11th Annual Festival of New Music at Marshall Feb. 27-28

 Huntington – The Marshall University School of Music will host the 11th annual Festival of New Music on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27 and 28 with three concerts featuring guest composers, and University composition students.

The concerts - solos, chamber music, electro-acoustic music and film with performances - take place in Smith Recital Hall, First Presbyterian Church, and at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews. The schedule is as follows:

Concert One: MUsic Alive, a chamber concert featuring guest oboist Richard Kravchak performing new works for oboe and fixed media.
Noon, Thursday, Feb. 27, First Presbyterian Church, 1015 5th Ave., Huntington.

Concert Two: Collage, featuring works by Eric Simonson, Mark Snyder, Roxann Morgan Rowley, Next Reflex Dance Collective, Mark Zanter and MU student composers.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Smith Music Recital Hall. 

Concert Three: Electrifest, featuring electronic and multi-media works by John Shuff, Anthony Almendaréz, Timothy Moyers, Mike Waldeck and Mark Zanter.
9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews, Pullman Square, Huntington.

“This year’s festival offers a diverse array of music presented by current students, faculty, alumni and distinguished guest artists,” said Dr. Mark Zanter, coordinator of music theory/composition at Marshall. “It’s a must see/hear event for those interested in what’s truly new in contemporary music.”

https://www.marshall.edu/music/calendar/ for an up-to-date listing. For more information, contact Zanter by e-mail at zanter@marshall.edu.