SFUAD Contemporary Music Program Announces Fall 2014 Concert Schedule

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Student ensembles perform several free concerts open to the public

Media Contact:

Lauren Eichmann

Santa Fe, N.M.—Oct. 31, 2014—The Contemporary Music Program (CMP) at Santa Fe University of Art and Design has announced its end-of-semester Fall concert schedule for 2014. All performances are free and open to the public and take place in O’Shaughnessy Performance Space in Benildus Hall on the SFUAD campus, unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2014 CMP Concert Schedule

Saturday, Nov. 15

7:30 p.m., High Mayhem Studios, 2811 Siler Lane, Santa Fe

High Mayhem Emerging Arts Fall Series, $10 suggested donation

The concert features Angelo Harmsworth and SFUAD’s Contemporary Music Program Chair Steven Paxton.

Friday, Nov. 21

7:00 p.m.

Isabel Leyba Senior Concert

A solo piano performance.

Saturday, Nov. 22

8:00 p.m., San Miguel Chapel, 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe

San Miguel Concert Series, $15 admission fee

The concert features Santa Fean Stephanie Nagler and UCLA’S VEM String Quartet, with percussionists from the CMP performing Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Violin and Percussion.

Thursday, Dec. 4

7:00 p.m.

Leticia Gonzales Senior Concert

A violin and percussion performance, featuring classical and world music.

Sunday, Dec. 7

3:00 p.m., World Music Studio, Benildus Hall, SFUAD Campus

Gamelan Guntur Giri Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 9

7:00 p.m.*

Acoustic Americana and Rock Ensemble

Wednesday, Dec. 10

6:00 p.m.

African Drum Ensemble

Wednesday, Dec. 10

8:00 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, Dec. 11

7:00 p.m.

Balkan/Mideast Ensemble

Friday, Dec. 12

7:00 p.m.

Percussion and Funk/R&B Ensembles

Saturday, Dec. 13

4:00 p.m.

Gabe Tafoya Senior Concert

A violin performance, featuring mariachi and Balkan music.

Sunday, Dec. 14

7:00 p.m., Alumni Hall, SFUAD Campus

University Chorus Concert

For more information about the end-of-semester concerts, contact the SFUAD Contemporary Music Program at 1-505-473-6196.

About SFUAD’s Contemporary Music Department

The Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art and Design educates students in contemporary and classical music, world music, digital technology and recording techniques, with a heavy emphasis on performing and community involvement. Throughout the year, students have the opportunity to tour, reaching different audiences and enriching not only their academic experience but also their ability to communicate through original compositions, their instrument and their voice.

*Event was originally scheduled for 8 p.m., but is now taking place at 7 p.m.

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