RED NOTE Festival

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About the Festival:

Now in its twelfth season, the RED NOTE New Music Festival at Illinois State University is a week-long event which features outstanding performances of contemporary concert music. Together with the ISU music composition faculty, guest composers Chen Yi and Eric Moe, Fifth House Ensemble and the Iridium Quartet will lead a Composition Workshop. The works will be premiered by the guest ensembles on February 13.

Events:

Tuesday, February 12 – 7:30 p.m. Kemp Recital Hall

401 S. School Street Normal, IL

Fifth House Ensemble takes the stage to perform Fresh Inc All Stars which showcases new works by Fresh Inc Festival alumni and music of contemporary composers from around the nation. Fresh Inc is 5HE’s innovative summer festival where creation and collaboration take center stage, and where participants work closely with members of Fifth House Ensemble on building careers in music in line with their own unique vision and values. The program features works by Fresh Inc Festival alumni from all seasons and includes a variety of sound worlds, unique to each composer.

Program:

Jason Charney – Ocean Body

Justin Rito – reach | failing

Evan Williams – GRIME

John Dorhauer – Groove Haiku

William Kenlon – Four Duos Two Solos

Ayanna Woods – BLK GIRL ART  

Evan L. Snyder – Theme Song for Dan Carty

Dan Visconti – Lonesome Roads

 

Wednesday, February 13 – 7:30 p.m. Kemp Recital Hall

401 S. School Street Normal, IL

Fifth House Ensemble and Iridium Saxophone Quartet present a concert of premieres by the participants in the RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop.