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Manchester University’s Music Department will host its second New Music Festival from March 26 to 28 on the North Manchester campus.
This event will present five contemporary classical music concerts with new works by 45 composers who will be attending from throughout the United States. The concerts are free and open to the public.
Choral, chamber music, solo voice and electroacoustic works are among those to be performed. Guest appearances include mezzo-soprano Ashlee Bickley and pianist Robert Nance on March 27. For the concert schedule, click here.
A Young Composers Competition, reading sessions and presentations have been added to this year’s event, with support from the Dr. Joyce A. Nolen and Rev. Wilfred E. Nolen Endowment Fund for Music.
The first MU New Music Festival was in February of 2013.
March 16, 2015
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