Our visiting composer today, Aaron N. Price
, is an arranger and clarinetist as well as a composer based in Manchester, CT. He is the artistic director and co-founder of Connecticut Summerfest
, and Director of Woodwind Studies at the MusicMakers International Academy
. Aaron's works have received international performances in the U.S. France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. Alex Pauk
was featured in a previous program in this series, and his short piece "Echo Spirit Isle" will be replayed after the session with our featured guest.
Born in Toronto in 1945, Pauk was inspired by the vitality and richness of Javanese gamelan music after making a deep study of it.
Russ Salk will bring his collection of recordings by contemporary composers for your listening pleasure. Enjoy musical excerpts and learn a bit about selected contemporary composers. Registration is appreciated.