Teresa McCollough reprises Vernacular Dances finale at Santa Clara University February 5

Pianist and staunch new music advocate Teresa McCollough will include the finale from my Vernacular Dances on her “Music for Hammers and Sticks II” concert at Santa Clara University’s Center of Performing Arts in Santa Clara, California on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 8PM.

Teresa recorded the entire work for her Innova CD New American Piano Music in 2001 (see Discography) and gave the California premiere of the piece at Santa Clara University in 2000.

For this concert, Teresa is joined by Luanne Warner Katz and Chris Froh, percussion. Other composers included on this concert include Belinda Reynolds, Christos Hatzis, Steve Reich, John Psathas & Thierry de Mey.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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