New Music Festival brings world class composers, concerts to Louisville Nov. 6-10

 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The School of Music presents its annual New Music Festival Nov. 6-10, with a slate of renowned guest artists such as composers David DzubayandRyan Ingebritsen and the chamber music group Elysian Trombone Consort. 

The festival will include the premier of “Sacred Heart” a collaborative piece by the Boston playwright Heidi Decker and UofL professor of composition Steve Rouse during the Faculty Chamber Music concert Nov. 6. The two will also give a presentation about their collaboration before the concert at 7 p.m. in which Decker will describe and perform selections of her monologues.

Dzubay, the festival’s headlining composer, is currently professor of music, chair of the Composition Department and director of the New Music Ensemble at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington. He’s received numerous top fellowships and his music has been performed by orchestras, ensembles and soloists in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico and Asia.

In addition to taking part in nightly concerts, festival guest artists will present master classes and lectures throughout the week. See the detailed schedule for all events, which are free and open to the public.


For more information, contact John Ritz at 502-852-4137.