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2005 UNM
John Donald Robb
Composers'
Symposium


Saturday, April 2 –
Wednesday, April 6, 2005


Concert Information 

 Daytime Activities




2005 UNM John Donald Robb Composer's Symposium

When: April 2 – April 6, 2005

Where: University of New Mexico Fine Arts Complex (& other locations listed below)

How:

All events are free and open to the public (except for Saturday's & Sunday's events)


Installation:
The Green Zone by Ellen Band
The installation runs continuously throughout the symposium in the lower level of the UNM Art Museum.

Concert Information:
Saturday, April 2, 7:30 pmr:
  Cecil Taylor Trio
National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th SW
presented in partnership with Outpost Productions
Tickets for this performance are $35/$30/$25/$20 with a $5 discount available for Outpost Members and are available in advance, by phone or in person at the Outpost Performance Space, 268-0044
 
Sunday, April 3, 3:00 & 5:00 pm:
  All the Notes – A film about Cecil Taylor by Chris Felver
Guild Cinema, 3405 Central NE
presented in partnership with Outpost Productions.
Tickets for these film showings are available in advance or at showtime at the Guild Cinema location on Central.
 
Sunday, April 2, 7:30 pmr:
  Wordspace: Cecil Taylor Poetry Reading
The Outpost Performance Space , 210 Yale Blvd SE
presented in partnership with Outpost Productions
Tickets for this event are FREE and available in advance, by phone or in person at the Outpost Performance Space, 268-0044

The Department of Music and the John Donald Robb Musical Trust at the University of New Mexico are pleased to be working in partnership with Outpost Productions to present the Cecil Taylor Residency as part of the 2005 Composers' Symposium.

Monday, April 4, 7:30 pm:
 

The John Donald Robb Concert
Keller Hall, UNM Fine Arts Center

 


Scenes from Little Jo
(1947) by John Donald Robb
     Symposium Orchestra,
     David Oberg, director

Dreams of the Child of Light
for Native American Flute and String Orchestra
(2002) by Michael Mauldin
I.   Friendly Traveler
II.  Sorrows of My People
III. Return to Lhasa
     Symposium Orchestra,
     David Oberg, director, James Pellerite, flute

Intermission

Dal liquido silenzio (2000) by Barbara Rettagliati
     Bargara Rettagliati, solo piano

Love Song Without Words for Trombone & Guitar (2000) by Nancy Dowlin
River Suite (2002, World Premiere) by Nancy Dowlin
     Debra Taylor, trombone;
     Michael Anthony, guitar

Layendas: An Andean Walkabout (2001) by Gabriela Lina Frank
I.   Toyos
II.  Tarqueada
III. Himno de Zampoñas
IV. Chasqui
V.  Canto de Velorio
VI. Conqueteos
     Del Sol String Quartet
     Kate Stenberg, Rick Shinozaki, violin;
     Charlton Lee, viola;
     Monica Scott, cello;
     John Bartlit, percussion

Please join us for a reception in the Keller Hall lobby following the concert.

The UNM Department of Music would like to thank the Sanford N. McDonnell Foundation and the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation for their generous support of the John Donald Robb Composers' Symposium.

 
Tuesday, April 5, 7:30 pm
  Concert II
Keller Hall, UNM Fine Arts Center
 


Enchained Figures (2004) by Barbara Rettagliati
     Keith Lemmons, clarinet;
     Bargara Rettagliati, piano

Holocene (2004) by Paul Lombardi
     Cármela de los Santos, violin;
     Kim Fredenburgh, viola

small changes (2004) by Sam Merciers
     Keith Lemmons, Christina Giacona,
     and Meghan Merciers, Bb clarinets

Static Rising (2004) by Paul Lombardi
     Del Sol String Quartet
     Kate Stenberg, Rick Shinozaki, violin;
     Charlton Lee, viola;
     Monica Scott, cello;
     John Bartlit, percussion

Intermission

Music for Solo Piano by Cecil Taylor
     Cecil Taylor, piano

 
Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 pm
  Concert III
Keller Hall, UNM Fine Arts Center
 


Songs of Love and Longing
(2001 – 2003) by Christopher Schultis
     Williams Lake (8 July 2003)
     Rio Grande Gorge Trail (16 Oct 2001)
     Rio Grande Gorge Trail (10 Oct 2001)
     Osha Loop Trail (5 Oct 2002)
       Leslie Umphrey, soprano;
       Falko Steinbach, piano

Three New Mexico Landscapes (1975) by Michael Mauldin
I.   Enchanted Mesa
II.  Sleeping Snow
III. Aspen Race
     Michael Mauldin, piano;
     Keith Lemmons, clarinet

Canis Lupus (2001) by Mark Dennis McConnell
     New Music New Mexico,
     Kevin Vigneau, director

Intermission

Piece for Trio New Mexico (2005) by Scott Wilkinson
     Keith Lemmons, clarinet;
     Kim Fredenburgh, viola;
     Kevin Vigneau, oboe

Accidents – Is that What it is (2004) by Falko Steinbach
     Kevin Vigneau, oboe;
     Falko Steinbach, piano

"Electro-sonic" Improvisation by Ellen Band
     Ellen Band, David Lee Myers (on CD) ;

Change Your Mind (1997, rev. 2005) by John Bartlit
     Del Sol String Quartet
     Kate Stenberg, Rick Shinozaki, violin;
     Charlton Lee, viola;
     Monica Scott, cello;


Daytime Activities:
Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in Kurt Frederick Hall (CFA B120).
Monday, April 4
9:00 Welcome: Steve Block, chair
Panel Discussion:
"Musical Plurality"
Ellen Band, Gabriela Lena Frank, Keeril Makan, Michael Mauldin
10:00 Meet the Composer:
Gabriela Lena Frank, Nancy Dowlin
11:00 Composition Seminar:
Room B-117

Keeril Makan, Ellen Band, Gabriela Lena Frank
12:00 Lunch for all visiting composers
2:00 Meet The Composer:
Cecil Taylor

Tuesday, April 5
9:30 Meet The Composer:
Michael Mauldin, Barbara Rettagliati, Keeril Makan
11:00 Beginning Composition Seminar:
Room B-117

Mark McConnell, Michael Mauldin
12:15 Brown Bag Lunch: Student Union for visiting composers and composition students
5:30 Meet The Composer:
University Art Museum
Ellen Band discusses her installation

Wednesday, April 6
9:00 Panel Discussion:
"Music in a Post-Literate World"
John Bartlit, Nancy Dowlin, Mark McConnell, Chistopher Shultis, moderator
10:00 The Contemporary String Quartet:
Del Sol String Quartet
11:00 Composition Seminar:
Room B-117
Nancy Dowlin, Barbara Rettagliati, John Bartlit
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Meet The Composer:
Mark McConnell, John Bartlit
2:00 Ask The Composer:
Cecil Taylor

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