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MU hosts Festival of New Music

Feb. 24, 2013 @ 11:06 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University will host its fourth annual Festival of New Music, featuring alumna Esin Gunduz.

Performances will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Smith Recital Hall; noon Friday, March 1, at First Presbyterian Church, 1015 5th Ave., Huntington; and at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, in Smith Recital Hall.

Guest performers will include Lindsey Goodman, principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra; violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport; faculty chamber ensembles from Marshall and Morehead State University and the Marshall Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Thursday evening and Friday noon concerts feature a variety of chamber music, including works with electronic media and many U.S. premieres of works composed within the past two years.

The Friday evening concert will feature a performance of Rossum's score to the John S. Robertson's 1920 film, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

All events are free and open to the public. For further information, contact Mark Zanter, professor of music at Marshall and coordinator of the festival, at 304-638-3481 or zanter@marshall.edu.



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