The Society of Composers, Inc. Newsletter
XLII: 6, November–December 2012
The Keynote Speaker, Joshua Fineberg, will be presenting an address entitled: Speaking in Tongues: Creating meaning with an unknown language. Fineberg is currently an Associate Professor of Music Composition and Theory at Boston University where he is the Director of the Center for New Music and the Electronic Music Studio. His exciting pieces Veils for Solo Piano and Objets Trouvés for Flute Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, Violin, and Cello will be performed during the Conference’s Gala Concert on Saturday (02/16/13) evening at 8pm in Weigel Hall.
Several acclaimed guest performers will share their interpretive creativity during the Conference such as internationally renowned pianist, Fali Pavri, who currently teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland; the incredible Anubis Quartet which is dedicated to reshaping the saxophone quartet genre and reconceptualizing the way listeners experience the saxophone through contemporary music; as well as the award winning Black Swamp Saxophone Quartet, the Cosmos Trio (flute, viola, and harp), and the Tower Duo (flute and saxophone); among many others. Furthermore, there will be appearances by OSU School of Music faculty and major ensembles including the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, and much more.
Conference events will take place in Weigel Hall Auditorium of the School of Music and in the Ohio Union. For more information including concert details, guest performer biographies, travel information, local attractions and more, please visit the Conference website (www.sci2013.weebly.com) and the Conference facebook page (www.facebook.com/SCI2013).