SEM Orchestra 2014 Sound Future Benefit Concert – Audio Recordings Now Online
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Posted by: Stephen Stuempfle
One of the many highlights of the SEM 2014 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh
was the SEM Orchestra Sound Future Benefit Concert on Friday, November 14. Under
the direction of Michael Frishkopf and Scott Currie, the SEM-O offered
wonderful performances of compositions by Stephan Moore,
, Pauline Oliveros,
Ornette Coleman, Steve Reich, and Michael Frishkopf.
Moore and Smallwood also appeared as guest artists, while the concert was
emceed by Gage Averill.
audio recordings, and
a final list of donors can be found on the
. As a fundraiser, the
event was a grand success, with close to $40,000 received in donations and
pledges! SEM is deeply grateful to the SEM-O and the many individuals who
With funds raised through the concert, the Sound Future Campaign has now
surpassed $345,000! The Society is already using campaign monies to support
such projects as the 21st Century Fellowship Fund, Annual Meeting
Travel Fund, diversity action programs, a K-12 education initiative, and publication
With the continued support of the SEM membership, we hope to reach our campaign
goal of $500,000 by December 2015. For more information, please visit the
Sound Future area
the SEM website. Thank you for your support!