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June in Buffalo Introduces New Composers to New Music Legends

By Joyce Kryszak

Amherst, NY – Fledgling composers are getting special entree into the exclusive world of 21st century music this week at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

UB's annual "June in Buffalo" festival, continuing through Sunday, has once again gathered a handful of the world's leading contemporary composers to lecture and perform. But the eager composition students are really hoping for a chance to rub elbows with these new music gurus.

WBFO's Joyce Kryszak sat in on one lecture by composer Steve Reich. She brought back some impressions from the composer and his fans.

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