Musica Nova Program II set for April 15

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State School of Music will present the second night of the Musica Nova concert series at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Esber Recital Hall. Musica Nova concerts include newly composed music for a wide variety of media including winds, brass, strings, percussion, piano and recorded audio. The events include several world premieres of new works by student composers. The Musica Nova concerts are coordinated by faculty composition professor Paul Barsom. Admission is free.


"Skirts and Flats," 2013 -- Josh Oxford (Drew Welkie, horn)

"Element," 2013 -- Nathan Miller (Peter Favilla, piano)

"Edge," 2013 -- Peter Askim (Kyle Kresge, double bass)

"I remember…," 1998 -- Dana Wilson (John Maurer, trumpet)

"Escape," 2007 -- Kevin McKee (John Maurer, trumpet; Alex Schwind, trumpet; Liz Meade, horn; Sean Durkin, trombone; Seth Magee, tuba)

"Stop Speaking," 2011 -- Andy Akiho (Jaren Angud, snare drum)

"10 Paragraphs for Cello," 2013 -- Ryan Shaffer (Jordan Galvarino, cello)

"Forest of Longings," 2014 -- Andrew Wingert (Aaron Blackham, violin; Jordan Galvarino, cello; Andrew Wingert, piano)

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20, 1948 -- Alberto Ginastera (Sri Gopal, violin; Hannah Lin, violin; Curtis Rainey, viola; Jordan Galvarino, cello)

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Last Updated April 14, 2014