Macchia's opera to premiere at New Music Festival in NC
Insectaphobia, an opera by Salvatore Macchia, professor of contrabass and composition in the Department of Music and Dance, will premiere in March at the New Music Festival of the East Carolina University School of Music in Greenville, N.C.
Performances will take place March 24-26 with a morning performance for schoolchildren on March 27. Edward Jacobs, director of the New Music Festival and professor of composition at the school of music, received a B.A. in Music Composition in 1984 at UMass Amherst, where he studied composition with Macchia and saxophone with professor Lynn Klock.