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A violinist from New Music Symposium concentrates while playing the beginning of Terry Rileys In C at Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Chico State musicians tackle Terry Riley’s ‘In C’

Rayanne Painter // March 3, 2019

Ever read “choose your own adventure” books as a child? Chico State’s New Music Symposium recreated just that, but with music and rhythm.Guest composer Terry Riley joined the audience...

Professor David Dvorin, artistic director of the New Music Symposium, composed and performed a live score for the film The Golem to close the symposium Saturday night. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Symposium closes with silent film score

Veronica Hodur // March 2, 2014

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...

Andrew Meyerson and Travis Andrews of The Living Earth Show perform during the New Music Symposium Friday night at Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Modern classical music moves symposium audience

Sarah Scharf // March 1, 2014

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...

Armed Domestic Security is one of the visuals from Mitchel Davidovitzs project, Window of Normalization, which debuted during the The New Music Symposium Thursday night. Photo Courtesy of Mitchel Davidovitz.

Composers present new works at student symposium

Michael Quiring // February 28, 2014

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...

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Maegan Webster // February 20, 2014

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...

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