Monday, January 21, 2008

Information and registration

Join WITF for a special Composing Thoughts LIVE with Jennifer Higdon. Higdon was the very first guest on Composing Thoughts (airs Sunday nights at 6pm on WITF-FM 89.5) and is now the first composer to be featured at a live event!
Host John Clare will speak with Jennifer about her music, creative process and perform String Poetic with pianist and WITF Music Director Dick Strawser. They'll also discuss and preview Higdon's Percussion Concerto, which the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and Chris Rose will be performing that weekend.
Attendees can meet Higdon, ask questions, get autographs and can win compact discs of Higdon's music, as well as a have a chance to win tickets to the HSO's Sunday, March 9th concert, and tickets to the Lancaster Symphony's Friday, March 28th concert!
Composing Thoughts LIVE takes place Saturday, March 8th from 3-5pm at WITF's Public Media Center (4801 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.) Free and open to the public, register now at (717) 704-3000 or by email, composingthoughtslive @
Please tell us your name, and how many are attending the program.
Funded in part through Meet The Composer's MetLife Creative Connections program.
Leadership support for Meet The Composer’s MetLife Creative Connections program is generously provided by MetLife Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Amphion Foundation, Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund, BMI Foundation, Inc., Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, The James IrvineFoundation, Jerome Foundation, media The foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Virgil Thomson Foundation, Ltd.

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