22 / 23 SEASON

For Longy’s 2022–2023 event season, we invite you to leave all preconceptions at home.

Musical experiences can have any starting point. Whether born of complex ideas, emotional impulses, or spontaneous inspiration, every music maker begins wherever they are—which is exactly where they need to be.

Just as there’s no right way, no single starting line for becoming a musician, composer, or performer, there’s no one correct entry point for us as the audience. There’s no required reading for experiencing a piece of music, no prerequisite understanding or context to bring with you to a musical experience. You come to it from wherever you are.

In relinquishing our ideas of what a musical experience should be, we open ourselves to receiving and internalizing music in a way that is unique and true to each of us.

Every artist, composer, and musician represented in this season’s program took a different path to arrive at Longy, detours and scenic routes included. We hope the stories on our stages this year inspire you to begin your own new journey, no matter where you start. Allow yourself to begin wherever you are.

When there’s no set path to follow, you become free to begin anywhere.

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Jazz and Contemporary Music • UNPLAYED/UNHEARD featuring New England Jazz Collaborative Orchestra

Friday • February 17, 2023   |   8:00 pm

Free – $20.00
While this event is open to the public, you must pre-register in order to gain access in person. Registering for the performance is an important step to ensure the ability of contact tracing. No walk-ups will be allowed at Longy for performances.

 

Unplayed/Unheard features a performance of new music by the New England Jazz Collaborative Orchestra, with students from Longy’s Jazz and Contemporary Music department opening the concert. Members of the New England Jazz Collaborative, a jazz orchestra and composer collective, will work with Longy Jazz and Contemporary Music students throughout the semester – the only partnership of its kind!

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The New England Jazz Collaborative is dedicated to presenting new music by a diverse group of living composers, and to expanding the audience for jazz and related genres.

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Date:
Friday • February 17, 2023
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $20.00
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Venue

Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States