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2003 Region IV Conference

Society of Composer's Inc. Region IV Annual Conference
Stetson University
Kari Juusela -- Host
Sydney Hodkinson -- Featured Guest Composer

Conference Schedule:

Conference Check in -- Thursday, November 6, 6:00 PM -- Presser Hall, Lobby

Concert #1 Thursday, November 6, 7:30 PM Elizabeth Hall

Paul Mullen -- ToyForest -- Digital Media
James Welsch -- Helen Retires -- Candice Corbin, Soprano; Stephen Mumbert, Tenor; James Welsch, Piano
Nathan Wolek -- Must Contain -- Digital Media
Jennifer Barker -- Geenyoch Ballant -- Jennifer Barker, Piano
Michael Deall -- Don't Take a Breath! -- University of Florida Clarinet Choir -- Mitchell Estrin, Director
Tom Nelly -- To Everything -- University of Florida Clarinet Choir -- Mitchell Estrin, Director
Sydney Hodkinson -- Monumentum pro umbris -- Stetson University Symphonic Band -- Bobby Adams, Conductor
Paul Richards -- Passamezzo Antico -- Stetson University Symphonic Band -- Bobby Adams, Conductor

Concert #2 Friday, November 7, 3:00 PM Elizabeth Hall

Jason Bahr -- Through the Watches of the Night -- Stetson University Trombone Choir, David Schmidt, Conductor. Tenor Trombones: James Auten, Kerry Couch, Susan Hendon, Crystal McKinney, Grace Mikell, David Morden, Brent Mounger, Patrick Rule, and Karen Zawacki. Bass Trombones: Kyle Ferland, Yannick Innis, Devin Roark, and Chester Udell.
Erich Stem -- Escape -- Stetson University Orchestra -- Anthony Hose, Conductor
Frank LaRocca -- Veni Sancte Spiritus -- Soprano, String Quartet and Clarinet
Candice Corbin, Soprano; Amanda May, Clarinet; Phoebe Gelzer-Govatos, Violin; Jarrett Harpe, Violin; Angelo Goderre, Viola; Paul Leiner, Cello
John Stafford -- Turnaround -- Stetson Brass Quintet -- Mark Sunderland, Trumpet; Michael Cortes, Trumpet; Kevin Ballard, Horn; Patrick Rule, Trombone; and Amy Coonce, Tuba
Dorothy Hindman -- Drift -- Saxophone Quartet -- Mike Torres, Jeremy Robins, Jason Cash, and Mark Kolodinsky
Robert Fleisher -- Two Prairie Songs -- Jennifer Bell, Soprano; Amanda May, piano
Hye Kyung Lee -- Frenetic Dream -- Piano and Tape -- Hye Kyung Lee, Piano

Concert #3 Friday, November 7, 7:30 P.M. Elizabeth Hall

Sydney Hodkinson -- Branches -- Linda Hsu, Violin
Fred De Sena -- Elegy (2003) -- Flute and Tape -- Jean West, Flute
Dan Klintworth -- The Joker -- Paul Leiner, Cello; Amanda May, Piano
Kari Juusela -- Chasing Karma -- Violin and Cello -- Beth Newdome, violin; David Bjella, Cello
Gonzalo Gonzalez -- Two Movements for Violin and Piano -- Gonzalo Gonzalez, Piano; Heather Grier, Violin
Dennis Kam -- Lokahi -- Ibis Trio: Biljana Milovanovic, Piano; Jang Lu, violin; Marie-Elaine Gagnon, Cello

Reception Friday, November 7, 9:00 P.M. Faculty Lounge, Carlton Union Building
SCI Region IV Business Meeting -- Saturday, November 8, 9:00 AM, Presser Hall, Room 210
Paper Session, Saturday, November 8, 12:00 PM Elizabeth Hall
Sam Hamm -- Computers and Live Performance: Interactive or Interference?
James Chaudoir -- New Sounds for Recorders
Haiqiong Deng -- The Beauty of the Chinese Zheng Tradition and the Atmosphere of Contemporary Creation

