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CANCELED: Brown Jazz Combos Concert

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

Student jazz musicians perform in combos of varying size and instrumentation at this mid-semester concert. Free and open to the public.

CANCELED: Linda L. Henry Presentation on Gribble, Lusk, and York

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Orwig Music Building

315

Linda L. Henry presents a talk on Gribble, Lusk, and York, a rural black string band from Warren County, Tennessee, who were part of the American cultural fabric in the Appalachian Cumberland Plateau throughout the first half of the twentieth century. Ms. Henry’s research maps out the local culture surrounding these musicians, a culture that moved from slavery, to sharecropping, and to street performing, a culture that necessarily included the politics of survival.

CANCELED: Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hudes: In Conversation

Monday, March 16, 2020

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Brown Arts Initiative

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Martinos Auditorium

Mar 16, 5:30 pm | FREE
Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Singer-songwriter Erin McKeown ’00 returns to campus as a BAI professor of the practice in Musical Theater. Joining her in conversation about the art of writing for stage and song is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes MFA ’04. McKeown and Hudes collabo-rated on their musical Miss You Like Hell, which premiered in 2016 at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego and is currently on tour.

Presented by Brown Arts Initiative.

CANCELED: Ben Bachmann and Ryan Lum in Recital

Sunday, March 15, 2020

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

Ben Bachmann ’23 and Ryan Lum ’23 perform a combined piano recital at Grant Recital Hall with music by Chopin, Debussy, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Glinka, and Wagner. Admission is free and open to the public.

Program

Ryan Lum

Chopin: Ballade No. 4
Debussy: Estampes

Ben Bachmann

Scriabin: Sonata-Fantasie
Rachmaninoff: Moments Musicaux Op. 16. No. 4
Glinka/Balakirev: The Lark
Wagner/Liszt: Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Chopin: Nocturne No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor

CANCELED: Aaron Gruen and David Sacks: A Musical Journey for Cello and Piano

Sunday, March 15, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

Brown University students Aaron Gruen, cello, and David Sacks, piano, perform music by Beethoven, de Falla, Stravinsky, and Debussy. The program also includes the premiere of David’s Cello Sonata No. 3. David and Aaron met in the fall of their first semester at Brown and through a mutual connection in the Classics Department read through the Debussy Cello Sonata. This program is an exploration of a variety of flavors the cello-piano repertoire has to offer. Admission is free and open to the public.

CANCELED: Joyce Yang Masterclass

Sunday, March 15, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

The renowned concert artist Joyce Yang leads a masterclass with pianists from Brown University and the Rhode Island Philharmonic & Music School. This event is presented in partnership with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra and is free and open to the public for observation.

Program

Abigail Goblick plays Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op.13, “Pathetique,” Rondo
Noah Feng plays Chopin, Ballade No. 1, Op. 23 in G Minor
Sophie Yang plays Ravel, Miroirs III, Une Barque sur l’Ocean

CANCELED: Brown University Jazz Band featuring Wallace Roney

Saturday, March 14, 2020

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

The Brown University Jazz Band, directed by Ed Tomassi, welcomes esteemed guest artist Wallace Roney for the 33rd Annual Eric Adam Brudner ’84 Memorial Concert. This performance takes place on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 8pm in Grant Recital Hall. Admission free and open to the public.

CANCELED: Voice Masterclass with Michael Beattie

Saturday, March 14, 2020

3:00pm - 5:30pm

Steinert Center

105

Michael Beattie leads a voice masterclass for AMP voice students in Steinert Center 105 (the “Choral Room”). The program for this class is arias from J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion. The singers will be accompanied by a quartet of period instruments featuring Frederick Jodry, organ. The class is open to the public for observation.

Singers

Sopranos
Maegan McCane
Safiya Rajwani

Altos
Emma George
Marijke Perry

CANCELED: Residual Noise: Concert Performance

Friday, March 13, 2020

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Fishman Studio (Studio 1)

Residual Noise is a sound studies and sonic practice conference that focuses on a concise set of perspectives on the current discourse on sound from both scholarly and creative standpoints. This one-day event allows for the presentation and exchange of perspectives on contemporary sound practices and related research and inquiry.

CANCELED: Claire Liu Recital

Friday, March 13, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

Claire Liu ’23, pianist, performs music by Ginastera, Debussy, and Ravel in a performance at Grant Recital Hall. Cellist Tessa Devoe ’23 is featured during the Debussy Cello Sonata in D Minor. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.

Program

Alberto Ginastera: Tres Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2
Claude Debussy: Cello Sonata in D Minor, CD 144, L. 135: I. Prologue (Tessa Devoe, cello)
Maurice Ravel: Miroirs, M. 43: IV. Alborado del gracioso

CANCELED: Residual Noise: Multichannel Concert, Session 2

Friday, March 13, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm

RISD Spatial Audio Studio

Residual Noise is a sound studies and sonic practice conference that focuses on a concise set of perspectives on the current discourse on sound from both scholarly and creative standpoints. This one-day event allows for the presentation and exchange of perspectives on contemporary sound practices and related research and inquiry.

CANCELED: Residual Noise: Multichannel Concert, Session 1

Friday, March 13, 2020

5:00pm - 6:00pm

RISD Spatial Audio Studio

Residual Noise is a sound studies and sonic practice conference that focuses on a concise set of perspectives on the current discourse on sound from both scholarly and creative standpoints. This one-day event allows for the presentation and exchange of perspectives on contemporary sound practices and related research and inquiry.

CANCELED: Residual Noise: Panel Presentations

Friday, March 13, 2020

1:00pm - 4:30pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Martinos Auditorium

Residual Noise is a sound studies and sonic practice conference that focuses on a concise set of perspectives on the current discourse on sound from both scholarly and creative standpoints. This one-day event allows for the presentation and exchange of perspectives on contemporary sound practices and related research and inquiry.

CANCELED: Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, March 12, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sayles Hall

Brown Bag Concerts are casual, free admission events at Sayles Hall performed by students and other members of the Brown University community. Audience is invited to bring their lunch, enjoy fruit and cookies provided, and come and go as they please.

Do you want to perform?

Sign up at brown.edu/go/bbc-signup. All forms of music are welcome. A piano is available at Sayles, but musicians would be responsible for bringing in/out other instruments and equipment.

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