PAST EVENT – Fall 2012 Concert: Popular Influence

Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 7:30pm
Ganz Hall (430 S Michigan Ave, 7th floor)

The Chicago Composers Orchestra

Featuring music by:

 

Stacy Garrop portraitStacy Garrop
Thunderwalker
will be performed and is built on two overlapping edifices.  The first encompasses the form of each movement: the first movement is a fugue, the second is a ground bass (passacaglia), and the third is a scherzo-trio.
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Steven Snowden portraitSteve Snowden
Steven Snowden creates music for a diverse array of settings including theater, dance, film, multimedia installations, and the concert stage. He has focused much of his recent work on interdisciplinary collaboration and is quite active as a performer in both acoustic and electronic mediums.
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Alex Temple portraitAlex Temple
Alex Temple’s music lies somewhere between Surrealism and Pop Art.  As someone who loves both the classical tradition and the world of pop culture, she’s always felt uncomfortable with stylistic hierarchies and the idea of a pure musical language.
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Liza White PortraitLiza White
Liza White’s music has been featured at top venues and festivals including REDCAT at Walt Disney Hall, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and the Composers’ Conference at Wellesley College…
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William C. White portrait

William C. White
William White hails from Bethesda, MD, where he learnt to play the viola in his elementary school music class.  He soon figured out enough of the notes on the keyboard to write some modest compositions and from then his path was set.
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