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Student compositions featured in New Sounds concerts

April 6, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Musical works by undergraduate and graduate student composers from Western Michigan University's School of Music will be presented during two evenings of premiere performances Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, at 8:15 p.m. in the Dalton Center's Multimedia Room. Admission is free.

New instrumental, vocal, electronic and computer compositions will be performed at the annual New Sounds concerts. Each program features entirely different music, all written within the past year. Some of the highlights to be presented include works for large and small instrumental ensembles, solo instrumental and vocal pieces, and computer-generated and electronic compositions.

The New Sounds series is coordinated by Dr. Richard Adams, professor of composition in the School of Music. Student composers whose works will be premiered include Anthony Alvarado, Tamzen Baker, Jonathan Cook, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Robert Evory, Thomas Koron, Li Lei, John McFarland, and Henning Schroder.

Media contact: Kevin West, (269) 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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