Category Music

Alejandro Cremaschi: Ginastera, Piazzolla and Friends

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Alejandro Cremaschi: Ginastera, Piazzolla and Friends
Thursday, September 21, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
 
Argentine pianist and UMBC alumnus Alejandro Cremaschi ’93, music, performs classical piano music inspired by the folk music of Latin America. The program repertoire includes works by legendary composers Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino, Astor Piazzolla and others. (Click heading for full description.)

The Third Annual David W. Smith Memorial Gala

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The Third Annual David W. Smith Memorial Gala
Saturday, September 30, 5 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
 
UMBC is delighted to announce distinguished operatic soprano and pedagogue Carol Vaness as the guest artist for the Third Annual David W. Smith Memorial Gala to benefit vocal arts at UMBC. Please join us for an unforgettable evening of song and celebration. (Click heading for full description.)

Christopher Boyd Brown: Harmonious Monk

Humanities Forum / Music / MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Colloquium Lecture
“Harmonious Monk: Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music”
Christopher Boyd Brown, Associate Professor of Church History, Boston University
Wednesday, October 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present an interdisciplinary concert-lecture on Martin Luther’s use of music and the community practice of hymn-singing in the Protestant Reformation. Brown will discuss how Lutheran hymns, sung in the streets and homes as well as in community spaces, were central to the success of the Reformation. UMBC students will provide live musical examples of plainchant, Reformation hymns, and multi-part choral works by Walter and Bach. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Jazz in Concert

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

The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert under the direction of Matthew Belzer, featuring all of the UMBC jazz groups, large and small, and spotlighting student compositions. (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.)