Department of Music
 

Composition faculty Charles Nichols' viola concerto premiered by Missoula Symphony Orchestra

 

In November, violist Brett Deubner and the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Darko Butorac, premiered Composition faculty Charles Nichols' concerto, Nicolo, Jimi, and John, for amplified viola, interactive computer-processing, and orchestra, three movements, based on the virtuosity of Paganini, Hendrix, and Coltrane.