Calendar of Events

Pop/Jazz students of Taylor O'Donnell and Tim O'Dell

April 27, 20154:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Gibson Hall, Room 101 (Tillotson Room)

We have a fabulous jazzy student recital planned for your post-Ivies celebration, featuring the pop/jazz voice talents of Christian Houston-Floyd, Bridgett McCoy, and Kathryn Lin.  Jazz saxophonist Jesse Chung joins in as well.  Hope to see you there.
 

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Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble: Music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish Traditions

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April 27, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 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 (seventy-two-stringed Middle Eastern zither) as well vocals and Western instruments along with Middle Eastern percussion.

Note: This talk will also be live streamed on Bowdoin?s Live Webcasts page.

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Hanni Haynes '15, viola

April 28, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Hanni Haynes' '15 senior recital will feature works by Mozart, Brahms, Kodaly, and Martinu. This program showcases the viola through a range of pieces by classical, romantic, and more modern composers.  Performing with Hanni will be Chris Genco '15 on violin and Bowdoin Artist-in-Residence George Lopez on piano.

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Afro-Latin Music Ensemble with Director Michael Birenbaum Quintero

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April 29, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium


Under the direction of Michael Birenbaum Quintero, Bowdoin's Afro-Latin Music Ensemble will present a concert highlighting the scintillating rhythms and cultural richness of the descendants of Africans in Latin America, including music from Colombia, Cuba, and Peru. 

Michael Birenbaum Quintero, assistant professor of music, studies music and political movements in Colombia, focusing on the Afro-Colombian music of the Pacific coast. He began his tenure track position at Bowdoin in Fall 2010. He teaches courses on Black Musics in Latin America and the Caribbean, Latino Music in the U.S., Ethnomusicology, and the Afro-Latin Music Ensemble.

Note: This talk will also be live streamed on Bowdoin?s Live Webcasts page.

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Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Conductor Anthony Antolini '63

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April 30, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach's St. John Passion in German with conductor Anthony Antolini '63. Soloists include Erin Chenard, soprano; Joelle Morris, contralto; David Myers, tenor; John David Adams, bass; and Jerry LiaBraaten, bass.?

Mozart Mentors Orchestra was founded in 2010 as an ensemble that would accompany the Bowdoin Chorus, Down East Singers and, occasionally, the Lincoln Festival Chorus. The concept involves local string teachers who invite their most promising students to play along side them.?

Anthony Antolini graduated from Bowdoin College and holds graduate degrees in music and Slavic Studies from Stanford University. He joined the Bowdoin Music Department faculty in 1992 after teaching at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz County, California. His specialty is Russian choral music. In 1988 he was awarded a "distinguished alumni" medal by Moscow State University for his performances of Rachmaninoff's "Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom."

Note: This talk will also be live streamed on Bowdoin?s Live Webcasts page.

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Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Conductor Anthony Antolini '63

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May 1, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach's St. John Passion in German with conductor Anthony Antolini '63. Soloists include Erin Chenard, soprano; Joelle Morris, contralto; David Myers, tenor; John David Adams, bass; and Jerry LiaBraaten, bass. 

Mozart Mentors Orchestra was founded in 2010 as an ensemble that would accompany the Bowdoin Chorus, Down East Singers and, occasionally, the Lincoln Festival Chorus. The concept involves local string teachers who invite their most promising students to play along side them. 

Anthony Antolini graduated from Bowdoin College and holds graduate degrees in music and Slavic Studies from Stanford University. He joined the Bowdoin Music Department faculty in 1992 after teaching at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz County, California. His specialty is Russian choral music. In 1988 he was awarded a "distinguished alumni" medal by Moscow State University for his performances of Rachmaninoff's "Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom."

Note: This talk will also be live streamed on Bowdoin?s Live Webcasts page.

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir with Conductors Robert K. Greenlee and Benjamin Haile '15

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May 2, 20153:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Robert K. Greenlee will conduct the Bowdoin Chamber Choir in a program of American spirituals, as well as music of the Netherlands, French Switzerland, and France, highlighting Gabriel Faure' and Lili Boulanger. Benjamin Haile '15 will conduct Faure's Messe Basse, and George Lopez will accompany on organ and piano. 

