The Center for New Music
  David Gompper, Director
  Jean-François Charles, Music director, LOUi
  Sivan Cohen Elias, Visiting Asst Professor, 2019-20
  Trinton Prater, Research Asst, CNM
  Mark Rheaume, Wenxin Li and Hongwei Cai, Research Assts, CW/p>

The Center for New Music Ensemble performing the third concert
of its 52nd Season on September 24, 2017 in the Concert Hall.
 

The CNM 54th Fall Concert Season Preview

— All concerts free and open to the public —


  Fri & Sun, Sep 6 & 8, 2019 (click link below for times and venues)
SCI 24 + 24 Hour Concert Project

Conceived in 2012 with the aim of fostering strong bonds and collaborative relationships between performers and composers at the School of Music, the 24 + 24 Hour Project began by randomly assigning composers to volunteer musicians from the... read more

  Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
CNM Ensemble Concert I

Our guest for this concert is James Paul Sain, Professor of Music at the University of Florida where he has taught acoustic and electroacoustic music composition, theory, and technology for 28 years. He founded and directed the internationally... read more

  Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
Composers’ Workshop Concert I

The Composers’ Workshop (CW), made available to the graduate and undergraduate students in the composition program, helps to promote new works in live performance, thus encouraging dialogue between composer/composer and composer/musician regarding... read more

  Sat, Nov 9, 2019 at
Midwest Composers Symposium

The Midwest Composers Symposium is a consortium made up of the composition departments of four American Midwest universities: the University of Cincinnati, Indiana University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Michigan. The purpose... read more

  Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at
The Laptop Orchestra at Hancher

Directed by Asst. Professor Jean-François Charles, the Laptop Orchestra of the University of Iowa (LOUi) is an experimental new music ensemble that promotes the intersection of acoustic and electronic music, of traditional or classical instruments... read more

  Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
CNM Ensemble Concert II
  Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
Guest Timothy Gill, cello

Timothy Gill studied in Paris, Cambridge University and the Royal Academy in London. In 1990 he won critical acclaim for his performances in the Park Lane Group series at London’s Southbank and has since enjoyed a lifelong commitment to contemporary... read more

  Wed & Thu, Dec 4 & 5, 2019 (click link below for times and venues)
The JACK Quartet: Readings of New Works
  Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
The JACK Quartet in Concert I

JACK operates as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the performance, commissioning, and spread of new string quartet music. Dedicated to education, the quartet spends two weeks each summer teaching at New Music on the Point, a contemporary... read more

  Sun, Dec 8, 2019 at 7:30p in the Concert Hall
Composers’ Workshop II

The Composers’ Workshop (CW), made available to the graduate and undergraduate students in the composition program, helps to promote new works in live performance, thus encouraging dialogue between composer/composer and composer/musician regarding... read more

  Sat, Dec 14, 2019 at 7:30p in the Stark Opera Studio
The Electronic Music Studio I

Instructed by Visiting Asst. Prof. Sivan Cohen Elias, the Fall Electronic Media class allows students from any field to gain the fundamental knowledge needed to create original electroacoustic music. In this concert the students will present... read more