Student Composition Concert

Dec. 4, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— On Friday, Dec. 6, Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Music will present a Student Composition Concert. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).

As part of the New Music Series, which features 20th century and contemporary music, the concert allows students to showcase their compositions. The December performance will feature 10 pieces.

The concert will open with junior Luke McLoughlin’s Reflection, followed by Prelude and a Kiss, which will be sung by four students, and sophomore David Flowers’ Solo for Horn and Piano.

Other pieces include sophomore Timothy McDunn’s Movement IX from ‘Hamlet,’ sophomore Joseph Bakke’s English Horses, junior Madz Negro’s An Exchange, and sophomore Brady Poole’s Tennessee Dreams.

The concert will conclude with Don’t Listen To This Song by senior Abby Lyons, Your Girlfriend Would Hate This Song, which will be performed by seven students on various instruments, and Last Call for Sleep by first-year student Ryan Donlin.

Flowers, Negro, Bakke, Poole, Lyons and Donlin will also perform some of the compositions on instruments and voice. Other performers include: seniors Caitlyn Trevor, Akash Bhatia, Aylissa Gibson, Christopher Grills and Jordan Riddle, juniors William Greenlee, Aaron Woodstein, Sean Leeds, Eric Novak, Ayethaw Tun, Alan Russian and Connor Hughes, sophomores Loreto Delgado III, Samuel Mullooly, Selena Greising, Elena Denny, Jonas Wightman and Maya Abboud, and first-year students Megan Cherry and Ryan Anderson.

For additional information, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

 Contact: Tia Patsavas ’16 (309) 556-3181, univcomm@iwu.edu.