Thursday, August 1, 2013

Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival presents 'Visionaries: A New Generation of Composers Hosted by Eric Ewazen' Sun. Aug. 4, 7 PM, Mannes College of Music

Valerie Coleman

Valerie Coleman, Flutist & Founder, Imani Winds:

Dear composers and new music advocates,

On behalf of Imani Winds, it is my absolute pleasure to invite you to a very special event this Sunday featuring a new step that Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival is taking towards new music advocation and the role of wind writing within it.   We know this invite comes to you a bit soon to the date, but if you happen to be in town, we hope to see you! The information is below.


Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival 

Sunday, August 4th at 7pm
Concert Hall, Mannes College of Music
suggested donation $10

Pre-Concert Discussion with the composers at 6pm
Light Reception to follow.

Introducing a new breed of composers, and their genre-blurring, culture-bending visions in a performance hosted by acclaimed composer Eric Ewazen. Visionaries is an intriguing exploration through the minds of a new generation, filled with unforgettable music from composers David Arend, Zhengyi Chen, Jess Hendricks, Ben Morris, Alon Nechustan, Leanna Primiani, Matthew Recio, Nick Virzi, and Alex Weiser. 


David Arend 
Corps Remembered for wind quintet (World Premiere)

Zhangi Chen 

Suite from Pursuant for wind quintet (World Premiere)

Matthew Recio 

Revelations for wind quintet (World Premiere)

Alex Weiser 

Wind (Performed by the Southern Wind Quintet, University of Southern Mississippi) 

(World Premiere)

Jess Hendricks 

Pahá Sápa for Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone and Piano (World Premiere)

Alon Nechustan
ChiaroScuro (World Premiere)

Performed by the Mint Julep Wind Quintet Representing the University of Louisville

Ben Morris

Orange Sky Sihouette for Wind Sextet (World Premiere)

Nick Virzi

Broken Images – Aux Imagistes For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone and Bassoon (World Premiere)

Leanna Primiani

Thursdays, Saturdays and Twice on the Sabbath For Wind Septet 
(World Premiere)

Very Best Wishes,

Valerie Coleman
Flutist & Founder
Imani Winds 

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