Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Zero Crossings – March 23, 2015 – Jeff More, director of UCF’s School of Performing Arts

2015-03-23 16.01.32Today’s show featured an interview with Professor Jeff Moore, who came to the studio to discuss the evolving arts programs at UCF, his own work as a percussionist, composer and educator, and an upcoming powerhouse series of events at the recently opened Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The music aired during the program included:
The McIntosh County Shouters – Sign of the Judgement, from Wade in the Water, Vol. 2: African-American Congregational Singing (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 1994)
Bernice Johnson – We are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder, from The Civil War, Original Soundtrack
Conspirare & Craig Hella Johnson – Motherless Child, from Sing Freedom
Anonymous 4 – Angel Band, from American Angels
Vinko Globokar – Toucher, from Gravity
Frederic Rzewski – To the Earth, from New Works by Frederic Rzewski
Jeff Moore & Ney Rosauro – Snare Drum Concerto, Mvt. I, from UCF Percussion Ensemble
Jeff Moore – Go!, from EAS Cadence
Jeff Moore – Sweet Beat, from EAS Cadence

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      Zero Crossings – March 23, 2015, Jeff More, director of UCF's School of Performing Arts

Zero Crossings – March 9, 2015 – Young Composers Challenge!

2015-03-09 15.38.46 Today’s show featured an interview with composers John Callahan, Dan Crozier, Steve Goldman, Keith Lay, Justin White, and conductorChristopher Wilkins, who were in the studio to discuss their involvement with the Young Composers Challenge. The National Young Composers Challenge is open to young U.S. resident composers ages 13 to 18 whereby they submit a composition for small ensemble (2 to 6 instruments) or full orchestra to a panel of judges who choose the top three orchestral and top three ensemble compositions to be performed and recorded by a professional symphony orchestra at the NYCC Composium. This year’s submission deadline is May 1 for a Composium that will take place at the newly opened Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October 18.

The music aired during the program included:

Kim Sherman – Graveside, from Musica Sacra
Justin White – House of Usher, from Young Composers Challenge, with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
John Callahan – A Cell of Incertitude,from Young Composers Challenge, with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Jonas Katona – Over Countryside and Meadow, from Young Composers Challenge, with the Marin Symphony
Steve Goldman – Quicksilver’s Salvitude, MIDI mockup

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      Zero Crossings – March 9, 2015, The Young Composers Challenge