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"Rearranging Magic" - Anthology

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

What happens when fresh creativity is loosed on sublime standards? Rearranging Magic. Here how DreamFarm Radio guests have arranged and rearranged some of the music we know and love.

Featuring:

“Caravan” by Duke Elliington
Arranged by The Maxim Lubarsky Percussion Trio:

“Artistry in Rhythm” and “The Peanut Vender” by Stan Kenton
Arranged by The Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra

“Interstellar Gaze” based on “Star Eyes” by Gene de Paul and Don Raye
Reimagined by: Trio Now

SFJAZZ Collective Play Joe Henderson (And More)

Date: 
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 6:00pm

Jazz Night in America heads to San Francisco, where every year, a group of 8 of the finest players on the global scene today put their heads together on a special writing assignment. First, they all write a new tune specifically for the members of the band. Second, they all rearrange a piece by the jazz great they've chosen to salute this year. For the 2014-15 season, it's tenor saxophone titan and longtime San Francisco resident Joe Henderson.

String Chamber Music at UMass Amherst

EVENT:  An Evening of Intimate Music

TIME & LOCATION: 7pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

COORDINATOR:  UMass Department of Music & Dance Professor of Violin, Elizabeth Chang

PERFORMERS:  Department of Music & Dance advanced string players

MUSIC: Chamber Music for Strings, including works by Schubert, Beethoven, Debussy, Smetana & others

THIS IS A FREE CONCERT AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/12/2015 - 19:00

UMass & Amherst Regional Music Ensembles in Concert

EVENT: A performance by the UMass Concert Band and the Amherst Regional High School Wind Ensemble

TIME & LOCATION: 2pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

CONDUCTORS: Timothy T. Anderson conducts the UMass Concert Band; Kara Nye conducts the Amherst Regional High School Wind Ensemble; guest conductors are Dr. Matthew Westgate, and graduate students Colby Vasquez and James Shetler

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/12/2015 - 14:00

Faculty Flute Recital at UMass Amherst

EVENT: Faculty Recital - An Intimate Evening with the Flute

TIME & LOCATION:  8:15pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

ARTISTS: UMass Professor Christopher Krueger, flute, with guest Judith Gordon, piano

MUSIC: To include J.S. Bach: B Minor Sonata, BWV 1030 & Arnold Schoenberg: Sonata after the Wind Quintet, Op. 26

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 20:00

Jazz Lab Ensemble at UMass Amherst

EVENT: UMass Jazz Lab performs

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass campus

PERFORMERS: UMass Amherst Jazz Lab Ensemble, directed by graduate student Mike Caudill, and Professors Jeffrey W. Holmes and Thomas Giampietro

THIS IS A FREE CONCERT, EVERYONE IS INVITED!

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 20:00

Music Theory Speakers' Series at UMass Amherst

Music Theory Talk: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

TIME & LOCATION: 1:25-2:15pm, Room 44, Fine Arts Center Music Wing

GUEST SPEAKER: Phillip Kirlin is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee.  He received his Ph.D. in computer science from UMass Amherst in 2014, where his dissertation focused on automated Schenkerian music analysis.  His research interests are in artificial intelligence and machine learning; he studies and develops computational systems for music theory and analysis.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/27/2015 - 13:30

Eric Taylor @ Pomfret Audubon Center

Details HERE

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 19:00

Andrew McKnight

Details HERE

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 20:00

Kala Farnham

Details HERE

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 20:00

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