Lynn Invites All To New Music Festival

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Lynn University) — Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend the 9th annual New Music Festival next week featuring three concerts, nine world premieres and 50 performers. Lisa Leonard is festival director and David Noon is the 2015 composer-in-residence. It is also a chance to hear alumni who are returning for this special event including violist Laura SInclair, cellist Jared Cooper and tubist Joshua deVries.

April 14
Ninth Annual New Music Festival
Spotlight No. 1: Young Composers
Opening night will feature the works of Lynn’s extraordinary composition majors performed by the composers themselves and their peers. Solo piano, string quartets, a c ahmber symphony and the Florida premiere of a Sonata for tuba and piano with special guest alumni from Northwestern University.
* Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE

April 15
Ninth Annual New Music Festival
Master Class with David Noon
Hailed as a “legendary teacher” by the New York Daily News, composer and historian David Noon is a world renowned authority on Stravinsky. He will conduct an engaging and entertaining master class on Stravinsky featuring L’Histoire du Soldat which will be performed live.
* Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE

April 16
Ninth Annual New Music Festival
Spotlight No. 2: The Music of David Noon
NEW NOON NOW will featuring the world premiere of the Lynn 2015 commissioned work Divertimento for double woodwind quintet. Opening the program is the much talked about work that will feature 18 pianists arranged as duest teams at three grand pianos. Additional world premieres include the Nonet for strings.
* Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE