Student Compositions Featured in Recital

November 30, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present a student composition recital on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington). The concert is free and open to the public.

Senior Michael Zaremba (class of 2009) has written an electronic composition titled “Gypsy Music Performed By A Jewish Klezmer Band.” The piece will be performed by computer and was created using the programs Pro Tools and Absynth.

Junior Katherine Spencer will have two pieces featured in the concert. The first is Duo for Violin and Contrabass and will be performed by sophomore Kaitlin Zawacki (violin) and junior Sara Ghadiri (bass). Her composition, “Sirens” is an electro-acoustic composition and will be played from a recording.

Sophomore Qingfan Jiang’s composition, String Quartet Movement II will be performed by sophomore Sarah Struebing (violin), sophomore Jordan Pettis (violin), sophomore David Getz (viola) and sophomore Michael Grittani (cello).

Senior Samuel Harris will also be featured in the recital.

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

Contact: Kasey Evans ’12, (309) 556-3181