Jacobs School of Music Composition

November 2017


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Current list of ALL School of Music Events
Current list of Composition Department related Events and Announcements
  Upcoming Events – November  
  (* Starred events are REQUIRED for IU composition students.)  
Guest Chamber Music Recital
Zzyzx Quartet
Saturday, Nov. 4 | 7:00pm | Ford-Crawford Hall
Maslanka: Selections from “Mountain Roads” (1997)
Leszczynski: They Might Be Gods (2009)
Mackey: Unquiet Spirits (2012)
Mellits: Ex Machina (2017)
Canfield: Aabac (2013)
Mackey/Evans: Wrong-Mountain Stomp (2004)
Hamelin/Evans: Étude à mouvement perpétuellement semblable, after Alkan’ from “Twelve Etudes in All the Minor Keys for piano solo” (1986-2009)

Percussion Ensemble
John Tafoya and Kevin Bobo, directors
Sunday, Nov. 5 | 1:00pm | Auer Hall
Haaheim: Wheel Turning Forward (2006)
Millette: Neither Here Nor There (2017, premiere)
Broström: Twilight (2001)
Blume: Persistence (2015)
Kotche: Transferencia (2014)
Akiho: Pillar IV (2014)

* Master's Recital
James Kunselman, composer
Sunday, Nov. 5 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall

Wind Ensemble
Stephen W. Pratt and Jennifer K. Bollero, conductors
Tuesday, Nov. 7 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall
R. Strauss: Feierlicher Einzug der Ritter des Johanniter-Ordens (1909)
Gryc: Rossiniana (2016)
Stucky: Funeral Music for Queen Mary (after Purcell) (1992)
Taylor: Seeds of Glass for wind band and video (2016)
Grainger: Mock Morris (1910/1950-52)
Copland/Singleton: ‘The Promise of Living’ from “The Tender Land” (1954)
Prokofiev/Missal: Selections from “Visions fugitives,” Op. 22 (1915-17)
Grainger: Lads of Wamphray March (1905)

Guest Composer Lecture
Jake Heggie, guest composer
Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 4:00pm | MAC066
New Art New Music
Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 6:30pm | Grunwald Gallery

Chamber Orchestra
Jorja Fleezanis, leader
Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall
J. Haydn: Symphony No. 47 in G Major, Hob.I:47
Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18 strings, Op. 29 (1943)
Stravinsky: Concerto in E-Flat for chamber orchestra (“Dumbarton Oaks”) (1937-38)

Salón Latino Chamber Music Series
“Brazilian Contemporary Music” – Hosted by Marcos Lucas (Visiting Fulbright Chair in Music)
Thursday, Nov. 9 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall

It's a Wonderful Life
Opera by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer
Nov. 10, 11, 16, 17 | 7:30pm | Musical Arts Center

Midwest Composers Symposium
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 & 11 | University of Michigan

Penderecki Speaks to Composers
Krzysztof Penderecki, guest composer & conductor
Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 1:00pm | Ford-Crawford Hall

Concert Band and Symphonic Band
Jason H. Nam and Eric M. Smedley, conductors
Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 8:00pm | Musical Arts Center
Perrine: A Glimpse of the Eternal (2016)
Turina/Krance: Selections from “Miniatures,” Op. 52 (1929)
Creston: Legend, Op. 31 (1942)
Makris/Bader: Aegean Festival Overture (1967)
Rimsky-Korsakov/Leidzden: Procession of the Nobles’ from “Mlada” (1892)
Schwantner: ...and the mountains rising nowhere (1977)
Benson: The Leaves are Falling (1963-64)
Grainger: Molly on the Shore (1907/20)

Symposium and Conversation with Krzysztof Penderecki
“Politics Meets Culture: The Political and Historical Significance of Penderecki’s ‘St. Luke Passion’ (1966)”
Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 12:00pm | Ford-Crawford Hall

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki
Oratorio Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra – Krzysztof Penderecki, guest conductor
Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 8:00pm | Musical Arts Center
Penderecki: St. Luke Passion (Passio et mors domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Lucam), for three voices, narrator, choruses, and orchestra (1965-66)

New Voices Opera – Fifth Annual Fall Exhibition
Opera Excerpts Newly Composed and Performed by Students of the Jacobs School of Music
Monday, Nov. 27 | 7:00pm | Ford-Crawford Hall

Faculty/Guest/Student Chamber Music Recital
Katie Dukes, soprano; Michael Walker, horn; Kimberly Carballo, piano; Ji-Woon Jung, violin
Monday, Nov. 27| 8:00pm | Auer Hall
Magin: Between Us Now (2015)
Bernofsky: The Castle-Builder (2007)
Bernofsky: My Little Daughter’s Shoes (2014)
Kouyoumdjian: ‘Atropos’ from “Moerae (The Fates)” (2010)
Harbison: Twilight Music (1985)

* Student Composition Recital
Tuesday, Nov. 28 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall

* Guest Lecture
David Heuser, alumnus guest composer
Wednesday, Nov. 29 | 4:00pm | MAC066

* New Music Ensemble
David Dzubay, director; David Heuser, alumnus guest composer; Bruce Reiprich, guest composer
Thursday, Nov. 30 | 8:00pm | Auer Hall
Brouwer: String Quartet No. 3 (1997)
Reiprich: Plumous (2017)
Heuser: Absolutely and Forever (2017, premiere)
  News – Current Students  
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Upcoming Performances of Music by DM Student Tyler Taylor
Tyler Taylor's sinfonietta Encompass has been chosen for performance during the 2017 University of Louisville New Music Festival. He will also be traveling to Louisiana State University to perform in the premiere of his piece some notes," a commission by the Allumer Horn Quartet. For more details on dates and times, visit his page Tyler Taylor, Composer​.
  News – Alumni  
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Alumnus Benjamin Taylor Receives Premiere at Bellingham Festival of Music
Benjamin Dean Taylor's Aurum Tetra: Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra was premiered on July 1 by the Calidore String Quartet and the Bellingham Festival of Music Orchestra (Bellingham, Washington). This work was funded in part by a generous grant from the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University.
David Dzubay, Chair
Composition Department
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

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