University of Central Florida

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

Listen to the show here:

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

Zero Crossings – December 22, 2014 – Thad Anderson

THADThe show featured music by and conversation with local percussionist and composer Thad Anderson, Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida where he coordinates the Percussion Studies program, teaches courses in music composition and technology, and presides over the Collide Contemporary Music Series. The music aired during the program included:

Thad Anderson – Within
Philip Glass – Glassworks: Opening
Thad Anderson – Through-line (flute + string quartet + electronics)
Terry Riley – in C, Blindman Kwartet with Iktus
Thad Anderson – Standard Deviation – Part I, Beginning
John Cage – Third Construction, Donald Knaack Percussion Ensemble
Thad Anderson – Concertante
Paul Lansky – Threads: I. Prelude; II. Recitative; III. Chorus

Listen here:

      Zero Crossings – December 22, 2014, with Thad Anderson