Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music presents

New Music Series, Spring 2015

All events are in Westbrook Auditorium unless otherwise specified


January 22nd

Composers From IWU’s Past
Music from the 1940’s through 1990’s by past faculty and friends of the School of Music,
Evelyn Chapel, 8:00 PM

January 24th

IWU Jazz Festival Feature Concert
IWU Jazz Ensemble, Timothy Pitchford, Director
and guest trombonist Marshall Giles
12:45 PM

February 26th

Student Composition Concert
8:00 PM 

February 28th

Guest Performance: Mike Junokas & Edward Breitweiser
Laptop-and-electronics improvisatory networked band
7:30 PM

March 5th

New Music Café
Music of IWU composer alumni Brian Baxter, Matthew Harder,
and Ben  Hjertmann, including commissioned world premieres

March 17th

Collegiate Choir Tour Home Concert
J. Scott Ferguson, Director
Program includes contemporary works by Sandström, Edlund, Paulus, and
the world premiere of Arise My Dove by commissioned composer Philip Lawson
Wesley United Methodist Church
502 East Front Street, Bloomington, IL.
8:00 PM

 March 20th

Symposium of Contemporary Music
featured guests, Fifth House Ensemble:
The renowned Chicago ensemble plays world premieres by IWU
composers Jonathan Green, Mario Pelusi and David Vayo.
7:30 PM

March 21st

Senior Composition Recital: Ethan Berg
3:00 PM

March 28th & 29th

IWU Opera Theatre,
Robert Mangialardi, Director.
Premiere performances of 15-minute operas by IWU students:
Timothy McDunn, Luke McLoughlin and Samuel Mullooly

March 28 at 7:30 PM; March 29 at 3:00 PM

 March 27th

Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo,
Timothy Pitchford, Director
7:30 PM

April 12th 

Senior Composition Recital:
Luke McLoughlin
1:00 PM

 April 19th

Senior Composition Recital:
William Greenlee
11:00 AM

 April 21st

Student Composition Concert,
8:00 PM

All events are free and open to the public