NOTUS: IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble

notus - IU Comtemporary Vocal Ensemble

Concert Information

Repertoire Lists

Recordings

Composition Contest

Alumni

NOTUS Repertoire and Concerts

 

CONCERT 1 – Tuesday, February 18, 2020                                 8pm – Auer Hall

 

BORN: A Concert to Celebrate Life


Alex Berko (b. 1995)                           We Listen                                 chorus a cappella

Tawnie Olson (b. 1974)                        Les Voyelles                             chorus, cello, percussion

Michael Gilbertson (b. 1987)                Born                                        chorus a cappella

Stephen Caldwell (b. 1980)                  Pre-Existing Condition              chorus, flute, piano, percussion

Edie Hill (b. 1962)                               We Bloomed in Spring              chorus a cappella

Matthew Swartz (b. 1988)                    I Shall Not Live in Vain             chorus, piano

 

CONCERT 2 – Thursday, April 2, 2020                                        5pm – Fine Arts Plaza

 

First Thursdays Performance

 

Carlos Cordero (b. 1992)                      Ayúdame!                                chorus, bass drum

Edie Hill (b. 1962)                               We Bloomed in Spring               chorus a cappella

Andrea Ramsey (b. 1977)                    Stomp on the Fire                     chorus, body percussion

Reena Esmail (b. 1983)                       Tuttarana                                 chorus a cappella

 

CONCERT 3 – Tuesday, April 14, 2020                                        8pm – Auer Hall

 

Time in Our Voices

Featuring the music of Moira Smiley, guest composer, performer and IU alumnus

Carlos Cordero (b. 1992)                      Ayúdame!                                chorus, bass drum

Andrea Ramsey (b. 1977)                     Stomp on the Fire                     chorus, body percussion

Reena Esmail (b. 1983)                        Tuttarana                                 chorus a cappella

Moira Smiley (b. 1976)                       

“Light Perpetual” from Vonnegut Requiem, for chorus and chamber ensemble

A new instrumental work for strings and mobile phones

Silverlake for voice and string quartet

Time in Our Voices for chorus with electronics

 

Also featuring the premieres of the annual winners of the NOTUS Student Composition Contest.

 

Summer 2020 Concerts in Bloomington and New Zealand to be announced.