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SWPOSim OF COrfPPORARY I^IJSIC
INVITES COITOERS TO PARTICIPATE
Composers and advanced music
composition students throughout the
Southeastern United States are in
vited to submit scores to a Sympos
ium of Contemporary music to be held
February 18-21 at the North Carolina
School of the Arts,
The symposium will be devoted
to compositions written for chamber
orchestra. Scores may include works
for solo or small solo groups with
Scores will be played by ' ’:.e
Piedmont Chamber Orchestra with Igor
Buketoff as conductor. This pro
fessional chmaber orchestra is com
posed of the Clarion Wind Quintet,
the Claremont String Quartet (both
in residence at the North Carolina
School of the Arts), the Ciompi
String Quartet (in residence at Duke
University), and other outstanding
musicians of the area.
In announcing the symposium.
Dr. Louis A, Mennini, Dean of the
School of Music at the School of the
Arts, said that scores submitted
should be unpublished and unperform
ed works. There will be a prelimin
ary judging of scores by Dr. Mennini
and Baketoff. Those chosen will be
played through during the symposium.
From these sessions, the wo:-'.''
judged to be most noteworthy and
suitable will be further rehearsed
and presented In concert on the
evening of February 21.
All composers submitting scores
other interested composers*, students
and the general public are invited
to attend all sessions of the sympo
Along with his score, each com
poser is requested to send a bio
graphical sketch, a glossy photo
graph of himself and returii postage
for the score.
If the score is chosen in pre
liminary judging, the composer wllJ
be asked to send the , orchestral
parts of the score. The orchestra
includes two flutes, fwo oboes, two
clarinets, two bassoons, two French
horns, two trumpets, one trombone,
percussion, harp, piano and st .■■rigs.
All correspondence and scores
must be sent no later than Januarj' 6
1969, to the Piedmont Chamber Play
ers, North CArcllna School of the
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T^ORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL' OF THE ARTS
Th-s ravian Candle Tea, re
garded by many people as the opening
event of the Christmas season in
Winston-Salem, will be open to the
public this year from Thursday, De
cember 5 through Saturday, December
7 and Thursday, December 12 through
Saturday, December 14 from 2:00 un
till 9:00 p.m. The Tea will again be
held in the historic Brothers' House
which was built on Salem Square in
Hostesses in early Moravian
costumes will greet you at the door
and guide you through the chapel, a
room where beeswax candles are being
made, the old kitchen where sugar
cake and coffee will be served, and
the two rooms in the subbasement
where the Putz is on display. (The
word "Putz" is of Germanic origin
and means "to decorate".) The sur
rounded by other Biblical scence
connected with the birth of our Lord
and a replica of Salem Square in the
early 1800's with each tiny house
constructed to the exact scale of .
the original building.
General admission for adults is
50 cents: for children, 25 cents, j
The money will be used to carry on i
the work of the Home Moravian Wo- I
men's Fellowship. Mrs. William P. j
Shore is chairman of this year's !
Arrangements for touring Old ;
Salem or the restored Brothers; j
House, including the craft shops,
may be made by telephoning Mrs. Edna
Crews, Old Salem, Inc. ^
FREUNDLICH TO HOLD MASTERCLASS
AT 6;30 TffllGHT
Mr. Irwin Freundlich will hold
a piano master class this evening at
6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Main
Building. The class will be open to
all students. Students are urged to
bring scores of the works to be pre
Marsha Pobanz will perform the
Haydn Sonata in Eb Ma.ior, No. 52,
and the Liszt Etude d'Execution
transcendante in f minor.
Janis Perrone will perform the
Beethoven Sonata in F Major, Op. 10,
Ralph Neiween will perform the
Liszt Concerto in E Flat Major V7lth
Bruce Moss at the second piano.
Scenes from three operas will
be presented in an opera workshop at
8:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec.
6 and 7, in the auditorium of Main
Hall at the North Carolina School of
the Arts. The performances v/ill be
open to the p’ublic without charge.
Six scenes will be presented in
two acts with costumes and scenery.
Scenes include the letter scene and
aria and duet from Otto Nicolai's
"The Merry Wives of Windsor," the
garden scene and the tavern scene
from Guiseppe Verdi's "Falstaff" and
the love duet and finale from Vaughn
Williams' "Sir John In Love."
The first act will take place
in a garden square. Act II will be
in a tavern setting.
All three operas are based on
Shakespear's play, "The Merry Wives
of Windsor." Subject matter is es
sentially the same. The purpose of
doing the scenes is to give singers
and audiences an opportunity to see
how three different composers have
treated the same theme.
The Nicolai opera was first
produced in 1849. "Falstaff" was
Verdi's 26th and last opera and was
produced in 1893. Vaugh Williams'
"Sir John In Love" was first pro
duced in 1929.
Musical director of the work-
shope is Norman Johnson who is opera
director and choral conductor at the
School of the Arts. He is also ar
tistic director and conductor of the
Denver Lyric Opera at Denver, Colo.
Stage director is Duncan Noble
of the dance faculty at the School
fo the Arts. For the past three
seasons Nobie has worked with New
York director Joe Layton as produc
tion co-ordinator for the outdoor
drama, "The Lost Colony" at Manteo.
Sets have been designed by
Charles Evans, head of design in the
new departemnt of design and produc
tions at the School of the arts.
Costumes have been designed by stu
dent Cynthia 'Hillat of Ithaca, N.Y,
under the supervision of Agnes Latt-
ak, faculty costume designer.
Lighting will be by student Richard
Graham of Lenoir. Accompanist will
be Margo Garrett of Raleigh, who is
majoring in piano accompaniment.
Roles will be sung by students
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