Kronos Quartet: Student Composition Reading
Thu, Apr 25, 2013
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
so a residency made possible by grants from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and
the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kronos Quartet returns to the stage of
the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for
evening of works by UMD student composers. This annual event
provides an opportunity for UMD School of Music students to refine their
compositions with the help of professional players and have their works
performed in public by a world-class chamber ensemble.
This year's DMA
Composition students include Alexandra (“Lexi”) Bryant, Jonathan Graybill and
Joel Pierson, who traveled to San Francisco to work with Kronos on their
compositions, shaping and refining their work for Kronos’s public performance at
the Center. Learn more about Kronos Quartet in the Michelle Smith Performing
Explore decades of recordings by the Kronos Quartet, held in the collections of
the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library of the University of Maryland,
The Kronos Quartet have contributed to soundtracks for films ranging from
documentaries to Hollywood dramas. Explore the film catalog of this versatile
group in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library of the University of
Maryland, College Park.
The Kronos Quartet have been a powerful force in the development of new music
for the past four decades. Learn more about this groundbreaking group in the
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.