Music in the Shape of a Pear

Music in the Shape of a Pear
Each semester, the composition studio produces a concert of contemporary music, featuring faculty, student and guest performers. Often, the concerts include music by guest composers who also present colloquia.

MITSOAP I: March 2, 2006

MITSOAP II: October 11, 2006
Six Pianos - Guest Composer, Barbara White

MITSOAP III: March 6, 2007
Potpourri - Guest Composer, Jerry Owen

MITSOAP IV: October 16, 2007
Music for Flute and Harp

MITSOAP V: March 11, 2008
Helianthus Contemporary Ensemble - Guest Composer, Forrest Pierce

MITSOAP VI: October 11-12, 2008
Iowa Composers Forum Festival

MITSOAP VII: March 14, 2009
A Civil War Musicale

MITSOAP VIII: September 27, 2009
New Vocal Music by Iowa Composers

MITSOAP IX: January 24, 2010
Strike Duo

MITSOAP X: March 12, 2010
Night Music

MITSOAP XI: October 23, 2010
Machine Music

MITSOAP XII: March 16, 2011

MITSOAP XIII: September 25, 2011
Sesquicentenntial Concert

MITSOAP XIV: February 3-4-5, 2012
New Music Festival

MITSOAP XV: October 28, 2012
Music for an autumn evening 

MITSOAP XVI: March 28, 2013
Music of Steve Smith 

MITSOAP XVII: September 29, 2013
Music from the Year 1973 

MITSOAP XVIII: February 28, 2014
Dylan Chmura-Moore, trombone