Welcome to our Spring 2021 Virtual Celebration of Sounds!
This season we will offer a variety of exciting Virtual Concerts, Conversations and Student Encounters, that we hope will bring you a sense of connectedness and joy! Please know that we are doing our best to keep to the schedule below, but sometimes events beyond our control come up and may demand changes. Updates will be posted as soon as available, and also announced through our E-CALENDAR CLUB. Not on our list? Sign up today to receive your copy and stay connected with all the latest information.
Virtual Concerts –
The dates and times listed below is our release time, however, you are invited to enjoy these performances as many times as you’d like on-demand.
“DANCING IN BREATHTAKING BEATS”
with Genevieve Feiwen Lee and Jennie Jung, pianos
“Dancing in Breathtaking Beats” Now Available On-Demand
Spotlighting the breadth of two-piano sonorities in their delicately balanced gentle pulses, poetically romantic lines and energetically charged chords. Two tangos, one seductive and the other thrilling, end a perfect concert for a Valentine’s Day weekend!
Music by John Adams, Mary Ellen Childs, Astor Piazzolla and Robert Schumann
Concert program for “Dancing in Breathtaking Beats”
“USSACHEVSKY FESTIVAL OF ELECTRO ACOUSTIC MUSIC: A RETROSPECTIVE”
with Tom Flaherty and friends
Sunday March 28 @ 3 p.m.
Music from past festivals by Mari Kimura (2019), Brendon Randall-Myers, P’09 (2016), Eric Moe (2012), Zeena Parkins (2018) and Luigi Nono (2008) with performers Mari Kumura (violin), Invisible Anatomy, Eric Moe (synthesizer), Maggie Parkins (cello) and Lucy Shelton P’65 (soprano)!
WATCH the Ussachevsky Festival recital, JOIN the reception & READ the program (links forthcoming)
“LOVE’S JOYS, LIFE’S SHADOWS: SONGS AMONG FRIENDS”
with soprano Melissa Givens and friends Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano; Joti Rockwell, mandolin; Sara Parkins, violin; and Maggie Parkins, cello
Sunday, April 18 @ 3 p.m.
Music by Mark Buller, John L. Cornelius, II, Kurt Erickson, Jennifer Higdon and Ottorino Respighi
WATCH Love’s Joys, Life’s Shadows recital, JOIN the reception & READ the program (links forthcoming)
featuring a variety of student ensembles in concert
Music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Whitacre and others
WATCH the Ensemble Potpourri Concert & READ the program (links forthcoming)
Student Musical Encounters –
In this new offering, students have submitted recordings of works they have been studying during the semester.
Every other Wednesday throughout the semester (beginning March 3, 2021)
Link to Musical Encounters
Musical Conversations –
MUSICAL JOURNEYS with Alex Meixner, accordions and Sandra Wong, nyckelharpa
Wednesday, Feb. 10 @ 4:15–5:30 p.m. via Zoom
Join a Zoom conversation with and performances by these two liberal arts college graduates who have shaped innovative careers. Interviewed and moderated by Gibb Schreffler.
Fall 2020 Concerts still available on-demand
“CELLIOLA & FRIENDS” with Cynthia Fogg, viola; Tom Flaherty, cello & friends Melissa Givens, soprano; Scott Graff, baritone; Joti Rockwell, mandolin & mandola; Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano performing music by Flaherty, Oliver Dubon, Karl Kohn and Eric Moe || READ the program for Celliola & Friends
“OF DREAMS, DANCE AND SPIRIT” with pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee performing music by Juhi Bansal, Margaret Bonds, Gao Ping, Fanny Mendelssohn, Karen Tanaka, Zenobia Powell Perry and Joshua Uzoigwe || READ the program for Of Dreams, Dance and Spirit
“OUT OF THE SHADOWS: ART SONGS BY BLACK COMPOSERS” with Melissa Givens, soprano; Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano performing music by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, Zenobia Powell Perry and others || READ the program for Out of the Shadows
*For online open receptions, which immediately follow the release of each concert, we will utilize the Zoom platform. For the best experience, make sure you have the most updated version of Zoom - downloadable here.