Member News -- Winter, 2002-2003

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PERFORMANCES

Al Benner: Peter Blauvelt: Dinos Constantinides: John M. Crabtree: Nancy Bloomer Deussen: Carlo Vincetti Frizzo: Charles Haarhues: Beth Anderson Harold: Jeffrey Hoover: Aaron Johnson: Daniel Kessner: Liduino Pitombeira: William Price: Godwin Sadoh: Dawn K. Williams:

COMMISSIONS

Godwin Sadoh was commissioned to write Summer Evening at Ile-Ife for woodwind quintet by the Equinox Chamber Ensemble, St. Louis; E Korin S'Oluwa (vols. 1 & 2-a Nigerian collection of folk and traditional hymns) by Wayne Leupold Editions, NC.

RECORDINGS

AWARDS

Dinos Constantinides received an ASCAP Plus Award.

Carlo Vincetti Frizzo received first place in both the LMTA's Collegiate Composition Competition and South Central Division of MTNA's Composition Competition for his work Celestial Horizons: Three Scenes from the Cosmos.

Liduino Pitombeira received 2nd Prize for Seresta No. 5 for violin, viola, cello, and piano in the 6o. Concurso Nacional de Composicao do Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

William Price received his fourth consecutive ASCAP Plus Award.

PUBLICATIONS

BROADCASTS

Nancy Bloomer Deussen had the following radio play on WPRB, Princeton, NJ: May 14, Et in Terra Pax and Peninsula Suite; Jun. 26, Ascent to Victory.

Czech television presented a documentary on Karel Husa entitled "Karel Husa comes home" in Jun. in the Czech Republic; and the same documentary played in July on PBS, Binghampton, NY.

William Price's Three Small Pieces for Tape was on the Nov. 18 Foldover Radio Program, WOBC 91.5 FM, Oberlin, OH.

MEMBER NEWS

Music Director Dinos Constantinides of the Louisiana Sinfonietta has returned from a tour of his music in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece. Four concerts of his music were presented. On October 10, he conducted the Athens Municipal Orchestra in Athens performing his China II for String Orchestra, Transformations for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra, Patterns for Violin and String Orchestra, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra, and Reflections VII - To Music for Reader and Orchestra. On October 21, the Sychrono Conservatory of Athens presented in Athens a concert including eight solo and chamber music works, and on October 22 the Saxophone Association of Greece performed a concert of his saxophone music for solo, chamber music, and saxophone ensemble. In Thessaloniki the Sychrono Conservatory of Thessaloniki presented four works of his on October 14, and the Macedonian Saxophone Quartet preformed his Saxophone Quartet at the Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki. While in Greece, Constantinides presented eight seminars on his music and music from LSU at three institutions. 15 works of LSU composers were presented in concert. The featured composers were Kenneth Wilks, Mikel LeDee, Carlo Vincetti Frizzo, Jonathan Hillman, Aaron Johnson, Charles Haarhues, William Price, Aris Carastathis, Al Benner, John M. Crabtree, and Liduino Pitombeira. Constantinides received membership in the Greek Composers Association and honorary membership in the Saxophone Association of Greece.

Jeffrey Hoover has been named to the ACME roster of Mu Phi Epsilon, for outstanding achievement in music composition. Standing for Artists, Composers, Musicologists and Educators, the ACME roster honors distinguished musicians. "It is indeed a great honor to be named to ACME," says Hoover. "There is a phenomenal level of achievement represented by the musicians of ACME, including individuals whose accomplishments I have always admired." Hoover is the Chairman of Fine, Performing and Applied Arts at Illinois Central College.

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