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The second Birmingham New Music Festival, to be held on October 8-11 of 2015, will also herald the 20th anniversary season of presenting organization Birmingham Art Music Alliance (BAMA). As part of the celebration, six concerts will feature music by Alabama-based composers, and by all of the founding members of BAMA who have since moved to other parts of the country. Additionally, five guest composers were selected through collaboration with New York City new music organizations Vox Novus and Composers Concordance (Melissa Grey, Jessica Meyer, David Morneau, Gene Pritsker, and Robert Voisey).

Featured performers include Lori Ardovino (clarinet), Adam Bowles (piano), Sarah Nordlund Dennis (violin), Timothy Feeney (percussion), Michael Fernandez (viola), Kathryn Fouse (piano), Denise Gainey (clarinet), Alan Goldspiel (guitar), Craig Hultgren (cello), Jacob Mason (piano), Laurie Middaugh (piano), Seth Noble (percussion), Anthony Pattin (piano), Wendy Richman (viola), Christopher Steele (piano), Hillary Tidman (flute), Laura Usiskin (cello), Pei-Ju Wu (violin), and Jim Zingara (trumpet).  All festival events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
7:30PM @ Samford University, Brock Recital Hall

Friday, October 9, 2015
7:30PM @ The Dance Foundation (1715 27th Ct S, Homewood, AL 35209)

Saturday, October 10, 2015
1PM @ Alabama Piano Gallery (1425 Montgomery Hwy #151, Birmingham, AL 35216)
4PM @ Birmingham Public Library (2100 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203), Richard Arrington Jr. Auditorium
7:30PM @ UAB Hulsey Recital Hall

Sunday, October 11, 2015
3PM @ Birmingham Southern College, Hill Recital Hall


 All festival events are free and open to the public.

The Birmingham New Music Festival is made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts,
and the National Endowment for the Arts.