Lecture/Recital: Contemporary Chamber Music & The Interdisciplinary Imagination: Engaging Advocacy and the Arts in 21st Century Musicians with co-presenter, Noel Wan, harp and Daniel McCarthy, viola, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 3:00PM
Scholarly lecture on interdisciplinary programming and advocacy for new music with performances of chamber music written after 1950 for harp/flute and harp trio on topics of ecology.
Zack Osinski is a native of North Carolina currently pursuing the Master of Music degree in flute performance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying with Dr. John Keeble. His former teachers include Bonita Boyd and Dr. Tadeu Coelho. A new music enthusiast, Mr. Osinski has performed works by Jo Kondo, Georg Friedrich Haas, and Robert Morris with OSSIA New Music and Musica Nova. His performance of Andre Jolivet’s Concerto for Flute earned him the distinguished Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music in 2016. He won the 3rd Tallon Perkes Scholarship Competition with his interpretation of Joseph’s Schwantner’s Black Anemones.
About the Performing ensEMBLE
Daniel McCarthy, Zach Osinksi, and Noel Wan are graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and members of the Illinois Modern Ensemble, directed by Stephen Andrew Taylor. Recent collaborations include performances of works by Gareth Farr, Arnold Bax, and Kaija Saariaho.