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Music Now Fest '17

20th Biennial Contemporary Music Festival February 15-17, 2017

One of the most highly regarded festivals of its kind in the Midwest, Music Now Fest '17 offers three days of programs showcasing the work of a distinguished living American composer providing a unique hands-on insight into contemporary music.

EMU's 20th biennial new music festival, Music Now Fest '17, features Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty. We Invite you to attend as many events as possible during Music Now Fest '17!


  • A special congratulations to composer Michael Daugherty on winning a Grammy Award for all three of his nominations: Best Classical Instrument Solo, Best Classical Compendium, and Best Contemporary Classical Composition!
  • Are you coming? MusicNow Fest concerts are on February 15 & 16 featuring composer Michael Daugherty! Don't miss it!

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