Monday, April 08, 2013
This four-day Contemporary Music Festival is organized by Theta Pi Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Dr. Frank Ticheli is the guest artist-in-residence for this festival. Dr. Frank Ticheli is a very well known and prolific composer and crosses multiple mediums in wind band, choral, and chamber work literature. His pieces range from educational to professional and is performed by a wide range of ensembles all over the world. During his residency, Dr. Ticheli will offer workshops for the students in the Concert Band and Symphony Band, lectures on music theory and instrumental conducting, and classes in composition. He will also give a presentation during the Student Recital hour on Thursday, April 11, at 3 p.m. In conjunction with this festival,there will be a Chamber Music Concert on April 8 at 8 p.m. and the Concert Band and Symphony Bands will perform concerts at 8 p.m. on April 9 and April 10, respectively.
For more information about Dr. Ticheli, please visit http://www.usc.edu/schools/music/private/faculty/ticheli.php.
For information about Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, visit http://www.sinfonia.org/.
Chris Spivey, music student, is the contact person for this festival. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, 843-697-3167.
Dr. Brian Mason is also a contact. He can be reached at email@example.com, 606-783-2402.
Dr. Mas Sugihara has commissioned Dr. Ticheli to compose a song for saxophone. For questions about this composition, please contact Dr. Sugihara at firstname.lastname@example.org, 606-783-2498.