Network for New Music to perform, April 25
Posted April 21, 2006; 12:10 a.m.
The Network for New Music will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.
The concert, presented by the Composers' Ensemble at Princeton, will include pieces written by University faculty, students and guest composers.
The Network draws the majority of its members from the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, faculty members of leading universities and guest artists from the region. Since 1984, the group has commissioned, premiered and presented a variety of innovative new music written by composers around the world. In 2002, the Network achieved national recognition for its performances, receiving the prestigious ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming.
The Network's artistic director is Linda Reichert, pianist and co-founder (with Joseph Waters) of the group. It is conducted by Jan Krzywicki, professor of music at Temple University, and its managing director is Lisa Miller, an expert in the field of arts administration.
Composers featured in this performance include Krzywicki, Steve Mackey, Andrew McPherson, Nathan Michel, Scott Smallwood and Samson Yong.
The free event is sponsored by the Department of Music.