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Communique: T h e M i n i m a l i s t s | Music By Glass, Reich, & Riley At Beckwith Recital Hall

UNCW Music Department
The Minimalists

Friday night is UNCW's Alumni & Faculty Showcase: The Minimalists at Beckwith Recital Hall. Rob Nathanson (guitar), Justin Hoke (guitar), Danijela Žeželj-Gualdi (violin), Michael D'Angelo (percussion), and several other performers will present music by Philip Glass, Terry Riley, and Steve Reich. Rob Nathanson talks about the performance and explains the importance of minimalism in the development of contemporary music. Listen above.

This performance is a fundraiser for music scholarships. 

Tickets are availableonline, by telephone 910-962-3500, or at the Cultural Arts Building Box Office 1 hour prior to showtime. 

Here are the selections for the program. Below is a WEB EXTRA featuring further conversation with Rob Nathanson about the music of the Minimalists. 

Rob Nathanson

Philip Glass: Metamorphosis One

Terry Riley: Francesco en Paraiso               

Terry Riley: Se Aparace La Muerte Inocentmente Por La Tarde      

Terry Riley: G-Song

Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint 

The Electric Counterpoint Ensemble
UNCW Department of Music faculty: 
Rob Nathanson, Michael D’Angelo, Justin Hoke, Vince Stout 
Alumni: Jared Cline, Alexander Moore, Brian (Juice) Raynor, Michael Roberts, Perry Smith, Gary Steele 

UNCW students: Whitney Burkes, Nash Kelly, Nicholas Lyons

Guest artists: Ed Stephenson, Mac Nelson

WEB EXTRA: More about Minimalism from Rob Nathanson.