Judith Lang Zaimont

Judith Lang Zaimont

Judith Lang Zaimont’s Chroma: Northern Lights will be performed by the Cairn University Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Caminiti, Conductor, as part of their Living Color concert on Friday, April 12 – 8:00 PM at Chatlos Chapel on the campus of Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

The performance will be part of Ms. Zaimont’s April 12 residency at the University, which will also include a 1:00 PM composition masterclass, Imaging the Composer Today – a lecture that she will give at 4:00 PM and Touching the Sounds, a 7:15 concert preview.

Chroma: Northern Lights was the First Prize winner of the 1986 National Competition for Chamber Orchestra, held in honor of the Statue of Liberty Centennial. Its first performance was by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra in April 1986, with subsequent performances by the Westchester (NY) Chamber Orchestra; Jacksonville (FL) Symphony; Nassau Symphony Orchestra (NY); Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (MA) and Cleveland Chamber Orchestra. It was recorded by the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor for Naxos (American Classics B0037TTQ92).

Other works on the concert are Jennifer Higdon’s Soliloquy, Augusta Read Thomas’ Of Paradise and Light and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Suite for 13 Instruments.

Tickets are $10 and $8 for seniors and alumni. For more information, visit

http://cairn.edu/events/event_detail.cfm?eventid=18F55B06-BF3B-8B07-D9371B40B64115DC.

More information about Ms. Zaimont, including sound clips of many of her compositions, is available at http://www.jzaimont.com/.

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