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Friends of Rain Concert

Date: 7:30pm PST March 8, 2019 Location: Evans Hall


Evans Hall

The Lewis & Clark College Faculty Chamber Players presents its annual Friends of Rain new music concert on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:30pm in Evans Auditorium at Lewis & Clark College.

The concert, entitled, “Musical Responses to the Natural World” explores musical responses by composers to the natural world and features works by Susan Alexander, Christina Rusnak, Duncan Neilson, Stephen Lewis, Andrea Reinkemeyer, Nancy Ives, and Eleanor Alberga.

Our faculty and guest performers include: 

  • David Eby, cello
  • Jennifer Craig, harp
  • Mitch Iimori, horn
  • Lisa Neher, mezzo-soprano
  • Duncan Neilson, piano and electronics
  • Nancy Ives, cello
  • Helen Huang, soprano
  • Lucia Atkinson, violin
  • Holland Phillips, viola
  • Deborah Cleaver, piano
  • Yoko Greeney, piano




Three Little Multiverses (for Lou) by Susan Alexjander

  1. From Hubble
  2. Measures (from Two Cinquaines)
  3. Spring 


Glacier Blue by Christina Rusnak

  1. Mountain
  2. Sky
  3. Water


Butterfly Zone II by Duncan Neilson


Owl Night by Duncan Neilson


Suite for Cello and Vocal Obbligato by Nancy Ives

  1. Prelude
  2. Allemande
  3. Courante
  4. Sarabande
  5. Waltz I and II
  6. Gigue




Epigraph to horas non numero nisi serenas from Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde arr. Stephen Lewis


horas non numero nisi serenas by Stephen Lewis


Four Poems for Robin by Andrea Reinkemeyer

  1. Siwashing it out once in Siuslaw Forest
  2. A spring night in Shokoku-ji
  3. An autumn morning in Shokoku-ji
  4. December at Yase


Two-Piano Suite by Eleanor Alberga



Event Cost

$10 General Admission
$5 LC Faculty, Staff, Seniors, Alumni and non-LC students
FREE for LC Students (with ID)

Event Contact
(503) 768-7788