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Works by late poet Lorine Niedecker inspire music performed by ensemble

Originally posted on Daily Union on June 18, 2013. MADISON — The Isthmus Vocal Ensemble of Madison, under the direction of Scott MacPherson, celebrated its tenth anniversary by commissioning a piece from composer Jerry Hui. The piece is made up of three parts based on three poems penned by the late Fort Atkinson poet Lorine Niedecker. “When we heard about this performance, several of us traveled to Madison to hear it. We were not sure what to expect,” Friends of Lorine Niedecker President Ann Engelman Continue reading →