Contact: Victoria Winkelman or Kami Duncan
SMU Meadows School of the Arts
(214) 768-3785 or (214) 768-2788

November 5, 2002

MUSIC IN THE MEADOWS FREE CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS "NEW MUSIC FROM SMU," NOV. 17

DALLAS (SMU) -- The "Music in the Meadows" monthly concert series at SMU presents "New Music From SMU" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, in the Smith Auditorium of the Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. on the SMU campus.

The concert will showcase new and original works in a variety of styles, from traditional to modern, by music students and faculty at the Meadows School of the Arts. Selections will include "The Body Electric" for electric guitar and pre-recorded sound by Martin Sweidel, associate professor of composition, as well as "Mandala/Kyoto," a video by Donald Pasquella with electronic music by Sweidel; "MiCHELe," a work for two guitars written by award-winning composer and faculty member Kevin Hanlon; and "Her Smile," a lush, romantic piece by graduate student James Eakin III. Also featured will be two diverse works by assistant professor of composition and theory Robert Frank: "Zymurgy," his acclaimed computer music composition that has been performed worldwide, and "Psalm for the House," a work for violin, cello and piano based on the hymn "Old One Hundredth."

The "Music in the Meadows" series features performances by the outstanding music faculty and students at the Meadows School in an informal setting that encourages audience interaction. Concerts are held once a month in the fall and spring at the Meadows Museum. All concerts are FREE and open to the public.

For more information, please call 214-768-2516.


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