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Spring 2010

Piano Trios: Eva Gruesser, violin, Emmanuel Feldman, cello, & George Lopez, piano
Friday, February 5 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
The ensemble will perform Beethoven’s Trio in c minor (Opus 1, No. 3), Jan Swafford’s “They That Mourn” and Mendelssohn’s Trio in c minor (Opus 66, No. 2)

Teatime Concert: Maine Street Saxophone Quartet
Friday, February 19th at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Jason Giacomazzo (Soprano), Jaimie Gali- etta (Alto), Brian Whiton (Tenor) and Ben Appel (Bari) have all been students of USM’s eminent saxophonist Bill Street. Their performance will feature a large amount of repertoire from the standard saxophone quartet library interspersed with contemporary works and well known classics.

In Flux
Friday, February 26 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Rachel Calloway (mezzo soprano), Noah Geller (violin), Eric Nowlin (viola), and Jason Calloway (cello) will perform in an ensemble devoted to creating a new repertoire of con- temporary vocal chamber music, featuring im- portant recent works as well as compositions written expressly for the ensemble.

Guitar Series: Dan Lippel, guitar
Wednesday, March 3 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
New York city based guitarist Daniel Lippel will present a concert that tracks the history of the guitar repertoire from early transcriptions of music for other plucked string instruments to brand new music for the instrumentation by living composers, includ- ing a premiere of a new work by Bowdoin's own music professor Vineet Shende.

Teatime Concert: Chiharu Naruse, piano
Friday, March 12 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Ms. Naruse will perform a program of works by Robert Schumann and his circle of friends, including E.T.A. Hoffmann's Sonata, Clara Schumann’s Scherzo opus 10, Brahms’s "Schumann variation" and Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana.

Guitar Series: Music’s Quill
Friday, April 2 at 4:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Music’s Quill was formed in 2000, when Timothy Neill Johnson (tenor) and Timothy Burris (lutenist) met, and discovered their shared love of the English lute song, the French air de cour, and Italian mon- ody—all rich repertoires combining the beauty of the human voice, accompanied by the delicacy of the lute. 

Musekiwa
Wednesday, April 7 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Once again, Musekiwa Chingodza will perform mbira music from Zimbabwe at Bowdoin College. Musekiwa is an accom- plished mbira (thumb piano) player, singer, and dancer who has performed this unique genre of Shona religious music in ceremonies and concert halls around the world. He will be joined on stage by Bud Cohen and Tony Perman.

Guitar Series: Sean McGowan, jazz guitar
Saturday, April 17 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Sean McGowan is a guitarist from Maine who com- bines many diverse influences with unconventional techniques to create a broad palette of textures within his compositions and arrangements for solo guitar. At Bowdoin he will perform contemporary arrangements of classical jazz standard repertoire as well as some original material. He graduated with a DMA in Guitar Performance from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and currently serves as an As- sistant Professor of Music Performance at the University of Colorado Denver.

Bowdoin College Concert Band
John P. Morneau, director Sunday, April 18 at 2:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Bowdoin Chorus
Saturday, April 24 at 7:00 PM Sunday, April 25 at 3:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Anthony Antolini ’63 will direct the Chorus and a chamber orchestra in Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Dona nobis pacem and Haydn’s Insanae et vanae curae.

Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble
Eric LaPerna & Amos Libby, directors Monday, April 26 at 8:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall

Bowdoin Chamber Choir
Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9 at 3:00 PM
Bowdoin Chapel
Under the direction of Robert K. Greenlee, the choir will present works by Monteverdi and composers influenced by him (Schütz, Poulenc, Lauridsen, and Whitacre), and World Folk Music.