Iván Jiménez’ composition Ten Intermittent Lights Dancing for two percussionists will be presented on March 24th at “Sight and Sound: The Visual Imagination in Music” GAMMA-UT 7th Annual Conference. (GAMMA-UT is the

Iván Jiménez’ composition Ten Intermittent Lights Dancing for two percussionists will be presented on March 24th at “Sight and Sound: The Visual Imagination in Music” GAMMA-UT 7th Annual Conference. (GAMMA-UT is the Graduate Association of Music and Musicians at University of Texas).

Jiménez will also give presentations on Henryk Mikolaj Górecki's third symphony at the university of Pittsburgh Grad Expo on March 1, and at the Music Theory Midwest Conference in Lawrence, Kansas April 13th and 14th.

Current graduate students and alumni from Pitt have formed a composers collective to present and perform each other’s works. Alia Musica will give 11 world premieres in its inaugural performances on March 13th and 15th at Chatham College. Find out more about the composers of Alia Musica and their upcoming performances.

The New Music Series of William Paterson University presented a concert devoted to works of Eric Moe and Frederic Rzewski on February 12. The concert took place at WPU’s Shea Performing Arts Center. The first half of the program featured Moe’s down the stream, merrily (2002) for two marimbas, Teeth of the Sea (2003) for congas, Legend of the Sad Triad (2004) for solo piano, and I Have Only One Itching Desire (2006) for six percussionists. Moe performed as piano soloist for Legend of the Sad Triad, and also performed with the ensemble in the second half of the program for Rsewzki’s Coming Together (1971).