New Music Performances

Composition Studio

New Music Performances

Music by living composers is a central facet of the UNCSA experience, and student compositions are a central part of that creative climate. Below is a listing of performances for Spring 2018, including those featuring works by student composers.

Spring 2018

SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY
Winston Salem Symphony: Concert for the Community
Jessica Morel leads the orchestra in a performance of Thomas Little’s Teton Pass. 3:00 pm, Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University.

WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY
Performance Hour: Cello Ensemble and Wind Ensemble
Christopher James Lees and Mark Norman conduct premieres of music by Alicia Bachorik, Jessica Buford and Algernon Robinson. 2:00 pm, Crawford Hall.

FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY
Horn Studio in Concert
UNCSA Horn studio premieres Christopher Pyle's A Moment of Your Time, Please and  Lawrence Dillon’s Distance. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall.

WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
Recording Session: Attacca String Quartet
The Attacca String Quartet records music by Alicia Bachorik, Tyson Davis and Nicholas Karr. 7:30-9:00 pm, Watson Hall.

FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY 
Attacca Quartet
String quartet performs new music by Caroline Shaw and the premiere of a new work by a UNCSA composer. Ovation Studios, time TBD.

SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY
Graduate Recital: Thomas McMillan
New music includes performances of Steamed Up, God Says Yes, July Midnight, Loops and Lines, Tin In It, Little Bird Sketches and anyone lived in a pretty how town. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall.

TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY
Senior Recital: Kyrie Antoinette
New music includes performances of When you breathe in, L’eclat, Des querelles et des resolutions, Lié, Old news, Virage, Requin polychrome and allez-?. 7:30 pm, Freedman Theater. 

SUNDAY 11 MARCH, 3:00 pm
TUESDAY 13 MARCH, 7:30 pm
Winston Salem Symphony: Concert for Peace
Robert Moody leads the orchestra in a performance of Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. Stevens Center.

TUESDAY 13 MARCH
Faculty Ensemble: Watson Brass Quintet
The Watson Brass Quintet premieres Lawrence Dillon’s Disruption. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall. 

WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH
Recording Session: Lindsay Kesselman/Daniel Pesca
Soprano and pianist record songs by Kyrie Antoinette, Derek Arnold, Alicia Bachorik, Jessica Buford and Peyton Clifford. 8:00-10:00 pm, Watson Hall.

SATURDAY 24 MARCH
Guest Recital: Jubal Fulks
Violinist performs music by John Cage, Elliott Carter, Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich and the premiere of a new work by a UNCSA student composer. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall. 

SUNDAY 25 MARCH
Wachovia Winds
Premieres of new commissions by Derek Arnold, Alicia Bachorik, Nicholas Karr, Thomas Little and Scott Shea. 2:00 pm, Brendel Hall, Wake Forest University.

MONDAY 26 MARCH
Graduate Recital: Derek Wesley Arnold
New music, including The Robin and the Mirror and Venus and Adonis. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall. 

TUESDAY 27 MARCH
Recording Session: Eighth Blackbird
Eighth Blackbird records music by Oliver Glynn, Nicholas Karr, Thomas Little, Thomas McMillan, Algernon Robinson, Luis Sanz and Scott Shea. 7:00-11:30 pm, Watson Hall.

FRIDAY 30 MARCH
Senior Recital: Jessica Buford
New music includes performances of Psalm 83, 8:57/9, A Pair, Clara’s Theme, Vulnerable Venerable and Golden and Empty. 7:30 pm, Watson Hall. 

WEDNESDAY 4 APRIL
Performance Hour: Chamber Music
Premieres of new music by Caleb Adams, Tyson Davis, Gustav Knudson, Christopher Pyle and Braden Plyler. 2:00 pm, Crawford Hall. 

SATURDAY 7 APRIL
Cantata Singers: Enchanted Evening
Nathan Zullinger leads the chorus in premieres of music by Tyson Davis, Oliver Glynn and Thomas Little. 7:30 pm, Crawford Hall. 

TUESDAY 10 APRIL
UNCSA Symphony: Orchestra Premieres
Christopher James Lees leads the orchestra in premieres of music by Alicia Bachorik, Peyton Clifford, Tyson Davis, Luis Sanz and Scott Shea. 7:30 pm, Crawford Hall.

FRIDAY 13 APRIL
Jazz Ensemble
Ron Rudkin leads the jazz band in a performance of Luis Sanz’s Borinquen Fantasy. 7:30 pm, Freedman Theater. 

SATURDAY 21 APRIL
Graduate Recital: Alicia Bachorik
New music, including Each Day a New Beginning, Love Songs, Memento Mori, Seared Valor and What Goes Around. 2:00 pm, Watson Hall.

WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL, 7:30 pm
FRIDAY 20 APRIL, 7:30 pm
SUNDAY 22 APRIL, 2:00 pm
Fletcher Opera Institute: Impressions de Pelléas
Production of Debussy’s opera in a new scoring for piano and percussion by students of Michael Rothkopf. DeMille Theater.