MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2018
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2018 Black Bayou Composition Award winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Black Bayou Composition Award grand prize winner, Steven Landis! His piece IMPACT was performed at Grace Episcopal Church on June 1. Learn more about Steven and his work at slandismusic.com.

We also commend our runners-up, Patrick Houlihan and Ingrid Stolzel, on capturing the connection between music and the natural world.

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Pictured left to right: Dr. Gregory Lyons (Festival co-coordinator), Steven Landis, Dr. Mel Mobley (Festival co-coordinator)


June 5th, 2018

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June 2, 2018
7 PM
Strauss Theater Center

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May 15th, 2018

Detailed schedule of events

To all of our distinguished composers and performers:

The third annual New Music on the Bayou festival is going to be a singular experience–both professionally and personally. We want to make sure that logistical issues do not get in the way, so we are continuing to maintain our detailed schedule of rehearsals and other events here:

DETAILED REHEARSAL AND PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

DETAILED SHUTTLE SCHEDULE (Serving Composers & Performers)

Please reference the above links for all official changes, and contact us at info@newmusiconthebayou.com if you have any questions or concerns.


May 14th, 2018

Announcing our 2018 concert programs

Our festival coordinators are pleased to present our 2018 programming details. The full festival schedule of events is maintained here. Please direct all questions to info@newmusiconthebayou.com.

May 31, 2018

Stone Theatre at LA Tech

  • Peter Dayton – Percussion Quartet (mvts. 3, 4)
  • Anthony Donofrio – Clarinet and Piano
  • Patrick Houlihan – At Milsons Point
  • Tao Li – Wu Ren Kan Ji
  • Norberto Oldrini – Fiend
  • Andrea Reinkemeyer – Saturation for Soprano Saxophone and Piano
  • Philip Schuessler – Intervals II
  • Tony Solitro – No More in Darkness

Ruston Artisans

  • Kory Reeder – A Face Behind
  • Daniel Adams – Of Sand and Fire
  • Tate Carson – And the water receded
  • Anna-Louise Walton – Basket of Figs
  • Stephen Lilly – Delicate
  • Stephanie Pieczynski – Earthshine

June 1, 2018

Grace Episcopal Church

  • Chin Ting Chan – Five Songs of the Von Seggern’s
  • Douglass Hedwig – A Certain Slant of Light
  • Steven Landis – IMPACT
  • Mel Mobley – I saw a man…
  • Gregory Robin – Gestures III
  • Tinayi Wang – Song of Normality

Biedenharn Recital Hall

  • Brett Dietz – hey batter, batter…swing! (IV)
  • Daniel Fawcett – Radiant Cry II
  • Vera Ivanova – Electrostatic Whale
  • Roger Jones – Simple Scenes (I and III)
  • William Toutant – Sonatina
  • Jack Wilds – Sonata Machina
  • Tinayi Wang – “Enemy” of the Masses

 

June 2, 2018

Black Bayou Wildlife Refuge

  • Joseph Adams – Agitations
  • David Bridges – Frivolity No. 3
  • Mara Gibson – Map of Rain Hitting Water
  • Mark Lee – IO/F-4
  • Erik Lund – blessed B
  • Andrew Sigler – Citizens Band

Strauss Theater

  • Emil Ernstrom – Achilles and the Tortoise
  • Jonathan Graybill – Tsigili’i: Black Capped-Chickadee
  • Kyle Lewis – Strangling All That I Love
  • Bradley Robin – Consumption
  • Jessica Rudman – Laws of Entropy
  • Ash Stemke – like a blossom unfolding
  • Ingrid Stozel – The Gorgeous Nothings

April 20th, 2018

NMB 2018 Shirt Design Contest

shirtcontestNew Music on the Bayou is seeking a design for our 2018 summer festival shirt! The winning entrant will receive $100 cash, a shirt featuring their design, and two tickets to our finale concert and reception on June 2, 2018.

Entry Rules

  • Designers must be 18 or older to enter.
  • The design should reflect the connection between music and the natural world.
  • The design may (but does not have to) incorporate our logo or a creative variation on it.
  • The name and purpose of the organization/event should be clearly represented by the design.

