The composers and musicians who took part in the EMCC Festival, April 2015.

CNM's 2015-16 Season Concert Review

— All concerts are free and open to the public —

 

Concert I

University of Iowa Student Chapter of The Society of Composers, Inc.
24 + 24 Hour Concert
Sunday, September 20, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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David Lang, composer
Concert II

The CNM Ensemble
performing works of guest composers
David Lang and Josh Levine
+
Hans Abrahamsen, Robert Moran and David Gompper
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Sunday, September 27, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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Composers Workshop
Concert III

Composers' Workshop
a concert of works by UI composers' recent works
adjudicated and chosen by their peers
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Sunday, November 1, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

 

The Jacobs School of Music's Auer Hall
Concert IV

UI Composers on Tour

at the MidWest Composers Symposium, hosted by the 
School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
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Saturday, November 7, 2015

 

The JACK Quartet
Concert V 

The JACK Quartet
performing new works by UI student composers
Friday, December 4, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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Concert VI

The JACK Quartet 
performing works by guest Caroline Shaw
with works by John Zorn and Elliott Sharp
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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CNM Ensemble, Zack Stanton conducting
Concert VII

The CNM Ensemble

featuring
guest composer Caroline Shaw and
guest cellist Kevin McFarland
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​Sunday, December 6, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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Concert VIII

The Laptop Orchestra at UI (LOUI)
presenting works by
Bruno Ruviaro, Eoin Callery, John Thompson and Scott Cazan
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Saturday, December 12, 2015, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

 

The CNM Ensemble 2014
Concert IX

CNM Ensemble

performing works by guest composer Dan Welcher with
Bruno Maderna's Oboe Concerto No. 1
Zack Stanton's Horn Concerto.

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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Craig Hultgren, cellist
Concert X 

with Guest cellist Craig Hultgren, featuring works for acoustic cello and cello with electonics, selected from a November deadline call for submissions by the Iowa Composers Forum.

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Riverside Recital Hall (map)
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Craig Hultgren is a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Music (B.M. 1977) and was a cellist with the Center for New Music (1990-91). He was a member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 2015 and performed frequently as a soloist and with numerous chamber ensembles and contemporary performing groups, including the Chagall Trio, the Luna Nova Ensemble, and Thámyris. He taught at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts and Birmingham-Southern College where he directed the BSC New Music Ensemble.

 


 Concert XI

Annual SCI Student Chapter Concert

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

The works to be performed at this concert will be those selected from the 2015-16 SCI Iowa Chapter Call for Scores. In 2012, the call for scores garnered over 100 submissions from students all over the world, which were adjudicated by the SCI members in the composition program at the University of Iowa.

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Composers Workshop
Concerts XII & XIII

Composers' Workshop and Tour
A concert of works by UI composers to be also performed at the
EXCHANGE OF MIDWESTERN COLLEGIATE COMPOSERS
held at Boulder, Colorado on April 9, 2016. 
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Sunday, April 3, 2016, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

 

 

Concert XIV


The Laptop Orchestra at UI (LOUI)
 

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

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Concert XV

Are We Not All New Troubadours and Trobairitz?

presenting works by Christopher Jette, Nomi Epstein,
Irina Dubkova, Brett Dean and Adam Greene

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

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Composers Workshop
Concert XVI

Composers' Workshop
The Season 50 final concert of works by UI composers

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 7:30pm
Riverside Recital Hall (map)

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