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2004 Region VII Conference

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA 91330-8314
April 16-18, 2004

Conference Schedule

Concert I - Friday, April 16, 2004; 8:00 pm
Music Recital Hall

Two Turkish Songs (1995-96)   Bruce Reiprich
Northern Arizona University
            soprano, flute, piano

Meditation (2003)   William Toutant
California State University, Northridge
Dean, College of Arts, Media, and Communication
            solo violin

le théâtre du soleil (1998)  Veronika Krausas
University of Southern California
            soprano, mezzo soprano, and instrumental ensemble

Sketches    Kirsten Broberg
Northwestern University, doctoral student
            alto flute/flute, vibraphone, piano

Five Microtonal Studies (2002)   Jeffrey Holmes
University of Southern California, doctoral student
            two guitars

in Just spring   Grace Choi
Brandeis University, doctoral student
            soprano and instrumental ensemble

Lecture/Demonstration Session
Daniel Hosken, Chair
Saturday, April 17, 2004; 9:00 am
Music Building, Room 105

9:00. Webern Revisited, 2004   Donivan Johnson
Selkirk Junior/Senior High School

9:30. New Techniques for the Recorder   James Chaudoir
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

10:15. Interactive Compositional and Programming Issues Within Kyma.5: Real-rime Performance Environments for Live Instruments and Computer   Brian Belet
San Jose State University

10:45. Bulgaria: Music of the Shop Region   Curt Veeneman

11:25. Helmut Lachenmann    Peter Edwards
University of California, San Diego

Concert II
Saturday, April 17, 2004; 2:00 pm
Music Recital Hall

(Disturbed) Radiance (2003)   Brian Belet
San Jose State University
            piano and Kyma

Rash Excitement for Solo Alto Saxophone (2001)   William Lackey
University of Missouri, Kansas City, graduate student

 (2004)   Chihchun Chi-sun Lee
University of South Florida
            flute and violoncello

Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano (1978)   Alfred Schnittke

Romanza for Piano (1988)   Frank Campo
Emeritus, California State University, Northridge

Sinitic Dolphazm    Michael Timpson
University of South Florida
            bass clarinet and marimba

Incandescent Fantasy-Scherzo (2001)   Anthony Wardzinski
Moorpark College
            bassoon and piano

Sequences IV (2002)   Liviu Marinescu
California State University, Northridge
            instrumental ensemble

Concert III
Saturday, April 17, 2004; 8:00 pm
Music Recital Hall

A Gull's Body   Ron George
Inner City Arts
            soprano, bass, 2 flutes, and Tambellan ensemble

With/Without [Con/Sol (-ation)] (2003)   David Lefkowitz
University of California, Los Angeles
            flute, violoncello, and harp

Wild Child (1993/2004)   Daniel Hosken
California State University, Northridge
            flute and clarinet

Rafflesia: Colossal Flower of the Rain Forest (2003)   Benjamin Boone
California State University, Fresno
            solo flute

Requiem, ver.2.001   Lansing McLoskey
Harvard University
            instrumental ensemble

Concert IV
Sunday, April 18, 2004; 11:00 am
Music Recital Hall

Nottanosti (1997/2000)   Sara Carina Graef
California State University, Los Angeles
            solo piano

scenes from a solitary beach (2003)   Ryan Jesperson
Washington State University, student
            solo clarinet

Pneuma (1996)   Curt Veeneman
            solo flute

Asa Nisi Masa (1997-98)   Michael Angell
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
            electroacoustic music

Stick Your Head in the Dryer   Hubert Ho
University of California, Berkeley, graduate student
            instrumental ensemble

Genera (2002)   Daniel Kessner
California State University, Northridge
            flutes and clarinets

Aleph (2002)   William Alves
Harvey Mudd College
            computer generated music and images

Cithaerias Esmeralda (1982)   James Chaudoir
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
            solo bass flute

Flux (1994)   Thomas Licata
Hartwick College
            solo clarinet

Burning Questions (2004)   Richard Cameron-Wolfe
            piano trio

Call for Submissions (deadline passed)

General Information

Submission Deadline for Compositions: January 15, 2004 (Receipt Deadline)
Submission Deadline for Papers/Presentations: January 15, 2004 (Receipt Deadline)
Notification to Accepted Composers: February 15, 2004
Notification to Accepted Papers/Presentations: February 15, 2004

Selection Process:Materials will be reviewed by the CSUN Composition Faculty: Daniel Kessner, Liviu Marinescu, and Daniel Hosken.

SCI composers may submit up to two scores for the following instruments:
woodwinds, brass, percussion, voice, keyboard, guitar, and electronics

Available Instruments:
The following instruments may be counted upon, with others possibly available

A small number of larger ensemble works will also be considered (up to 20 players drawn from the student orchestra and/or wind ensemble).

Acceptable formats for electroacoustic music:
Electro-acoustic music for live electronics, instrument(s) and electronics or playback, or playback alone is encouraged. Available resources include: DAT and CD playback, a Macintosh G4 computer, and various keyboards and synthesizers. Other equipment must be supplied by the composer. Works with a video component are also welcome in DVD format with stereo audio. It is anticipated that electroacoustic works will be integrated into the vocal/instrumental concerts, rather than presented at a separate event.

Additionally, composers may bring their own performers.

Region VII will also hold a paper/demonstration session. SCI Members that wish to present a topic related to the various aspects and processes of musical composition, or instrumentation may submit a paper for consideration. Proposals for papers and other presentations should include a specific description of the presentation, approximate duration, audio/visual resources required, and complete contact information.

Submission Guidelines

Send submissions to:
Daniel Kessner
Music Department
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA 91330-8314
e-mail: dkessner@csun.edu