Hub New Music to perform at LMU
Published 9:02 am Wednesday, September 19, 2018
HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will host Hub New Music on Oct. 1. The performance will take place in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in the Duke Hall of Citizenship at 7:30 p.m. and is free to the public.
Hub New Music is a contemporary, classical ensemble with a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin and cello. They have been praised for their adventurous repertoire. The ensemble celebrates the fluidity and diversity of voices in today’s classical music landscape, and has championed the works of leading composers such as Mason Bates, Matthew Aucoin, Anna Clyne, Kati Agócs, Nico Muhly, Robert Honstein, Laura Kaminsky, Angel Lam and more.
Hub New Music’s upcoming schedule includes festival appearances at the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music Festival (Bowling Green, Ohio), Sacramento State Festival of New American Music (Sacramento, California), Blue Sage Arts Center Modern Music Festival (Paonia, Colorado), and Connecticut Summerfest (Hartford, Connecticut). Highlights for the upcoming year will include new quartets by award-winning composers Kati Agócs and Matthew Aucoin; an international debut in mainland Japan with the Silkroad Ensemble’s Kojiro Umezaki (shakuhachi) and a collaboration with Boston’s Urbanity Dance at the Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Massachusetts).
For more information about the concert or the music program at LMU, contact Dr. James McAllister at 423-869-6799 or james.mcallister@LMUnet.edu.