New Music for New Audiences: Connecting Ideas with Communities

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:00 am 12:15 pm


Living composers can take us anywhere with their music. Giving voice to their visions on our stages is essential to the continued vitality of the art form. And, the creation and presentation of new music provides orchestras with authentic avenues for reaching new audiences and connecting with community. A panel of distinguished composers and administrators reflect on important aesthetic developments in American composition and how new work is playing an integral role in developing new audiences.

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Moderator: Daniel Bernard Roumain, Composer/Performer/Arts Administrator, Sozo Artists

Panelists: Elena Dubinets, Vice President of Artistic Planning, Seattle Symphony;  Clint Needham, Composer in Residence/Assistant Professor of Music, Conservatory of Music at Baldwin Wallace University; Paola Prestini, Composer

Made possible by the generous support of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music and The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts