Category Music

UMBC Jazz Ensemble

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UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, October 22, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer. The program will prominently feature works from John Coltrane’s iconic album A Love Supreme. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America
Thursday, October 26 – Saturday, October 28
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the creativity of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Music of ten composers, including Shih-Hui Chen, Kyong Mee Choi, Mandy Fang, Hitomi Kaneko, Liza Lim, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Tokuhide Niimi, and P. Q. Phan, will be performed by UMBC faculty and students, including the Ruckus contemporary faculty music ensemble. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus
Thursday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Ruckus, the contemporary faculty ensemble in residence at UMBC, inaugurates the Livewire 8 festival with a concert featuring works by Mandy Fang, Tokuhide Niimi, P. Q. Phan, and Kyong Mee Choi. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert
Friday, October 27, 12 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Students from the Department of Music present a concert of various works as part of the Livewire 8 festival, featuring music of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — P.Q. Phan

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Lecture by P. Q. Phan
“Characters and Their Arias in The Tale of Lady Thị Kính”
Friday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Music Box (151 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

P. Q. Phan, featured composer of the Livewire 8 festival, will give a talk on his most recent opera, The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Faculty Concert

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Faculty Concert
Saturday, October 28, 2 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Faculty from the Department of Music will present a concert that featuring compositions by Toshiro Mayuzumi, Shih-Hui Chen, Liza Lim, and Hitomi Kaneko. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Washington Samulnori

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Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Washington Samulnori
Saturday, October 28, 8 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Livewire 8 festival concludes with a concert by the featured guest ensemble, Washington Samulnori — four performers playing Korean percussion instruments within a contemporary Korean performing art that was developed in 1978. (Click heading for full description.)