puppeteer JOSHUA HOLDENPresented By Learning From Performers
Award-winning puppeteer Joshua Holden will teach the fundamentals of puppetry in a master class from 4 to 6:30 pm. After the course, participants will have a basic understanding of how to breathe life into an inanimate object and how to handle a new puppet in an audition setting. Admission free and open to Harvard students only; RSVP by March 11 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to learn even more about puppets? Joshua is also the puppet coach for "The Pillowman" on the Loeb Mainstage, and along with the Learning from Performers master class, "The Pillowman" puppetry rehearsals will be open to all Harvard students. If you're interested in observing, please contact director Lily Glimcher.
Filed Under: Visual Arts Theater
Our Community Lecture: Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts with Fran RudoffPresented By Ceramics Program
The “Our Community Lectures” are an on-going series dedicated to celebrating scholars and organizations dedicated to the promotion of the study of craft mediums both locally and at the national level.
Filed Under: Visual Arts
ukulele player/composer JAKE SHIMABUKUROPresented By Learning From Performers
Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso and composer Jake Shimabukuro—renowned for his 2006 performance of The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," one of the first videos to go viral on YouTube with 12 million views and counting-will lead a workshop on playing the ukulele. No experience with musical instruments is necessary, and ukuleles will be provided! RSVP to email@example.com
Filed Under: Music
IN CONCERT: Jason Robert BrownPresented By Harvard University Department of Music's Blodgett Distinguished Artist-in-Residence program and the Office for the Arts at Harvard.
Brown will perform selections from Parade and his other works, including Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years, 13, and his latest musical, The Bridges of Madison County. The concert will also feature performances by Harvard student vocalists.
Filed Under: Theater Music
open rehearsal with JUILLIARD STRING QUARTETPresented By Learning From Performers
The Juilliard String Quartet—violinists Joseph Lin ’00 and Ronald Copes, cellist Joel Krosnick and violist Roger Tapping—whose “mixture of seamless precision and depth of tonal character” (The Guardian, UK) has earned them accolades from audiences and critics throughout the world, will conduct an open rehearsal at 11 am, followed by a master class with Harvard undergraduate musicians at 2 pm, at Farkas Hall. Admission is free for both events (tickets or RSVPs are not required).
Filed Under: Music
master class with JUILLIARD STRING QUARTETPresented By Learning From Performers
he Juilliard String Quartet—violinists Joseph Lin ’00 and Ronald Copes, cellist Joel Krosnick and violist Roger Tapping—whose “mixture of seamless precision and depth of tonal character” (The Guardian, UK) has earned them accolades from audiences and critics throughout the world, will conduct a master class with Harvard undergraduate musicians at 2 pm, at Farkas Hall. Admission is free (tickets or RSVPs are not required)
Filed Under: Music
screenwriter/director/producer VINCE GILLIGANPresented By Learning From Performers
Vince Gilligan, creator of the awarding-winning and critically acclaimed AMC drama “Breaking Bad,” will discuss the series’ evolution and impact during a conversation moderated by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at Farkas Hall. Admission is free (tickets or RSVPs are not required); seating is first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity. Doors open at 3:30 pm. This event is sponsored by Learning From Performers and the Office of the President, Harvard University.
Filed Under: Film