Music

April 2011

Grammy-nominated bassist Stephan Crump ’94 and his Rosetta Trio give Concert and Workshop at Amherst College on April 1

AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues with a concert and workshop by Grammy-nominated bassist and 1994 Amherst College alumnus Stephan Crump and his Rosetta Trio on Friday, April 1.  The Rosetta Trio features Crump and guitarists Liberty Ellman and Jamie Fox.  The concert will take place at 8 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium and the workshop will take place at 4 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center; both are located on the Amherst College campus.  The events are free of charge and open to the public.

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Sonic Sculpture, Science Fiction, Improvised Music, Electronica Infuse Amherst College Senior’s Multimedia Performance Thesis April 3 

AMHERST, Mass. –Maxwell Suechting ’11 will present a multimedia performance thesis, "MACHINE MACHINE MACHINE MACHINE," on Sunday, April 3 at 8 p.m. in the Friedmann Room in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public; seating is by general admission.

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Tetzlaff Quartet to open U.S. tour with performance of Haydn, Mendelssohn, Schoenberg at Amherst College April 8

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2010-2011 Music at Amherst Chamber Series closes with a concert of Haydn, Mendelssohn and Schoenberg by the Tetzlaff Quartet on Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The performance requires tickets and seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu.

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Four-Time Winner of Downbeat’s Best Saxophonist Poll Gary Smulyan to Perform at Amherst College April 9

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music presents a concert by saxophone instructor Gary Smuylan, baritone saxophone, on Saturday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

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Korean Pianist and Amherst College Performance Instructor Chonghyo Shin to Give Recital on April 10

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present a recital by pianist Chonghyo Shin on Sunday, April 10 at 3 p.m. in Room 3 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. This concert is open to the public at no charge; seating is by general admission.

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Amherst Symphony Orchestra to Perform Holst’s The Planets, Music from Star Wars in April 16 Concert

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst Symphony Orchestra presents Galaxies: Music of the Spheres on Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. Tickets are required and may be purchased only at the door. Seating is by general admission.

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Violinist’s Honors Thesis Performance to feature Debussy, Takemitsu, Bach, Prokofiev on April 17

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents an honors thesis in violin performance by Michiko Theurer ’11 on Sunday, April 17 at 4 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public; seating is by general admission.

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Amherst College Men’s Glee Club, Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir Announce Spring Concerts

AMHERST, Mass.  – The Amherst College Department of Music presents spring concerts by the Men’s Glee Club on April 23 at 5 p.m., Concert Choir on April 30 at 8 p.m., and Women’s Chorus on May 1 at 1 p.m., all directed by Mallorie Chernin and assistant Nathan Olson ’10. All concerts will take place in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. They are open to the public at no charge and seating is by general admission.

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