New Music Caf
October 25, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present
the New Music Caf Thursday, October 27 at 8 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser
Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington). The event is free and open to the public.
The concert will showcase of IWU students, including “Matt Skibo, singing the American
Folk Song Set by Steven Mark Kohn, Qingfan Jiang playing two intimate piano pieces
by the American master of quietude Morton Feldman, and Michelle Stanbary performing
TRK's by Ian Clarke and Simon Painter, a showpiece that pairs the flute with a high-energy
backing soundtrack,” said director Professor David Vayo.
The opening piece, Due Process, by University of Illinois faculty composer Erik Lund, will be performed by Chicago
percussionist and featured guest, Steve Butters. Andrea Steele and Nancy Pounds will
perform Learning to Breathe for clarinet and piano, by Illinois State University Professor, Roy Magnuson. The
program will also include a pre-recorded electroacoustic composition by IWU Professor
Daniel Swilley, and a free improvisation by Butters, Lund and Vayo.
For more information about the New Music Caf, contact the School of Music Office at
Contact: Courtney Keenan, ’12, (309) 556-3181, firstname.lastname@example.org