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13th Annual NewMusic@ECU Festival
Where NewMusic Is Born


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March 18-27, 2013




Come out, hear some new ideas live, and celebrate with us!
OUR 13th ANNUAL EXPLORATION OF THE SOUNDS OF OUR TIME

This year's festival featured eleven concerts,
Master Classes with visiting performers and composers--
Augusta Read Thomas,
Salvatore Macchia,
Travis Alford, Nicholas Omiccioli--
 reading sessions of student composers' works, & more!


Insectaphobia or Bug Off!
March 24-26, 2013 @ 7:00pm
by Salvatore Macchia
WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION by ECU Opera Theatre
1-800-ECU-ARTS for tickets
($15 General Public;
$12 Senior Citizens, faculty, staff;
$5 Students
)


 
2013 Schedule of Events
(festival program)
(Download a PRINT-FRIENDLY SCHEDULE)
(all in A.J. Fletcher recital hall, unless noted)

Mar. 18
@7:30pm:FREQUENCIES
                concert program
                a NewMusic Ensemble

Mar. 20
@7:30pm:ECU Chamber Winds
               Scott Carter, director;
               concert program
              

Mar. 21
@7:30pm: Hye-Jin Kim & friends
                Hye-Jin Kim, violin
                Melvin Chen, piano
                Chris Nappi, percussion

            concert program

Mar. 22
@7:30pm:
TALUJON Percussion
            concert program

Mar. 23
@3:00pm: ECU NewMusic Camerata
                concert program

@7:30pm:
East Carolina University Orchestra
                Jorge Richter, Director
                Ara Gregorian, violin
                
at Wright Auditorium
                 concert program

Mar. 24-26
@7:00pm: ECU Opera Theatre
               
Insectaphobia or Bug Off!
                by Salvatore Macchia
               concert program

Mar. 27
@7:30pm: Premiere Performances
             concert program

 
Performers & Composers in attendance

Performers
(Guest artists bold; ECU Faculty italics; ECU Students *)

TALUJON Percussion
     Michael Lipsey
     Dominic Donato
     Ian Antonio
     David Cossin
     Tom Kolor

Melvin Chen, piano
Laura Carter, horn

FREQUENCIES
[ECU Student Contemporary Ensemble]
*Jackie Traish, flute
*Margaret Amy, oboe
*Wesley Rhodes, clarinet
*Andrew Kropp, saxophone
*Aaron Robinson, tuba
*Kyle Walker, piano

Hye-Jin Kim, violin
Christine Gustafson, flute
Douglas Monroe, clarinet
Britt Theurer, trumpet
Tom McCaslin, tuba
Carolyn Myers, soprano
*Charlie Clark, voice
Jami Rhodes, soprano
Chris Nappi, percussion
Ara Gregorian, violin
marc faris, prepared guitar
Elliot Frank, guitar
Scott Carter, conductor
Andrew Crane, conductor
Jorge Richter, conductor

ECU Symphony Orchestra
ECU Wind Ensemble members

Composers
Nicholas Omiccioli, Winner, 2012-13 NewMusic@ECU Festival Composition Competition
Augusta Read Thomas, University of Chicago
Salvatore Macchia, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Travis Alford, Brandeis University
marc faris, East Carolina University
Travis Garrison, East Carolina University
Mark Richardson, East Carolina University
Mark Taggart, East Carolina University
Edward Jacobs, East Carolina University

For additional information contact:
Edward Jacobs
NewMusic@ECU Festival Founding Director
NewMusic@ecu.edu
252-328-4280
 
Works performed at the festival
* ECU Composition students

 Alford, Travis, Loose Strands (2013) WORLD PREMIERE
          You, Create a Diversion (2005)
Antoniou, Theodore, 6 Likes (1968) for solo tuba
Britten, Benjamin, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury (1959)
Cage, John, Third Construction (1941)
          4'33" (1952)
          Forever and Sunsmell (1942)
          A Flower (1950)
          Musicircus (1967)
Cardew, Cornelius, Treatise (1963-67)
Clarke, Ian, Orange Dawn (1992)
Cotton, Jeffery, Meditation, Rhapsody and Bacchanal (2004)
Crumb, George, Night Music II (1964)
Dorati, Antal, Cinq Pieces pour oboe (1981)
*Franklin, Nia, On the Grasshopper and Cricket
(2013)
*
Grande, Dominick, One Famished Monk's Mead (2013)
Ives, Charles, Violin Sonata No. 3 (1914)
Garrison, Travis, selectric.metal (2011)
Jacobs, Edward, Plus ça change, for violin and orchestra (2013) WORLD PREMIERE
Kirchner, Leon, Five Pieces for Piano (1987)
*Lipford, Akeem, Solar (2013)
          Pitched(2013)
Macchia, Salvatore, Insectaphobia or Bug Off! (1997/2012) WORLD PREMIERE
Manzo, V.J., Discourse (2009) for clarinet and interactive software
*Marshall, Florrie, Curve of Color (2013)
Mazzoli, Missy, Dissolve, O My Heart (2010)
Omiccioli, Nicholas, flourishes (2012) US PREMIERE; WINNER, NewMusic@ECU Festival Composition Competition
Penderecki, Krzysztof, Capriccio (1980) for solo tuba
*Pfalz, Andrew, Follow no path (2013)
         
We are restless things (2013)
Reich, Steve, Drumming Part One (1971)
Stravinsky, Igor, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920/1947)
Theurer, Britton, Event Horizon (2012) WORLD PREMIERE
Thomas, Augusta Read, Bubble: Rainbow (spirit level) (2003)
               Radiant Circles (2010)
               D(i)agon(als) (2005)
               Euterpes Caprice (2008)
               Scherzi Musicali (2007)
*Tomlinson, Joshua, Audible Desserts
(2012)
*Travitz, Myles, Dimension (Yellow and Brown)
(2013)
Wanamaker, Gregory, Duo Sonata (2002)
*Colin Williams, Music for a Timeless Planet
(2013)
Wolfe, Julia, Dark Full Ride for 4 drum sets (2002)
Yi, Chen, Sprout (1986)



For additional information contact:
Edward Jacobs, NewMusic@ECU Founder/Director
jacobse@ecu.edu
252-328-4280