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Michael Johanson participates as Composer-in-Residence at Jubilus Festival

February 17, 2012

Michael Johanson, Assistant Professor of Music Composition and Director of the Composition Program at Lewis & Clark College is currently in Gainesville, Florida, where he is the 2012 Composer-in-Residence at the Jubilus Festival from February 13-18.

During Johanson’s residency, five of his compositions will be rehearsed and performed in concert (Evocations, a work for Horn solo, Earth Dweller, a work for full chorus, Two Settings of Baudelaire, a work for soprano and piano, Memento, a work for saxophone and organ, and Toccata, a work for saxophone and piano).  In addition to this, he is working with young composers in the Alachua County area in a Music Education Outreach Program/Young Composers Competition designed to foster the development of young composers.  The Jubilus Festival is sponsored by the organization “A Musical Offering.”

For more information about the Jubilus Festival click here.

For more information about Michael Johanson’s participation and the Young Composers Competition click here.