WINSTON-SALEM, NC (MARCH 23, 2023)—Faculty and friends from the Salem College School of Music will present “An Evening of New Music” on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in the Shirley Auditorium inside the Salem Academy and College Elberson Fine Arts Center and is free and open to the public.
“An Evening of New Music” is part of the Sandresky Faculty Artist Series and will feature new music by living composers, including works by Margaret Sandresky, Libby Larsen, Samuel Taylor and Steven Landis. Performers for the concert include: Barbara Lister-Sink, Timothy Olsen, Kristin Schwecke, Samuel Taylor, Patrick Schell, Jonathan Blake Borton, Amy Zigler and members of the Winnfield Quartet.
“The School of Music began presenting an annual concert featuring contemporary classical music in 2016. This quickly became an annual tradition, but it was put on hold in the spring of 2020 with the shift to online learning during the early months of the pandemic,” said Amy E. Zigler, Ph.D., Salem College associate professor of music. “We are delighted to finally be back on stage, performing exciting new music by living composers including current and former Salem College faculty.”
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