Dana New Music Festival 21

Dana New Music Festival XXI
“Music of the Americas” / May 3-6, 2005

Principal Guest Composer: Samuel Adler, Chair of Composition, Juilliard School of Music

Guest Artist: E. Randolph Kelly, Principal Violist, Pittsburgh Symphony

Guest Composer: Kathy Henkel, Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 3
Lecture 1: “Musical Sets and Modern Music” by Samuel Adler / Concert 1: Composers Ensemble (Gwyneth Rollin, director) with works by Adler, Henkel, Proto, and Rollin / Concert 2: Youngstown State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Steven Gage, director); Dana Symphony Orchestra (William Slocum, director) with works by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Eric Leidzen, Samuel Adler, Maurice Ravel, Lawrence Odom, G. Haffine, and Robert Rollin

Wednesday, May 4
Lecture 2: “American Music and Its Importance” by Samuel Adler / Lecture 3: “The Genesis of the Viola Concerto” by Samuel Adler & E. Randolph Kelly / Concert 3: held at the Butler Institute of American Art with works by Adler, Henkel, and David Gillingham / Concert 4: Composers Ensemble (Gwyneth Rollin, director); Guest Artist, E. Randolph Kelly (viola); Festival Chamber Orchestra (Robert Rollin, director) with works by Samuel Adler, Dello Joio, Berger, Clark, and DeLuca.

Thursday, May 5
Panel Session: “New Music, the University, and the Local Community” with Samuel Adler, Tedrow Perkins, John Turk, and Gwyneth Rollin / Open Composition Seminar with Samuel Adler

Friday, May 6
Concert 5: Convocation at YSU Bliss Recital Hall with works by Adler, Meyn and Rollin

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