Lilac 94

There are 94 strings on two harps — and that’s where Lilac 94 got their name. Kathryn Sloat and Christina Brier of Lilac 94 Harp Duo traveled from the East Coast to Chicago to share a program of contemporary music, including pieces written by famous harpists as well as up-and-coming composers. Lilac 94 is dedicated …

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Heart of Darkness

Alumni Megan Ihnen and Jennifer Ellis have collaborated together to create an ensemble called The Seen/Heard Trio with flutist Erika Boysen. They are already hard at work planning repertoire and beginning collaborations with exciting composers! Megan and Jennifer performed a recital in May 2015 on the Notes on Fiction Series at the Center for Fiction in NYC based …

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Young People’s Concert Series Commission, Jonestown Chamber Opera

Shine is a short work for orchestra commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for their Young People’s Concert series, written by Evan Williams. The work employs melodies by winners of the CSO’s Melody Contest: students of the fifth through eighth grade music classes at Holy Family School in Covington, KY. Evan had this to say …

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