Music

2016 Nov 19

Kuumba Singers: Body and Soul

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Kuumba Singers of Harvard College
Tickets: Full Price: $10
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Body and Soul is a Harvard-Yale talent showcase featuring black performance groups from both Harvard and Yale. Come after the the game to be entertained by song, dance and spoken word performances by students from both the colleges!

2016 Nov 09

Panel discussion: “Future Instruments: What Will Musicians Be Playing in the Coming Decades?”

7:00pm

Location: 

Berklee College of Music, 22 The Fenway, Room 112

"Future Instruments: What Will Musicians Be Playing in the Coming Decades?"
Panel discussion with RUSSELL GRAHAM ’95, keyboardist/producer; ROGER LINN, Grammy Award-winning instrument designer; MICHAEL BIERYLO, Chair, Electronic Music Department, Berklee College of Music, and sound designer/producer; PRINCE CHARLES ALEXANDER, recording and mixing engineer; moderated by DAN FREEMAN ’97 aka CØm1x, producer/bassist and music technologist

Presented by: Learning From Performers
Admission: Free, No Tickets Required

Beginning with historical aspects of electronic music technology, this panel of inventors, musicians, composers and/or engineers will discuss the many future directions of musical instrumentation. The event will also include demonstrations of instruments currently in development and their applications for music-making in the coming decades.  Read more about Panel discussion: “Future Instruments: What Will Musicians Be Playing in the Coming Decades?”

2016 Oct 17

Concert: Leverett-Uppsala Music Exchange

8:00pm

Location: 

Leverett JCR, 28 DeWolfe St.

Presented by: Leverett House, the Office for the Arts and private benefactors
Admission: Admission free (tickets/RSVPs not required); seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.

Julia Litborn, violin, Jon Olauson, viola and Johan Moritz, clarinetist, members of the Uppsala University Symphony Chamber Ensemble (and current guests in F Tower), will perform in the JCR with our artist-in-residence, Paul-André Bempéchat, violinist Sean Wang, of the Longy School of Music, and cellist Emmanuel Feldman of the New England Conservatory, in works by Mozart (Kegelstatt Trio), Schumann (Piano Quintet) and Prokofiev (Overture on Hebrew Themes). Read more about Concert: Leverett-Uppsala Music Exchange

2016 Nov 07

The Creative Class: Conductor GUSTAVO DUDAMEL in Conversation with DEBORAH BORDA, President and CEO, Los Angeles Philharmonic

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School and the Office for the Arts at Harvard's Learning From Performers Program
Tickets: Admission free; tickets required, limit two tickets per person. Available through the Harvard Box Office, beginning November 1 for Harvard students and affiliates in person or by phone; and November 3 for the general public in person, by phone, or online.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel and Los Angeles Philharmonic President Deborah Borda are widely credited with leading the most successful symphonic organization in the country, designing a forward-thinking and innovative approach to shaping the role of orchestras in the 21st century. They will discuss the many aspects of their work together, which includes running the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema music education program promoting social development for children and teens. The event will also feature a performance by the Longy School of Music’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra—composed of student musicians from El Sistema programs across Massachusetts—conducted by Maestro Dudamel.  Read more about The Creative Class: Conductor GUSTAVO DUDAMEL in Conversation with DEBORAH BORDA, President and CEO, Los Angeles Philharmonic

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