Upcoming Events

Sat Mar 25, 2017

"The Exhibition of Hope" an MSM Voice Recital by Emorja Roberson

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Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church

Roberson's recital will included the early music of J.S. Bach's BWV 56 and the late music of Faure. In addition to the sounds of the familiar composers of classical, works from African American composers, Timothy Amukele, Uzee Brown, and H. Leslie Adams will be showcased.  This event is free and open for the public to attend.…

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Michael Plagerman MSM Organ Recital

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Second year MSM Organ student, Michael Plagerman, will perform his second graduate recital on the new Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. He will be performing works by Dupre,  Messiaen, and Bach. This event is free and open to the public.…

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Sun Mar 26, 2017

"The Last Evening" an MSM Voice Recital by Cameron Brownell Featuring Mona Coalter

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Penote Hall

Second-Year MSM student Cameron Brownell, tenor, will be performing an hour-long vocal recital with pianist, Mona Coalter. Highlights of this recital include a solo cantata on Psalm 23 by Johann Philipp Krieger, featuring students Caleb Wenzel, harpsichord, and Marie Smith, violin, as well as a dramatic work by Donizetti, "La dernière nuit d'un novice," in which a novice monk overcomes the temptations of an evil spirit with the help of his guardian angel. This recital will also feature works by Britten, Fauré, and Offenbach.…

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Fri Mar 31, 2017

"The Tolerance of Chains in Pilgrimageā€ A Colloquium by Robert Morris

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Location: Crowley Hall Room 115

Robert Morris is Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, where he has taught for the last thirty-six years. Morris has written music for a wide diversity of musical forms and media. He has composed over 180 works including electronic/computer and improvisational music, and pieces designed to be played out of doors.  He is also known as the author of articles and books on topics in music theory, aesthetics, and Indian music. In fall, 1997, Morris held a Bridging Fellowship to study Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic religion and philosophy in the University of Rochester’s Department of Religion and Classics. His most recent book, The Whistling Blackbird: Essays and Talks on New Music

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Sat Apr 1, 2017