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Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Ensembles

Friday, May 1, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

The Longy School of Music of Bard College presents their end of the term Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles with works from the Baroque to the Contemporary. These concerts are the culmination of a semester of student ensemble preparation with Longy’s esteemed faculty as chamber coaches.

Graduating Student Recital: Paul Keene, haute-contre/tenor

Friday, May 1, 7:30 pm
Jewett Hall, First Church Cambridge

Graduating Student Recital: Alexandra Armantrading, soprano

Friday, May 1, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Cian-Yi Shen, piano

Saturday, May 2, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Radius Ensemble: Insight

Saturday, May 2, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Through music, we can gain insight – knowledge of ourselves, and the world of another. Gabriela Lena Frank connected with her multicultural heritage through discovering its sounds. In Four Pre-Inca Sketches for flute and cello she explores the distant Peruvian past, inspired by its ancient art. Darkness in life sometimes finds a temporary antidote within the imagination. Robert Schumann vacillated between sanity and insanity, and his creative pursuits straddled the literary and the musical. In his work Märchenerzählunge (Fairy Tales), he once again melded sound to story, and briefly escaped the increasing darkness of his mind. Sofia Gubaidulina’s extraordinary String Trio sonically expresses the relationship of independence and unity, and in Fratres, Arvo Pärt explores the complex beauty and brotherhood (“fratres” in Latin) found in the notes of a triad, and sound to silence.

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Graduating Student Recital: Dana Kephart, mezzo-soprano

Sunday, May 3, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Incorporating elements of audience interaction and multimedia, this program will present an exploration of the mythological character Dido's emotional journey throughout her encounter with Aeneas. Quotes from Virgil's Aeneid, Purcell/Tate's Dido and Aeneas, and Christopher Marlowe's Dido, Queen of Carthage will be used to narrate the story, as works by by Strozzi, Francesco delgli Organi (Landini), Handel, Dowland and Campra convey the sentiment of each phrase of this legendary tale.

With: Weronika Balewski, baroque flute; Christien Beeuwkes, vielle; Thomas Bowers, harpsichord; Yi-Li Chang, harpsichord and baroque violin; Doug Freundlich, lute; Menglin Gao, theorbo; Elijah Hopkin, tenor; David Hunt, viola da gamba; Laurie Monahan, mezzo-soprano; Oliver Weston, baroque cello

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Graduating Student Recital: Christiana Jamroz, soprano

Sunday, May 3, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Steve Tapper, flute

Sunday, May 3, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Viol Music Class Performance

Monday, May 4, 7:30 pm
Recital Room N1

Graduating Student Recital: Ben Melvin, double bass

Monday, May 4, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Ensembles

Tuesday, May 5, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

The Longy School of Music of Bard College presents their end of the term Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles with works from the Baroque to the Contemporary. These concerts are the culmination of a semester of student ensemble preparation with Longy’s esteemed faculty as chamber coaches.

Modern American Music Ensembles

Tuesday, May 5, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Piano Jazz Trio
Peter Cassino – coach

Jazz Quintet
Peter Cassino – coach

 

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Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Ensembles

Wednesday, May 6, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

The Longy School of Music of Bard College presents their end of the term Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles with works from the Baroque to the Contemporary. These concerts are the culmination of a semester of student ensemble preparation with Longy’s esteemed faculty as chamber coaches.

Jacquet de la Guerre Class Performance

Wednesday, May 6, 6:30 pm
Wolfinsohn Recital Room

Modern American Music Ensembles

Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Avant-Garde Jazz Ensemble
Dave Bryant – coach

Free Jazz Ensemble
Joe Morris – coach

Under the leadership of Joe Morris, this eclectic group made up of 2 flutes, 3 guitars, piano, clarinet, violin, and bass uses a methodical and organic approach to achieve the highest level of collective improvisation.

Beethoven Sonata Class Concert

Wednesday, May 6, 8:30 pm
Wolfinsohn Recital Room
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Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Ensembles

Thursday, May 7, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

The Longy School of Music of Bard College presents their end of the term Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles with works from the Baroque to the Contemporary. These concerts are the culmination of a semester of student ensemble preparation with Longy’s esteemed faculty as chamber coaches.

Modern American Music Ensembles

Thursday, May 7, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

World Chamber Music Ensemble
Leo Blanco – coach

Modern American Music Repertory Ensemble
Charlie Kohlhase - conductor

Advanced Chamber Music Seminar Performance

Thursday, May 7, 8:00 pm
Wolfinsohn Recital Room
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20th and 21st Century Song Class Performance

Friday, May 8, 5:00 pm
Recital Room N1

Longy's 20th and 21st Century Song Class presents Ride on a Cosmic Horse: Songs from 1915 - 2015.

Honors Concert

Friday, May 8, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Solo and chamber music performances featuring the winners of the 2015 Honors Competition.

