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SU’s ‘Year of the American Composer’ continues with contemporary music performance Dec. 1
SU’s ‘Year of the American Composer’ continues with contemporary music performance Dec. 1November 23, 2004Amy Schmitzaemehrin@syr.edu
To celebrate “Year of the American Composer,” the Rose, Jules R. and Sanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will present Third String, the University’s contemporary music ensemble, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. The concert is in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium; it is free and open to the public.
The program will include the world premiere of “Naked Truth Tango,” a composition for 11 instruments composed by SU senior Justin Starr, with graduate student Amy Wert conducting. The program will also include “String Quartet No. 5” by Philip Glass, “Double Music” by John Cage and Lou Harrison and two group improvisations by student performers.
Third String will perform under the guidance of Daniel S. Godfrey, composer-in-residence at the Setnor School, and Nicolas Scherzinger, assistant professor in the Setnor School.
Setnor Auditorium is located in Crouse College. Free parking is available in Irving Garage.