Events Archive

Piano Workshop

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A workshop for piano students in the Applied Music Program. This event is free and open to the public for observation.

World Music Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The World Music Ensemble lead by Kwaku Kwaakye "Martin" Obeng performs a concert with special guest, bassist Essiet Okon Essiet. This event is free and open to the public.

Ensemble Personnel

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

The Brown University Orchestra performs works by Liszt, Joan Tower, and Beethoven. 2018 Concerto Competition winner Brian Vuong is featured as piano soloist for Liszt's Concerto No. 1. American composer Joan Tower is a guest of the University on this weekend. Tower will offer a talk as part of our Music Now series, and her work Made in America, winner of three Grammy Awards in 2008, will be performed by the Orchestra as this concert. Beethoven's masterpiece Symphony No. 5 in C Minor completes the program.

Sketching Sound/Chamber Recital

Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: RISD Museum

Activating senses can inspire new approaches to creating art. Watch RISD illustration students respond to music with drawing exercises. Drawing materials (pencil only) will be available for the audience to join the experience.

Brown University Chamber Music students perform works by Schubert, Beethoven, Grieg, Fauré, and Rontgen at RISD Museum. This event is free and open to the public.

Jazz Band Seniors Concert

Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

This concert celebrates the Band’s seniors: Isaac Davis, Peter Frisch, Kevin Haggerty, Johnny Page, and Alexander Perl. The program features selections from the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra album Central Park North. Admission is free & 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.

Henry Belcaster & Louis Wei Piano Recital

Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Pianists Henry Belcaster and Louis Wei perform music for solo and two pianos including works by Anderson&Roe, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Messiaen, Milhaud, and Prokofiev. 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.

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

The Brown University Orchestra performs works by Liszt, Joan Tower, and Beethoven. 2018 Concerto Competition winner Brian Vuong is featured as piano soloist for Liszt's Concerto No. 1. American composer Joan Tower is a guest of the University on this weekend. Tower will offer a talk as part of our Music Now series, and her work Made in America, winner of three Grammy Awards in 2008, will be performed by the Orchestra as this concert. Beethoven's masterpiece Symphony No. 5 in C Minor completes the program.

Ushamami Live: A Multimedia Thesis Performance

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Granoff Center, Studio 1

On April 20 Menaka Sachdev '18 presents "Ushamami Live," a multimedia thesis performance at the Granoff Center in Studio 1. The performance features more than 15 musicians and artists, blending RnB, Hip Hop, House, Techno, and much more.

About Mena Sachdev

Music Now with Joan Tower

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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 Joan Tower

Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall

Brown University students perform music by Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Chopin, Bach, and Chick Corea, among others. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch to this casual concert and stay as long or as short as they like. 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.

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

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