Resonant images (for Mezzo soprano and piano) by Ohio composer Brian Bevelander will be performed at the Region III SCI Festival at Marshall University in Huntington, W Va. Performers will include Brian Bevelander, piano, and Soprano Renee Clair. The festival runs from February 25-27, 2016.Brian Bevelander, Renée Clair, Matthew James, Toledo Symphony Orchestra released a recording of the composer's music in 2011, on the Equilibrium label.
Brian Bevelander is a composer/pianist, born in Boston Massachusetts and educated at the New England Conservatory of Music, Hartt College of Music, Boston University, and West Virginia University. His principal composition teachers include Thomas Canning at West Virginia University and Hugo Norden at Boston University. Besides teaching composition and piano at Heidelberg College in Ohio, he has been the recipient of several composition awards, residencies and fellowships. Many of his electroacoustic compositions have enjoyed a number of performances and broadcasts in Europe as well as the United States. In addition to his electroacoustic compositions, his works include chamber and orchestral music, concertos and solo pieces.
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