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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!

FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/917952831686153/

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

MUSIC NOW with Ali Momeni

Friday, October 27, 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.

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Daniel Harp guest conducts the Brown University Orchestra in a performance of Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 1.

This concert is free and open to the public.

Please note: there has been a change to the program for this concert. Tracy Silverman's "Love Song to the Sun" has postponed to a later date to be announced. Stay tuned!

If you bought tickets to the concert before it was changed to a free event, you will receive a refund.

Brown University Orchestra Concert

Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Daniel Harp guest conducts the Brown University Orchestra in a performance of Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 1.

This concert is free and open to the public.

Please note: there has been a change to the program for this concert. Tracy Silverman's "Love Song to the Sun" has postponed to a later date to be announced. Stay tuned!

If you bought tickets to the concert before it was changed to a free event, you will receive a refund.

Jazz Combos Concert

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A concert featuring Department of Music students performing in ensembles of different sizes and composed of various instrumentation. This event is free and open to the public.

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

An evening of music and poetry with Ocean Vuong (Poet), Ryan Muncy (Saxophone), Dan Lippel (Guitar), and Wang Lu (Composer). Presented by the Department of Music and the Brown Arts Initiative. Free and open to the public.

Piano Masterclass with Alon Goldstein

Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 10:00am - 11:30am

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Pianist Alon Goldstein leads students from the Brown Department of Music and the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School.

This masterclass is presented in partnership with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and is free and open to the public for observation.

Brunch Recital

Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 10:15am - 1:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Join us for a recital performed by Department of Music students. Brunch at 10:15am is followed by the recital at 11:00am. Free and open to the public.

Piano Workshop

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

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

Concert: Pa'lo Monte

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

A concert by urban roots music group Pa'lo Monte. Open to the public. Pa'lo Monte fuses the traditional African-rooted rhythms of the Dominican Republic with contemporary musical styles for a unique and original sound. Co-presented by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

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