WHO:
Marc Battier, Ph.D., professor of musicology at the University of Paris-Sorbonne partners with the Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Russell. Battier is cofounder of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Network. A pioneer in his field, Battier began composing electroacoustic music in 1970, using computers for composition and synthesizers for sound, mixing electronic sound with live instruments.

WHAT:
The concert includes the world premier of Battier’s original composition Rain Water for Symphony Orchestra, composed for APU’s Symphony Orchestra. In addition, the orchestra will perform Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 and concertos featuring student soloist winners from the College of Music and the Arts’ annual concerto competition. The concert culminates Battier’s two-week stay as APU’s 2014 world music scholar-in-residence.

The concert is open to all audiences and admission is free.

WHEN:
Thurs., Feb. 27, 2014, at 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Munson Recital Hall
Azusa Pacific University, East Campus
901 E. Alosta Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702

For a complete calendar of concerts, visit apu.edu/music/

APU’s School of Music offers a Bachelor of Arts in Music with emphases in Applied Music Performance, Music Education, and Music Theory; and a Bachelor of Music with emphases in Commercial Music, Composition, Music and Worship, and Performance.