Visiting composer Michael Daugherty's "On the Air" will premeire as part of Music and Dance 75th anniversary celebration.
The SDSU Wind Symphony will perform with Michael Daugherty March 19.
San Diego State University's School of Music and Dance continues the celebration of its 75th Anniversary with the world premiere of visiting composer Michael Daugherty’s “On the Air" at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 19 in the Don Powell Theatre.
"On the Air" features
The School of Music & Dance commissioned "On the Air," to be performed by the SDSU Wind Symphony, directed by Shannon Kitelinger, along with visiting artists Ryan Dilisi, principal timpanist in the San Diego Symphony, and Robert Plimpton, San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus.
The program will also include the San Diego premiere of Daugherty’s “The Gospel According to Sister Aimee,” and ”Raise The Roof,” along with Eric Witacre’s “Cloudburst,” and Frank Ticheli’s “Angels in the Architecture.”
About Michael Daugherty
Grammy-award-winning composer Michael Daugherty has been composer-in-residence with the Pacific Symphony, the Louisville Symphony Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and the Henry Mancini Summer Institute.
His music has entered the orchestral, band and chamber music repertory, and has made him one of the 10 most performed living American composers.
Tickets for “On the Air” are $10 and $15, and are available online. On campus parking is available for $1 an hour. For more information visit the SDSU School of Music and Dance website.
About the SDSU School of Music & Dance
Teventy-five years ago, the Department of Music at San Diego State University began conferring degrees, and with that came a commitment to excellence in artistic innovation. The commitment fostered a long legacy of educational and musical leadership for the program. Today, it flourishes as the School of Music & Dance. The School of Music & Dance celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year with special commemorative performances. For more information about the 75th Anniversary season or the School of Music & Dance visit their website.