Intermezzo
3:16 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

“DAVID AMRAM WEEK” in Las Cruces: Fred Bugbee discusses this year’ Contemporary Arts Festival

Fred Bugbee, percussion professor and organizer of the Contemporary Arts Festival
Credit Leora Zeitlin

Fred Bugbee talks about David Amram and the Contemporary Arts Festival that will bring him and his music to Las Cruces.

Legendary classical/jazz/world music composer and performer David Amram is the focus of the third annual NMSU Warner Hutchison Contemporary Arts Festival, taking place next week in Las Cruces. Percussion professor Fred Bugbee, who organized the festival with horn professor Nancy Joy, came to talk with Intermezzo host Leora Zeitlin about Amram, and the concerts, lectures and films that will explore his career and multi-faceted music.

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