The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the creativity of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Complete festival details are available here.
On Saturday, October 28, at 2 p.m., faculty from the Department of Music will present a concert that will feature:
- Pieces for Prepared Piano and Strings (1957) – Toshiro Mayuzumi (Japan)
- War Songs from Middle Kingdom flute and guitar (2013) – Shih-Hui Chen (Taiwan)
- Inguz for clarinet and cello (1996) – Liza Lim
- Espace / Brume for clarinet and marimba (1998) – Hitomi Kaneko (Japan)
Admission is free.
This festival has been made possible in part by the support of Dr. Phillip Rous, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Scott Casper, Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; and UMBC’s Asian Studies Program.
Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where Linehan Concert Hall is located — please see here for additional information.
Open Year Round: