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FIRST DRAUGHTS READING SESSION

  • Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center 44 8th St Troy, NY 12180 (map)

FREE | No Ticket Required

Beer Tasting begins at 7:00pm // Reading session begins at 7:30pm

FROM THE COMPOSER’S IMAGINATION TO THE CONCERT HALL | FROM THE BREWER’S RECIPE TO THE TAPROOM.

Watch as 12 emerging composers have their newest works performed for the first time. David Alan Miller, composer Christopher Theofanidis, and musicians of the Albany Symphony guide each new voice through the challenges of composing in the 21st century. In between the readings, audience members can sample beers, including new brews inspired by the Festival, from Back Barn Brewing Co., Browns Brewing Co., and Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.

Aiyana Braun – Untitled

Erin Busch – Liminal Space

JunYi Chow – To the Night

Daniel De Togni – Fireworks

Theodore Haber – Scattered Flashcards

Aaron Houston – Midway to Midtown

Katie Madonna Lee – Disco Demolition

Jesus Martinez – The Heart of the Question

Brendan McMullen – Dynamic Checkerboard

Sameer Ramchandran – Le jardin des ombres (The Garden of Shadows)

Matthew Schreibeis – Unite in Song

Lawren Brianna Ware – Winds of Change

SAVOR THE EXPERIENCE WITH A REFRESHING BEER

In between the readings, meet and toast the composers at a private happy hour and sample beers from local craft breweries, including new brews inspired by the Festival.

 
 

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