Student Composition Concert

Sept. 26, 2012 

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present a concert of students' compositions on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, which is open to the public and free of charge, will be held in the Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).

The Student Composition Concert will feature student composers, performers and conductors. The concerts are presented twice a semester by the School of Music as a part of the IWU New Music Series.

The first composition of the evening is titled Swimming Mount Everest, and was created by junior music major Caitlyn Trevor. Trevor will conduct Elena Denny (first-year music and business administration double major), Gwen Akins (first-year voice major) and Alex Kim (senior environmental studies major) on the violoncello, and Abby Lyons (junior music major) on the oboe and piano.

Sophomore music composition major Ethan Berg will follow with C Sharp Minor Waltz on the piano.

Luke McLoughlin, a sophomore music and English-writing double major, will conduct Strut. Zach Siegel (sophomore music education major), Andy Seidel (sophomore music education major) and Calob Pluhm (junior music education major) will play the trumpet, with Christina Hoblin (senior music education major) on the bass trombone, for McLoughlin's composition.

Approximately 20 students will perform in the finale, Mountain Fanfare, composed by sophomore music composition major Jonathan Gholson.

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

Contact: Shea Felde, '14, (309) 556-3181