Composer and pianist Anthony Cheung performs compositions and improvisations for two pianos, accompanied by pianist Cory Smythe. The program includes a premiere of a two-piano arrangement of Sibelius’ 7th Symphony by Cheung.
Award winning composer, saxophonist, and flutist Anna Webber performs with her band Simple Trio (Matt Mitchell, piano; John Hollenbeck, drums) blending strands from contemporary concert music and free improvisation. It is surprising, inventive, virtuosic, and engagingly problematizes entrenched notions about the genre of a jazz trio.
Visiting Artist Ted Reichman will discuss his work scoring films, including his most recent work for the critically lauded documentary “Missing In Brooks County,” hailed as “one of the most nuanced and disturbing…films about the immigration crisis.” by the Boston Globe.
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Composer and pianist Courtney Bryan discusses her recent works, including “Yet Unheard,” a work for orchestra and chorus which commemorates Sandra Bland’s tragic death in police custody in 2013. Bryan, a New Orleans native, is Assistant Professor of Music at Tulane, and has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts and the Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition. Registration is required for this Zoom event.