Paul Torkelson led the Nevada Chamber Singers in a first performance of “Moms of Silicon Valley, Stories from an ESL Class,” with soloists Julie Lenz, Olga Perez and Brittney May, on November 6, 2017, in Nightingale Hall, at the University of Nevada, Reno. For those who missed it, Dr. Torkelson is planning a repeat performance next semester with orchestra. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.
On August 13, 2017, Albert Rudolph Lee delivered a beautiful performance of the composer’s ‘Six Songs on Poems of Langston Hughes’ at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, in Reno, Nevada, accompanied by pianist John Etsell. The concert was presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Pi Zeta Lamda Chapter as a benefit for the community.
On April 25, 2018, Dr. Philip Manwell will perform two works by Monica Houghton, Erebus and The Scarlet Window, in recital at St. Mary’s Cathedral, located at 1111 Gough Street in downtown San Francisco. Further details will be posted as the date approaches.
The University of Nevada CME offered the World Premieres of ‘Yellow Grass’ and two pieces from ‘Ocho Duos’ on their March 15 program entitled ‘Ars Breva.’ Aren Long and Jinkyung Moon performed a satisfying preview of the two duos for the L-CUBED noon-time series earlier that same day.