California State University, Fullerton's School of Music, Interarts Collaborative Projects and Dr. Pamela Madsen, artistic director, are pleased to present the 2016 New Music Festival: Sound, Healing and Light: Ancient and Contemporary Practices. The multi-day festival features workshops, masterclasses, lectures, and nightly concerts.
This year’s festival celebrates the theme of Sound, Healing and Light: Ancient and Contemporary Practices- Featuring Pianists Kathleen Supove´, Eleonor Sandresky, loadbang ensemble, Cellist/Composer Dominique de Williencourt, Divan Consort, CSUF New Music Ensemble, CSUF Collegium Musicum, CSUF Symphony Orchestra with guest composer Paul Dooley. The festival includes the Composer-Performer Symposium on Sound and Healing with World Electroacoustic Listening Room Project, Singing Bowls and Flutes, Research from the CSUF Center for Performance Science, Frame Drummer Allessandra Belloni, and CSUF Dance Department’s Lisa D. Long with Anna Halprin's Planetary Healing Dance.
• Feb. 24th- Divan Consort, CSUF New Music Ensemble and Guests: Featuring Dominique de Williencourt, cellist/composer performing works by Dominique de Williencourt, Ken Walicki, with Divan Consort and CSUF New Music Ensemble performing works by Arvo Part, Valentyn Silvestrov Pamela Madsen, and Eleonor Sandresky 8PM Meng Hall
• Feb. 25th-New Music Pianists Kathleen Supove´ and Eleonor Sandresky. Kathleen Supové performing west coast and world premieres of works by Arlene Sierra, Randall Woolf, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Nicole Lisée.-Eleonor Sandresky, performing Etudes of the 21st century by Philip Glass and Eleonor Sandresky
• Feb. 26th- 'extra-cool new music group' (Baltimore Sun) loadbang performs music written for their unique instrumentation of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet and baritone voice. Composers featured include Reiko Futing, Scott Worthington, Eve Beglarian, David Franzson, Scott Wollschleger 8PM Meng Hall
• Feb. 27th-Composer-Performer Symposium-10-6P Recital Hall
-World Electroacoustic Listening Room Project, 10-12noon
-Guest Artists, Lecture-Demos-12-2PM,
-Fawntice Finesse-Flute, Singing Bowls: Healing with Sounds
-Professor Rob Watson, Director, CSUF Center for Performance Science
-InterArts Collaboration Projects-CSUF Dance Department- Faculty member Lisa D. Long presenting Anna Halprin’s Planetary Dance 2-330PM Dance Studio: CPAC 272
-Allessandra Belloni-Frame Drumming Workshop-Performance-Legends of the Black Madonna, Tarantella-Rhythm is the Cure 4-6PM
• Feb. 27th Pamela Madsen’s Luminous Etudes; Visions of the Black Madonna of Montserrat based on the 14th Century Llibre Vermell from Spain for two pianos: Kathleen Supove, Eleonor Sandresky, load bang-trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, baritone and CSUF New Music Ensemble, Pamela Madsen, Director and CSUF Collegium Musicum, Nicole Baker Director 8PM Meng Hall
• Feb. 28th CSUF Symphony Orchestra performing “Coast of Dreams” by guest emerging composer Paul Dooley, Roger Kalia, Conductor 4PM Meng Hall
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