UMBC composers Drs. Linda Dusman and Anna Rubin are offering the 3rd Young Composers Workshop. Students ages 8-18 are invited to apply. In the workshop, they will compose for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano. Students will have the opportunity to meet at UMBC for one group lesson on June 8, 3-5 PM and receive three Skype lessons arranged individually with the instructors during the summer. The students' work will then be played by the well-known Strata Trio (Audrey Andrist, piano, Nathan Williams, Clarinet and James Stern, violin) as part of UMBC's Livewire Festival 4, on Sat., Oct 26, from 10AM-12:00PM. Professional level recordings will be made of all student compositions.
Option 2) A fee of $125 covers the Oct. 26 performance and recording and is for students who are studying with other composition instructors.
Musical background (instrument, years studied, instructors, and any theory study)
Contact information (phone and email address of parent and student if applicable)
Any scores submitted should either be in Sibelius or in pdf format. We will accept up to 10 students.
The innovative music ensemble ModernWorks, featuring cellist Madeleine Shapiro, accordionist Bill Schimmel and violinist Airi Yoshioka, performs a program entitled “Strange Acquaintances” for an evening of contemporary music. ”Strange Acquaintances” will feature:
Stille Szenne (1991) by Wolfgang Rihm
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The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert under the direction of Matthew Belzer and Tom Lagana.
7 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free, suggested donation $15.
Funds raised through ticket sales for this event will be administered by the UMBC Foundation for the benefit of UMBC.
The Department of Music presents the UMBC Camerata under the direction of Stephen Caracciolo. The Camerata is a select chamber choir of 35-45 singers that performs great choral literature in a variety of styles, from Renaissance motets to avant-garde contemporary works. Their program will feature:
Missa "O magnum mysterium" - Tomas Luis de Victoria
Music for Evening Prayer
How Sweet the Moonlight Sleeps – Stephen Caracciolo
8 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.
An Die Musik, Charles St, Baltimore
The Department of Music presents Musicians from SoundSCAPE, featuring Aiyun Huang, percussion; Tony Arnold, voice; Thomas Rosenkranz, piano; with Lisa Cella, flute. Their program of contemporary music will be announced soon.
8 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. $7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID. Tickets will be available at the door, cash or check only.
UMBC Department of Music presents the Maryland All-State Jazz Band under the direction of Fred Irby, Howard University. Also performing will be the UMBC Jazz Faculty Ensemble, including Matt Belzer, saxophones, Tom Lagana, guitar, Harry Appelman, piano, James Fowler, bass (special guest), Scott Tiemann, drums and Barry Dove, vibes and percussion.