Two new music ensembles team up for concert

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Birds on A Wire

KALAMAZOO—Birds on a Wire, Western Michigan University's new music ensemble conducted by School of Music Director David Colson, and KLOrk, the Kalamazoo Laptop Orchestra, will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall as part of the concert series presented by the Bullock Performance Institute.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Dan Jacobson, WMU professor of music. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium at millerauditorium.com/som or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

KLOrk will perform compositions by Henry Cowell, Jascha Narveson and David Loberg Code, the ensemble's conductor. Birds on a Wire will present works by Robert Patterson, Arthur Gottschalk and Christopher Biggs, assistant professor of digital composition.

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Kalamazoo Laptop Orchestra

Bullock Music Performance Institute

The Dalton Wed@7:30pm: Live and Interactive! concert series is presented by the WMU School of Music under the auspices of the Bullock Music Performance Institute. Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for local audiences and students of all ages.

For more information about the Wednesday evening concert series, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit wmich.edu/music.