Shepherd School percussionist Aaron Smith performs a new composition by Shepherd School composer Theo Chandler inspired by Mark di Suvero's Po-um (Lyric) (2003). Photo by Daniel Ortiz.

Summer Music Series

A Celebration of Rice Public Art

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 | 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 | 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 12:00pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 12:00pm
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The Moody has commissioned five composers from the Shepherd School of Music to create original works responding to individual objects in Rice’s Public Art collection. Each composer wrote a short solo or duet to be performed in front of the artwork. The five performances will be available on the Moody’s YouTube channel premiering on the following and days and times:

June 23, 12 p.m.
Ursula von Rydingsvard, Malutka II (2018), composer Daniel Zlatkin, cellist Russell Houston

June 30, 12 p.m.
Mark di Suvero, Po-um (Lyric) (2003), composer David Jones, percussionist Aaron Smith

July 7, 12 p.m.
Jaume Plensa, Mirror (2011), composer Jake Sandridge, cellist Bree Ahern and clarinetist Roy Park

July 14, 12 p.m.
Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #1115, composer Theo Chandler, oboist Virginia McDowell

July 21, 12 p.m.
Leo Villareal, Radiant Pathway (2010), composer Nicky Sohn, cellist David Dietz