Composition Colloquium: Fonema Consort
Colloquium: Lecture/Colloquium/Master Class | March 20 | 3 p.m. | 135 Morrison Hall
Fonema Consort was founded in 2011 by singer Nina Dante and composers Pablo Santiago Chin and Edward Hamel. Named Best New Vocal-Oriented Contemporary Classical Ensemble of 2014 by the Chicago Reader, the ensemble has quickly earned a place in Chicagos new music community, and is building a national and international audience with performances across the US as well as in Europe and Latin American. The ensembles upcoming 2017-2018 season includes a residency at Harvard University featuring the work of Julio Estrada, an Ecuadorian tour supported by an Ernst von Siemens grant, and a residency at the Claremont Colleges in California among other events.