Newfound Music Festival X
Come and celebrate 10 years of Newfound Music! Contemporary music is a central focus of our community here at the School of Music. This year's festival is centered on MUN's very own Clark Ross. Join us as we celebrate him, his music, his students and his teachers in this three-day new music extravaganza!
Co-Artistic Directors Jason Caslor and Andrew Staniland.
Thurs Jan 31 (9am-4pm)
Newfound Music Symposium
Join us for a day of workshops, lectures and works by student composers.
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Thurs Jan 31 (8pm, DF Cook Hall)
Dreams and Dances:
The music of Clark Ross and his students
Tonight, we celebrate the music of Newfound Music Festival's Founder, Clark Ross and his students.
Featuring performances by the MUN Chamber Choir (Doug Dunsmore, conductor), the MUN Wind Ensemble (Jason Caslor, conductor), Michelle Cheramy, Vernon Regehr, Clark Ross, Jane Leibel, Paul Bendzsa, Alex Cho, and Whitney Rowe.
Fri Feb 01 (8pm, DF Cook Hall)
The music of John Beckwith
A Canadian icon, John Beckwith is one of our most influential composers and writers. He was also Clark Ross's teacher! Come and hear music written over a 60-year period, and see the man himself as he introduces his work from the stage.
Performances by the MUN Brass Ensemble (Karen Bulmer, conductor), the MUN Chamber Orchestra (Vernon Regehr, conductor), Kyle Galloway, Emily Nolan, Jen Benson, Caroline Schiller, Kristina Szutor, Karen Bulmer, Alan Klaus, Nathan Cook, and Rob Reid.
Sat Feb 02 (8pm, PC Hall)
A Sonic Smorgasbord
This festival finale offers a broad range of musical genres - you will hear everything from a flautist playing with an interactive computer to music from mid-century Japan. Don't miss the after-event: Pint Sized Encores at Bitters Pub, 10pm.
Featuring performances by Ellen Waterman, Johanna Jabora-Scott, Ayla Boz, Dominic Green, Rachael Gauntlet, Sabrina Perry, Kyle Andrews, and Andrew Noseworthy.