Piano Masterclass with Saleem Ashkar

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Join us for a Piano masterclass with Saleem Ashkar! Saleem Ashkar is an acclaimed pianist who debuted at Carnegie Hall at age 22. A recitalist, chamber musician and recording artist, he has performed with the world’s finest orchestras under leading conductors, such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach and others. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Free & open to the public

Saleem Ashkar in Concert

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

Saleem Ashkar is an acclaimed pianist who made his Carnegie Hall debut at the young age of 22. Since then, Ashkar has played in some of the world's most renowned concert halls with leading orchestras and conductors. His current focus is a complete Beethoven Sonata cycle, presented by the Konzerthaus, Berlin, and spanning their 2016-2017 season.​ ​Saleem is Ambassador to Music Fund,​ a charitable organization supporting musicians and music schools in conflict areas and developing countries. Join us for a concert at 7:00pm with a light reception to follow.

Tactile Media Workshop - End of Semester Performance

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Kooper Studio

In Tactile Media Workshop (MUSC 0221 - MEME Ensemble) students engaged in critical and experimental approaches to hardware technologies associated with sound and image production, focusing on technology often thought of as “behind” our media, its history, mechanics, and how to engage with it expressively. Technologies covered include standard microphones, contact mics, speakers, transducers, magnetic tape, turntables, and experimental film techniques.

Class concert for MUSC 1060, "Analysis and Performance."

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Performance and Analysis MUSC 1060

"Impromptu-Caprice" (1885), Gabriel Pierne (1863-1937) 

"Hymn (St. Denio)" from Suite for Harp (1969), Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

    Flannery Mcintyre, harp


Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14 / 1. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

I. Allegro

II. Allegretto

III. Rondo Allegro Comodo

Oliver Isik, piano

Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free concert featuring Music Department students! Stay for one or two pieces, or the entire concert. Water and fresh fruit will be provided.

Free & open to the public!

To request special services, accommodations or assistance for this event, please contact Madison Maynard [401.863.3234 -] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Large-Scale Projects Concert

Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

New musical works, installations and multimedia theatre pieces from the Large-Scale Projects Seminar​.

Free & open to the public