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Choral Music by Judith Shatin Performed by CCPA Conservatory Chorale on March 21 in Chicago, Illinois

Location: Illinois, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
March 19, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
 
Choral Music by Judith Shatin Performed by CCPA Conservatory Chorale on March 21 in Chicago, Illinois
 
Judith Shatin’s The Jumblies for SSA chorus and piano be presented by the Chicago College of Performing Arts Conservatory Chorale, Mark Crayton, Conductor, on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 PM at Roosevelt University’s Ganz Hall, 430 S Michigan Ave. 7th Floor Chicago, Illinois.
 
The composer writes, “The Jumblies, a setting of the poem of that name by Edward Lear, was commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus, with conductor Martin Benvenuto, in memory of chorister Mary Ager. It is dedicated to her. Mary’s sister, Lois Hinderlie, offered several wonderful suggestions, including this poem.” Read her complete program notes at http://judithshatin.com/the-jumblies/.
 
This concert celebrates the many different styles of madrigal, choruses by Rossini, and the heritage of the American spiritual. Other composers to be performed include Dr. Stuart Folse, Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory.
 
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 312-341-2352 or visit http://www.roosevelt.edu/News_and_Events/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?ccpaid=170083.
 
Called “highly inventive...hugely enjoyable and deeply involving” by the Washington Post and "exuberant and captivating" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Judith Shatin's music is renowned for its dramatic shape and imaginative blending of acoustic and digital media, as well as her work in each. Orchestras that have performed her music include the Denver, Houston, Virginia, Illinois, Knoxville, Minnesota, National and Richmond Symphonies. Her chamber and choral music is internationally performed and has been featured at festivals throughout North America and Europe. She has been commissioned by organizations and ensembles including the Barlow Foundation, Fromm Foundation, Kronos Quartet, Library of Congress, National Symphony, the Dutch Hexagon Ensemble, the Peninsula Women’s Chorus and the San Francisco Girls’ Chorus.
 
Innova Records will issue Judith Shatin's Time to Burn (http://www.innova.mu/albums/judith-shatin/time-burn) CD this Spring, with a combination of chamber and electroacoustic music performed by the Cassatt Quartet, violist James Dunham, pianist Margaret Kampmeier and others. Her music can also be heard on the Ravello, Etcetera, Capstone, Centaur, Neuma, New World and Sonora labels. She is currently William R. Kenan Jr. Professor at the University of Virginia, where she founded the Virginia Center for Computer Music. Visit her online at http://www.judithshatin.com.
 
For press inquiries about Judith Shatin, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.
 
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