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WSU Contemporary Music Festival: Chamber Music Recital

Event Date:Thursday, March 28, 2013
Event Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Wiedemann Hall

The WSU Contemporary Music Festival (CMF) will present a concert at 7:30 p.m., March 28, in Wiedemann Hall. Featured composer for the CMF is John Biggs.

John Biggs received his Masters degree in composition from the University of California at Los Angeles, doing further study at the University of Southern California and the Royal Flemish Conservatory in Antwerp, Belgium. He also served as composer-in-residence at six colleges and universities in Kansas. As a performer, he founded the John Biggs Consort, which toured internationally under Columbia Artists Management, specializing in medieval, renaissance, and 20th century music. As a composer, he has won numerous awards and honors including a Rockefeller Grant, Fulbright Grant, Atwater-Kent Award, ASCAP "Serious Music Award every year since 1974, and a number of "Meet the Composer grants from diverse parts of the United States.

The Contemporary Music Festival will feature a recital of Biggs' chamber music, including "Liturgical Sonata" for Organ and Two Trumpets, "Cowboy Suite, and "Invention for Flute and Tape," as well as "Concerto for Viola, Woodwinds and Percussion" featuring faculty violist Catherine Consiglio with John Biggs conducting.

Tickets for this event are $7 with discounts available and they go on sale March 7, 2013. For more information and tickets, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233.

Buy your tickets online: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?2091

Open to the public.
Sponsored By: The WSU School

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