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[dnme] Duke New Music Ensemble with special guests F-PLUS

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Sunday, April 08, 2018
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8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

[dnme] with F-PLUS featuring new works by Duke graduate composers Brooks Frederickson, Sarah Curzi, Dayton Kinney, and James Budinich. F-PLUS is committed to collaborating with today's most exciting composers to establish a diverse repertoire for their unique instrumentation (violin/clarinet/percussion). Formed in 2016, the ensemble has performed at the the 2017 International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest in Orlando, Florida; the 2016 Bang on a Can Festival; and completed a residency at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in Boscawen, New Hampshire. The 2017-2018 season includes performances in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Eastman School of Music, on WBLV Public Radio, and conference appearances at the Northwestern University New Music Festival and the New Music Gathering held at the Boston Conservatory. The group will also be completing residencies at Duke University and Stony Brook University with their composition departments this spring, premiering just under a dozen new works for their instrumentation. F-PLUS is committed to education, and often performs and has offered masterclasses in universities, community centers, and schools. F-PLUS is proud to endorse Marimba One Instruments, Black Swamp Percussion, and Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets. [dnme] is directed by James Chu.

Contact: Elizabeth Thompson