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Graduating Student Recital: Cheung Lun Tsui, piano

Saturday, May 9, 11:00 am
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Jordan Pearson, flute

Saturday, May 9, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Caroline Doane, double bass

Saturday, May 9, 2:00 pm
Recital Room N1

Graduating Student Recital: Joo-Hyun Kim, cello

Saturday, May 9, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Menglin Gao, early music voice

Saturday, May 9, 8:00 pm
Jewett Hall, First Church Cambridge

Graduating Student Recital: Maria Montero, soprano

Saturday, May 9, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Yidan Guo, piano

Sunday, May 10, 11:00 am
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Vinh Pham, piano

Sunday, May 10, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Juana Monsalve, soprano

Sunday, May 10, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Troubadours and Touvere Class Performance

Monday, May 11, 8:00 pm
Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
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Graduating Student Recital: Phillip Grannan, guitar

Wednesday, May 13, 7:00 pm
Recital Room N1
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Longy Conservatory Orchestra: Commencement Concert

Thursday, May 14, 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre, Harvard University

Laura Staffaroni: Anxiety (winner of 2014 Composition Competition)
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 “Unfinished”
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, B. 191

Leon Botstein, guest conductor
Egor Antonenko, cello 2014 Concerto Competition winner

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Graduating Student Recital: Whitney Prospere, bass

Friday, May 15, 11:00 am
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Graduating Student Recital: Thomas J. Wible, flute

Friday, May 15, 12:00 pm
Recital Room N1

Graduating Student Recital: Mathew Ward, violin

Friday, May 15, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Hsin Hou Sun, cello

Friday, May 15, 3:30 pm
Recital Room N1

Graduating Student Recital: Rhaea D'Aliesio, soprano

Friday, May 15, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Justin Croushore, trombone

Friday, May 15, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Brett Walberg, saxophone and flute

Friday, May 15, 8:00 pm
Recital Room N1
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2015 Commencement

Saturday, May 16, 1:00 pm
First Church Cambridge

Commencement speaker:
David Wallace
String Department Chair, Berklee College of Music

 

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Graduating Student Recital: Yanxia Wang, soprano

Sunday, May 17, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Graduating Student Recital: Kristen Keymont, soprano

Sunday, May 17, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Rebekah Dotzel, cello

Sunday, May 17, 5:00 pm
Wolfinsohn Recital Room

Graduating Student Recital: Erin Dilworth, soprano

Sunday, May 17, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Conrad Ho, cello

Monday, May 18, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Sohyun Hong, piano

Monday, May 18, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Dave Leve, composer

Monday, May 18, 6:00 pm
Recital Room N1
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Graduating Student Recital: James Rosamilia, cello

Tuesday, May 19, 11:00 am
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Junyu Ge, trumpet

Tuesday, May 19, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Yuan Wang, piano

Tuesday, May 19, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Rebecca Phillips, violin

Wednesday, May 20, 2:30 pm
Wolfinsohn Recital Room

Graduating Student Recital: Ohkyeong Kwon, baritone

Wednesday, May 20, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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LongyLab

Wednesday, May 20, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

New and experimental performances by Longy students and faculty, curated by theory faculty Dr. Peter J. Evans.

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Graduating Student Recital: Erin Bacon, cello

Friday, May 22, 2:00 pm
Recital Room N1

Graduating Student Recital: Jungho Kang, percussion

Friday, May 22, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

Graduating Student Recital: Jared Holaday, saxophone

Friday, May 22, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
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Graduating Student Recital: Szu-Han Chen, violin

Saturday, May 23, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Abigail Lee, soprano

Saturday, May 23, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Alaina Calloway Bolton, mezzo-soprano

Sunday, May 24, 2:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Daye Lim, soprano

Sunday, May 24, 5:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Graduating Student Recital: Xue Han, composition

Tuesday, May 26, 8:00 pm
Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

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Longy News

May 21, 2015
Longy Named 2015 "Nonprofit of the Year" by Cambridge Chamber of Commerce

May 3, 2015 — Phillip Lutz, The New York Times
'Improvisations' Concert Series Unites Subversive Musicians 
MAM faculty Joe Morris (bass) cited as a "prized commodity" in avante-garde music circles 

May 2, 2015
Longy MM '15 Composer has Work Premiered by Metropolitan Wind Symphony 
Zach Friedland's "Boston Strong" honors Boston's resiliency and spirit after the Boston Marathon bombings

April 22, 2015
Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season (PDF) 
Debut Series to bring five performances to Longy's Pickman Hall in 2015-2016

March 17, 2015 — Tim Estiloz, El Mundo/boston.com
Venezuelan Conductor Inspires Children Through Music  

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Longy Student Named National Finalist for Sigma Alpha Iota Collegiate Leadership Award

Congratulations to MM candidate Julie Morris, who was recently named a National Finalist for the Sigma Alpha Iota Collegiate Leadership Award. Julie is one of eight regional finalists nationwide nominated and selected for traits including leadership, scholarship, and service to the community, exemplifying the standards of Sigma Alpha Iota, the national music fraternity. Read more about this wonderful distinction here.