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The MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music (MACCM) celebrates 25 years of dynamic music making with its annual New Music Festival, October 17-20, 2012.

Featured Guest Composer: John Luther Adams

The 2012 Bowling Green New Music Festival, held on the campus of Bowling Green State University in Ohio, will be a wide-reaching interdisciplinary gathering featuring the work guest composer John Luther Adams, prize-winning author Barry Lopez, sound artist Marina Rosenfeld and many other composers, performers and scholars. Titled “Music and the Physical World,” this festival’s events will focus on music, the written word, visual art and science, exploring topics about nature, sustainability and the interconnectedness of all things. Other featured guests will include the JACK Quartet, ecomusicologist Aaron Allen and percussionist Doug Perkins.

Festival highlights include a performance of Adams’ mammoth outdoor environmental percussion work Inuksuit, a concert celebrating the influential West Coast record label Cold Blue, a screening of Leonard Kamerling’s film version of Strange and Sacred Noise, An ongoing installation of Rosenfeld’s video work WHITE LINES, and much more.

Organized by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music and the College of Musical Arts, the festival has hosted John Adams, Samuel Adler, Milton Babbitt, William  Bolcom, Anthony Braxton, John Cage, Chen Yi, John Corigliano, George Crumb, Mario Davidovsky, Anthony Davis, Philip Glass, John Harbison, Lou Harrison, Karel Husa, Joan La Barbara, David Lang, Paul Lansky, Robert Morris, Pauline Oliveros, Shulamit Ran, Bernard Rands, Terry Riley, Christopher Rouse, Frederic Rzewski, Gunther Schuller, Joseph Schwantner, Bright Sheng, Steven Stucky, Morton Subotnick, Joan Tower, Vladimir Ussachevsky and more than 350 other guest composers and musicians since 1980. The 2012 festival marks the 33rd consecutive year of new music festivals at Bowling Green.

For a complete schedule of events visit

http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/music/MACCM/festival/BGNMF2012/index.html

Most events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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8pm Saturday, March 3, 2012
Tickets: $15
Cal State University, Fullerton New Music Festival
Nathan Davis: Fullerton Bells
Elliott Carter: Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
Steve Lehman: Lenwood and Other Saints who Roam the Earth
George Lewis: Artificial Life
Cory Smythe: pluripotent
Pauline Oliveros: Double X
Steve Lehman: Demian

Nathan Davis: Fullerton BellsElliott Carter: Esprit Rude/Esprit DouxSteve Lehman: Lenwood and Other Saints who Roam the EarthGeorge Lewis: Artificial Life Cory Smythe: pluripotentPauline Oliveros: Double XSteve Lehman: Demian

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10am-6pm Saturday, March 3, 2012

Cal State University, Fullerton New Music Festival

Free admission

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8pm Friday, March 2, 2012
Tickets: $15
Steve Lehman: For McCoy Tyner, Tristan Murail, Anthony Braxton and Alexander Scriabin
Steve Lehman: Manifold
Pauline Oliveros: Breaking Boundaries
Pauline Oliveros: 13 Changes
Pauline Oliveros: Inner/Outer Sound Matrix George Crumb: Movements from 11 Echoes of Autumn
Pamela Madsen: Prophecy of Place with video by Quintan Ana Wikswo

Steve Lehman: For McCoy Tyner, Tristan Murail, Anthony Braxton and Alexander ScriabinSteve Lehman: ManifoldPauline Oliveros: Breaking BoundariesPauline Oliveros: 13 Changes
Pauline Oliveros: Inner/Outer Sound Matrix George Crumb: Movements from 11 Echoes of AutumnPamela Madsen: Prophecy of Place with video by Quintan Ana Wikswo

Part of the New Music Festival

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8pm Thursday, March 1, 2012

Cal State University, Fullerton Clayes Performing Arts Center, Meng Concert Hall

Part of the New Music Festival The Composer/Performer in the 21st Century

Tickets: $15

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8pm Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Cal State University Fullerton, Clayes Performing Arts Center, Meng Concert Hall

Part of the New Music Festival.

Tickets: $15

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