Manchester New Music Festival – North Manchester, Indiana
The 3rd Manchester New Music Festival will take place on the Manchester University campus in North Manchester, Indiana on May 6-7, 2022. This year’s featured performer will be cellist, Nick Photinos.
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Concert 1: Friday, May 6 – 3:30 PM
Connor Johnson – Stygian Blue
Andrew Davis – Mechanical Thaw
Joshua Burel – Elegy: Beneath the Peddler’s Moon
Sever Tipei – Quilt
Carter John Rice – vita(re)mix
Yi-Ning Lo – Marbles in the Wok
Concert 2: Friday, May 6 – 7:00 PM
Spencer Arias – The Stars that Shine Brightest in our Eyes
Suzanne Sorkin – Angel of Fire
inti figgis-vizueta – INBHIR (many waters)
Janis Mercer – Amsterdam
Jiyoun Chung – Rain Will Come What May
Jay Batzner – Slipping By
Mike McFerron – a leaf falls on loneliness
Concert 3 - Saturday, May 7 - 11:00 AM
Emily McPherson - Phosphenes I
Dominic Dousa – Toward the Boundless Expanse
Andrew Walters – Noise to Signal
Linda Kernohan - Book of Hours
Mikel Kuehn – Unlocking the Keys
Chin-Ting Chan – Postcards
Workshop/Presentation: Nick Photinos - 1:30 PM
Concert 4 – Saturday, May 7– 3:30 PM
Anthony Donofrio – This is Not a Farewell
Mickie Wadsworth – I’m So Cold
Robert McClure – untangle my tongue
Ben Fuhrman – Particle Forge
Benjamin Baker – PRIMORDIAL
Debra Lynn – Triptych
II. David and Elizabeth
III. The Vibe
Stefania de Kenessey - MICROVIDS
1. Out of place
2. Skipping stones
3. Like a rock
4. Reach for the sky
5. Standing tall
6. Got it
7. On fire
8. The grand opening
9. Running on empty
10. Just joking
11. Pure joy
12. Bursting out
13. Dream away (Homage to BB)
14. Hurry up
16. In a moment (In honor of FS)
17. Fooled you
18. Hiding in plain sight
19. That’s what you think
Concert 5 - Saturday, May 7 - 7:00 PM
Niloufar Nourbakhsh – Veiled
Federico Llach – NN
Tim Reed – Rafah Crossing
João Pedro Oliveira – Singularity
Nikki Krumwiede – The Naiad’s Song
Evan Fontaine – Recycling, with Chris Santos
Mark Snyder – It’s really not that funny
Travel Information (More detailed information will be added here soon)
North Manchester is a small town, about a 40 minute drive from Fort Wayne.
The Fort Wayne International Airport is the closest airport, approximately 45 minutes from North Manchester. It’s a small airport and tends to cost a little bit more than other airports.
The Indianapolis Airport is often less expensive but is a two-hour drive from North Manchester.
Flying into Chicago is another option but is a 3-hour drive from us.
North Manchester is a small place and we currently have no Uber service in town.
Once you are here, we can help with rides to places in town. We will have some volunteer drivers who can provide rides between North Manchester and the Fort Wayne Airport. If you need help with rides, let us know and we will do what we can to help you get around.
As mentioned above, North Manchester is a very small town. There a couple of options for staying in town but the more familiar chain hotels (Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, etc.) can be found in the nearby towns of Wabash and Huntington, IN. Wabash is 15 miles away and Huntington is about 19 miles away.
The Eel River is a main motel in North Manchester. It’s not fancy, but is affordable. https://www.facebook.com/EelRiverInn/ It’s a very basic, but decent option if you are looking for something inexpensive.
The Fruit Basket Inn is a bed and breakfast in town. http://www.fruitbasketinn.com/
Feel free to contact Tim Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any additional questions.
The festival is made possible by the Joyce and Wil Nolen Music Fund. The first and second Manchester New Music Festivals were held in 2013 and 2015. After a hiatus, we are excited to bring the festival back and plan to continue hosting this event on a regular basis moving forward.