Concert #4 Saturday, November 8, 3:00 PM Elizabeth Hall

James Croson -- True Nature -- DVD
Mark Quanthamer -- Wake -- Double Bass, Tape, and Live Processing -- Steven Landis, Double Bass
James Paul Sain -- Coriolis Effect -- Digital Media
Chin-Chin Chen -- Snow of Ages -- Digital Media
Sam Hamm -- FIX-A-TION -- Clarinet and Live Processing
Anthony Cornicello -- I’ll Have an Electric Mahabharata, Please -- Electric Cello and Live Processing; Kari Juusela, Cello
Tayloe Harding -- Sacraments From Faith -- Bläzerqunitet, Elizabeth Goode, Flute; Jeffrey Olson, Clarinet; Scott Pool, Bassoon; Susan Eischeid, Oboe; and Kristen Johns, Horn; with Maila Gutierrez Springfield, Piano

Concert #5 Saturday, November 8, 7:30 PM Elizabeth Hall

Chihchun Lee -- Equilibrium -- Haiqiong Deng, Zheng; Chun-yu Chen, Violin; Ryan Lewis, Marimba
Mark Kilstofte -- Beauty -- Stetson University Concert Choir -- Duncan Couch, Conductor
Charles Norman Mason -- Senderos que se Bifurcan -- Lynn Musco, Clarinet; Tammy Miller, Piano
John White -- Tragetestthoc -- David Johansen, Trombone
Michael Timpson -- CRUSH -- Haiqiong Deng, Zheng; Richard Scrugg, Soprano Saxophone
Sabin Levi -- Triptych -- Sabin Levi, Organ
Mark Francis -- Intermezzo for guitar -- Mark Francis, Guitar
Bryan Burkett -- A Little Night Music -- Trio Bel Canto: Partick Meighan, Alto Saxophone;
John S. Moore, Tenor Saxophone; Krista Wallace-Boaz, Piano

Dinner, November 8, 9:00 PM Main Street Grill (Advance Registration Required)

Call for Scores

The Society of Composers, Inc., Region IV Conference will be held Nov. 6-8, 2003, at Stetson University School of Music in DeLand, FL, with Syd Hodkinson as featured guest composer. Ensembles for the conference will include the Stetson University Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Choir, Brass Ensemble, Trombone Choir, and faculty and student performers. The following instruments will be available as soloists or in chamber ensembles: fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, tpt, tbn, tuba, perc, pf, organ, hpsi, vn, va, vc, db, SATB voices. Submissions from composers providing their own performers are encouraged. Electro-acoustic music for live electronics, acoustic soloist or ensemble and electronics, or playback alone may be submitted. DAT and CD playback, DVD playback with video, a Macintosh G4 computer, and various keyboards and synthesizers are available.

Each composer may submit one or two pieces. There is no established limit on duration but feasibility of performance will be a consideration. Attendance at the conference is required of all composers whose works will be performed. Receipt deadline: Apr. 16. Submissions must include: score, indicating duration and any technical requirements; separate cassette or CD recording for each submission; SASE; separate page with composer's name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, and list of pieces submitted with durations; list of performers' names, if the composer will provide them.

SCI welcomes proposals for papers, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations, and other types of presentations. Papers are limited to twenty minutes. Panels, workshops, and other collaborative sessions could take up to one hour. Proposals may deal with any aspect of composition and new music, including but not limited to, compositional techniques, career development, music technology, music preparation, performance supervision, cultural and stylistic context, and musical aesthetics. A video projector will be available as will various forms of playback including CD, DAT, VHS video, and DVD. Receipt deadline: Apr. 16. Proposals for papers must include: a one-page double-spaced typewritten abstract of approximately 250 words; a short description of your expertise or experience with the topic; SASE; list of any technical requirements.

For further information or to submit, contact:
Dr. Kari Juusela, Stetson University School of Music
431 N. Woodland Blvd.
Unit 8399, DeLand, FL 32723
tel. (386) 822-8987
e-mail kjuusela@stetson.edu.