Posted on April 11, 2011 by Tia Lalani

Roger Admiral, piano, and William Damur, flute, perform the music of contemporary Canadian composer Martin Arnold.

Roger Admiral, piano
William Damur, flute
Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 PM
University of Alberta / Augustana Faculty Faith & Life Chapel
Admission is free

This concert will feature the music of contemporary Canadian composer Martin Arnold, and Mr. Arnold will be in Camrose to attend the concert. The program also includes a world premiere of his work Latex for flute and piano (commissioned through the Canada Council for the Arts).

Rat-Drifting (1999) for solo piano
Latex (2011) for flute and piano
Scudding Glamour (Ragged, Scud Grammar) (2002) for solo piano

Toronto-based composer and performer Martin Arnold studied in Edmonton, Banff, the Hague, and Victoria, where his teachers were Alfred Fisher, Frederic Rzewski, John Cage, Louis Andriessen, Gilius van Bergeijk, Rudolf Komorous, Douglas Collinge, and Michael Longton. Martin is a founding member of the Drystone Orchestra and from 1995-2000 he was artistic director of The Burdocks. Currently he plays guitar, banjo, melodica and live electronics in Marmots and Cow Paws as well as in bands led by Ryan Driver and Eric Chenaux. Martin works as a gardener and teaches in the Cultural Studies Department of Trent University.

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