Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

Colburn Contemporary Ensemble

April 4, 2019
8 pm

Zipper Hall

Free

 
Program Information
JORDAN NELSON Tender Buttons
TED ATKATZ Chaos to Creation
STEVE REICH Quartet

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.