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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Matthew Kolar

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Name: Matthew Kolar
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Organ Hall
Presentation Title: Lampyris Quartet
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio: null
Ensemble Bio: Formed in 2019, the Lampyris Quartet hails from the Midlands of South Carolina. The quartet is a contemporary music ensemble that focuses on performance, teaching, and outreach. The group consists of members, Mathew Kolar, Dillon Smith, Andrew Hutchens, and Mathew Castner. Individually, the members have received many accolades, including advancing in national and regional competitions, as well as performing concerti with various ensembles. The members have commissioned several pieces, including works by Stacy Garrop and Ruby Fulton. Most recently, members premiered a version of Thomas Palmer’s Red Eye (2019).

Other Performers / Participants


Dillon Smith

Alto Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Andrew Hutchens

Tenor Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Matthew Castner

Baritone Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
The Kansas Rapture Forrest Pierce 8
IV. Etude After Alkan Marc-Andre Hamelin/arr. Matt Evans 5
Red Eye Thomas Palmer 5