Music

2016 Jan 30

2016 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Harvard Chinese Students & Scholars Assoc.
Tickets: $85, $50.00, $45.00, $35.00; Students & Scholars (with valid student ID): $75.00, $40.00, $35.00, $25.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

You are cordially invited to the 2016 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala for a grand celebration of the coming of the Year of Monkey! Hosted by the Chinese Students and Scholars Associations of the eight Ivy League universities, Read more about 2016 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala

2016 Feb 21

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Elgar

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Philharmonic Orchestra 
Tickets: Regular: $105, $84, $54, $25. Students, in advance: $10 (in-person only with valid ID, 2 per ID, in $54 and $25 sections only). Student & Senior RUSH: $10 (beginning 2 hours prior, all sections, based on availability). WGBH, WBUR, Mass. Teachers Assoc. & Coolidge Corner Theatre members: $10 off with promo code, top 3 prices only; Harvard Outings & Innings: 20% off with promo code, top 3 prices only.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222


Schumann, "Manfred Overture"; Mendelssohn, "Violin Concerto," Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Elgar, "Symphony No. 1." Benjamin Zander, conductor. Read more about Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Elgar

2016 Jan 16

Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

AUDITIONS: Saturday, January 16 from 10a-12p in Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus holds auditions for new members of the undergraduate, graduate, and local communities each semester.

Auditions are short, and there is nothing you need to prepare in advance. There is also no need to sign up or indicate your interest before you arrive at auditions. Just come sing for us! The audition consists of a brief warm up exercise, some ear exercises, and some short sight reading excerpts Read more about Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus

2016 Feb 05

a conversation with composer GABRIEL KAHANE

3:00pm

Location: 

Music Building (behind Science Center), Room 6

Gabe KahanePresented by: Learning From Performers
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

A singer-songwriter with an eclectic style mixing a classical background with modern folk-pop influences, Gabriel Kahane will discuss his work during a conversation with Osnat Netzer, a composer, pianist and member of the Music faculty at Harvard. Kahane will also appear in concert with chamber ensemble Brooklyn Rider on Friday, February 5 at 8 pm at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston; for more information and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series online or call 617.482.6661. Read more about a conversation with composer GABRIEL KAHANE

2016 Feb 03

Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Level 1

Exhibition dates: February 3-21, 2016
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Hours: Galleries: 12–7, Wed–Sun
Free and open to the public

Performance + Reception

with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku
Wed, Feb 3, 6 pm
Reception to follow

On Feb 3, Jill Johnson, dancer, choreographer and Director of Dance at Harvard, and Hans Tutschku composer and Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, perform in response to the installation of Pneumatic Bodies. Free and open to the public. 

Pneuma(tic) Bodies is an installation of sculptures and photographs that explores the relationship shared by the human body, objects, and architectural space through the enveloping medium of air. Three large, balloon–like forms made of thin plastic material occupy considerable visual and physical areas on Level 1 of the Carpenter Center. The objects continuously inflate via small cooling ventilators typically used to regulate temperature in personal computers. Read more about Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

2016 Feb 28
2016 Feb 06

a master class with ANA GASTEYER

11:00am

Location: 

Kirkland House Junior Common Room, 95 Dunster St.

actor/vocalist Ana GasteyerPresented By: Learning from Performers and Celebrity Series of Boston
ADMISSION: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required)

An acclaimed alumna of Saturday Night Live and now a regular on Broadway and concert stages, actor/vocalist Ana Gasteyer will lead a master class for Harvard student performers. Co-sponsored by the Celebrity Series of Boston, which is presenting Gasteyer in concert at Sanders Theatre on Saturday, February 6 at 8 pm. Read more about a master class with ANA GASTEYER

2015 Dec 07

Making it in the Music Industry with musician and producer/DJ Justin Jay and record label/management company owner Justin Lubliner

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

OCS Conference Room, 54 Dunster St.

Presented by: Office of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers.

Want to learn what it takes to succeed in the music industry? Join underground deep house and breakbeat techno musician and producer/DJ Justin Jay (dirtybird and Black Butter Records labels) and hear how he launched his music career from his dorm room at USC. Justin Read more about Making it in the Music Industry with musician and producer/DJ Justin Jay and record label/management company owner Justin Lubliner

2016 Mar 27

Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: World Music / CRASHarts
Tickets: Full price: $69, $58, $42, $30 and $10 for Obstructed view seats
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

In a dazzling display of Indian percussion, tabla superstar Zakir Hussain is joined by the finest percussionists from India’s classical and folk traditions.
featuring
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Seiichi Tanaka, taiko drums
Anantha Krishnan, mridangam
Mannargudi Vaidyanthan, tavil
Read more about Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion

2016 Feb 14

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: World Music / CRASHarts
Tickets: Full price: $48, $37, $32, $28 and $10 for Obstructed view seats
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies harmonized in layers of call and response.

2015 Dec 05

Mariachi Fall Concert

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Mariachi Veritas de Harvard
Tickets: Full Price: $8.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Mariachi Veritas de Harvard Fall Concert

2015 Dec 02

2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

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2016 Competition:

Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

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