- Date & Time
Thursday, November 12, 2015 — through
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The University of Florida (UF) School of Music and the Florida Contemporary Music Festival presents the Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) 50th Anniversary National Conference at the UF School of Music in Gainesville, Florida, Nov. 12-14, 2015. The conference will include 12 concerts, panel discussions, keynote addresses and several receptions taking place in the Music Building, University Auditorium and the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Guest artists and UF’s own music students will perform more than 100 new pieces dating back no later than the start of the 21st century. The music will encompass all genres presented through an assortment of mediums and styles, ranging from traditional to experimental. All events are free and open to the public.
The closing concert entitled Music of Our Time will take place Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, Florida. Professor Will Kesling will conduct the UF Concert Choir, while Matthew Wardell, music director and conductor of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, will conduct the UF Symphony Orchestra. Audience members can expect new works that are funny, audience-friendly and performed in five different languages.
For a full schedule of events, click here.
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