Program notes for HMQuartet's spring 2017 tour.
• the artists •
Michael J. Jones
• the composers •
• the tour plan •
March 8 • Des Moines Social Club
4:30-5:15 Student Concert • 6-10 Party • 7:30 Evening Concert
March 9 • Indian Hills Performing Arts Series • Ottumwa, IA
4:00-4:45 Master Class • 7:30 Concert
March 10 • Grinnell College Department of Music
March 11 • Grinnell, IA and St. Paul, MN
10:00-11:30am Master Class • Grinnell College
7:00 Concert • Macalester Plymouth United Church • St. Paul
March 12 • Macalester Plymouth United Church
3:00-5:00 Public Master Class
March 13 • Rosemount High School Presentations, MN
• the music •
Fluidity by Steven Simpson
Written for HMF in 2014.
New York Triptych by Gordon Stout
Momentia/Minutia by Scott Blasco
Fôr Marimbas by Alex Orfaly
i. Allegro con Vivo
ii. Interlude; Nebulous
iii. Rondo Perpetuus
Written for HMF in 2016.
Marimba Quartet by Michael Burritt
Premiered by Matthew and the Northwestern University Percussion Ensemble in 2002.
Agapé by Sabrina Peña Young
A New York Women Composers, Inc. artist.
Fantasy by Kevin Romanski
Tanc Szervusz by Alex Orfaly
Premiered and recorded by the Iowa State University Percussion Ensemble and Matthew in 2015.