Greenlee is the director of the Bowdoin Chamber Choir, which has performed with the Portland Symphony and at ACDA and SCI conferences and festivals. He teaches courses in choral and instrumental conducting, choral literature, music theory and history, and in addition to choral music he performs drumming and vocal music of Africa, Latin America, and West Asia. 

Haile is a member of Bowdoin's Meddiebempsters, the third oldest collegiate a capella group in the nation. The 'Men in Blue' blend jazz standards, college classics, and modern songs, entertaining in New England at colleges and other venues every year.

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir with Conductors Robert K. Greenlee and Benjamin Haile '15

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May 3, 20153:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Robert K. Greenlee will conduct the Bowdoin Chamber Choir in a program of American spirituals, as well as music of the Netherlands, French Switzerland, and France, highlighting Gabriel Faure' and Lili Boulanger. Benjamin Haile '15 will conduct Faure's Messe Basse, and George Lopez will accompany on organ and piano. 

Greenlee is the director of the Bowdoin Chamber Choir, which has performed with the Portland Symphony and at ACDA and SCI conferences and festivals. He teaches courses in choral and instrumental conducting, choral literature, music theory and history, and in addition to choral music he performs drumming and vocal music of Africa, Latin America, and West Asia. 

Haile is a member of Bowdoin's Meddiebempsters, the third oldest collegiate a capella group in the nation. The 'Men in Blue' blend jazz standards, college classics, and modern songs, entertaining in New England at colleges and other venues every year.

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Piano Students of George Lopez

May 3, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening listening to piano students of
George Lopez perform works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Walker, Bach, and Mendelssohn.
 
Steve Cho ?17
James Hughes ?18
Lucy Luo ?16
Cordelia Zars ?17

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Chamberfest

May 4, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Welcome to Chamberfest! The following Chamber Ensembles, coached by Anita Jerosch, Dean Stein, and
George Lopez, perform works
by Johann Pezel, Michael Praetorius, W.A. Mozart, Robert Schumann, and more. We hope you can join us for this popular event.



Tom Read, trumpet
Jacob Forsyth, trumpet
Nickie Mitch, trumpet
Arindam Jurakhan, trombone
Will Sheppard, trombone



Eva Sibinga, violin
Jonah Watt, violin
Ethan Barkalow, viola
Elizabeth Teeter, cello



James Hughes, piano
Leaf Ma, piano
George Lopez, coach

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Jazz Night

May 5, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin's own Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, coached by
Frank Mauceri, perform tunes by
Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Eddie Palmieri, and more.
 
Taylor Love, trumpet
Ryan Ward, trumpet
Samuel Monkman, guitar
Sam Azbel, bass
Jeb Polstein, drums
Dan Rechtschaffen, drums
 
Jacob Forsyth, trumpet
Jack Truskowski, alto sax
Ben Torda, bass
Simon Moushabeck, Hammond organ
Zack Albert, drums

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Spring Music Sampler

May 6, 20154:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Gibson Hall, Room 101 (Tillotson Room)

A late-afternoon treat coming your way with something for everyone - music for voice, trombone, piano, guitar, and organ, performed by some of your favorite student musicians: Walker Kennedy, Liem Tu, Arindam Jurakhan, Connor Evans, Torey Lee, Jae-Yeon Yoo, and Simon Moushabeck.

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Mid-Day Music

May 8, 201512:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

We continue with our penultimate music recital featuring another eclectic mix of student musicians:
Elisabeth Strayer, violin; Justin Hung, classical guitar; Yabing Liu, voice; Kristen Nocka, cello; Cordelia Miller, piano; Sabine Berzins, violin; Dieu Ho, piano; and Jasmine Terry-Shindelman, violin. Sit back & enjoy.

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Friday Night Music at 7:30PM

May 8, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Presenting the last of our Spring semester recitals.  Celebrate the end of classes and come listen to music for cello, voice, piano and trumpet, performed by these accomplished student musicians:  Giap Vu, Maroline Montag, Ryan Ward, Benjamin Haile, Serena Taj, Carolina Deifelt Streese and Anna Schwartzberg.  Come early, stay late!

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Performance of Student Compositions

May 9, 20157:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Seniors Concert

May 22, 201511:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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