Jacobs School of Music Composition

December 2016


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  Upcoming Events – December  
  (* Starred events are REQUIRED for IU composition students.)  
* New Music Ensemble
David Dzubay, director; Beomseok Yoo, alumnus guest composer; Vera Quartet
Thursday, Dec. 1 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall
Yoo: On the Street Corners (2013)
Yoo: The Way to Sokcho (2016, premiere)
Deutsch: Mad Dog (2011)

Wind Ensemble
Ryan Yahl, conductor
Friday, Dec. 2 | 2:30pm | Auer Hall
Balmages: Fanfare Canzonique (2003)
Montoya: Light the Fuse (2014)
Persichetti: Serenade No. 1 For Ten Wind Instruments, Op. 1 (1929)
Lauridsen/Reynolds: O magnum mysterium (2003)
Markowski: joyRiDE (2005-14)
Reed: Russian Christmas Music (1944)

* Computer Music and Video Recital
John Gibson and Jeffrey Hass, directors
Sunday, Dec. 4 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall

All-Campus Band
Andrew D. Chybowski, conductor; Sean Phelan, conductor
Tuesday, Dec. 6 | 8:00pm | Musical Art Center
Curiale: Joy (1995)
Saucedo: In Perfect Silence, I Often Gaze at the New Stars (2012)
Colgrass: The Beethoven Machine (2003)
Ticheli: An American Elegy from Lohengrin (2000)
Grundman: An Irish Rhapsody (1971)
Reed: The Hounds of Spring (1980)
Fillmore: The Klaxon (1930)

Philharmonic Orchestra
Federico Cortese, conductor
Wednesday, Dec. 7 | 8:00pm | Musical Art Center
Ligeti: Concert românesc (Romanian Concerto) (1951, rev. 1996)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor
Bartók: Miraculous Mandarin Suite (1927)

Laptop Ensemble "informance"
John Gibson, Director
Performances and Q & A by the laptop ensemble class.
Find out what this new medium for electronic music is all about.
Thursday, Dec. 8 | 9:00pm | MC066

  News – Current Students  
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IU composer receives commission from Tehran Flute Choir
Tehran Flute Choir, Asia's largest flute ensemble, established by Firouzeh Navai in 2015, has commissioned Amin Sharifi to write a new work for its 2017-2018 season. The composition will have its premiere performance on April 14, 2017 (Roudaki Hall, Tehran). Website:
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Three IU Composers will be featured at 2017 Red Note Music Festival
Three IU composers Alex Berko, Nicholas Landrum, and Chris Neiner have been selected as composition fellows for the 2017 Red Note Music Festival. All three students will have pieces performed by the resident ensemble, the Del Sol String Quartet and loadbang, and work with distinguished guest composer Sydney Hodkinson, as well as faculty members Martha Horst, Roy Magnuson, and Carl Schimmel. The festival runs from March 27th-29th, and is hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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David Dzubay, Chair
Composition Department
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

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