DANIEL GILLIAM | COMPOSER

Jul 28

Next up: a piece for violinist Rob Simonds. Rob leads the seconds of the Louisville Orchestra, and plays lots of new music (find him on YouTube). He’s also a tireless advocate for reaching new people with classical and new music.

Next up: a piece for violinist Rob Simonds. Rob leads the seconds of the Louisville Orchestra, and plays lots of new music (find him on YouTube). He’s also a tireless advocate for reaching new people with classical and new music.

Jul 12

Jul 09

Announced today: I’ll be writing a new work for the Kentucky Center Chamber Players’ final concert.

Kentucky Center Chamber Players Present Grand Finale Concert

Specially commissioned work and “Appalachian Spring” featured on  March 8  will mark the ensemble’s retirement .

 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 14, 2014) - - - After 30 seasons, two recordings, and  almost 150 concerts, Louisville-based Kentucky Center Chamber Players will mark its retirement with a  free Grand Finale concert on 8 March, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Margaret Comstock Hall at the University of Louisville School of Music.

The concert will feature Johannes Brahms’s Trio in A Minor, Opus 114 for Clarinet, Cello and Piano; a specially commissioned piece for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano by Louisville composer Daniel Gilliam; and Aaron Copland’s  Appalachian Spring, in the original version for 13 instruments.

The performance of Appalachian Spring will include a slide show of evocative Kentucky photographs by award-winning photographer, Pam Spaulding.

“We are making our farewell concert free to our audience as a Thank You for all the years of support they have given us,’ said KCCP founder, Joanna Goldstein.

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Founded in 1982, the mission of Kentucky Center Chamber Players is to perform repertoire reflecting a breadth of styles, genres and instrumental combinations, including standard chamber music literature, as well as less familiar works by composers from the Classical Period to the 21st Century. For additional information about The Kentucky Center Chamber Players, www.kyccp.org.

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