New Horizons Concert Series
2017-04-08 20:00 2017-04-08 22:00 America/Los_Angeles Splinter Reeds BH 100 Bertea Hall Salmon Recital Hall College of Performing Arts email@example.com
Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. PST
College of Performing Arts
Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music in the College of Performing Arts
Program (in concert order):
- Marc Mellits (b. 1966), Splinter for reed quintet (2014)
- Jeffrey Holmes (b. 1971), Horns of the Bull for solo oboe (2001)
- Ken Ueno (b. 1970), Babbling for reed quintet (2016)
- Vera Ivanova, Electrostatic Whale for bass clarinet and fixed audio (2016)
- Eric Wubbels (b. 1980), Auditory Scene Analysis II for reed quintet (2016)
Splinter Reeds is the Bay Area's first reed quintet, comprised of five innovative musicians with a shared passion for new music. The ensemble is committed to presenting top-tier performances of today’s best contemporary composition, showcasing the vast possibilities of the reed quintet, commissioning new works, and collaborating with fellow musicians and artists.
As a relatively new and emerging chamber music genre, the reed quintet is an evolutionary detour from the traditional woodwind quintet with the advantages of a more closely related instrument family. With approximately 19 reed quintets worldwide, Splinter Reeds is dedicated to cutting edge composition and aims to expand on the existing reed quintet repertoire through the development of new works by emerging and established composers.
Splinter's concert at Chapman will feature music by Eric Wubbels, Ken Ueno, Marc Mellits, in addition to works by Chapman composition faculty Jeffrey Holmes and Vera Ivanova.
Tickets: $10 general admission; $5 senior citizens, alumni and non-Chapman students.