Enjoy the original music of mostly local composers at Pensacola ComposerFest XVIII set for 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24, at Pensacola State College’s Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus.
The free event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to hear various new music written by contemporary composers – many of whom will attend. Eight of the 13 compositions in the concert will be world premieres.
Compositions by Michael Coleman, Kevin Fails, Matthew Fossa, Luke Graham, Troy Von Harris Jr., Benjamin Naman, Kadisha Onalbayeva, Israel Railing, Rebecca M. Reed, Jerry Sieg, Joseph T. Spaniola, Pierre Thilloy and Robert Voisey will be presented.
Onalbayeva, a Steinway Artist, will perform on four works and be joined by pianists Michael Coleman, Luke Graham, Troy Von Harris Jr., Benjamin Naman, Israel Railing, Rebecca M. Reed and Blake Riley.
Other performers include oboist Matthew Fossa, trombonist Kenn Hughes, flutist Brooke Langley, cellist Brooklyn McCoy, alto saxophonist Christopher Sacco and Amelia Velasco on the viola.
For more information on Pensacola ComposerFest XVIII, call the Lyceum Box Office at 850-484-1847.