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Due East to Perform World Premieres of Chicago Composers June 26

Join us June 26 for Metals/Pipes a concert of amazing premieres performed by the incredible flute-percussion duo Due East. The concert will include new works by Martha Horst, Laura Schwendinger, Lawrence Axelrod, Elizabeth Start, Kyong Mee Choi, Timothy Ernest Johnson, Julia Miller and Timothy Dwight Edwards. Two of the pieces will involve electro-acoustic elements.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • 7:00 pm
Room 300 a Collaboraction Space, Flatiron Building • 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago

From their website:
DUE EAST  (Erin Lesser, flutes; Greg Beyer, percussion) actively promotes new music and seeks to expand the flute and percussion duo genre through frequent commissions and premieres.

The duo has performed in China, Brazil, Europe, Canada and the USA at venues such as the Beijing Modern Music Festival, the Warsaw Crossdrumming Festival, the Banff Centre for the Arts and the SEAMUS conference. DUE EAST has given multiple performances at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and won first prize in the 2008 National Flute Association Chamber Music Competition.