the Symphonic Band.
  News – Current Students  


Jiyun Kim to Receive Perormance at ISCM World New Music Days

Jihyun Kim’s piece, Gorilla for soprano, Baritone and ensemble, was selected to perform at ISCM World New Music Days 2016, which is hosted this year in Tongyeong, Korea. Additionally, Jihyun’s Gorilla received the Libby Larsen Prize in the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM).




Corey Rubin to Receive Cleveland Performance of Choral Work

Corey Rubin’s Euclid Avenue Songs will be performed November 21 in Cleveland, Ohio, at the inaugural concert of the Cleveland Chamber Choir, newly formed by conductor Scott MacPherson. The piece, a multi-movement work for a cappella chorus, celebrates the history of Cleveland, the composer’s hometown.




Louis Goldford to Receive Dal Niente Performance

Louis Goldford’s trio The Fiction of Time Destroyed (2015) was selected for a performance by Ensemble Dal Niente as part of NUNC! 2 — the Northwestern University New Music Conference, on November 7 in Chicago. Additionally, last month Giffen Good (2014) for trombone and live electronics, received a performance by soloist David Whitwell at the 41st International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) at the University of North Texas — Denton.


  News – Alumni  


Texu Kim (DM ’15) to Receive Premiere by the National Orchestra of Korea

Texu’s new piece, Academic Ritual for Korean traditional orchestra – large ensemble (50+ players) of Korean folk instruments, commissioned by the National Orchestra of Korea, will be premiered on Thursday, November 5th in South Korea. It is for a concert to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of the orchestra and based on the oldest (1000 years old) existing Korean folk orchestra music.

Additionally, Texu’s new piece Treppab!! for saxophone quartet, commissioned by the Society of Composers, Inc., will be premiered by Red Clay Saxophone Quartet on Friday, November 13th at SCI National Conference in Florida (at which Don Freund is the guest composer). Also, Texu’s piece Take 13 is gonig to be performed the Electronic Music Midwest Festival (Nov. 19-21).


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