Calendar of Events

Krista River, mezzo-soprano and George Lopez, piano

Krista River, mezzo-soprano and George Lopez, piano

February 14, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

"On the Wing, A Celebration of Birds" is a song cycle for soprano and piano, which celebrates nature, creativity and its connection to the human spirit. The cycle includes twelve songs composed by Berklee College of Music composer, Andrew List, set to original poetry about birds written by Babson College's poet Mary Pinard.

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Krista River, mezzo-soprano and George Lopez, piano

Krista River, mezzo-soprano and George Lopez, piano

February 15, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

"On the Wing, A Celebration of Birds" is a song cycle for soprano and piano, which celebrates nature, creativity and its connection to the human spirit. The cycle includes twelve songs composed by Berklee College of Music composer, Andrew List, set to original poetry a

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Steve Grover New Quintet (Jazz)

Steve Grover New Quintet (Jazz)

February 28, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Steve Grover New Quintet (featuring Steve Grover, drums/composer; Christine Correa, voice; Andrew Rathbun, sax; Chris Van Voorst Van Beest, bass; and Frank Carlberg, piano) is dedicated to performing the original songs of its leader, Steve Grover. Using texts by poets both well-known and contemporary, the songs follow forms suggested by the verse, resulting in unpredictable, yet accessible music from a contemporary jazz perspective. The personality of each musician imbues the quintet's music with a uniqueness central to its expression.

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Elizabeth Weigle, soprano, and Dan Lippel, guitar

Elizabeth Weigle, soprano, and Dan Lippel, guitar

March 5, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Soprano Elizabeth Weigle and guitarist Daniel Lippel will present a program featuring works by Bowdoin faculty composer Vineet Shende, including the world premiere of his recently completed solo guitar work, Suite in Raag Marva, and his sensitive settings of Pablo Neruda sonnets, Sonetos de Amor. Complementing the Shende works will be other works for guitar and soprano which set spanish texts, including music by Peter Gilbert and Manuel De Falla.

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The Zamir Chorale of Boston, Joshua Jacobson, artistic director

The Zamir Chorale of Boston, Joshua Jacobson, artistic director

April 6, 2014 2:00 PM  – 3:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Since its formation in 1969, this 50-member adult chorale, dubbed a "virtuoso outfit" by the Boston Globe and recognized by American Record Guide as "America's foremost Jewish choral ensemble," has remained committed to the highest quality performance of music spanning thousands of years, four continents, and a variety of styles, both popular and classical.

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Amernet String Quartet

Amernet String Quartet

April 9, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Amernet String Quartet with Rachel Calloway, mezzo soprano, will present two recent works for voice and quartet including a premiere by Bowdoin faculty member Vineet Shende and the Incan-inspired work "Baalkah" by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz. The program is counterbalanced by two wonderful Czech works from the 1920s, the Five Pieces by Erwin Schulhoff and Leos Janacek's "Intimate Letters."

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Common Hour Chamber Ensembles Concert

Common Hour Chamber Ensembles Concert

April 11, 2014 12:30 PM  – 1:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Please join us for a fabulous lunchtime concert featuring performances by these talented musicians: 

Jasmine Terry-Shindelman, violin;  Chris Genco, violin;  Mary Prokopowicz, viola;  Graham Hotchkiss, cello;  Mary Hunter, coach

Tim Locke, clarinet;  Dan Lesser, cello;  Yowon Yoon, piano;  Kathleen McNerney, coach


Adam Zhang, violin;  Roya Moussapour, violin;  Sean Moran, viola;  Sheng Ge, cello;  George Lopez, coach

For more information and to view the full Spring 2014 Common Hour schedule, please visit: Events and Summer Programs: Common Hour

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Bowdoin Orchestra

Bowdoin Orchestra

April 12, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Bowdoin College Concert Band

Bowdoin College Concert Band

April 13, 2014 2:00 PM  – 3:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Allen Wong '14, piano

Allen Wong '14, piano

April 15, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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George Lopez, piano

George Lopez, piano

April 19, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin's Beckwith Artist in Residence, George Lopez, will give a performance of unique contemporary works by Vin Shende and Carter Pann among others, inspired by forms and composers of the distant past and present. Come and hear the living sounds of living composers.

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Molly Ridley '14, jazz piano

Molly Ridley '14, jazz piano

April 19, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Molly Ridley will be performing all original music she has composed over the past year, and will be accompanied by some of Maine?s finest jazz musicians, including Steve Grover on drums, Jason St. Pierre on saxophone, and Tom Bucci on bass. Come enjoy a fun evening of jazz! Open to the public, free admission, no tickets required.

