The Center for New Music
  David Gompper, Director
  Jean-François Charles, Music director, LOUi
  Sivan Cohen Elias, Visiting Asst Professor, 2018-19
  Hongwei Cai, Research Asst, CNM
  Lydia Dempsey and Ramin Roshandel, Research Assts, CW

The Center for New Music Ensemble performing the third concert
of its 52nd Season on September 24, 2017 in the Concert Hall.

The CNM 53rd Concert Season Review

— All concerts free and open to the public —

Sun, Sep 9, 2018    1. SCI 24 + 24 Hour Concert Project
Sun, Sep 23, 2018    2. CNM Ensemble I, Composer Michael Eckert
Tue, Sep 25, 2018    3. Guest Lisa Bost, Fluxion: New Works for Flute
Sat, Oct 6, 2018    4. Violinist Katie Wolfe and Pianist Ketty Nez
Sun, Oct 14, 2018    5. Composers’ Workshop I
Fri-Sat, Oct 19-20    6. Midwest Composers Symposium 2018
Sun, Dec 2, 2018    7. CNM Ensemble II, Composer Zae Munn
Mon, Dec 3, 2018    8. The Laptop Orchestra at UI, LOUi I
Wed, Dec 5, 2018    9. The JACK Quartet: Readings of New Works
Fri, Dec 7, 2018   10. The JACK Quartet in Concert I
Sat, Dec 8, 2018   11. The Electronic Music Studio Concert I
Sun, Dec 9, 2018   12. Composers’ Workshop II
Sun, Feb 2, 2019   13. Duo Er-Gene Kahng & Nathan Carterette

  Sat, Feb 24, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
Composers Laura Schwendinger & Bernard Short

“Evok(ing) a sense of serene mystery and infinite beauty”, “evincing an acute sonic imagination and sure command of craft.”, “darkly attractive, artful and moving…” "talent to burn…ballsy, confident music-making in both writing and execution…proves... read more

  Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 7:30p in the Recital Hall
Liz Pearse, soprano & Stacey Barelos, piano

Finding joy in variety, Liz Pearse is a musician of many pursuits. Liz began her exploration of the endless possibilities of the voice after a childhood spent playing any instrument she could lay hands upon. As a performer, her uniquely colorful... read more

  Sat, Mar 2, 2019 at 7:30p in the Recital Hall
SCI - Call for Scores

The University of Iowa Chapter of SCI presents the compositions of the 2019 Call for Scores award winners.

  Sun, Mar 10, 2019 at 3:00p in the Concert Hall
Wolfgang David, violin & David Gompper, piano

In the space of a few short years, Wolfgang David has ensconced himself on the international stage, both as a recitalist, and as a guest soloist with many leading orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra,... read more

  Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
The JACK Quartet — New Works by UI Composers

JACK operates as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the performance, commissioning, and spread of new string quartet music. Dedicated to education, the quartet spends two weeks each summer teaching at New Music on the Point, a contemporary... read more

  Sun, Mar 31, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
Composers’ Workshop III

The Composers’ Workshop (CW), made available to the graduate and undergraduate students in the composition program, helps to promote new works in live performance, thus encouraging dialogue between composer/composer and composer/musician regarding... read more