NHMF 2015

The Truman State University Department of Music
Sigma Alpha Iota
invite you to experience a two days of contemporary music

Presentations: October 23
Concerts and Events: October 24

All events free to the public.

The 2015 edition of the New Horizons Music Festival is two days of contemporary music featuring performers from Truman State University and the surrounding region, including music from most of the major genres in modern music.

Scenes from the 2014 Festival


Special guests:
Michael Ippolito
Binary Canary
Nathaniel Bartlett

Wind Symphony I
Jazz Ensemble
President’s String Quartet
Michael Bunchman, Teng-Kuan Wang
Daniel Kubus, piano

New Compositions by:
Michael Ippolito, Victor Marquez-Barrios,
Charles Gran, Robert Martin,  Clint Needham


The New Horizons Music Festival is two days of contemporary music featuring performers from the University and the surrounding region. The Festival includes music from many of the major genres in modern performance: chamber groups, multimedia, solo performers, and large ensembles. The concerts, talks and workshops provide a substantive slice of contemporary music focusing on music that leverages the techniques of the classical musician and looks to the future.

This seventeenth edition of Truman’s festival of contemporary and experimental music, features four concerts, and several other events on the beautiful Truman State University campus in Kirksville, Missouri.

Charles Gran
Festival Director

The New Horizons Music Festival concerts will be held on the Truman campus Saturday, October 24th.

For more information email newhorizonsmusicfestival@gmail.com


NHMF in local media.


Music featured in the video:

Carnival Daring-Do
Jay C. Batzner, Music
Video created and directed by Carla Poindexter

Winter’s Summer
Ted King-Smith, composer and performer

Radiance Swells
Thomas L. Wilson, composer
Matthew Shaver, vibraphone

the bunyip
Thomas Dempster, composer
Russell Thorpe, saxophone

TSU All-Stars
Timothy AuBuchon, saxophone
Jay Bulen, trombone
Michael Bump, percussion
Charles Gran, synthesizers

eclipse
Theodore Moore, composer and video
Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
Theodore Moore, electronics and video

pincushioned
Barry Moon, video, electronics and guitar
Doug Nottingham, percussion and electronics

Hunger Dreams in Flocks
Hunter Ewen, composer and electronics

“Nonette” by Amy X Neuburg, performed by Kate Stenberg
Released on Other Minds Records: Scenes from a New Music Séance.

Amy X Neuburg
composer, percussion, electronics, vocals

Crowd Source
Amy X Neuburg (Premiere of the 2014 Festival Commission)
Amy X Neuburg, vocal
Truman Percussion Ensemble: Michael Bump, director, Ben Barker, Hannah Gallamore, Angela Hilton, Tori Hosler, Jensynn Kasper, Brett Morris, Matt Musselman, Janelle Walker, Nicole Ulmer, Conner Viets

Last Round
I. Movido, urgente
Osvaldo Golijov, composer
Quartet I: Sarite Brown, Hunter Takamiya, violins Emily Koboldt, viola, Daniel Yung, cello
Quartet II: Ava Pacheco, Claire Clausen, violins Christopher Aman, viola; Alyssa AuBuchon, cello Darby Dachroeden, bass
Sam McClure, conductor