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Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

Northwestern University Music Library

Institute for New Music

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Matthew Peterson, guest composer

Alex Mincek, Poco a poco
Luis Fernando Amaya en mi caminar en el desierto  (world premiere)
Matthew Peterson Tumult and Flood (world premiere)
Julia Wolfe Tell Me Everything

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Premiere of Joel Puckett commissioned work Ship of Theseus

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Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 7:30pm
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Hearne and Ratniece on the National Stage

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Contemporary Music Ensemble: Georg Friedrich Haas’ In Vain

Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 7:30pm
Ryan Opera Theater

Program includes a performance of Georg Friedrich Haas’ seminal work with members of Ensemble Dal Niente and Witold Lutoslawski's Chain 1, conducted by Vincent Povázsay.

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Claire Chase

Flutist Claire Chase returns for a week-long residency April 11-16, 2016.

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble and Contemporary Music Ensemble

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

A program focused on the music of David Lang, featuring a new commission by the Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Ensemble Linea: April 17-21

The French ensemble will be in residency at the Institute for New Music at the Bienen School, working with composition students, coaching performance students in contemporary music, and playing two concerts.

Concert 1: Monday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall
Concert 2: Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Third Coast Percussion

Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Chicago-based percussion group prepares, rehearses, and records percussion pieces with students, in addition to coaching them on writing for percussion.