Events Archive

Composition Seminar Concert

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Compositions written by students from the Department of Music are performed at this end-of-term concert. Free and open to the public.

Lessons & Carols

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Brown’s Annual Service of Lessons and Carols will take place Sunday, December 3 at 4 p.m. in Sayles Hall on the Main Green. Mark Steinbach, University Organist, will perform, along with the Brown University Chorus, directed by Frederick Jodry, and the Brown Brass Ensemble. A tradition now in its 101st year, Lessons and Carols is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life and the Department of Music. All are welcome. Admission is free.

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Mussorgsky: Introduction to The Khovansky Affair
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

Online tickets will be available for purchase until 4:00pm on November 30th. After this time, online tickets will no longer be available. All remaining tickets will be sold at the door starting an hour before the concert is scheduled to begin. If you purchased an online ticket, you may pick it up at the door.

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Mussorgsky: Introduction to The Khovansky Affair
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

Online tickets will be available for purchase until 4:00pm on November 30th. After this time, online tickets will no longer be available. All remaining tickets will be sold at the door starting an hour before the concert is scheduled to begin. If you purchased an online ticket, you may pick it up at the door.

Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Students from the Department of Music perform at this lunchtime concert. Free and open to the public.

Program

Quintet for Wind Instruments in E flat major, Op. 88, No. 2 by Anton Reicha
I.    Lento. Allegro moderato
Leah Peipert, flute
Sarah Koppleman, clarinet
Emma Dennis-Knieriem, bassoon
Josiah Blackwell-Lipkind, french horn
Ross Kliegman, oboe

The Cat and the Mouse by Aaron Copeland
Liyanne Maskati, piano

Max Friedman: Solus & Friends

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A recital for unaccompanied trumpet. Program includes works by Max and Stanley Friedman, Otto Ketting, Seamus Flynn ’21, Ryan Johnston, and Andrew Cannestra. This event is free and open to the public.

Gamelan Concert

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Come enjoy a performance by the Department of Music's Javanese Gamelan percussion orchestra. Free and open to the public.

World Music Ensemble concert with Randy Weston

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Please note: this event is at capacity

Jazz legend Randy Weston visits Brown University for a concert with Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng and the World Music Ensemble. While Randy Weston began his career performing the modern jazz style of his contemporaries in the 1950’s, Weston made a unique and lasting imprint on the history of jazz with his connection of American and African music. This concert features performances by Weston on piano in duet with percussionist Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng and with the Brown University World Music Ensemble.

AMP Voice Masterclass with Bryan DeSilva

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Steinert Hall

A masterclass for voice students in the Applied Music Program lead by Bryan DeSilva. Free and open to the public for observation.

BRYAN DESILVA is a singer, actor, and teacher currently living and working in the Philadelphia area. He is passionate about the real human stories found in such diverse mediums as opera, musical theatre, plays, cabaret, and classical concert repertoire. Bryan has trained extensively as an operatic countertenor, but also sings in the tenor range in musical theatre repertoire.

Frederick Jodry Plays Bach's Goldberg Variations

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, is a work written for harpsichord consisting of an aria and a set of 30 variations. First published in 1741, the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form. Professor Frederick Jodry performs the entire work in the intimate confines of Grant Recital Hall on Friday, November 17 at 8pm. This event is free and open to the public.

About Frederick Jodry

Piano Workshop

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Students from the Applied Music Program in the Department of Music take part in this workshop. Open to the public for observation.

Chamber Music Concert at ADPhi

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Goddard House: Wriston Quad

Students from the Department of Music perform works by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Free and open to members of the Brown community.

Bach: Sonata in A Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1003
Kanika Gupta, violin

Beethoven: Quintet in C Major, Op. 29, "The Storm"
Spritzig Quintet
Hannah Lam and Irene Tang, violins
Philip Hinch and Dharshan Chandrakumar, violas
Melanie Ambler, cello

Gregorio Uribe with the Brown Jazz Band

Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Salomon De Ciccio Family Auditorium

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Brown University Department of Music present the Twentieth Annual Daniel Milano ’93 Memorial Concert featuring Gregorio Uribe performing with the Brown University Jazz Band, Matthew McGarrell, director

Garlands for Steven Stucky: Gloria Cheng in Recital

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

The Brown University Department of Music is proud to present "Garlands for Steven Stucky: Gloria Cheng in Recital." Grammy Award-winning pianist Gloria Cheng will present a concert of thirty-two short works for solo piano composed in memory of beloved composer and mentor Steven Stucky (1949-2016). Of these new works, twenty-six will be world premieres, composed by colleagues, friends and students of Steven Stucky. The initial six works were premiered at the Los Angeles Philharmonic's memorial concert, "Radical Light: A Concert for Steven Stucky," in April 2016.

Music Now with Gloria Cheng

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 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 Gloria Cheng

Music DUG Pre-Registration Peer Advising

Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 112

Pre-registration for the spring semester is approaching! Come chat about Music Department courses, and have tea and left-over Halloween candy with the Music DUG.

WHERE: Orwig 112
WHEN: 3:30-5:00 PM on Friday the 3rd
WHAT: Snacks and advice
WHY: Because pre-registration is spooky and food is tasty
WHO: You!

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In Search of a National Sound: Baaksimba in Ugandan Mainstream Popular Music featuring Krystal Klingenberg, PhD Candidate of Ethnomusicology at Harvard University

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Orwig Music Building, Room 109

Krystal Klingenberg is a PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology at Harvard University. She received her BA in Anthropology and African Studies from Princeton University. Her in-development dissertation is on the creation and distribution of Ugandan popular music, at home in Uganda and abroad. It tackles questions of national identity in music, the status of copyright in Uganda today, and the growth of the Ugandan music industry. Krystal’s interests include African music, African American music, popular music, digital media, pedagogy, and social justice.

Brown Wind Symphony Concert

Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The Brown University Wind Symphony, conducted by Matthew McGarrell, will perform a program of wind chamber music at 8pm on Friday, 27 October 2017 in Grant Recital Hall. The program will also feature the Brown Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Kevin Plouffe.

Program:

Petite Symphonie (1885) — Charles Gounod
Old Wine in New Bottles (1959) — Gordon Jacob
The Good Soldier Schweik Suite (1956) — Robert Kurka

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