New Music Festival

New Music Festival 2021 (March 8–9, 2021)

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The annual New Music Festival at Western Illinois University provides a rare opportunity for our community and region to hear new music and meet recognized composers and performers. The events of the festival provide an opportunity to experience and understand the music of our time.

The festival brings together some of the university's fine performing faculty, guest artists, faculty and student composers, and student performers in lectures, concerts, and workshops that explore many exciting facets of today's new music world.

The featured performer is Craig Hultgren. The featured composers are Amanda Schoofs and Baljinder Sekhon. The festival's directors are WIU Composition Faculty James Romig and Hong-Da Chin

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New Music Festival is made possible by support from

the WIU Performing Arts Society and the WIU School of Music.