This concert features solo and chamber music by John Luther Adams, performed by GSU School of Music students. The centerpiece of this concert is Adams’ songbirdsongs (1974-1980). Also on the program are his Among Red Mountains (2001) and Deep and Distant Thunder from Earth and the Great Weather (1990-1993). Presented by in partnership with the Rialto Center for the Arts and Georgia State University’s College of the Arts and School of Music as part of Atlanta's SoundNOW Contemporary Music Festival. This program is supported in part by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA) at Georgia State University, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Georgia State University School of Music.