Dr. Andrew Pelletier, Associate Professor of Horn, will be presenting two major premieres at the Los Angeles International New Music Festival at Zipper Concert Hall of the Colburn School of Music, February 23 and March 2, 2013. He will be giving the U.S. premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “NEBADON for Horn and Electronic Music” from “KLANG” on February 23, and on March 2 he will present the world premiere of “Positings” by Roger Reynolds, which was composed for the 25th anniversary of Southwest Chamber Music, who is hosting this Festival. At the festival, Dr. Pelletier will also be performing the “Serenata” of Alberto Ginastera.
Dr. Effie Papanikolaou participated at the annual conference of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music, which took place at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University (14-16 February 2013). Her paper presentation, which focused on the 1998 ballet Die Große Messe (The Great Mass) by German choreographer Uwe Scholz (1958-2004), reflects her latest research on the intersections of music and dance.