Events Archive

Ethno colloquium: Cristina Magaldi

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 109

We welcome Cristina Magaldi to Brown University for an Ethnomusicology Colloquium. This event is free and open to the public.

A Tale Of Three Anthems: Popular Songs, National Symbols, and Cosmopolitan Exchanges in an Early Globalized Western World

Jeremy Ronkin in Recital

Sunday, April 15, 2018 @ 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Jeremy Ronkin performs a recital of French horn music by Paul Hindemith, Samuel Adler, and Bernhard Heiden. The program will include Hidemith's Alto Horn Sonata and his Sonata for Four Horns. Ronkin will be accompanied by pianist Nunè Hakobyan and hornists David Rufino, Neil Godwin, and Anne Howarth. Aficionados and novices welcome. Reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Gamelan Concert

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A performance by the Department of Music's Javanese Gamelan percussion orchestra. This event celebrates the ensemble's 20th anniversary. Free and open to the public.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Fermata Concert

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The Spring 2018 Fermata Concert features music from talented student composers and performers. This Friday the 13th, come enjoy a program of 13 compositions. Admission is free, and there might also be light snacks.

Leaves by Karya Sezener
Reid Merzbacher, Violin
Natasha Rosario, Cello
Karya Sezener, Piano
Interleaved by Matthew Haronian
Nate McDermott, Piano

AMP Voice Masterclass with Rebecca Folsom

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Steinert Hall

A masterclass for voice students in Brown's Applied Music Program. This event features guest Rebecca Folsom and is open to the public for observation.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Piano Masterclass with Sang Woo Kang

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Students from the Brown University Applied Music Program participate in a masterclass with guest pianist Sang Woo Kang. The event is open to the public for observation.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Sang Woo Kang

The Notes of Country: Charlie Blasberg Senior Thesis Performance

Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Join Charlie Blasberg (Music History/Theory/Composition '18) as he performs and discusses original compositions from "The Notes of Country," a senior honors thesis. "The Notes of Country" is a collection seven pieces for solo piano, each embodying a different style - from minuet to rock.  The songs are bound together by a four-note theme from Keith Jarrett's "Country."  This project explores how a simple phrase can lead to a broad array of sounds through reference, imitation, and transformation.

MEME Colloquium: Andrea Young

Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 112

This colloquium featuring Andrea Young is free and open to the public. To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About the Digital Voice Interface: Compositions and Performances

MEME Colloquium: Chris Mann

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Steinert Hall

This colloquium featuring Chris Mann is free and open to the public. To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About the Talk

RIPO violin Masterclass with Alexi Kenney

Sunday, April 8, 2018 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

This masterclass with guest violinist Alexi Kenney is presented in part by the Rhode Island Philharmonic & Music School. Students from the Brown University Applied Music Program will participate. The event is open to the public for observation.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Alexi Kenney

"A Murmur from Earth" Max Sternlicht Thesis Performance

Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

In late summer 1977, NASA launched the Voyager II space probe. Its primary mission was to study the outer planets of our solar system, but it has since ventured far beyond the reaches of our sun's rays. Affixed to the front of the space craft is a golden record containing the sites, sounds, and music of Earth in case Voyager were to encounter any extra-terrestrial lifeforms. What the public doesn't know, however, is that Voyager has two tenants - a robot named ANDi and a turtle named Mo.

"A Murmur from Earth" Max Sternlicht Thesis Performance

Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

In late summer 1977, NASA launched the Voyager II space probe. Its primary mission was to study the outer planets of our solar system, but it has since ventured far beyond the reaches of our sun's rays. Affixed to the front of the space craft is a golden record containing the sites, sounds, and music of Earth in case Voyager were to encounter any extra-terrestrial lifeforms. What the public doesn't know, however, is that Voyager has two tenants - a robot named ANDi and a turtle named Mo.

Yarn/Wire Residency- concert

Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

yarn/wire, a quartet of two pianists and two percussionists, performs works by Brown University student and faculty composers. This event is free and open to the public.

