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2014-2015 Season

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 12 noon
Alex Temple/Spectrum Luncheon
SU Students Only, Sorry!

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 3 pm
Alex Temple Composer Talk
SU Students Only, Sorry!

 

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8 pm
Words Words Words
EDGE Ensemble at the Bright Box

David T. Little, director
Tim Robblee, conductor

Alex Temple              Willingly
Randall Woolf          Everything Is Green
Robert Davidson     “Generation After Generation” from Australians
Jacob TV                   Grab It
Robert Davidson     McLibel

 

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3 pm
Kristin Kuster Composer Talk
SU Students Only, Sorry!

 

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8 pm
Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble: Odd Couples
Armstrong Concert Hall

Kristin Kuster, guest composer
Tim Robblee
, director and conductor

Program to include works by Kristin Kuster, Carolyn Bremer and others

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 3 pm
Ken Thomson Composer Talk
SU Students Only, Sorry!

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8 pm
Ken Thomson’s Slow/Fast
Bright Box Theater

Music by Ken Thomson

 

October 24, 2014 at 8 pm
Hudson Piano Trio
Armstrong Concert Hall

Mark Mellits                    Fruity Pebbles
David T. Little                 Piano Trio
Paul Shoenfeld                Café Music
Elliot Carter                     Four Lauds for Solo Violin
Aleksandra Vrebalov      Passion Revisited

 

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8 pm
Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble: Plugged
Armstrong Concert Hall

Tim Robblee, director and conductor

Music for Wind Ensemble and electronics,
with works by Mason Bates, Alex Shapiro and Steven Bryant

 

Pulitzer Prize Visiting Artist Concert with Jennifer HigdonConcert I
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8 pm
EDGE Ensemble at the Bright Box

David T. Little, director
Tim Robblee, conductor
       

Jennifer Hidgon       Dark Wood
Jennifer Hidgon       Clarinet Sonata
Jennifer Hidgon       Dash
Jennifer Hidgon       Rapid Fire
Jennifer Hidgon       Soliloquy

Announcement of the William Averitt Award for Excellence in Composition

 

Pulitzer Prize Visiting Artist Concert with Jennifer HigdonConcert II
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8 pm
Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Choir at Armstrong Concert Hall

Conversation with Jennifer Hidgon and New Music Coordinator David T. Little

Jennifer Hidgon       Oboe Concerto
Jennifer Hidgon       Road Stories
Jennifer Hidgon       O Magnum Mysterium

And other works TBA

 

Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night (Outdoor New Music I)
December 6, 2014 at 8 pm
EDGE Ensemble and you at the Bright Box

A special participatory holiday parade, now in its second year in Winchester.

 Phil Kline Unsilent Night

 

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 8 pm
Blues Symphony with Wynton Marsalis
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD

Jan Wagner, director and conductor
Wynton Marsalis, guest composer

Wynton Marsalis  Blues Symphony

 

February 19 and 20, 2015, 7 pm
Newspeak: Coming Together / Attica
(Shenandoah New Music Artist‐in‐Residence, Concert I)
Glaize Theater

Frederic Rzewski     Coming Together / Attica
Rebecca Lazier, choreographer

 

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8 pm
Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble
Armstrong Concert Hall

Tim Robblee, director and conductor
Karin Fannin, guest conductor
Joel Puckett, guest composer
Jonathan Snowden, flute

Program to feature music by Joel Puckett and David Maslanka

 

February 26, 2015 at 8:00
Newspeak: Mellissa Hughes in Recital
Shenandoah New Music Artist‐in‐Residence, Concert II
Bright Box

David First            Let Us Sample Protection Together
Caleb Burhans     No
Jacob Cooper       Silver Threads

 

February 27, 2015 at 8:00
Newspeak: Mellissa Hughes, soloist with EDGE Ensemble
(Shenandoah New Music Artist‐in‐Residenc, Concert III)
Armstrong Concert Hall

David T. Little, director
Tim Robblee, conductor
 

Alex Temple             Liebeslied (world premiere, new version)
Keeril Makan           Target
David T. Little         Last Nightfall 
Missy Mazzoli          Dissolve, O My Heart
Julius Eastman        Stay On It (wildUp version)

Plus a work by the yet-to-be announced winner of William Averitt Prize.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8 pm
TRANSIT: Corps Exquis
Bright Box Theater

Daniel Wohl              Corps Exquis

 

April 11, 2015 at 3 pm
Rhymes With Opera (Outdoor New Music II)
Local Nature Trail TBA

Erik Spangler           Cantata For A Loop Trail

 

April 11, 2015 at 8 pm
Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Ensemble: Aeolian Hall Today
Armstrong Concert Hall

Tim Robblee, director and conductor
Dana Wilson, guest composer
Bob Larson, piano

Program TBA