We are thrilled and honored to have been invited back to the Festival de la Habana this coming November. We’ll be posting news about the exciting program we have planned soon. Stay tuned!
Listen and watch and get blown away as Jorge performs his Sonata No. 1.
Please take some time to look around. Special thanks to Carol Lasky and John Hofstetter of Cahoots Design for giving us this beautiful new look!
The Festival on New American Music (FeNAM) is held annually at Sac State School of Music. This November, the 10 day festival celebrated its 41st year. We were thrilled and honored to have been invited to participate, performing concerts, master classes and more.
Meet Jorge Amado, our next featured composer and the winner of the first 8SW Composer Competition!
We’re very excited to be giving the World Premiere of Jorge’s Eidos II at the Tenri Cultural Instituteon November 16!
Jorge Amado is currently a student at ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte) in Havana, Cuba. His submission to the competition, Eidos II, is a very well crafted, powerful and energetic example of the potential future of chamber music. The work is influenced by Afro-Cuban rhythms and the folkloric ensembles used for Santería ceremonial music. Please do join us at the Tenri Cultural Institute on November 16, 2018 for the World Premiere of Eidos II.
Please join us on November 16th for our annual concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute. To purchase tickets please visit here.
We’re very excited to be presenting the winning composition from our first 8SW Composer Competition at this year’s Tenri concert. The work, Eidos II is by the young Cuban composer Jorge Amado. If we’re lucky, we’ll be able to introduce you to Jorge as well!
We’re also thrilled to be bringing the West Coast to you again with works by Stephen Blumberg, Mark Winges and Tom Flaherty. More info coming soon.
Congratulations to the winners of our first 8SW Composer Competition!
We are very pleased to share that Jorge Amado has received first place for his work Eidos II.
Daniel Lemer received second place for Who Knows?, Leon Yu received third place for The Lovely, The Mighty and The Glorious and David Gobris received an honorable mention for Seasons Out of Order.
On April 5, 2018, we went live on facebook to announce our winners. We had a blast!
For more information about the 8SW Composer Competition please visit here.
Please join us live on Facebook on Thursday, April 5th at 7.30pm, when we announce the winner of our first 8SW Composer Competition.
For more information about the competition, please visit our 8SW Composer Competition page.