Posted by: uclaextensionmusic | May 25, 2010

The LA Composers Project

Interested in checking out some free new music this week?


The Los Angeles Composers Project will present three free concerts in Alfred Newman Recital Hall at USC on May 26th, 27th, and 28th. Featuring the music of many of Los Angeles’ finest young and established composers, the LA Composers project is the most comprehensive celebration of LA’s vibrant and burgeoning composition scene. The project takes a wide ranging and inclusive approach to programming, and aims to advance the LA new music scene by building an alliance between local musicians, composers, and audience members alike. The programs are listed below:

Wednesday, May 26th, 8 pm
that’s a new dog – Francis Kayali
This is Just to Say – Robert Denham
candlepin-bowling-deadwood – Alan Shockley
Little Deaths – Arthur Jarvinen
Guitar Quartet – AJ McCaffrey
The Triumph of Sisyphus – David Plylar

Thursday, May 27th, 8 pm
The Los Angeles Percussion Quartet
w/ Vicki Ray, piano solo, TJ Troy, percussion, Jane Grothe & Jillian Risigari-Gai, harp
Ritual Dances – Eric Guinivan
Bad Times Coming – Shaun Naidoo
Rays of Twilight – Jeffrey Holmes
Occasus (world premier) – Jeffrey Holmes

Friday, May 28th, 8 pm
featuring the Angeles Saxophone Quartet
Back Burner – Frank Ticheli
Nocturne – Patricio Da Silva
Still Images of the Restless Mind – Vera Ivanova
Moto Perpetuo – Marinescu Liviu
Mobile ii (“Dear Mr. Edison”) (world premier) – Isaac Schankler
Triangular Antiphonies – Christopher Brakel

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