Fall 2014 Calendar of Events

Ingrid Laubrock Quintet

Ingrid Laubrock Quintet

September 10, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Composer and saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock leads a quintet with fellow Jazz musicians Dan Peck, Bruce Berne, Tom Rainey, and Ben Gerstein.

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George Lopez, piano (Spanish Program)

George Lopez, piano (Spanish Program)

September 26, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The borrowing of foreign musical styles into one's own national sound to evoke another culture and suggest some "alien" experience is at the heart of Exoticism. This recital will focus on the use non-Spanish composers made of traditional and evocative Iberian gestures to "bring Spain" to their native countries throughout Europe. Included are works by Scarlatti, Debussy, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff.

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Decimas Project

Decimas Project

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

"Las Decimas del Amargue & Other Songs of Love" is a touring project by the band Raquel Z. Rivera & Ojos de Sofia that through performances, artist talks, and workshops educates audiences on the contemporary relevance of the centuries-old Ibero-Afro-American poetic form known as decimas, and celebrates its connection to Jibaro Music, Boleros, Palos and Bachata.

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Teatime Concert: Trio les Amis

Teatime Concert: Trio les Amis

October 10, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Mary Hunter, violin, Steve Witkin, cello, and James Parakilas, piano will perform
piano trios by Beethoven (Op. 1 no. 1 in E-flat) and Mozart (K.502 in B-flat).

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Homecoming Choral Concert

Homecoming Choral Concert

October 18, 2014 2:00 PM  – 3:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

The Bowdoin Chorus under the direction of Emily Isaacson and the Bowdoin Chamber Choir directed by Robert K. Greenlee will perform highlights from their upcoming fall concerts as well as some favorite Bowdoin songs.

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World Music Ensembles

World Music Ensembles

October 31, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Michael Birenbaum Quintero will direct Bowdoin's Afro-Latin Music Ensemble and Eric LaPerna and Amos Libby will direct the Middle Eastern Ensemble in a joint Family Weekend concert.

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 1, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir

Bowdoin Chamber Choir

November 1, 2014 5:00 PM  – 6:30 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

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Bowdoin College Concert Band

Bowdoin College Concert Band

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

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Michael Birenbaum Quintero presents: "Teofilio Potes and the Counter-History of Black Politics in Colombia"

Michael Birenbaum Quintero presents: "Teofilio Potes and the Counter-History of Black Politics in Colombia"

November 12, 2014 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

FACULTY SEMINAR SERIES

Michael Birenbaum Quintero
, Assistant Professor of Music is the featured speaker.  The title of his talk is: "Teofilio Potes and the Counter-History of Black Politics in Colombia."

Open to faculty and staff.
Buffet lunch $3, or bring your own lunch.

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Chamberfest I

Chamberfest I

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

Student ensembles will present two different programs of classical chamber music.

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Chamberfest II

Chamberfest II

November 14, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Student ensembles will present two different programs of classical chamber music.

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Roomful of Teeth

Roomful of Teeth

November 16, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The GRAMMY award-winning vocal ensemble is dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from non-classical traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques and, through an ongoing commissioning project, invites today's brightest composers to create a repertoire without borders.

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The Ying Quartet

The Ying Quartet

November 17, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The Ying Quartet will return to campus from Nov. 17th - 21st for a residency to interact with faculty and students across campus. As part of their visit, the quartet will hold a public performance on Monday, Nov. 17th at 7:30 p.m.

The Nov. 17th program will include the following works: Beethoven - String Quartet No. 10, Stravinsky - Three Pieces, and Tchaikovsky - String Quartet No. 1.

Tickets are available at the Smith Union Information Desk, free for Bowdoin ID holders and Bowdoin Friends, $15 for members of the public. Please contact the Events Office (725-3433 or by e-mail) for more information.

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 22, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Emily Isaacson leads the Bowdoin Chorus, the Oratorio Chorale, Mozart Mentors Orchestra, members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists from the ensemble Roomful of Teeth in a performance of Mozart's incomparable Requiem.

 

Seating for Mozart Requiem performances is limited. Tickets are free of charge but must be obtained in advance. Please request tickets for a specific date and time. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be exchangeable for a different performance.

