New Music Ensemble At Willamette

New Music at Willamette Presents the Third Angle New Music Ensemble Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in Hudson Hall, Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center, Willamette University. The concert is free and open to the public.

Founded in 1985, the Ensemble's mission is to commission, premiere, and record new works by regionally and nationally recognized composers, and to perform innovative music by the established composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Over the past 16 seasons, Third Angle has presented 80 programs of contemporary music, commissioned more than 20 new works, and released five recordings to critical acclaim.

Third Angle maintains a roster of nine permanent musicians and a revolving roster of distinguished guest artists from the top performing groups in Portland, including the Oregon Symphony, Florestan Trio and Chamber Music Northwest.

Appearing April 25 will be Libby Larson, Piano Trio; Paul Schoenfield, Cafe Music for Piano Trio; Paul Hindemith, Tom Johnson and John Peel.