Illinois Modern Ensemble

Wed - 02.21.2018 - 7:30 PM

Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801


The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music. This performance will feature works by Tania León, Ivette Herryman-Rodriguez, and Odaline de la Martinez.




The School of Music is hosting a MillerComm lecture with the Center for Advanced Study entitled, A Composer's Voice in the Cuban Diaspora. Cuban-American composer Tania León will discuss her experiences as a composer and ambassador for the arts. She helped found the Dance Theatre of Harlem and has an opera-in-progress called, The Little Rock Nine. The opera's libretto is by Thulani Davis and the historical research was conducted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.