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 Potpourri

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 Etudes

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

MITSOAP XIX: October 9, 2014 Alumni Composers

MITSOAP XX:February 15, 2015 Music of Brooke Joyce

MITSOAP XXI: October 4, 2015 Flute Menagerie

MITSOAP XXII: February 9, 2016 Solo Cello+Sound+Imagery

MITSOAP XXIII: March 6, 2016 In Memoriam Eius

MITSOAP XXIV: November 3, 2016 Evans/Pluta Duo

MITSOAP XXV: February 24-26, 2017 Iowa Composers Forum New Music Festival

MITSOAP XXVI: October 31, 2017 Reformation Cantata

MITSOAP XXVII: March 3, 2018 Woodwired Duo