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OUTSIDE THE BOX 2020 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE


Monday, March 23

♦ 12:00 PM, Altgeld 110 ♦

Master class with special guest trumpet player, composer, conductor, media technologist and ethnomusicologist Jeff Kaiser. Open to all students, faculty, and the public.

♦ 5:00 PM, Altgeld 117 ♦

Outside the Box kicks off with a concert of new creations and technology by guest artist Jeff Kaiser, whose music has been described as a "manic, hallucinogenic joyride through time, space and tonal distortions. He has taken extended techniques and stretched them past the breaking point." All students, faculty, and lovers of experimental music are welcome.

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Wednesday, March 25

♦ 7:30 PM, Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall ♦

Douglas Worthen, electronics, students, and friends create a night of eclectic and adventurous contemporary solo and chamber music.


Thursday, March 26

♦ 7:30 PM, Carbondale Community Arts — Artspace 304 ♦
   304 W Walnut St, Carbondale, IL

Eric Mandat and the SIU Clarinet Studio present an exciting evening of world premieres, contemporary compositions and improvisations for clarinet and electronics.

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Friday, March 27

♦ 12:00 PM, Altgeld 110 ♦

Composition seminar with award-winning guest composer Stephen Taylor. Open to all SIU students and faculty, lovers of music, and the public!

♦ 7:30 PM, Carbondale Community Arts — Artspace 304 ♦
   304 W Walnut St, Carbondale, IL

A concert of new music by featured guest composer Stephen Taylor will include appearances by SIU School of Music performance faculty The Altgeld Chamber Players sharing the stage with featured guest artists Andrew Staupe (piano) and Chris Anderson (saxophone). The concert includes world premieres and new works by composers Benjamin Krause, Kathleen Ginther, Sean Harold, Eric Mandat, and Christopher Walczak.

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Saturday, March 28

♦ 7:30 PM, Shryock Auditorium ♦

Outside the Box welcomes two featured guest artists, pianist Andrew Staupe and saxophonist Chris Anderson, along with special guest composer Stephen Taylor. School of Music faculty performers The Altgeld Chamber Players join forces with the guest artists to debut new compositions and world premieres by composers Daniel Zajicek, Sean Harold, Jay Needham, and Christopher Walczak.

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Sunday, March 29

♦ 7:30 PM, Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall ♦

Come hear cutting-edge music composed specifically for violin and viola duo, performed by sonic apricity, featuring Erik Rohde and Jacob Tews.


Monday, March 30

♦ 5:00 PM, Altgeld 110 ♦

Clarinetist/composer Eric Mandat and Ensemble SIUIU host an exploration of free improvisation.

♦ 7:30 PM, Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall ♦

SIU School of Music Emerging Composers Concert features a night of world premieres by School of Music student composers.