Picture of the Day – June 30, 2012

In today’s picture, Central Connecticut State University professor Dr. Daniel D’Addio performs My Father Was a Ventriloquist by Festival Associate Director, Jessica Rudman (www.jessicarudman.com). ┬áThe piece makes use of a text written by the composer read as part of a fixed electronics track that accompanies the live trumpet player. ┬áCommissioned by Dr. D’Addio, the composition was premiered in 2011 and has since been performed around the Northeast.

Daniel D'Addio