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Fifth Annual Florida Contemporary Music Festival

  • Date & Time
    • Wednesday, April 05, 2017 12:00am — through
      Saturday, April 08, 2017 12:00am
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    The Fifth Annual Florida Contemporary Music Festival, April 5-8, 2017, is a celebration of the music of our time, featuring international guest performers and composers, with 10 concerts, masterclasses, and presentations, all free and open to the public.  Guest artists include composer and electric guitarist Michael Frengel, pianist and composer Keith Kirchoff, British cello virtuoso Timothy Gill, and visiting composers from around the southeast.  

    Schedule of Events

    (All events are in the School of Music Building, Room 101 unless otherwise noted)

    Wednesday, April 5

    4 pm                Doctoral Composition Recital, Robert Seaback

    7:30 pm           Keith Kirchoff, concert of music for piano and electronics

    Thursday, April 6

    10 am              Keith Kirchoff lecture on music for piano and electronics

    4 pm                UF New Music Ensemble concert, featuring cellist Timothy Gill

    Friday, April 7

    10 am              Mike Frengel presentation (Friends of Music Room, University Auditorium)

    12:50 pm         Doctoral Composition Recital, Michael Polo

    3 pm                Saxophone Recital, Paul Lessard

    7:30 pm           UnBalancedConnection concert: electroacoustic music

    Saturday, April 8

    10 am              Timothy Gill masterclass with cello students

    12 pm              UF chapter of The Society of Composers, Inc. composition concert

    4 pm                Timothy Gill and Joseph Dangerfield concert: Contemporary music for cello and piano

    7:30 pm           UF Jazz Ensembles concert

  • Venue
    Music Building Room 101 (MUB 101)
    435 Newell Dr.
    Music Building Room 101 (MUB 101) Website