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New Words and New Music with Voice: 2020

February 4, 2021 @ 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm

Creative writers and composers of the works presented in this performance, along with Kate Campbell, piano.
Program is pre-recorded in multiple locations and mediums,
and will be premiered online only.

This concert will showcase collaborative works among five creative writing Master of Fine Arts students and four doctoral students in music composition and theory. The noon concert will also include music, theatre and dance students performing, as well as music faculty. The prerecorded concert will be shown on the Department of Music YouTube channel and available for viewing after its premiere. This is the third year of the collaboration.

Originally scheduled for the Spring of 2020, the concert was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Geographies I
for Soprano and Piano
words by Jen Soong (MFA student, Creative Writing)
music by Daniel Godsil (PhD student, music composition)
—Anushka Kulkarni, soprano (PhD student, musicology)
—Carla Bond, mezzo-soprano (PhD student, musicology)
—Kate Campbell, piano

a Musical Drama
story by Mangai Arumugam (MFA, Creative Writing ‘20)
music by Emily Joy Sullivan (PhD student, music composition)
lyrics by Mangai Arumugam and Emily Joy Sullivan
—Kurt Rohde, viola and Professor of Music at UC Davis
—Kate Campbell, piano and celesta

can you hear me? 
words by Anna Tuchin (MFA student, Creative Writing)
music by Orkun Akyol (PhD student, music composition)
—Sarah Miller, solo voice (PhD student, musicology)
—Orkun Akyol and Reuben de Lautour, electronics

Spaceman / Watchman
text by Sawyer Elms and Jordan Dahlen (MFA, Creative Writing)
music by Trey Makler (PhD student, music composition)
—Leanny Muñoz, soprano (PhD student, musicology)
—Sawyer Elms, speaking role 1 (MFA, Creative Writing)
—Jordan Dahlen, speaking role 2 (MFA, Creative Writing)
—Kate Campbell, piano

Free, online only via YouTube
a Shinkoskey Noon Concert


February 4, 2021
12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
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