Tuesday, February 4, 2020

February 6-8, 2020: Society of Composers 2020 Region VI Conference

Marty will be speaking and performing at the SCI Regional VI Spring 2020 Conference in San Antonio Texas. This is a conference for members of the Society of Composers who can register to attend at

SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference - Concert 1
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Parker Chapel, Trinity University

Der Gottprotz (The God-swanker) —
   character study after Elias Canetti
          S. Andrew Lloyd, organ
Joseph Klein
Silver Liquid Drops
          David Heinick, piano
David Heinick
          David Heller, organ
Brian Bondari
Piano Preludes, Nos. 12, 7, 9, 11, & 15
          Jean Park, piano
Jason Bahr
A Monody of Gerhard Richter
          Daniel Anastasio, piano
Cory Brodack
Isaiah 12
          St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Choir
          Russell Jackson, director
          David Heller, organ
Jason Bahr
Throughout the 2020 Spring Conference, Michael Boyd’s Becoming. . .everything else will be performed between concerts in and around the Luella Bennack Music Center at the University of the Incarnate Word by the students of MUSI 1110 Freshman Music Seminar II (UIW).
SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference - Concert 2
Friday, February 7, 2020, 3:00 p.m. - Concert Hall
Luella Bennack Music Center 
University of the Incarnate Word

Pistol Poem No. 3 (“Power Is Often Very Quiet”)
          J.C. Alexander, Taylor Dartez, Jordan Frenzel
          UIW Percussion Ensemble
          Dr. Stefan Cadra, director
Neal Endicott
Three’s a Crowd!
          Todd Oxford, saxophone
Chris Arrell
   II. Austin-Autos
          Ellie Parker, alto saxophone
          Kyle Kindred, piano
Kyle Kindred
Sigil II: Amistad
          Megan Elks, saxophone
Monte Taylor
Nocturne of the Desert
          Coy Reid, saxophone
Jeffrey Ouper
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
          Cynthia Cripps, alto saxophone
          Martha Saywell, piano
Justin Writer
~ pause ~
No Collision
Ken Metz
Mystic Mountain
Mark Dal Porto
Hymn for the Arc Harvester
Philip Schuessler
Katherine Bergman
University of the Incarnate Word Wind Ensemble
Dr. Brett A. Richardson, Director
SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference - Concert 3
Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - Concert Hall
Luella Bennack Music Center 
University of the Incarnate Word

The Long Rain
          Qizhen Liu, cello
Justin Giarrusso
          Clay Kuglen, Matthew Settles, Juan Arreguin,
          Jacob Vaquera, UTSA Percussion Ensemble
Edna Alejandra Longoria
          Lance Balser, Pazer Ortiz, Jacob Navarijo,
          UTSA Percussion Ensemble
          Sherry Rubins and Michael Mixtacki, directors
Allen Molineux
   II. Membranic
          John Dawson, Jessy Eubanks,
          Daniel Gostein, & Ali Pappa, percussionists
John Kosch
Tuning Exercise Number 5
          Marina Tucker, violin
          Gerard Spicer, alto saxophone
Navid Bargrizan
New Love
          Dana Kelly, clarinet
          Wei Chen Bruce Lin, piano
Amy Gabriella Thomas
Two Sisters
          Robert Anton Strobel, piano
Robert Anton Strobel
Freedom to Be
          Justin Gonzales, horn
          Daniel Anastasio, piano
Elyse Kahler
Missa Brevis
          UIW Cardinal Singers
          William Gokelman, director
Steven Weimer
SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference: Podium Presentations
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Goretti Hall (Rm. 201)
Luella Bennack Music Center, University of the Incarnate Word
“From Monophony to Meloharmony: How Harry Partch Influenced Manfred Stahnke”
        Navid Bargrizan
“Charting the Ambiguity in Enya’s Use of Language”
        Elyse Kahler and David Forrest
“Cross-Cultural Approaches to Composition”
        Marty Regan
Made in SA: Building Community through New Music”
        Ken Metz and Kevin Salfen
SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference – Concert 4
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Concert Hall, Luella Bennack Music Center
University of the Incarnate Word

Canticles Derived from the Fragmentary Remains
   of the Journals of Commander Nemo Oz
Mickie Willis
Richard Power
Eulerian Circles
          Coby Heimann, alto saxophone
Daniel Adams
Silent Cry of a Heron
          Marty Regan, shakuhachi
          Gary Fair, clarinet
Marty Regan
A Tonal Suite
          Coby Heimann and Samatha Pawelek, saxophones
Doug Davis
Three Monochromes
          William Haugeberg, trombone
          Abel Rios, tuba
Justin Writer
Isaac’s World
Filipe Leitão
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          Jacob Bissell & Gabriela Barrera, performers
JP Lempke
          Justin Gonzales, horn
Patrick Reed
SCI Region VI Spring 2020 Conference – Concert 5
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Concert Hall, Luella Bennack Music Center
University of the Incarnate Word

Zyzzyva Escapades
          Stephanie Westney, violin
          Benjamin Westney, cello
Paul Osterfield
          Tracy Carr, oboe ~ Mark Dal Porto, piano
Mark Dal Porto
          Joseph Mora, clarinet
Steven Weimer
Three Scenes
          Qizhen Liu, cello
          Ara Koh, piano
Ken Metz
Pencil Songs
          Gregory Wascoe, baritone ~ George B. Chave, piano
George B. Chave
pause ~
The Darkening Green
          The UTSA String Quartet (Allison Hayes, Violin 1;
          Amy Reece, Violin 2; Rebecca Morris, viola;
          Isaiah Valdez, cello)
Michael Murray
frame and pane
         Adriana Bec, violin
Ash Stemke
          Kyle Rowan, clarinet
Kyle Rowan
Song of Normality
          Stephanie Hulsey, flute
Tianyi Wang
Two Songs: I. Prologue, II. “After Reading Baudelaire”
          Orit Eylon, mezzo-soprano ~ Ara Koh, piano
Kevin Salfen
Fantasia for Clarinet and Piano
          Kathleen Jones, clarinet
          Nicole Narboni, piano
Peter Fischer