Please submit all designs to info@newmusiconthebayou.com by midnight on May 11, 2018. The winner will be announced on May 18, 2018, and all prizes delivered no later than June 2, 2018.

The winning design will be used on our 2018 festival shirt, which will be sold to support our non-profit mission. New Music on the Bayou will always credit the artist when using the design. The artist will not be entitled to any proceeds from the sale of merchandise bearing the design. Direct any inquiries about the contest rules to info@newmusiconthebayou.com.


April 12th, 2018

Announcing our 2018 festival selections…

First, our sincerest thanks all who submitted their work to our 2018 call for scores. We are honored that so many talented composers, the world over, have shared their voices with us. With that, our selection committee is pleased to announce the New Music on the Bayou 2018 summer festival selections:

Andrea Reinkemeyer Saturation for Soprano Saxophone and Piano
Andrew Sigler Citizens Band
Anna-Louise Walton Basket of Figs
Anthony Donofrio Clarinet and Piano
Ash Stemke like a blossom unfolding
Bradley Robin Consumption
Brett Dietz Hey Batter Batter…Swing (selected movements)
Chin Ting Chan Five Songs of the Von Seggerns
Daniel Adams Of Sand and Fire
Daniel Fawcett Radiant Cry II
David Bridges Frivolity No. 3
Douglas Hedwig A Certain Slant of Light
Emil Ernstrom Achilles and the Tortoise
Erik Lund blessed B
Gregory Mertl On To Stillness (selected movements)
Gregory Robin Gestures III
Ingrid Stolzel The Gorgeous Nothings
Jack Wilds Sonata Machina
Jessica Rudman Laws of Entropy
Jonathan Graybill Tsigili’i: Black Capped-Chickadee
Joseph Adams Agitations
Kory Reeder A Face Behind
Kostas Zisimopoulos Incontinence (Part 1)
Kyle Lewis Strangling All That I Love
Mara Gibson Map of Rain Hitting Water
Marc Hoffeditz Ne’er-Part 1
Mark Lee IO/F-4
Mel Mobley I Saw a Man in the Woods
Nahuel Eduardo Litwin Fuelle X
Nathan Daughtrey Verve
Norberto Oldrini Fiend
Patrick Houlihan At Milsons Point
Peter Dayton Percussion Quartet (selected movements)
Philip Schuessler Intervals II
Robert McClure in excess
Roger Jones Simple Scenes (selected movements)
Stephanie Pieczynski Earthshine
Stephen Jackson Music in Fractals
Stephen Lilly Delicate
Steven Landis IMPACT
Tao Li Wu Ren Kan Ji
Tate Carson And the water receded
Tianyi Wang “Enemy” of the Masses
Song of Normality
Tony Solitro No More in Darkness
Vera Ivanova Electrostatic Whale
William Toutant Sonatina

Congratulations to all of you! Additional details about the festival will be sent to you via email in the coming days. Please reach out to info@newmusiconthebayou.com with questions at any time.


March 1st, 2018

2018 Call for Scores

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Thank you to all who submitted to our 2018 call for scores!

This was our most fruitful submission round to date, with over 100 composers from all over the world submitting an incredible variety of contemporary works. The selection process has begun, and notification of acceptance will be made on March 1, 2018. You may review the submission guidelines here, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions in the interim.

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February 16th, 2018

Thank you for an incredible year!

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From our New Music on the Bayou 2017 family.


June 27th, 2017

Composer Features coming to Facebook

In the few weeks remaining until New Music on the Bayou 2017, we will be highlighting samples of work from each of our composers through our Facebook page and events.

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You can also learn more about these artists, as well as our performers here on our website any time.


May 4th, 2017

Support new music!

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Be a part of something NEW this summer, and help give modern music a voice! We have levels of giving for everyone, and all of our generous sponsors are invited to our Downtown Art Crawl Pre-party Thursday, June 1. You’ll have a chance to meet our composers and performers, and enjoy a wine and cheese menu curated by Tonore’s Wine Cellar in the beautiful Hamilton House Gallery. This event is co-hosted by our Northeast Louisiana Arts Council!

SUPPORT NEW MUSIC ON THE BAYOU TODAY!

 


May 3rd, 2017