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Kent State Presents New Music Series Concert on Feb. 16

Posted Feb. 11, 2013
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Pictured above is Frederic Rzewski whose musical piece
will be performed by the Kent State New Music Ensemble
on Feb. 16.

The third concert of the 2012-2013 Kent State University New Music Series will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. at the Ludwig Recital Hall.  This event is free and open to the public.

The program will consist entirely of music by living composers. The concert will feature performances by members of the Kent State University New Music Ensemble, directed by Anthony Donofrio, assistant professor of music, and Frank Wiley, professor of music. Bill Sallak, assistant professor of dance, will be a guest artist. 

The ensemble will include the following graduate and undergraduate student performers: oboists Patricia Rolland and Toshiyasu Fujita, bassoonist Adam Farmer, saxophonist Alex Sellers, hornist Nicholas Sohutskay, tubist Josh Davis, percussionists Alec Schumann and Drew Adametz, pianists Max Loutzenheiser and Andrew Keller, violists Pamela Burovac and Haojian Wang, and bassist Ryan Critchfield.
 
The ensemble members will perform select solo pieces, including Brian Penkrot’s Narcissus Chamber for oboe and viola, Robert Ashley’s In Memoriam Esteban Gomez and Gernot Wolfgang’s Low Agenda. The program will close with a performance by the full New Music Ensemble of Les Moutons de Panurge by Frederic Rzewski.

For more information, visit www.kent.edu/music or call 330-672-2172.