Events Archive

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.

Jazz Combos Concert

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

Students perform jazz in ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation. This concert is free and open to the public.

Brown University Orchestra

Sunday, October 20, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sayles Hall

Conductor Mark Seto leads the BUO in a concert at Sayles Hall. Program includes music by Arturo Márquez, Felix Mendelssohn, and Igor Stravinsky. 2018 Concerto Competition winner Rebecca Qiu ’22, performs the Mendelssohn G Minor Piano Concerto. Tickets available for purchase at door: $15 general, $7 seniors, $3 students.

Arturo Márquez: Danzón No. 2

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Rebecca Qiu ’22, piano (Winner of the 2018 BUO Concerto Competition)

Brown University Orchestra

Saturday, October 19, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Sayles Hall

Conductor Mark Seto leads the BUO in a concert at Sayles Hall. Program includes music by Arturo Márquez, Felix Mendelssohn, and Igor Stravinsky. 2018 Concerto Competition winner Rebecca Qiu ’22, performs the Mendelssohn G Minor Piano Concerto. Tickets available for purchase at door: $15 general, $7 seniors, $3 students.

Arturo Márquez: Danzón No. 2

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Rebecca Qiu ’22, piano (Winner of the 2018 BUO Concerto Competition)

Family Weekend Brunch Recital

Saturday, October 19, 2019

10:15am - 1:00pm

Grant Recital Hall

A recital performed by Brown students. Brunch begins at 10:15 is followed by the recital at 11:00. Free and open to the public.

Brown Jazz Band Family Weekend Concert

Friday, October 18, 2019

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Grant Recital Hall

Jazz Band director Ed Tomassi leads the group in a concert of classic and modern repertory.

***PLEASE NOTE: This show is sold out***

Alexander Dupuis Dissertation Performance: Portals

Friday, October 18, 2019

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Fishman Studio

Alexander Dupuis presents “Portals,” a set of audiovisual performances developed over the last few years. Explorations in feedback, projection mapping, and affinities between light and sound have led to a group of pieces where the performer journeys into realms of uncanny mirrors and abstract geometries. Admission is free and open to the public.

http://alexanderdupuis.com

Music and Multimedia Composition PhD Program Open House

Friday, October 18, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Steinert Center

105

The Department of Music invites prospective PhD candidates to attend an open house to learn more about the PhD program in Music and Multimedia Composition at Brown University. This event will provide guests with an overview of our research, curriculum, production resources, and an introduction to our community. The graduate program director, faculty, and current students will be on hand to answer questions.

Music and Multimedia Composition PhD Program Facilities Tour

Friday, October 18, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Studio 3

The Department of Music invites prospective PhD candidates to attend an open house to learn more about the PhD program in Music and Multimedia Composition at Brown University. This event will provide guests with an overview of our research, curriculum, production resources, and an introduction to our community. The graduate program director, faculty, and current students will be on hand to answer questions.

Jamie Corbett Dissertation Defense

Friday, October 18, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm

Orwig Music Building

112

Jamie Corbett, a PhD candidate in Musicology & Ethnomusicology defends her dissertation “Public Lore: Invisibility, Memory, and Folklore in the Public Sphere of Florianopolis, Brazil.” Open to faculty and graduate students only.

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