UPCOMING PERFORMANCES/EVENTS


CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL SPRING 2016

All concerts to take place in the Staller Center Recital Hall unless otherwise specified

Tuesday, May 3
1:00 PM – Chamber Music Concert (Melville Library)

Wednesday, May 4
12:00 PM – String Quartet Seminar with Phil Setzer
8:00 PM – Calidore String Quartet with the Emerson String Quartet (Tickets Required)

Thursday, May 5
12:00 PM – Chamber Music Concert with Gene Drucker
5:30 PM – VOLTA: West African Drumming Ensemble (Staller Plaza or SAC Auditorium if raining)
8:00 PM – Contemporary Chamber Players

Friday, May 6
12:00 PM – Harpsichord Studio Concert with Arthur Haas
5:00 PM – Chamber Music Concert
8:00 PM – Chamber Music Concert

Saturday, May 7
4:00 PM – Chamber Music Concert

Friday, May 13
8:00 PM – Ackerman Honors Concert featuring the Shea-Kim Duo: Brendan Shea, violin, and Yerin Kim, piano

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CALIDORE STRING QUARTET WITH EMERSON STRING QUARTET


Wednesday, May 4, 8 pm
Recital Hall | Staller Center for the Arts
Tickets: $36
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Described as “a miracle of unied thought…” and “nothing short of a revelation,” the Calidore String Quartet has established an international reputation for its polished performances. In 2014, the Calidore was selected by the Emerson Quartet as artists-in-residence and visiting faculty at Stony Brook University. For the culmination of the Calidore’s residency here, the Emerson will join them for a glorious night of string music. The program will include Bach, Art of Fugue (selections); Mendelssohn, String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80; Mendelssohn, Octet.


WEST AFRICAN MUSIC ENSEMBLE (VOLTA)

Thursday, May 5, 5:30 pm
Staller Center Steps
(Rain location: Sidney Gelber Auditorium, Student Activities Center)
Free admission

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VOLTA, the West African music student ensemble, directed by Faith Conant, will perform music from southern Ghana, Togo and Benin. The performance will feature African guest artist Nani Agbeli and members of the Agbekor Drum and Dance Society.


UNDERGRADUATE RECITALS

Monday, May 9 & Thursday, May 12 ; 12 pm, 4 pm, 8 pm
Recital Hall | Staller Center for the Arts
Free Admission 

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Undergraduate music majors perform select solo and chamber works in these featured recitals.


ACKERMAN HONORS CHAMBER RECITAL


Friday, May 13, 8 pm
Recital Hall | Staller Center for the Arts
Free admission

sheakimThe Lauren V. Ackerman Memorial Chamber Concert was endowed by Dr. Ackerman’s family as a tribute to his memory and a continuing reminder of the arts that he cherished. Beginning in 2010, the Department of Music established a competition for the purposes of identifying a particularly worthy group to receive a prize and to perform at this concert.  The 2016 Ackerman Competition winners are the Shea-Kim Duo: Brendan Shea, violin, and Yerin Kim, piano.


 

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Click here to download a copy of the concert season brochure!



 


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