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New Voices: Orchestra Composers of Today

  • Omni Hotel Nashville 250 5th Avenue South Nashville, TN, 37203 United States (map)

Location: Broadway Ballroom C-D, Level Two

Join us for an introduction to four emerging composers whose unique compositional voices--increasingly informed by political, social, and cultural forces--are making an impact in concert halls across the country. Learn about their orchestral output; how they view their music, as creators, in an art form responding to change; and the ever-increasing role composers play in nurturing the fabric of their communities as teachers, community educators, concert curators and producers, entrepreneurs, musicians, and conductors.

Speakers: Daniel Bernard Roumain, composer; Jennifer Jolley, assistant professor of composition, Texas Tech University; Derrick Spiva Jr., composer, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra / Code Switch Composers Collective / Bridge to Everywhere; Alex Temple, composer, lecturer, Northwestern University; Evan Williams, composer, conductor; Evan Williams, composer, conductor, Rhodes College

Made possible by a generous grant from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.