Composers Featured
Maita Eyzaguirre
Seamus Flynn
Marcel Zaes
Alex Dupuis
Brian House
Kristina Warren
Max Chung
Martim Galvao

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Yarn/Wire

Yarn/Wire Residency- workshops and rehearsals with students

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 12:00am - 12:00am

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A masterclass for Brown University students. Open to the public for observation.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Yarn/Wire

Yarn/Wire is a quartet of two percussionists and two pianists. This instrumental combination allows the ensemble flexibility to slip effortlessly between classics of the repertoire and modern works that continue to forge new boundaries.

Ethno Colloquium: Louise Meintjes

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 109

***PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED/POSTPONED***

We welcome Louise Meintjes, Associate Professor of Music at Duke University, to speak at this Ethnomusicology Colloquium.

This talk is free and open to the public. To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Louise Meintjes

Jazz Combos Concert

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Students participating in the Jazz Combos course perform at this concert. Free and open to the public.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

8.field -Reception

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Studio 1

A reception for Luc Bokor-Smith's installation 8.field. The reception and viewing of installation are free and open to the public.

8.field for light/sound/code

an honors thesis installation by luc bokor-smith

Gallery hours for this installation are as follows:

3/19 - 6pm - 10pm
3/20 - 10am - 10pm
3/21 - 10am - 10pm
3/22 - 10am - 10pm
3/23 - 10am - 1pm

Info and artist's statement on Facebook event page.

AMP Voice Masterclass with Kevin Wilson

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A masterclass for voice students in Brown's Applied Music Program. This event features guest Kevin Wilson and is open to the public for observation.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

About Kevin Wilson

Roger Beebe: Films for One to Eight Projectors

Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A spectacular evening of multiple projection performance with filmmaker Roger Beebe, currently in the midst of his first East Coast tour in seven years. "Films for One to Eight Projectors" features several premieres of new works alongside some of his best-known projector performances (including the six-projector show-stopping “Last Light of a Dying Star”) as well as recent award-winning work in single-channel HD video.

E.J. Lownes Memorial Guest Artist Organ Recital

Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

The E.J. Lownes Memorial Recital is an annual event made possible by the generosity of Mrs. Theresa K. Lownes in memory of her husband Edgar John Lownes and is hosted by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life.

Recital
Sunday, March 18, 2018
4 p.m.
Sayles Hall
Free and open to the public

Masterclass
Saturday, March 17, 2018
1 p.m.
Sayles Hall
Free and open to the public

RIPO Masterclass (piano) with Spencer Myer

Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

This masterclass with pianist Spencer Myer is presented by the Brown Music Department and the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School.  Two groups in the Brown University Chamber Music program will be perform movements from Mendelssohn C Minor Piano Trio, and Dvorak A Major Piano Quintet. This event is open to the public for observation.

About Spencer Myer

Spencer Myer is an award-winning American pianist who has performed extensively worldwide.

Brown Chorus Performs Music by Vaughn Williams, Gwyneth Walker

Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall

The Brown University Chorus, Frederick Jodry director, and I Cantori from Providence College, T.J. Harper, director, join forces to present a program of music by Vaughan Williams and Gwyneth Walker.

Program

Vaughan Williams: In Windsor Forrest

Gwyneth Walker : The Golden Harp
(for choir and string quartet, on poems of Tagore)
In honor of Ms. Walker's 50th Graduation Anniversary

Tickets: $10 adults $3 students. Proceeds benefit the Brown Chorus Tour Fund

BAI Songwriting Series: Deem Spencer: In Concert 

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Studio 1

Emerging hip hop artist Deem Spencer performs from his recent project, "we think we alone," followed by a conversation with Brown undergraduate and rapper Javon Stephenson ‘18. Presented by the Brown Arts Initiative. For more information, please visit arts.brown.edu/events.

Piano Workshop

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A workshop for piano students in the Applied Music Program. Open to the public for observation.

Music Now with Alvin Curran

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 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.

About Alvin Curran

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