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Brown Jazz Band Annual Family Weekend Concert

Friday, October 19, 2018

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Department of Music

Grant Recital Hall

The Brown Jazz Band, directed by Matthew McGarrell, will perform in its annual Family Weekend Concert on Friday, October 19 at 9pm in Grant Recital Hall. The concert will include works by Duke Ellington, John Fedchock, and Michael League, as well as an original composition by Brown undergraduate Harry Pershing ’20.  Vocalists Galen Tiong ’20 and Emilia Halvorsen ’19 also will perform with the Jazz Band.

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THE BROWN JAZZ BAND

María Elena Cepeda – Latina Feminist Moments of Recognition: A U.S. Colombiana Encounter with Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo”

Thursday, October 18, 2018

12:00pm - 2:00pm

CLACS & Music

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

McKinney

A talk by María Elena Cepeda, Professor of Latina/o Studies at Williams College, hosted by CLACS Mellon-Sawyer Graduate Fellow Violet Cavicchi and co-sponsored by the Department of Music. Her areas of expertise include transnational Latina/o media and popular culture, U.S.-Colombian studies, gender studies, audience studies, and language politics.

Free and open to the public. Contact CLACS for more information.

Music Now with Erik DeLuca

Monday, October 15, 2018

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Department of Music

Orwig Music Building

109

MUSIC NOW is an informal forum series for Brown’s community of composers as well as students and faculty interested in contemporary music. These talks are free and open to the public.

About the Talk with Erik DeLuca

Brown Wind Symphony Concert

Friday, October 12, 2018

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Department of Music

Grant Recital Hall

The Brown University Wind Symphony, conducted by Matthew McGarrell, will perform a program of wind chamber music in Grant Recital Hall. Works by Gabriel Pierne, Malcolm Arnold, Percy Grainger, and Murray Houliff.

Program

Asha Tamirisa Dissertation Screening

Friday, October 12, 2018

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Department of Music

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Studio 1

Ph.D. candidate Asha Tamirisa presents Lossy Recollections, a screening of experimental short film and video works. Program is 50 minutes long and includes:

Cut - digital video
Early film editing houses mimicked textiles manufacturing, with women workers or “cutters” splicing film together. Despite stitching film narratives together, these workers were cut from mainstream film historical narratives and from film credits. This piece meditates on film and textiles materials and machines, and whose labor is shown and cut.

The Old is New Again: A Recital by Max Friedman and Xiaoyu Huang

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

This Recital by Max Friedman ’20, trumpet, and Xiaoyu Huang ’21, piano, features Stanley Friedman’s Sonata No. 2 in F Minor “Romantic” and works by Guy Ropartz, George Enescu, Brahms, and Scriabin. This event is free and open to the public.

Nicole Carroll presents her dissertation project: Orrery Arcana

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Department of Music

Grant Recital Hall

Ph.D. candidate Nicole Carroll presents her multichannel dissertation concert for the Orrery Arcana, a new touch and light instrument inspired by the geometry and numerology of astronomy and Tarot. The program runs approximately 1 hour including a short intermission. Free and open to the public.

About Nicole Carroll

Music Now with Courtney Bryan

Monday, September 17, 2018

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Department of Music

Orwig Music Building

109

MUSIC NOW is an informal forum series for Brown’s community of composers as well as students and faculty interested in contemporary music. Free and open to the public.

Music Department Open House

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Department of Music

Grant Recital Hall

Come to Grant Recital Hall and learn how you can engage as a musician and/or music scholar at Brown. The entrance to Grant Recital Hall is accessible via the green space adjacent to Orwig Music Building.

255th Opening Convocation

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

4:00pm - 5:00pm

College Green

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the 255th Opening Convocation to celebrate the start of the academic year and welcome new students to Brown. President Christina Paxson will officially open the school year. Provost and Schreiber Family Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Richard M. Locke, will deliver the keynote address. The Convocation procession of incoming students will form on College Street beginning at 3:40 PM and the ceremony will begin at 4 PM on the Main Green.

Crossings: Aurea Ensemble with Yang Wei

Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Crossings celebrates the deep and surprising connections between Eastern and Western cultures, from ancient times through the present. In a rich tapestry of readings and music, this cross-cultural collaboration includes works for pipa and string quartet by Zhu-Jian’er and Lou Harrison, alongside music of Maurice Ravel, Bright Sheng and Michio Mamiya. A highlight of this program is the collaborative presence of Yang Wei, internationally acclaimed pipa virtuoso and member of Yo-Yo Ma’s famed Silk Road Ensemble. Free and open to the public.

Commencement

Sunday, May 27, 2018 @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The Department of Music hosts its ceremony for Music concentrators.

Jagolinzer Recital

Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Join the Department of Music for its 37th Annual Dr. Carl and Dorothy O. Jagolinzer Recital. Reception at 4:15pm, Recital at 5:00pm.

This concert is sponsored in loving memory of Dr. Carl Jagolinzer (1897-1996) and his wife, Dorothy O. Jagolinzer (1900-1945), parents of Marion Jagolinzer Goldsmith, Class of 1943, and Lois Jagolinzer Fain, Class of 1949.

BLIP: Brown Laptop Improvisation Project, featuring students from Music 1225: Networked Systems for Musical Performance

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Granoff Center, Studio 1

An evening of new performances and experimental data strategies by students in Music 1225: Networked Systems for Musical Performance.

Featuring performances by Hollis Jenkins, Sam McKinney, Eli Neuman-Hammond, Joanna Podias, Taylor Riner, Mena Sachdev, and Max Sternlicht

Those attending the concert will have the opportunity not just to listen, but to taste the new BLIP API: application-pizza-interface. Free pizza will be served. See you there!

Free and open to the public

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