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2021 Open Space Festival of New Music

Open Space Festival of New Music

March 11-12, 2021

Now in its 13th year, the Open Space Festival of New Music is a forum for composers and performers to present new works in collaboration with students and faculty of at the University of Northern Colorado. Past festivals featured composers Christian Wolff, Gabriela Ortiz, Alvin Lucier, Kate Soper, and Nicole Mitchell, among others. Guest performers included sound artist Ellen Fullman, Wet Ink, the Callithumpian Consort of the New England Conservatory, and the Jake Schepps Quintet. This year for the Festival is presented online with composer Scott Wollschleger, whose music is spacious, colorful, and meditative. The trio Bearthoven and UNC’s own UNCommon Ensemble are the highlighted performers.  

2021 Schedule


Pre-Concert Talk

March 11, 7:00 PM
Virtual Event

Scott Wollschleger & Vijay Chalasani



March 11, 7:30 PM
Virtual Concert

featuring the UNCommon Ensemble


The Music of Scott Wollschleger

March 12, 2:00 PM
Virtual Concert

featuring UNC students