 

Tickets are available beginning October 20 at the Bowdoin College Smith Union Information Desk, by e-mail at tickets@oratoriochorale.org, or by phone from Carrie Strasburger at 577-3931.

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 22, 2014 7:30 PM  – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Emily Isaacson leads the Bowdoin Chorus, the Oratorio Chorale, Mozart Mentors Orchestra, members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists from the ensemble Roomful of Teeth in a performance of Mozart's incomparableRequiem.

 

Seating for Mozart Requiem performances is limited. Tickets are free of charge but must be obtained in advance. Please request tickets for a specific date and time. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be exchangeable for a different performance.

 

Tickets are available beginning October 20 at the Bowdoin College Smith Union Information Desk, by e-mail at tickets@oratoriochorale.org, or by phone from Carrie Strasburger at 577-3931.

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Bowdoin College Concert Band

Bowdoin College Concert Band

November 23, 2014 2:00 PM  – 3:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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Bowdoin Chorus

Bowdoin Chorus

November 23, 2014 6:00 PM  – 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Emily Isaacson leads the Bowdoin Chorus, the Oratorio Chorale, Mozart Mentors Orchestra, members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists from the ensemble Roomful of Teeth in a performance of Mozart's incomparableRequiem.

 

Seating for Mozart Requiem performances is limited. Tickets are free of charge but must be obtained in advance. Please request tickets for a specific date and time. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be exchangeable for a different performance.

 

Tickets are available beginning October 20 at the Bowdoin College Smith Union Information Desk, by e-mail at tickets@oratoriochorale.org, or by phone from Carrie Strasburger at 577-3931.

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Middle Eastern Ensemble

Middle Eastern Ensemble

December 1, 2014 7:30 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 (72-stringed Middle Eastern zither) as well vocals and Western instruments along with Middle Eastern percussion.

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Afro-Latin Ensemble

Afro-Latin Ensemble

December 3, 2014 7:30 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.

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Bowdoin Orchestra

Bowdoin Orchestra

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

Director George Lopez will lead the orchestra in works including Tchaikovsky's
Ukranian-based Symphony No. 2 in c minor and Brahms's Variation on a Theme by Joseph Haydn.

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir

Bowdoin Chamber Choir

December 6, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:30 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Robert K. Greenlee will conduct the Chamber Choir in a program of music from Germany and the United States, featuring music of French New England (Quebecois and Acadian).

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Bowdoin Chamber Choir

Bowdoin Chamber Choir

December 7, 2014 3:00 PM  – 4:30 PM
Bowdoin Chapel, Chapel

Robert K. Greenlee will conduct the Chamber Choir in a program of music from Germany and the United States, featuring music of French New England (Quebecois and Acadian).

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Jazz Night

Jazz Night

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

Students coached by Frank Mauceri will perform in various jazz ensembles.

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Music at the Museum: Baroque Chamber Music with George Lopez

Music at the Museum: Baroque Chamber Music with George Lopez

December 11, 2014 6:30 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

George Lopez performs an evening of  17th and 18th century Baroque chamber music to highlight the exhibition, Weaving the Myth of Psyche: Baroque Tapestries from the Wadsworth Atheneum.

This event is free but tickets are required as seating is limited. Tickets will be available at the Museum Shop beginning on November 1, 2014.

For more information please contact Christine Piontek at artmuseumevents@bowdoin.edu or (207) 725-3276.

Illustration: Psyche's Banquet, ca. 1660. Wool, silk, and gold thread.  Courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

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Music at 12:30pm

Music at 12:30pm

December 12, 2014 12:30 PM  – 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Student soloists and ensembles will perform classical works.

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Music Sampler

Music Sampler

December 12, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Student soloists and ensembles will perform classical works.

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Mid-day Music

Mid-day Music

December 15, 2014 12:00 PM  – 1:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Student soloists and ensembles will perform classical works.

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Pop/Jazz Voice Recital

Pop/Jazz Voice Recital

December 15, 2014 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Jazz students of Taylor O'Donnell and Frank Mauceri will perform solo and ensemble works.

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