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Symposium closes with silent film score

Symposium closes with silent film score

Veronica Hodur

March 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The silent era of film was revolutionary, and the New Music Symposium revived the tradition. David Dvorin, the artistic director of the New Music Symposium, composed the new score behind the silent film "The Golem." He had a specific idea to get across during the final event of Saturday night's symposium in Rowland-Taylor Rec...

Modern classical music moves symposium audience

Modern classical music moves symposium audience

Sarah Scharf

March 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

For most people, the term "classical music" brings Bach and Mozart to mind. The second concert of the New Music Symposium featured San Francisco-based classical duo The Living Earth Show at the Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall Friday night.Guitarist Travis Andrews and percussionist Andrew Meyerson brought a new and different take on classical ...

Composers present new works at student symposium

Composers present new works at student symposium

Michael Quiring

February 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The auditorium was filled with chatter as the audience sat anticipating the beginning of the musical showcase. The Chico State School of Arts and Student Composers Forum hosted the opening of the New Music Symposium series at the Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall Thursday night. The event, which was the first of three, featured a variety of student comp...

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Maegan Webster

February 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico State students and community members are welcome to attend the annual "New Music Symposium" held in Alfred Loeffler's honor for free during its three-day showcase of events highlighting contemporary music. The Symposium will kick-off with the Student Composers Concert on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a pe...

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