Music

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...

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2015 Dec 02

2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

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Apply by email

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...

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2015 Dec 03

The Creative Class: A Conversation with John Adams, Composer & Conductor, Moderated by Deborah Borda

5:30pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room, Harvard Kennedy School
Presented by: Center for Public Leadership – Harvard Kennedy School

Free; Refreshments providedRSVP required. Open to the Harvard community.

The current Creative Chair of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, John Adams is one of world's preeminent and most-performed contemporary composers. His works have been celebrated by every major orchestra in the United States as well as orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, and Australia; his historical and politically-rooted operas, including The Death of Klinghoffer and Nixon in China are among the most controversial and frequently-produced of any living composer.

Los Angles Philharmonic President and CEO Deborah Borda moderates a conversation in which Mr. Adams discusses his work and creative process.... Read more about The Creative Class: A Conversation with John Adams, Composer & Conductor, Moderated by Deborah Borda

2015 Dec 01

TRANSGRESSING the LIMITS of KNOWLEDGE

7:00pm

Location: 

TSAI AUDITORIUM CGIS SOUTH: 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET

Presented by: The Bok Center and the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT)
Admission free and open to the public

With a focus on learning and teaching, the multidisciplinary panel discussion explores embodied research practices that emerge out of, and often challenge, traditional views of how to derive understanding. For more info visit www.transgressknowledge.com

A multidisciplinary panel discussion featuring:

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2015 Dec 01

Concert by Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi: Sideshow

8:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission Free: No Tickets Required

Please join us for an evening of new music from composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi, the Rieman and Baketel Fellow for Music, Radcliffe Institute and associate, Department of Music, Harvard University.

Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Island’s amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, "Sideshow" is a meditation on virtuosity, freak shows, entertainment, spectacle, business, and the sacrifices one makes to survive in the world. A cycle of six aphorisms by the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus (1874–1936) is embedded as a subtext running through the work.... Read more about Concert by Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi: Sideshow

2015 Nov 05

DOLO with members of THE INTRINSICS

10:30pm

Location: 

Cambridge Queen's Head Pub, 45 Quincy St

Presented by: Cambridge Queen's Head Pub
Doors open at 5pm, music starts 10.30pm. Subject to venue capacity.
HUID required, 21+ to drink.
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Start your weekend off right with hip-hop genius DOLO backed up by members of Harvard's very own INTRINSICS. Good music, good food, good company: where else would...

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