Grand Rapids Symphony Earshot New Music Readings (2019)

Grand Rapids Symphony Earshot New Music Readings
Photo of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra reading works by American composers

The Morton

300 Ottawa NW, Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Event Details

On Friday, September 28, 2018 and Saturday, September 29, 2018, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network), Art Prize, and the Grand Rapids Symphony present the readings of new works by four emerging composers at The Morton (55IoniaAveNW). The New Music Readings will be the culmination of a series of private readings, feedback sessions, and work with mentor composers Bright Sheng, David Biedenbender, and Margaret Brouwer. The selected composers, chosen from an international candidate pool of 159 applicants, are Emmanuel Berrido (Danza Ritual), Tyler Eschendal (Zarathustra Mixtape), Jiyoung Ko (Remembrances) ,and Daniel Leo (Blowing Mad Clouds).

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American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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