Mivos Quartet to give campus concert

Contact: Cara Barnes
Photo of members of the Mivos Quartet.

From left: Lowrie, De Prato, Modney and Roberts (Photo courtesy of mivosquartet.com)

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The Mivos Quartet will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White. 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.

Mivos Quartet

Since forming in 2008, the quartet has performed works by emerging and established international composers who represent varied aesthetics of contemporary composition. The Mivos Quartet is committed to working with guest artists, exploring multimedia projects involving live video and electronics, creating original compositions and arrangements for the quartet, and performing improvised music.

The Mivos Quartet is Olivia De Prato, violin; Victor Lowrie, viola; Joshua Modney, violin; and Mariel Roberts, cello. Together they have performed across the United States and internationally. The April 1 concert will feature works by Alex Mincek, Martin Stauning, Missy Mazzoli and Felipe Lara.

Bullock Music Performance Institute

Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute's mission is to add to the already rich cultural life of Kalamazoo by creating opportunities to develop closer personal and artistic ties between audience and performer. The institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for students and local audiences 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.

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