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JCA ensemble plays new student music

WRITTEN BY HANNAH HARTZELL, STAFF REPORTER The Jordan College of the Arts Composers’ Orchestra is not a typical orchestra.  It plays strictly new music and brings unique and envelope-pushing music to the stage.  The group will showcase this unique focus at its first concert of the year Oct. 10. According to Michael Schelle, JCACO founder

Butler Wind Ensemble to premiere two pieces

The Butler University Wind Ensemble will premiere two new pieces by faculty composers Frank Felice and Michael Schelle in the Schrott Center next Thursday. Both pieces challenge the traditional meaning of a revolution by society’s standards. Led by band director Robert Grechesky, the concert is part of the two-week Butler ArtsFest. Felice’s piece, “Revolution Calling,”

Creativity shines in composer’s concert

Students have a chance to see Butler University’s student composers perform their own pieces this Thursday. The Jordan College of the Arts Composer’s Orchestra presents a concert about once a month, and over fifty percent of the music is composed by the students. Brice Johnson, a graduate composer who plays in the orchestra, said being

L.A. composer returns to Butler

==THIS STORY UPDATED OCT 24, 2012. The Wednesday BSO/Chorale rehearsal is now closed, due to miscommunication between JCA faculty and Clowes Memorial Hall== When one thinks of the life of a Hollywood film composer—a life full of long hours, cut-throat competition and almost constant rejection—it is hard to imagine a composer who is not jaded