Presented by MNMI and the University of Missouri School of Music from Monday, July 27 through Saturday, August 1 in Columbia, the eleventh annual MICF will feature world premieres of new works written by each of the selected composers. Listed with their current places of residence, they are:
- Yu Kuwabara - Tokyo, Japan (https://3shimai.com/yu/index_Eng.html)
- Pascal Le Boeuf - New York, NY (http://www.pascalmusic.com/)
- Shuying Li - Boston, MA (https://www.shuyingli.com/)
- Celka Ojakangas - Los Angeles, CA (https://www.celka.net/)
- DM R (Diana M. Rodriguez) - New York, NY (https://music.columbia.edu/bios/diana-m-rodriguez)
- Niko Schroeder - Columbia, MO (https://nikodschroeder.com/)
- Andrew Tholl - Los Angeles, CA (http://www.andrewtholl.com/)
- Felipe Tovar-Henao - Bloomington, IN (https://www.felipe-tovar-henao.com/)
The acclaimed new music group Alarm Will Sound, conducted by artistic director Alan Pierson, once again will serve as resident ensemble, as they have since the MICF began in 2010.
You can visit the festival website here.