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Sarasota’s New College of Florida, ranked in the Top 10 U.S. Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, spotlights crossover, traditional, and modern music with NewMusicNewCollege, which opened the 24th of this month. This year’s series features seven performances, the first of which spotlighted Miranda Cuckson, “a rising star of contemporary music, a violinist of exceptional technique and deep musical insight.” http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/06/arts/music/rite-of-summer-music-festival-at-governors-island-review.html The program of five pieces ranged from Bach to Reiko Futing, http://www.reiko-fueting.de/indexENG.html Spend eight minutes listening to Ms. Cuckson’s recording of Futing’s tanz.tanz – Barbara’s favored piece performed at New Music.
In addition to performances from some of the greatest musical minds of the moment, NewMusicNewCollege will be featuring Artist Talks – a chance for the community to listen in on conversations and insights from some of the featured artists and composers.
Director Stephen Miles continues to surprise audiences by gathering some of the most influential talent in classical and modern music today. For more information on this exciting season of events please visit http://www.NewMusicNewCollege.org for tickets, reservations, and a more detailed outline of performances.