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'Voice in the 21st Century'

New Music Festival Features Nightly Concerts

Feb. 21, 2013

Cal State Fullerton's College of the Arts will celebrate new voices in music Feb. 27 – March 3 at the 12th annual New Music Festival.

The celebration brings together world-renowned composers and performers who will collaborate in four public concerts plus a wide range of lectures, panel discussions, master class workshops and an electroacoustic listening room.

This year's festival focus is "Voice in the 21st Century" with guest artists performing nightly at 8 p.m. in the Meng Concert Hall of the Clayes Performing Arts Center.

Scheduled performances are:

Feb. 27 — Del Sol String Quartet and Voice featuring Chinary Ung, composer-in-residence
Feb. 28 — New Music Ensemble with composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa, musicians from soundSCAPE and Chinary Ung
March 1 — soundSCAPE, soprano Tony Arnold and video artist Quintan Ana Wikswo with a new multimedia opera by Pamela Madsen
March 2 — "Rinde Eckert: Becoming Unusual ... The Education of an Eclectic"
March 3 — University Symphony Orchestra with Chinary Ung

In addition, Grand Central Art Center, working in collaboration with the annual festival, will present the World Electroacoustic Listening Room Project, which includes five hours of programming from international artists. More information is available on the festival website.

Tickets may be obtained online or from the Performing Arts Center's box office at 278-3371.

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