Events Archive

Voice Masterclass with Jesse Blumberg

Monday, November 18, 2019

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

The Department of Music hosts a voice masterclass lead by Jesse Blumberg. The event is designed primarily for the benefit of Brown University voice students in the Applied Music Program, but the public is welcome to attend and observe. Admission is free.

Javanese Gamelan Concert

Sunday, November 17, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

A concert of traditional music of the Gamelan orchestra of Central Java, Indonesia. Performed under the direction of I. M. Harjito and Marc Perlman. Admission is free and open to the public.

In conversation with Open Mike Eagle

Monday, November 11, 2019

4:15pm - 5:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

Join Brown postdoctoral fellow and rapper/producer Sammus (Dr. Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) in conversation with rapper, comedian, podcaster, and wrestler(?) Open Mike Eagle about songwriting and the business of making music in 2019. Since releasing his first solo record in 2010, Eagle has garnered critical acclaim from outlets like Pitchfork for his distinctive “art rap” style. In 2019 Eagle joined comedian Baron Vaughn to produce “The New Negroes,” a stand-up and music series that has appeared on Comedy Central and features other artists like MF Doom, Danny Brown, and Lizzo.

Chamber Music Masterclass with Merry Peckham

Saturday, November 9, 2019

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

The Department of Music hosts a masterclass lead by cellist Merry Peckham. While the event is principally for the benefit of students in the MUSC 0680 Chamber Music course, admission is open to the public for observation.

Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87
Akari Izumi, piano; Julianne Kim, violin; Adam Wang, cello

Brahms: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 101
Mo Liu, piano; Galen Winsor, violin; Benjamin Glanz, cello

Brown University Chorus Concert

Saturday, November 2, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Sayles Hall

The Brown University Chorus, directed by Stephan Griffin, perform a concert with instrumental accompaniment by members of Community MusicWorks. The program includes works by Caroline Shaw, Dieterich Buxtehude, Shawn Kirchner, and Ysaye Barnwell. Tickets: $10 general admission; free with student ID.

Voice Masterclass with Michael Hanley

Friday, November 1, 2019

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

The Department of Music hosts a masterclass presented by Michael Hanley and organized for the benefit of Applied Music Program voice students. This event is free and open to the public for observation.

Bazantar Recital by Mark Deutsch

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Contemplative Studies

Grant Recital Hall

Please join Brown Contemplative Studies for a Bazantar Recital by Mark Deutsch on October 30th in Grant Recital Hall from 6 - 7:30 pm.  This event is free and open to the public. 

Exploring Resonance, Harmonics and Vibrational Effects on Consciousness

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Contemplative Studies

Orwig Music Building

112

Please join Brown Contemplative Studies for a lecture by Mark Deutsch entitled, Exploring Resonance, Harmonics and Vibrational Effects on Consciousness on October 30th, from noon - 1:30 pm in Orwig Music Building, Rm. 112. This event is free and open to the public. 

Midterm Open House for MUSC 1240I: Building Musical Instruments

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Physical Media Lab

As part of the course MUSC 1240I: Building Musical Instruments, students present works-in-progress in this casual format, come-and-go event. Free and open to the public.

Music Now with David R. M. Irving

Monday, October 28, 2019

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Orwig Music Building

109

Music Now is an informal forum series for Brown’s community of composers and music scholars. These talks are free and open to the public.

Brown University Wind Symphony and Percussion Ensemble

Friday, October 25, 2019

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

The Brown University Wind Symphony and Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin Plouffe, perform a free concert at Grant Recital Hall. The program includes works by Murray Houllif, Robert Jager, Ralph Vaughan Williams, W. Francis McBeth, and James L. Hosay.

Nicole Carroll Dissertation Defense

Friday, October 25, 2019

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Studio 3

Nicole Carroll, a PhD candidate in Music & Multimedia Composition defends her dissertation, “Orrery Arcana: Musical Materiality through Esoteric Devices.” Open to faculty and graduate students only.

Sexy For Jesus: Contemporary Gospel Performance

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

11:00am - 12:30pm

Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre

Churchill House

BassPas

Gospel music has always been known for blending popular music with lyrics espousing the Christian faith. Consequently, it is to be expected that contemporary gospel artists would incorporate hip-hop music forms in their repertoires. Yet, in recent decades, many contemporary gospel artists have committed themselves to not only incorporating hip-hop sounds, but also presenting themselves as desirable and even sexy, by the standards of hip-hop culture.

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