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Friends of Rain Ensemble


FRIENDS OF RAIN is Lewis & Clark’s Faculty New Music Ensemble. Performances feature varying subgroups of the music performance faculty.

Friends of Rain Mission Statement: to perform the music of the 20th- and 21st centuries, including masterworks by established composers, music by emerging composers, and Lewis & Clark faculty composers, with an emphasis on the music of the last fifty years.
Artistic Director: Michael Johanson; Assistant Director: Dunja Jennings

Spring 2015 concert:


WHEN: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

WHERE: Gregg Pavilion, Lewis & Clark College

ADMISSION: This event is FREE for LC students, $5 LC faculty/staff/alumni and seniors, $10 general admission.

The program will feature: 

Fossil for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
Marcus Maroney

Three Pieces for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon
Walter Piston

Star of the Sea for Cello and Piano
Jason Haney

Preludes for Piano, #2 and #1
Jason Haney

Soundscapes for Saxophone and Bassoon, featuring Post-Haste Reed Duo
(World Premiere)
Michael Johanson

Suite Rhythm, 3. Journey to St. Vincent
Brett EE Paschal

Consilience for Viola and Piano
Sara Graef

Prayers from the Long History of Happiness
Sara Graef  

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Friends of Rain Young Composers Forum

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