Truman Presents New Music Festival

Truman’s New Music Festival will take place at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.
Christopher Biggs, the winner of the 2011 Truman State-MACRO Composition Competition, will be featured throughout the festival as guest composer. Biggs is a widely recognized composer of multimedia and acoustic music.

The festival will consist of two concerts of new music. Both concerts will feature performances of new work from Briggs, Truman composers and other contemporary composers. The first concert will also feature the University’s Wind Symphony I’s performance of Biggs new piece, “Object Metamorphosis II.”

Biggs will also speak about his music throughout the festival.

Truman’s Music Department, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Sigma Alpha Iota and The Mostly Live Composers Society will sponsor the festival.

Both events are free of admission and open to the public. Additional information on Biggs can be found at For more information regarding the festival, contact Warren Gooch at
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