Compositions by students in the West Virginia University School of Music will be featured during a New Music Concert at the Creative Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 11.

The free event begins at 8:15 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (200A) and will feature works by students Jaime Doerr, Rafael Langoni Smith, Alan Racadag, Adam Plantz, Jacob Sandridge, Christopher Jones and Robert Senay.

All the students are undergraduates, except Senay who is studying for a doctorate, and Langoni Smith, who is an exchange student from Brazil, studying for a master’s degree.

The full program includes: a work for voice and electronic sounds by Jaime Doerr, featuring tenor Michael Hamm; “Imediatista” by Rafael Langoni Smith, featuring violinist Zara Simon-Ogan; “O Hai! Esuna” by Langoni Smith, featuring clarinetists Larissa Hardin and Courtney Ventura; “String Quartet in F Minor: by Alan Racadag, featuring violinists Nathan Rihn and Quinn Frazee and cellists Wendy Portis and Yun Suan Wang; and “Charakters von Celsiusstra” by Adam Plantz, with flutist Gabrielle Bias, clarinetist Larissa Hardin, and bassoonist Mark Lefever.

Following intermission will be: “Madiera Forte” by Langoni Smith, with Nathan Lavender on cello; “Two Songs” by Jacob Sandridge, featuring soprano Jane Lightfoot and Sandridge on piano; “Elegy” by Christopher Jones, with violist Emily Peden and pianist Arthur Novaes; “Capit�lio” by Langoni Smith, featuring the Graduate String Quartet, violinists Genaro Medina and Molly Christie, violist Wendy Portis and cellist Sarah Beatty; and “Partiment” by Robert Senay, with flutist Phillip Bracken, violinist Molly Christie, cellist Yun Suan Wang, clarinetist Julie Hollis, and pianist Katherine Altizer.

For more information about the recital, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4359.


CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts

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