Visiting Performers

Each academic year, the Mizzou New Music Initiative invites renowned composers, performers, and ensembles to the University of Missouri to present, perform, and hold workshops and lessons.

2021-22 Visiting Performers

April 14-18, 2022 

Leigh Muñoz

  • Presentation for composers 

  • Concert: Works by Stefan Freund, Carolina Heredia, Yoshiaki Onishi, and Jack Snelling.

March 7, 2022 

Esterhazy Quartet, Alice Dade, and MU Percussion. 

Concert. Program:

  • String Quartet op. 76 no. 3 in C Major ‘‘Emperor’’, Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

  • Fusions Encomium (2021), W. Thomas McKenney for flute, string quartet and percussion (b. 1938)

February 11-15, 2022 

Switch Ensemble 

January 28, 2022 

Alarm Will Sound 

Concert. Program:

  • T69 Collapse, Aphex Twin - arr. Stefan Freund

  • Cabeza, Lucretia Dalt

  • Through Thoughts of a Different Kind, Igor Santos

  • Atomic Theory III: Electron, King Britt and Marcos Balter

  • Family Galaxy, Tim Exile - arr. Oscar Bettison

  • Omgyjya Switch, Aphex Twin - arr. Evan Hause

  • minipops 67, Aphex Twin - arr. Chris Thompson

  • Black Origami, Jlin - arr. Texu Kim and Chris Thompson

November 4-5, 2021

Ami Dang in collaboration with Dismal Niche

  • Thursday, Nov 4 • 7:30 pm: Concert, A.P. Green Memorial Chapel

  • Presentation for composers 

September 3, 2021 

DRAX 

  • Concert. Program:
    • Tantrums (2017) , Asha Srinivasan (b. 1980) - for saxophone (alto & baritone), percussion, and live electronics  

    • They Tried to Bury Us, They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds (2015), José Martínez (b. 1983) - for saxophone (alto & baritone), marimba, and electronics  

    • Where Are Our Mothers; We Don’t Have Enough Time (2017), Steven Snowden (b. 1981) - for tenor saxophone, percussion, and electronics  

    • Soledad (2018), Carolina Heredia (b. 1981) - for alto saxophone, percussion, and electronics

 

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