Snyder Performs at SCI Regional Conference, Louisville, Atlanta, GSU and is the Critic’s Pick in Nashville

March 11, 2016

SCI2016Assistant Professor of Music, Mark Snyder, performed his piece Qwee for processed soprano, harp, accordion & video at the 2016 Society of Composer Incorporated Region III Conference at Marshall University in Huntington West Virginia on February 26th. Accompanying him were UMW alums harpist Becky Brown ’15 and soprano Paige Naylor ’14.

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Dr. Snyder’s former students also presented their works at the same conference. Becky Brown’s Hold Still, a multimedia self-portrait for pencil, copper and Arduino on paper and video in Max/MSP/Jitter and original poetry from the composer was featured on concert 4.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byYlJwr-NRc&feature=youtu.be

along with Stephen Hennessey’s Ausgang, a sentimental work structured around the development of a simple melody through episodic processing featuring the composer on guitar.

In addition to performing at SCI, Mark gave a master class on his music at the University of Louisville and performed his solo show at Dreamland on February 24th.

https://youtu.be/FGE2cpIeue0

Performances of his solo show were also held at Eyedrum in Atlanta February 29th, Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA March 1 and the show at Zeitgeist Gallery  was the Nashville Scene’s Critics pick for February 28th.

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