Mar 4, 2017
Carter Pann, internationally known composer and CU professor, was recently a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his saxophone quartet, titled "The Mechanics." In this concert, we will hear the regional premiere of this extraordinary piece, performed by the Black Diamond Saxophone Quartet! Also featured in this concert of new music is a duo piano performance featuring Carter Pann and Amy Briggs, performing music of Conlon Nancarrow, increasingly known as one of the most innovative and remarkable composers of the 20th Century. Ms. Briggs will also perform selected David Rakowski Etudes for piano. Deborah Marshall will perform a new piece for clarinet solo, and virtuoso violinist Karen Bentley Pollack will perform and music for video and violin… and more!