Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

April 4, 2019
8 pm

Zipper Hall


Program Information
JORDAN NELSON Tender Buttons
TED ATKATZ Chaos to Creation

Conservatory of Music students perform rousing percussion works by contemporary composers. The program includes Steve Reich’s Quartet, a complex piece for two pianos and two marimbas, as well as two compositions written by Colburn faculty: Tender Buttons by Jordan Nelson, a setting of whimsical poetry by Gertrude Stein, and Ted Atkatz’s Chaos to Creation, featuring a fascinating combination of instruments, from sizzle cymbal to woodblock.