Student Composition Concert

Feb. 18, 2013                   

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present a concert of students' compositions on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington).

The performance, which is open to the public and free of charge, will feature student composers, performers and conductors.  The Student Composition Concert is presented twice a semester by the School of Music as a part of the IWU New Music Series.

The first composition of the evening will be In Flanders Fields, written by sophomore music composition major Nora Buckingham.  Performing her piece will be:

  • Sopranos: Rebecca Blumer (senior music education major) and Lauren Rupert (junior music education major)
  • Altos: Allison Mullins (senior music education major) and Megan Win (sophomore music and psychology major)

Abigail Lyons, a senior orchestral instrumental major, will follow with a performance of her piece, The Lost Left Hand Rag, on piano.

The final piece will be Aurora, written and conducted by sophomore music composition major David Flowers.  The ensemble performing the piece includes:

  • Trumpets: Courtney Graham (junior music education major) and Jeremy Gruner (first year music composition major)
  • Cellos: Elena Denny (first year music and business administration major), Priscilla Ro (senior nursing major), Lucas Jackson (sophomore voice major) and Erica Werner (first year music theater major)
  • Piano: Abigail Lyons

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

Contact: Katherine Filippo, ’12, (309) 556-3181