New ideas in Music Concert

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Rehearsals on Fridays March 8 and March 15, 2013 in the Ellen Bye Studio at The Armory from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

Join the musicians and composers as their rehearsal process unfolds in preparation for performance!

Third Angle/Russell New Ideas in Music

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When:
Thursday March 21, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Where:
Portland State University
Lincoln Recital Hall rm 75
1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201 [map it]

What:
A musical idea…becomes a proposal…is composed and printed…is heard for the first time in rehearsals (and perhaps modified, perhaps not)…is judged by an internationally lauded panel of composers and performers…and presented in polished form to an audience for the first time…the evolution of an idea into a musical composition…we hope you join us for this journey of creation…NIIM 2013. Hear the first performance of winning compositions in our 2nd annual competition featuring the Third Angle String Quartet.

Composer Finalists include:

REGIONAL: Jay Derderian of Portland, Oregon and Alex LaFollett of Forest Grove, Oregon

NATIONAL: Geoffrey Gordon of Cedarburg, Wisconsin and Nick Omiccioli of Kansas City, Missouri

INTERNATIONAL: Julian Day of Sydney, Australia and Brendan Faegre of The Hague, Netherlands

Program:

Abaciscus (for string quartet) - Geoffrey Gordon
I. Circus Scene
II. Orpheus
III. Bikini Girls
iV. The Angel before St Joachim

Amplified String Quartet No. I – Brendan Faegre

Quartz, amplified string quartet and pre-recorded audio - Julian Day

- Intermission -

String Quartet No. 12, in Ab Dolopian, Op. 42 – Alexander LaFollett

Outside the Eyes, for string quartet – Jay Derderian

Funeral Symphony: seven processionals after m.k. čiurlionis – Nicholas S. Omiccioli
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epilogue


Partner:
MMM  PSU Music  PCS

Sponsor:

-BETSY RUSSELL-