Women in Music Festival

2011 Festival Events, Venues & Directions

Description & Mission
History & Highlights
Why a Women in Music Festival?

Women in Music Festival 2011
Events, Venues & Directions
This Year’s Commissioned Work
Performers Info

All the events are FREE and open to the public.
“ESM” = “Eastman School of Music”

Monday, March 21

Coachings with composer Hilary Tann
Open to the public, ESM (room TBA)

Noontime Concert
Festival’s Opening Concert
Main Hall, ESM  (entrance on Gibbs Street)

→ Directions & Parking for ESM

WXXI Radio interview – Noon
“1370 Connections with Bob Smith”
Interview with Hilary Tann
AM 1370 (NPR)

Evening Concert
All-Tann Concert
Downtown Presbyterian Church – 8 pm

The Gardens of Anna Maria Luisa de Medici  (trio)
Water’s Edge  (piano duet)
Arachne  (soprano &crotale)
Shakkei  (with Chien-Kwan Lin, sop. saxophone)
Exultet Terra  (premiere)  About Exultet Terra
Madrigalia, Musica Spei & double-reed quintet
Madrigalia’s website:  www.madrigalia.org
Musica Spei’s website:  www.musicaspei.org
Lee Wright, conductor

Tuesday, March 22

Presentations by Hilary Tann
(Rochester City School District)
Locations TBA

Noontime Concert
Wilmot Hall, Nazareth College

→ Directions & Location for Nazareth
(Once on the page, scroll down then click on “Map & Direction”)

Composing Under the Influence
Lecture-presentation by Hilary Tann
Composer’s Symposium
Ciminelli Formal Lounge – 3:30 pm  (entrance on Gibbs Street, Student Living Center)

Evening Event
Three Welsh Poets:  A Composer’s View
Lecture-Presentation by Hilary Tann
b>Neilly Lecture Series
Rush Rhees Library, 7:30 pm
University of Rochester

Directions & Parking for U of R (interactive)
(Once on the page, click on “River Campus”)

Wednesday, March 23

Noontime Concert
Miller Center Atrium
ESM  (entrance on Gibbs Street, same as Max’s Restaurant)

Evening Concert
Reading performance of Amanda Jacobs & Lindsay Baker’s new Broadway show Lily  based on Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth
About Lily (PDF)
Collaboration with the Empire State Lyric Theatre
M&T Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery
Pre-concert reception at 6:15 pm (ticket required, $25)
Pre-concert dialogue at 7:15 pm  (FREE)
Performance of Lily  at 8:15 pm  (FREE)

→ Directions & Parking for the Memorial Art Gallery

Thursday, March 24

Noontime Concert
Eastman at Washington Square
First Universalist Church, 12:15 pm
Corner of South Clinton & Court Streets

Evening Concert
Women in Music Festival Tour*
Preview Concert, 8pm
Wilmot Hall, Nazareth College
A very special thanks to Dr. James Douthit and the Music Department for the use of Wilmot Hall.

→ Directions & Location for Nazareth

Emblems  (Michaela Eremiasova), featuring violinist Anyango Davenport
Colors of Earth and Sea   (Kristen Shire McGuire), for marimba
Caprice Finnois  (Johanna Eränkö), featuring violinist Sini Virtanen
The Fall of the Leaf  (Imogene Holst), featuring cellist Andrew Barnhart
Nothing Forgotten  (Hilary Tann), for piano trio
Shakkei  (Hilary Tann), featuring saxophonist Chien-Kwan Lin

*Tour schedule:
April 7:  CUNY  “Music in Midtown” noontime concert
Union College (Schenectady), Emerson Auditorium, 8 pm

Evening event
7:00 pm
Second performance of Ophelia’s Flowers by Jennifer Bellor
on poetry by E. Louise Beach
St. John Fisher College’s Wilson Formal Lounge

Friday, March 25

Noontime Concert
Featuring short films from the 1920s,
with music by Eastman students
Curtis Theatre, Eastman House

Evening Concert
“Life, Death & Renewal:  An Evening of
Reflection through Poetry & Music”
Sacred Heart Cathedral, 8 pm  (296 Flower City Park, Rochester)

Shakkei, The Walls of Morlais Castle  (Hilary Tann)
Pié Jesu  (Lili Boulanger)
Mausolée “à la gloire de Marcel Dupré” for organ and orchestra  (Rollande Falcinelli) – premiere
University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Tikker, organ
David Harman, conductor.
Sinfonietta Cordancia