Judith Shatin’s Sic Transit will be performed by percussionist I-Jen Fang as part of her UVA Chamber Music Series program on Monday, November 4 at 8:00 PM in Old Cabell Hall on the campus of University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Sic Transit is scored for percussionist and CADI, configurable automatic drumming instrument, which provides 6 computer-controlled mechanical arms. It was commissioned for a performance celebrating the 70th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC, and premiered there in March 2011. More about the piece at http://judithshatin.com/sic-transit/.

Other composers on the program include Toshi Ichiyanagi, Keiko Abe, and more. Fang will play both marimba and vibraphone on Chick Corea’s La Fiesta, with Robert Jospe on drumset. UVA violin faculty Daniel Sender will also join Fang in a violin and marimba duet.

Tickets for the November 4 event are $15 / $8/ free for UVA Students who reserve in advance. More information at 434-924-3052 and http://music.virginia.edu/node/2228.

I-Jen Fang joined the faculty of the McIntire Department of Music at the University of Virginia in 2005 and as Principal Timpanist and Percussionist of the Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra. Visit her at http://www.innovativepercussion.com/artists/i-jen_fang.

Judith Shatin is currently William R. Kenan Jr. Professor at the University of Virginia, where she founded the Virginia Center for Computer Music. Visit her online at http://www.judithshatin.com.


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