Presented by Classical Music Indy as part of the Music Unites concert series, this concert is presnted in partnership with Partnerships for Lawrence and hosted at the Theater at the Fort in Lawrence Township.
This powrful and charismatic ensemble has been profiled in numerous publications including Newsweek, the The New York Times, and Billboard (magazine), and featured on NPR's Weekend Edition, NPR All Things Considered, and WNYC Radio's Radiolab.
The New Music Ensemble at Grand Valley State University will present selections of their newly commissioned music that combines the speaking voice of the composers’ compositional heroes— Arvo Part, Terry Riley,Meredith Monk, John Cage, James Brown, and Steve Reich, along with the ensemble. In addition, as a tribute to the celebrated American composer Terry Riley’s 80th birthday, the ensemble will perform selections from their acclaimed CD “In C Remixed”. Music from the ensemble’s National Parks project, and a live soundtrack to an animated short film will complete the program. All ages are welcome!