STS 2015 - Home Grown

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Event Title: STS 2015 - Home Grown
  • Region: Atlantic
  • Venue / Location: Festival Theatre, Wolfville, NS
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Price: $Freewill donation ($20 suggested) / free for students with valid I.D.
  • Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)
  • External Link: Acadia New Music Society

A concert featuring faculty performers from Acadia’s School of Music, local musicians and student performers and composers. The Acadia Youth Band (a group representing eight different schools in the Annapolis Valley) will also perform this evening, under the direction of Paul Hutten. Tonight will also feature the Acadia Faculty Improv Ensemble, who will be joined by Jeffrey Zeigler.


Astor Piazzolla / Histoire du Tango
2. Café 1930
3. Nightclub 1960
Derek Charke, flute & bass flute
Eugene Cormier, guitar

John Weinzweig / Private Collection
2. Says What?
7. My Dear Etcetera
3. Hello Rico
Katie Cochrane, soprano
Jennifer King, piano

Gareth Farr / Kembang Suling
Rebekah Hutten, flute
Brydone Charlton, marimba

Keith Stratton / Porcupine
Percussion Ensemble, Directed by Mark Adam
Alec Bloch, Brydone Charlton, Don Foley, Dante Hu, Zoe Strutt, Naoko Tsujita

Emily Doolittle / minute etudes (Books 1 and 2)
furtive | fleeting | tranquil | frenzied | lonely | lively | hearty
Jennifer King, piano


Alexina Louie / Put on Your Running Shoes
Heather Price, piano

Alex Shapiro / Paper Cut
Acadia Youth Band
Paul Hutten, conductor

Faculty Improv Group / Free Improvisation
Mark Adam, percussion
Christoph Both, cello
Nicholas D’Amato, double bass
Derek Charke, bass flute
Jeff Hennessy, piano
Mark Hopkins, trumpet
Jeff Torbert, guitar
Jeffrey Zeigler, cello

The Acadia New Music Society (ANMS) is proud to present its 8th annual new music festival. Featuring: Jeffrey Zeigler, a world-class artist from New York City and former cellist of the Kronos Quartet. The Blue Engine String Quartet, Nova Scotia’s premiere quartet and members of Symphony Nova Scotia. NBG Ensemble, our resident festival Pierrot-style group. The Acadia Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, Acadia teaching faculty, and regional performers and composers.

The Acadia New Music Society acknowledges our funding partners: Arts Nova Scotia, The Canada Council for the Arts, The SOCAN Foundation, The Municipality of the County of Kings, and Acadia University.