New Music for Strings 2017 Festival at the Islip Art Museum

June 21, 2017 / 5pm / Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY

NMFS 2017 in NYC and Long Island showcases a roster of world-class musicians alongside accomplished student participants, ranging from members of the Emerson String Quartet, violinist Mari Kimura, and faculty from Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus to graduate students from top conservatories and universities in the U.S. and Europe.

Lecture by Professor Judy Lochhead: “American Music in the 19th and 20th centuries” with Stony Brook Music Department graduate student performers.

Music from:
Amy Beach (1867-1944): Theme and Variations for flute and strings, Op. 80. Charles Ives (1874-1954): String Quartet No. 1 Peter Winkler (b.1943): String Quartet

New Music for Strings Festival 2017 features six concerts, five lectures and four masterclasses by our renowned performance and composition faculty. All masterclasses will be held at Stony Brook University Staller Center for the Arts. Admission is free for all Stony Brook University hosted events and all events are open to the public.

For more information: https://www.newmusicforstrings.org/

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