Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary Ensemble

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The Contemporary Music Ensemble is decidated to performing newer works. They are particularly dedicated to collaborating with young composers in the Pittsburgh area.

Highlights from Past Seasons

John Adams’ Son of Chamber Symphony   

George Antheil’s Ballet Mecanique    

Leonardo Balada’s Capriccios No. 7

Pierre Bartholomée’s 7X7

Mason Bates’ Omnivorous Furniture

Gavin Bryars’ Non La Conobbe Il Mondo Mentre L’ebbe

Jacob Druckman’s Come Round      

Ayriole Frost’s Delaunay's Halos      

Henryk Gorecki’s Kleines Requiem für eine Polka

Alexander Goehr’s 2 notes only for Ollie...op. 74 

Alexander Goehr's Concerto for 11

Hans Werner Henze’s Quattro fantasie & Sonate fur sechs spieler

Paul Hindemith’s Drei Stucke

Binna Kim’s Spark!

Zygmunt Krauze’s Tableau Vivant                 

Witold Lutoslawski’s Dance Preludes

Nico Muhly’s By All Means

Victor Padilla’s Sonorous Landscape

Arvo Part’s Fratres for chamber ensemble

Jakub Polaczyk’s Pok-a-Tok

Steve Reich’s Double Sextet

Igor Stravinsky’s Octet & L'Histoire du Soldat

Edgard Varèse’s Octandre                

Randall Woolf’s Modern Primitive