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CUA Composition Events, Spring 2018

Date Time Event Location
Feb 21 12:40 PM Guest Composer Masterclass: George Walker Ward 139
Feb 21 7:30 PM Guest Composer Lecture and Concert: George Walker St. Vincent Chapel

Feb 28

8:00 PM Composition Division Recital: works by CUA student and faculty composers.  Ward Recital Hall
April 9 7:00 PM Undergraduate Degree Recital: Gabriel Jaar Ward Recital Hall
April 13

1:00 PM

Concert Spirituel, featuring the premiere of "Salve Regina" by MM composition student Ben July St Vincent's Chapel
April 22 3:30 PM CUA Wind Ensemble concert: premiere of a new work by student composer-in-residence Ben Yuly. Richard Roberts, conductor Caldwell Auditorium

April 23

 7:30 PM  Third Millennium Ensemble  Ward Recital Hall  
 
April 25 7:30 PM CUA Brass ensemble concert: premiere of a new work by Undergraduate student Evan Brende Ward Recital Hall  

CUA Composition Events, Fall 2017

Date Time Event Location
Oct. 23 7:30 PM

Guest performance by Newprism Ensemble featuring solo and chamber works by Boulez, Ran, Widmann, Kirkland Snider, Baker, and Read Thomas. Directed by CUA faculty member, R. A. Baker.
Visit newprismensemble.com for more information.

Ward Recital Hall
Nov. 8 12:40 PM Guest Lecture: Sarah Robinson, author of "Clubbing for Classical Musicians" and founder of LA's Helix Collective and Co-director of LA's chapter of Classical Revolution, on event production and outreach.  Ward 139
Dec. 1 7:30 PM Annual Christmas Concert for Charity, featuring the premiere of "Hush" by DMA Composition major Valencio Jackson Basilica
Dec. 6 8:00 PM Joint Composition/Piano division concert: Schumann's Kinderszenen and new group composition, Scenes from CUA Ward Recital Hall
Dec. 11 11:10 AM-12:15 PM Choral readings of student pieces by the CUA Chamber Choir, conducted by Dr. Timothy McDonnell and CUA conducting students.  JPH
Dec. 11 4:10-7:00 PM  CUA Symphony Orchestra readings of student compositions, led by students of Maestro Simeone Tartaglione JPH

  

     

 

 

CUA Composition Events, Fall 2015

Date Time Event Location

Sept.18 & 19

tba 24-Hour Musical: Center Stage annual production of new music-theater scenes composed and performed within 24 hours Ward Recital Hall
Oct. 30 8:00 PM Amanda Bono DMA Composition Recital St. Vincent's Chapel
Nov. 11 12:30 PM SONAR New Music Ensemble Composer Readings Session (Enrolled Students only: Composition Seminar) Ward
Dec. 2 12:30 PM Guest Composer Lecture: Dr. Linda Dusman (Enrolled Students only: Composition Seminar) Ward
Dec 4 7:30 PM Annual Christmas Concert for Charity, featuring the premiere of a newly commissioned choral-orchestral work by CUA Faculty, Robert A. Baker Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Dec 11 4:00 PM Composition Day 2015: an afternoon of Composition Division activities and presentations by currents faculty and students Ward
Dec 11 7:30 PM Composition Division Recital Ward Recital Hall

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ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

 

CUA Composition Events, Fall 2014

Date Time Event Location
Nov.14 7:00 PM Composition division Fall recital John Paul Rehearsal Hall
Nov. 18 4:00 PM String Orchestra Student Composition Reading Session John Paul Rehearsal Hall
Dec. 5 7:00 PM Annual Christmas Concert for Charity, featuring the premiere of a newly commissioned choral-orchestral fanfare by Jeff Cortazzo (DMA, 4th year)

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Dec.
6 & 7

9:00 PM

First Light - a new musical by CUA composer, John Tafone (BM '16) Ward Recital Hall

 

CUA Composition Events, Spring 2015

Date Time Event Location
Jan. 25 5:00 PM Senior Composition Recital: Matthew Yost (BM '15) Ward Recital Hall
Feb. 20 7:00 PM Stations of the Cross: 14 New String Quartets Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, MD
Mar. 31 7:00 PM New Morse Code Duo in concert: new works for cello and percussion Ward Recital Hall
Apr. 17 7:30 PM Composition division Spring recital Ward Recital Hall
Apr. 23 5:00 PM String Orchestra Student Composition Reading Session

John Paul Rehearsal Hall

  

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ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-2014

  

CUA Composition Events, Fall 2013

Date Time Event Location
Sept. 14 7:00 PM 24-Hour Musical Project performance Ward Recital Hall
Oct. 12 7:30 PM Ensemble Next Parallel concert Ward Recital Hall
Nov. 9 7:30 PM Composition division fall recital Ward Recital Hall
Nov. 21 2:10 PM Student Composers' Reading Session
(CUA Contemporary Music Ensemble)
John Paul Rehearsal Hall
Dec. 6 7:00 PM Annual Christmas Concert for Charity, featuring the premiere of a newly commissioned choral-orchestral fanfare by Erik Abrahamson (MM, 2nd year)  Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

 

 

CUA Composition Events, Spring 2014

Date Time Event Location
Jan. 24 8:00 PM New Voices @ CUA Ward Recital Hall
Jan. 25 8:00 PM New Voices @ CUA Ward Recital Hall
Feb. 24 3:40 PM Jacqui Horner Guest Artist Premieres three new works by CUA student composers John Paul Rehearsal Hall
Apr. 5 7:30 PM Composition Division Spring Recital Ward Recital Hall
Apr. 29 TBA String Orchestra Student Composition Reading Session John Paul Rehearsal Hall