31st Annual Contemporary Music Festival

31st Annual Contemporary Music Festival
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Will you be in the Washington DC area October 3–5? Please join me, along with John Hollenbeck, jazz and classical composer; The Claudia Quintet; Theo Bleckmann, vocalist, and Jan Horstmann, conductor… for the 31st Annual Contemporary Music Festival. It’s at the James Madison University School Of Music in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Here’s also a printable PDF of the festival poster Download PDF

Guest Artists
John Hollenbeck, jazz and classical composer | The Claudia Quintet Theo Bleckmann, vocalist | Christina Petrowska-Quilico, pianist Jan Horstmann, conductor

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC October 3–5, 2011

Monday, October 3:
1:30–4:00 Piano Masterclass with Christina Petrowska-Quilico (Forbes Recital Hall, free)
8:00 Concert I John Hollenbeck: Grey Cottage Studies — Wanchi Huang, violin; Michael Overman, vibraphone | Claudia Quintet with John Hollenbeck and Theo Bleckmann (Forbes Concert Hall)

Tuesday, October 4:
9:30–10:30 Discussion with Christina Petrowska-Quilico (Recital Hall, free) 11:00 –12:00 Discussion with John Hollenbeck and Theo Bleckmann (Recital Hall, free)
5:00 Concert II Christina Petrowska-Quilico, piano (Recital Hall) | Program includes Rivers by Ann Southam
7:30 Pre-concert talk with John Hilliard and Jan Horstmann (Concert Hall)
8:00 Concert III Contemporary Voices | Hilliard: Love Songs for a New Kingdom — Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano; Beth Chandler, flute; Ian Zook, horn; Paulo Steinberg, piano | David Lang: Cheating, Lying, Stealing, for bass clarinet, cello, piano
and 3 percussionists | Oliver Korte: Copernicus-Material, for string orchestra (world première) | Benjamin Britten: Les Illuminations — Dorothy Maddison, soprano; string orchestra conducted by Jan Horstmann (Concert Hall)

Wednesday, October 5
12:20 Composition Masterclass with John Hollenbeck (Music Building Room 142, free) 1:25 Voice Masterclass with Theo Bleckmann (Music Building Room 142, free)
5:00 Student Composers Recital featuring the winners of the JMU Young Composers Competition (Recital Hall, free)
7:30 Pre-concert talk with John Hollenbeck (Concert Hall)
8:00 Concert IV Chamber Music Meets Jazz | Michael Gordon: Industry for solo amplified cello — Carl Donakowski, cello | John Hollenbeck: Ziggurat, for 4 saxophones and 5 percussionists | JMU Jazz Ensemble plays selections by Hollenbeck, featuring Theo Bleckmann, the JMU Chorale and faculty soloists

Tickets:
All concerts are ticketed unless otherwise noted. For pricing and to order tickets, go to www.jmu.edu/JMUarts, call 540.568.7000, or visit the Forbes Center box office.

This festival is made possible in part by the JMU Office of International Programs

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