The Ensemble Dal Niente, a contemporary music collective, and Third Coast Percussion, a group that explores and expands the sonic possibilities of percussion, are among the guest ensembles participating in an early November new music conference on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
Northwestern Hosts Second New Music Conference Nov. 6 to 8
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