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Middle Eastern Ensemble

Middle Eastern Ensemble

April 28, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble, directed by Eric LaPerna and Amos Libby, will present classical and contemporary music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish traditions. The ensemble performs on traditional Middle Eastern musical instruments like the oud (Middle Eastern lute) and qanun (72-stringed Middle Eastern zither) as well vocals and Western instruments along with Middle Eastern percussion.

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The Ying Quartet

The Ying Quartet

April 29, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Ying Quartet will perform works by Schumann, Lera Auerbach, and Brahms in this performance rescheduled from Feb. 5th.

Tickets originally issued for the Feb. 5th date will be honored for this performance. Any ticket holders who cannot attend the April 29th event can contact the Events Office and we will redistribute those tickets. For more information, please contact the Events Office at 207-725-3433 or events@bowdoin.edu.

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Afro-Latin Music Ensemble

Afro-Latin Music Ensemble

April 30, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Under the direction of Michael Wingfield, Bowdoin's Afro-Latin Music Ensemble will present a concert highlighting the scintillating rhythms and cultural richness of the descendants of Africans in the Carribbean.

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

May 1, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra, under the director of Anthony Antolini '63, will present Mendelssohn's Psalm 114 and Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms.

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

May 2, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra, under the director of Anthony Antolini '63, will present Mendelssohn's Psalm 114 and Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms.

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir

Bowdoin Chamber Choir

May 3, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Emily Isaacson, director

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Nick Telenson '14, violin

Nick Telenson '14, violin

May 3, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Nick Telenson '14 presents a senior recital featuring Johann Sebastian Bach's Chaconne from his Violin Partita in D minor and Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, performed with pianist George Lopez. Come listen and enjoy on Saturday, May 3rd at 7:30pm in Studzinski Recital Hall. Hope to see you there! Open to the public, free admission, no tickets required.

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir

Bowdoin Chamber Choir

May 4, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Emily Isaacson, director

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Students of George Lopez

Students of George Lopez

May 4, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Please join us for a lovely piano recital featuring Steve Cho, Alexis Little, Alexandra King, Allen Yu Wong, and Lucy Luo, performing works by Chopin, Beethoven, Bonds, and Liszt. This one is sure to please! Open to the public, free admission, no tickets required.

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Jazz Night

Jazz Night

May 6, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Chamberfest I

Chamberfest I

May 8, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Welcome to Chamberfest! Hope you can join us for one or both events. Our first group of Chamber Ensembles, coached by Anita Jerosch, George Lopez, and Yasmin Vitalius, perform works by Mancini, Hamlisch, Bach, Brahms, and others: Jacob Forsyth, trumpet Thomas Read, trumpet Ryan Ward, trumpet Lucas Shaw, trombone Charlie Curtis, trombone Arindam Jurakhan, trombone Anita Jerosch, bass trombone Natalie LaPlant, clarinet Carolina Deifelt Streese, cello Jacqueline Colao, piano Elisabeth Strayer, violin Kyra Babakian, violin Phoebe Zhang, piano Free Admission.

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Chamberfest II

Chamberfest II

May 8, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Welcome to Chamberfest! Hope you can join us for one or both events. Our second group of Chamber Ensembles, coached by Kathleen McNerney, Dean Stein, and Mary Hunter, perform works by Beethoven, Mozart, and Haydn: Xiabo Xia, oboe Julia Berkman-Hill, oboe Kathleen McNerney, English horn Sabine Berzins, violin Charlotte Ruddy, violin Shannon McCabe, viola Lauren Napier, cello June Woo, violin Michaela Helble, violin Dylan Devenyi, viola Christiana Whitcomb, cello Free Admission.

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Gib Hartley '16, jazz sax

Gib Hartley '16, jazz sax

May 10, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

With a mix of original compositions and favorite jazz pieces by some of the world?s finest jazz musicians, Gibson Hartley ?16, saxophone, will explore the many interpretations of jazz, here and abroad. Amidst the jazz giants of Bowdoin College, Molly Ridley ?14, piano, Simon Moushabeck ?16, bass, and Charlie Fogarty ?14, drums, Gibson will invoke the age-old tradition of the quartet with its intimate and conversational nature. Selections will include compositions by Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, John Moulder, Cedar Walton, and Bojan Zulfikarpasic. Open to the public, free admission, no tickets required.

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Noah Gavil '14, voice

Noah Gavil '14, voice

May 11, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Noah Gavil ?14 explores expressions of nature through the music of Copland, Schubert, and others. Through this program he hopes to convey our wonder, connection, and bewilderment with the natural world. Throughout the program, Noah will be accompanied by George Lopez (piano), Dan Lesser ?14 (cello), and Graham Hotchkiss ?14 (cello). Open to the public, free admission, no tickets required

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