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Concert to Celebrate Composers from IWU’s Past

Jan. 9, 2015

Works penned by several former faculty and friends of Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Music (SOM) will be featured at a “Composers from IWU’s Past” concert Jan. 22 at Evelyn Chapel. A School of Music Sesquicentennial event, the concert will celebrate those who have contributed to the musical culture of IWU through performances by current faculty and students on piano, violin, cello, organ and vocals. The free concert begins at 8 p.m. and is open to the public.

Performers include University Choir and University Choir Women, both under the direction of Visiting Instructor in Music Andrew Dahan, and several faculty members including Associate Professor of Music Nina Gordon (violoncello); Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Robert Mangialardi (baritone); Fern Rosetta Sherff Professor of Composition and Theory David Vayo (piano); University Organist and Adjunct Assistant Professor Susan Klotzbach; Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jamie-Rose Guarrine ’00 (soprano); and Professor of Music R. Kent Cook (piano).

Robert Delvin, Fine Arts Librarian, compiled historical notes on the following former faculty whose works will be featured on Jan. 22:

The Jan. 22 program is presented as part of the IWU New Music Series.

 By Tia Patsavas ’16