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New Music Ensemble

THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY NEW MUSIC SERIES

The Kent State University New Music Ensemble
Frank Wiley, Director
with faculty and visiting artists

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, November 16, 2014, 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 P.M.

THE VANGUARD NEW MUSIC GUEST ARTISTS SERIES

Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
Morton Feldman’s Three Voices
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 P.M.

Karl Larson, piano
New Works for Solo Piano
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8:00 P.M.

Saxophonist Jean-Michel Goury and pianist Yves Josset
Music by Guest Composer Denis Levaillant
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 7:30 P.M.

reVoice
Soprano Susan Fletcher, mezzo-soprano Megan Elk, and friends
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 P.M.

Chamber Cartel
Anthony Donofrio’s V for flute, clarinet, viola, piano and percussion
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 P.M.

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERTS

New music by Kent State University student composers
Monday, December 1, 2014
Monday, April 27, 2015

THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE

The Kent State University New Music Ensemble, directed by Frank Wiley, is a student ensemble that presents a broad range of new music, with an emphasis on works by living composers.  World premieres of new compositions are often included in the repertoire.  

The Ensemble incorporates small chamber groups as well as larger ensembles.    Guest artists, including faculty guest artists from the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, frequently perform with the New Music Ensemble.

The New Music Ensemble performs on the Kent State University New Music Series and on other concerts, on and off campus, throughout the year.  All music majors and other qualified students are invited to participate.  

In recent years New Music Ensemble performances have included works by:

John Luther Adams
Louis Andriessen
Larry Baker
Eve Begarian
Luciano Berio
George Crumb
Richard Devore
Anthony Donofrio

Gareth Farr
Peter Garland
Henryk Górecki
Jennifer Higdon
Thomas Janson
David Kulma
Otto Luening
Witold Lutosławski

Robert Moran
James Nicholson
Zoltan Paulinyi
Shulamit Ran
Steve Reich
Terry Riley
Frederic Rzewski
Stuart Saunders Smith

Alan Stout
James Tenney
Jacob Ter Veldhuis
Frank Wiley
John Zorn

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