New music at UIC: Mellits and Reich

An exciting new work by UIC faculty Marc Mellits, commissioned by the UIC Office of the Chancellor, is paired with Steve Reich’s monumental "Music for 18 Musicians." Marc Mellits is one of the leading American composers of his generation, enjoying hundreds of performances throughout the world every year.

Part of the Chancellor’s Lecture and Event Series.

6:45pm panel discussion

7:30pm performance

Reception following the concert

Location: UIC Theatre, 1040 West Harrison Street

Come early for a panel discussion about contemporary perspectives on writing classical music for today’s audience with Marc Mellits, along with the new dean of the UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, Steve Everett, and Roshanne Etezady. Discussion moderated by UIC faculty Michael J. Anderson.

Post-concert reception hosted by

Mary Jo Papich, Ginger Farley, and Janet Carol Smith

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